Multitouch multimedia laptops highlight Toshiba’s new lineup

Toshiba of Canada refreshed its consumer lineup of laptops and tablets this week, highlighted by a new laptop series that promises sleek style that doesn’t compromise multimedia performance. The premium offering in Toshiba’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Game developer comes to Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone

Thanks to a partnership between Ryerson University’s Experiential Design and Gaming Environments (EDGE) Lab and Toronto game development studio Phantom Compass, EDGE students and researchers will hand hands-on experience with game development. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 13th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Gaming incubator welcomes “crazy talented” first cohort

A new Montreal-based gaming incubator and go-to-market accelerator has welcomed its first group of game development teams ready to push the boundaries of video gaming in Canada.Execution Labs describes itself as a “first-of-its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Rdigitalife: Gaming, gamers and community

Leigh Alexander, video games journalist extraordinaire, talks about community in the world of gaming... It's a massive community, she says, and as more and more of the population identifies as "gamers", it's only

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnect: GameDay InterActive brings fantasy to second screen experience

Today marks our fourth and final GameConnect (#GCTO) episode. In this video, Karim Kanji chats with Nicholas Murphy who is the Founder and CEO of GameDay InterActive. Nicholas is also the founder and creator of several

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 30th, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnect: InGamer’s Social Gaming Platform [video]

Nic Sulsky is the Co-Founder of InGamer. This past week Nic and XConnect host Karim Kanji got together to talk about InGamer's social gaming platform. The InGamer 3-screen social gaming platform turns a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Karim Kanji

Spongelab Interactive brings gaming to classrooms

Alex Hayter is the Marketing Manager for Toronto-based startup SpongeLab Interactive: the Global Science Community. Spongelab is a group of scientists, teachers, animators, artists, and programmers passionate about science education. They believe that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 16th, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnect: Ken Seto’s entrepreneurial mantra ‘Please Stay Calm’

Ken Seto is the founder of Massive Damage – the creators of the ultra popular iPhone game, Please Stay Calm.  In this episode, Karim Kanji and Ken chat about what Please Stay Calm is all about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Music, gaming generate the most mobile revenue in Canada: report

Mobile music, video, TV and gaming helped Canada's wireless sector generate mobile content revenue of $240 million in 2010, up from $227 million in 2009, according to a new report.Data services generated $4.42

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Official Avengers app created by Vancouver startup

Vancouver-based startup Loud Crow Interactive created and launched an official Avengers application which now being touted at the first fully interactive comic book, according to a report by online technology publication Techvibes.The mobile

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Electronic Arts Canada offices may see layoffs this week: report

Electronic Arts (EA) is expected to layoff between 500 to 1,000 employees this week, reports Silicon Valley blog Startup Grind.That represents up to 11 per cent of the company's total staff, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Magic Cube AIO shrinks high-performance computing down to size

With its dimensions of 9.61”x19.36”x18.78”, Cubitek Co., claims its Magic Cube AIO ultra compact PC case is the world's smallest case for housing an extended ATX motherboard.The Taiwanese company said the compact case

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Cashing in on the 98% – Canadian mobile game maker grapples with business model

It was the best puzzle game since Tetris – at least, that's what Gamerizon Studio Inc. president and CEO Alex Sakiz thought of Quantz. The 3D puzzle game was supposed to launch his

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Lenovo kicks off CES with premium tablet unveiling

Lenovo on Sunday announced the 10-inch IdeaTab K2 gaming and multimedia tablet, which has a quad-core ARM processor and a premium IPS display similar to the one found on Apple's iPad.The tablet has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2012 Agam Shah