New NCR self-service kiosks slash healthcare wait times, cost

Imagine a future where wait times at healthcare facilities are negligible, where patients check themselves in, have preliminary tests done at a kiosk, and get their medication at a machine in seconds. NCR says with its new self-service kiosks that future is now. INCLUDES VIDEO.

Prepare for a deluge of Android-based iPad alternatives

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Turn your car into an office on wheels

Many of us spend a lot of time in the car, sitting in traffic on the commute to work or driving around to meetings across a wide region. Thanks to modern technology, that wasted time can be turned into productive time.

Six free Photoshop plug-ins turn your pictures into artwork

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New 3D camcorders a ‘bonanza’ for independent producers, consumers

Panasonic says its recently unveiled 3D camcorders will dramatically impact 3D video production in Canada, bringing it within the reach of small production shops, independent cinematographers, and consumers. INCLUDES VIDEO.

Canadian user drops Maximizer CRM over failed BlackBerry sync

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IT World Canada launches new jobs site

Canadian IT Pros, managers and consultants will be served by the new, niche job board that caters to the technology community. The site, jobs.itworldcanada.com, is live now.

Timely Tweet could help you recover lost airline luggage quickly

Whether it's an airline helping a frazzled patron locate lost baggage, or a small electronics firm showing a customer how to clean their soiled Plasma TV screen -- businesses are using social media in a host of innovative ways. Two experts discuss the emergence of the "social desktop" and its use to improve customer service, boost sales, and build brand.

Salesforce.com prepares native mobile Chatter apps

Salesforce.com is gearing up to deliver native mobile apps for its Chatter software. Initial support for the software will include Apple devices, BlackBerries and Android

Sneak peek at Windows Phone 7

A couple of Toronto developers have been tinkering with Microsoft's application programming interface for its Windows Phone 7 platform. They give a sneak peek at their apps ahead of the opening of Marketplace.

Japanese robot takes to the catwalk

A robot takes to the catwalk at a fashion show in Japan. The robot is build to resemble an average Japanese woman.

Google experiments could limit competition for top search results

Google's latest attempts to provide users real-time streaming search results and an experiment with allowing a single site to dominate a search page offer little value to users, according to an SEO expert.

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