Want to help your employees avoid the flu? There’s an app for that

Ah, mid-November, when falling leaves, pumpkin spice, gingerbread, and influenza are in peak season. To help Canadians avoid that last element, Toronto-based digital health startup iamsick.ca has launched #bookaflushot, a campaign that invites

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google makes scanning old documents easy with new app

If your office still requires you to submit receipts with your expense forms; has files of outdated documents stored, but not scanned, away; or, God forbid, still actually uses paper somehow, Google has

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Hootsuite streamlines social media image sharing with new iOS app

Much as we'd like to believe otherwise, a book's cover - or ad's imagery - counts for a lot. To cite one source, marketing software firm Kissmetrics has found that information with imagery

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers partners with Google, Microsoft to launch app store for small businesses

Rogers Communications Inc. knows that many of today's small businesses rely on cloud-based apps such as Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Work to run their operations - and that they have

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Exploit consumer bias, steal from the competition to create engaging mobile experiences: Gartner

Toronto, ON. - People have a weakness to make snap judgements and mobile developers should depend on that to better engage audiences via mobile apps, a Gartner analyst says. Michael Maoz, a research

Published on: June 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Will these 5 CES gadgets still exist in a year?

I'd like to highlight some of the startups I saw at CES 2016 and the products they had on display. As there were hundreds of startup gadgets present, the items I chose were the

Published on: January 27th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Canadian global app wins big at CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show Mobile App Showdown event, iHeartLocal, an app that's about building relationships with the places that we frequent and refer to our friends and family, won big! It won

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

CES 2016: the good, the nice, the useful and the odd

Greetings from Las Vegas! CES is in full swing, with many press conferences and attendees. The Samsung press conference attendees lined up two hours in advance of the event with thousands of media representatives covering

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

How Google is rewarding businesses who switch to Google Apps

Google has always taken a proactive approach to competition. But with Google's latest announcement, it is clear the company will even do the nearly unthinkable to keep its competitive advantage - pay customers

Published on: December 11th, 2015 Robert Cordray

SnipSnap debuts Scout, the price matching app powered by Slyce

Slyce-owned digital coupon app SnipSnap has released a new component to its service, called Scout. Scout aims to give consumers the ability to price match products effectively, without the hassle of policy checking. “Over

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Jackie Atkins

TD Bank partners with Toronto startup to bring more personalization to its banking app

One day soon, the TD Bank app on your tablet or smartphone could know that you’re at the Blue Jays game, know that it’s a hot summer day, and give you an opportunity

Published on: September 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Managing (too many) passwords

I'm sure most of you are facing the challenges of remembering and storing your passwords to the various apps, bank cards and such. Each password is very secure with upper and lower case

Published on: September 16th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

How To In Windows 10: Use the new Start Menu

If you missed the Start Menu during the time of Windows 8, good news: it’s back with Windows 10. Just look to that bottom-left corner to find some neat, new features.  The new

Published on: September 15th, 2015 Jody Blinoff

Salesforce enters the wearable workplace with 20 enterprise Apple Watch apps

Cloud-based customer relationship management vendor Salesforce is counting on the emerging wearable technology market to blossom and put its productivity applications in the hands—or rather, on the wrists—of field staff everywhere. Lindsey Irvine,

Published on: August 24th, 2015 Dave Webb