FreshBooks launches iPhone app

Toronto's FreshBooks has launched its very first mobile app.The iPhone app delivers the same features as the company's desktopversion of its popular online invoicing and expense tracking platform.As pointed out by PCWorld,although some

Published on: August 28th, 2012 Christine Wong

HP’s new SocialPics app turns your Facebook Timeline into a photo book

Smile - your Facebook Timeline can now be turned into a hard copy photo book to be preserved for posterity beyond the virtual realm.Snapfish, the division of Hewlett-Packard that allows users to printonline

Published on: August 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadians spending less time on mobile devices

Canadians' love affair with their mobile gadgets may be cooling as the novelty stage wears off, a new study shows. We still love our smartphones, tablets and e-readers, but now thatthey've become part

Published on: August 20th, 2012 Christine Wong

Guardly study: Safety app can speed up campus security response times

Toronto startup Guardly says its mobile safety solution cut response times to campus emergencies almost in half during a pilot study at a downtown university in the city. Guardly undertook the study with

Published on: August 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Apple loses Youtube app for iOS 6

Apple will not include a Youtube app on the next version of its iOS software for iPhone and iPad.Although the app giving access to the online video library has been an included feature

Published on: August 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Toronto’s Shiny Ads teams up with red hot U.S. startup PubMatic

A self-serve advertising platform produced by Toronto-based Shiny Ads is getting added exposure courtesy of PubMatic, a U.S. startup that has raised over $60 million in venture capital.Shiny Ads makes an integrated solution

Published on: August 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Rebellion Media acquires Jingu Apps

Rebellion Media of Waterloo, Ont. has purchased Toronto-based Jingu Apps Inc. in an all-Canadian acquisition deal.No financial terms were disclosed. Rebellion Media's integrated digital media platform, TRACE, powersWebsites and mobile applications in the

Published on: July 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Facebook acquires talent from Vancouver’s Acrylic Software

The founder of Vancouver startup Acrylic Software “likes” Facebook Inc. so much that he's leaving Canada to work for the social media giant at its headquarters in San Francisco.In a blog posting, Dustin

Published on: July 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Photography app review [video]

Smartphone cameras are so good that many of us have ditched our digital cameras. And connected devices have the added benefit of being able to share and edit on the go. We take

Published on: July 20th, 2012 Nick Barber

Flash in the pan: time to create a transition plan for your Web site

Steven Zussino sensed that the Flash ship was sinking and jumped off to swim for the nearest shore when he heard Apple would never support the software on its mobile iOS devices.The president

Published on: July 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

LightSpeed unveils iPad retail app on heels of $30-million VC deal

Montreal-based LightSpeed has released a new mobile commerce app for the iPad, an encore to a $30-million round A financing deal the company announced two weeks ago.The new LightSpeed For iPad app is

Published on: June 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Meld Media brings dinosaurs to life with augmented reality [video]

Want to recreate Jurassic Park and bring dinosaurs back to life? Well, now there's an app for that, thanks to Toronto-based digital production studio Meld Media.You'll need to go to the Royal Ontario

Published on: June 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Augmented reality app brings dinosaurs to life at museum

A Toronto-based digital studio is putting flesh on the bones of dinosaurs and bringing the prehistoric beasts to life at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) for a public display opening June 23.No, this

Published on: June 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Score Media inks UK deal on mobile sports betting

British users of Score Media Inc.'s soccer app can now bet on live UK matches with the touch of a button.The Toronto firm has struck a partnership with William Hill, Britain'sbest known betting

Published on: May 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff