Android Auto: New dimensions in mobile technology

Mobile technology is all around us. Once only part of phones and PDAs, it has expanded into a dizzying array of tablets, ultrabooks and hybrids, blurring the lines between devices we know and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Robert Cordray

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

Telus helping Canadians travelling to U.S. with credit card payments

Telus Corp. customers will now have one less thing to remember before they head on trips to the U.S. On Thursday, the wireless carrier giant announced it was partnering with Syniverse and MasterCard

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2014 Candice So

Igloo helping businesses with employee to-do lists

Igloo, a Toronto-based company, is now launching an update to its platform – and this latest iteration includes new features for businesses aiming to check off all the boxes and streamline their task

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – 3 analysts in big data and mobile

Every 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 analysts, or the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

Kanetix drives brand awareness with new mobile app

You always hear it's a bad idea to try and use your smartphone while driving these days, but insurance comparison service Kanetix Ltd. has created one that could actually help you improve your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Loblaws’ digital PC Plus loyalty program expected to add ‘hundreds of millions’ in revenue

Since Loblaw Companies Ltd. first introduced personalized coupon offers to its shoppers via mobile app delivery, it has seen response rates to its coupons double, according to an analyst familiar with the project.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2014 Alex Davies

Google Maps adds new Explore feature to highlight local businesses

Keeping your Google+ profile page updated with accurate information just got a little more important for local businesses. While Google has already given businesses plenty of reasons to want to take control of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

Take a 3D tour of your new condo – before it’s even built

A condo builder has launched a new mobile app, allowing potential buyers to scout out a new place – and they can walk on to the property and envision what the development will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2014 Candice So

Apps, text messages among top banking priorities for Millennials

To get Millennials to sign up with a bank, it takes more than low interest fees and longer branch hours to convince them to come - banks also need to be savvy about

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