Man installs iOS 7 update without complaint

A Toronto man reports that he successfully updated his iPhone 4S to the new version of Apple's iOS software without complaining even once on social media. Kelvin Macintosh, 30, says he saw the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Who will disrupt the Netflix model in Canada?

I recently went online to buy one of my favorite television series "La Femme Nikita", Season 5 (circa 2001). With it not being streamable on Netflix, I looked to Amazon and iTunes. Unfortunately due to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Apple’s iTunes U surpasses 1 billion downloads

Apple's educational content delivery platform has passed the 1 billion downloads mark in total, Apple announced today. iTunes U has also delivered more than 300 million pieces of content since it became an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Xbox Music: Microsoft’s big gamble marries music with gaming, Windows 8

Microsoft is launching a new music service on Tuesday that will be married with its Windows operating system and Xbox gaming console in another bid to take on Apple's iTunes. According to our

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 15th, 2012 Christine Wong

Communitech digital media entrepreneur also a country music sensation

Marc Castel just wanted a coffee one winter morning. But what the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Communitech got was something far more stimulating than an espresso shot. Making his coffee at a Second Cup in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 3rd, 2012 Kayleigh Platz

Apple expected to shut down Ping social network

Apple will soon shut down its music-focused social network Ping in favor of partnerships with Facebook and Twitter, according to an online report. Since its launch with iTunes 10 about 21 months ago, Ping has failed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2012 Ian Paul

Hear beats through your teeth with Play-a-Grill

Most people don't ever want to wear braces, a retainer, or basically put anything in their mouth unless it's a delicious snow cone. I, however, might make an exception for the Play-a-Grill, a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 1st, 2012 Kevin Lee

Wozniak spills beans on why Steve Jobs loved secrecy

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has set off on his Woz Live tour across Australia and New Zealand, revealing why Steve Jobs liked secrecy, why he thinks computers should be able to interact with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 16th, 2012 Ashleigh Allsopp

Canadian teens pay for music downloads

Here's more proof that Canada is not a Pirate's Haven after all. A recent survey by market research firm Ipsos Reid Canada indicates that Canadian teens are increasingly choosing to pay for music

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Apple’s app store hits 25 billion downloads

The 25 billionth app has been downloaded from Apple Inc.'s app store, the company said today.The app that marked the milestone was a free version of the gameWhere's My Water? Chunli Fu of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

This anti-piracy battle may nearly be won, but the war isn’t over

By Brian Jackson “PIPA and SOPA? How about NOPA!” So read the protest splash page on Minecraft.net in place of its usual content during Wednesday’s Web strike against anti-piracy legislation being considered by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Apple looks to disrupt education industry with iBooks 2, iTunes U launch

Apple on Thursday bought traditional textbooks to the digital age with the new iBooks 2, a tablet application that will bring in support for multimedia textbooks for a more interactive and engaging learning

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2012 Agam Shah and Roman Loyola

Video Rewind: Use iTunes with non-iPod devices

As we reported today, the Canadian Private Copying Collective is seeking a new levy on microSD memory cards imported to Canada.The collective has a mandate to collect levies charged on media used to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 22nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

iPhone attachments can shoot 360-degree video

The iPhone camera does a lot on its own, but it can't do everything. Shooting 360-degree, panoramic videos is one example. But addressing that missing feature is as simple as snapping a specially

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2011 Alexandra Chang