Mobile apps now account for over half of time with digital media

We’ve heard it before, and we’ll probably hear it again – for businesses looking to reach current customers and to gain new ones, mobile is one of the most important channels they can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Candice So

Facebook patching vulnerability that could force iPhones to make calls

For iPhone users, there's definitely some convenience in being able to just tap a phone number, kickstarting a prompt that will ask whether they'd like to call it. However, there's some danger in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 25th, 2014 Candice So

Responsive sites score more sales than mobile apps, report finds

Here’s a question for you – does it make more sense to build a mobile app for your business, or should you create a responsive website instead? There are arguments going both ways,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2014 Candice So

Push notifications grab 88% more app launches, study finds

It seems as though apps everywhere want a piece of your smartphone’s lock screen, blitzing users with requests to send push notifications. There’s a very valid reason for this – marketers have noticed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 19th, 2014 Candice So

TechBlocks to build a free mobile app for one lucky business

If your business is looking to score some free mobile app services, TechBlocks Inc. has something that may help. The Vaughan, Ont.-based consulting and development agency has set up a contest that will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2014 Candice So

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Ensighten launches SDK-less tool for marketers tweaking mobile apps

Ensighten, a U.S. startup allowing businesses to manage their own tags and track their data online, has released a new version of its Ensighten Mobile tool. What’s handy about the newest iteration of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2014 Candice So

How Tangerine used IBM’s tools to build its mobile banking app

For Charaka Kithulegoda, just having a business with a mobile strategy isn’t enough. He’s found in his role at Canadian bank Tangerine, an agile plan for mobile is everything. As CIO of Tangerine

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2014 Candice So

IBM launches mobile app toolkit for businesses large and small

LAS VEGAS – With more businesses looking towards mobile in their futures, IBM Corp. is rolling out a new toolkit for the mobile app design process, geared towards businesses of all sizes. During

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2014 Candice So

IBM’s bid for ‘winning the mobile app developers’

LAS VEGAS – When IBM Corp. announced it was unveiling updates to BlueMix, its cloud-based platform for building code quickly, developers took notice. During its Impact conference on Monday, IBM said it is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2014 Candice So

IBM aiming to attract startups and developers with BlueMix

LAS VEGAS – IBM Corp. is in a race to appeal to startups – and on Monday, it made a slew of announcements about its updates to its cloud and mobile development products

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2014 Candice So

Follow Friday – e-commerce, marketing, and mobile apps

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on people who

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

What makes an app developer successful: Robleh Jama of Tiny Hearts

When news broke that one of the world’s most successful mobile games - Flappy Bird - was being shut down, it left other game developers and marketers collectively scratching their heads. Why? Well,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Karim Kanji

Royal Canadian Mint readies its version of Bitcoin: MintChip

Mobile payments may edge a little closer to becoming commonplace in Canada, with the unveiling of the prototype of the MintChip, a digital currency that's akin to Bitcoin - only this currency was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 13th, 2014 Candice So