Hashtag Trending – Google makes it easier to build the next Pokémon Go; iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy; Tesla producing flawed parts?

Google has opened its Maps app to developers hoping to create the next Pokémon Go. iHeartRadio owner iHeartMedia has filed for bankruptcy. And a CNBC report indicates that Tesla has been producing a

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How to enter the VR market

Making a virtual reality app is not exactly a simple process and requires a high level of technical knowledge. When someone actually completes the app, of course, it is beyond rewarding and comes

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Ellie Martin

How Air Miles used Marvel characters and AR to bring families into stores

Last year, as Marvel fans were gearing up for the Nov. 3 release of Thor: Ragnarok, the youngest among them were presented with an even more immersive opportunity of their own. By visiting

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google’s new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, voting app disrupting the government

Google is investing in a new tech-focused Toronto neighbourhood, Netflix ups its funding for original content, and a Colorado-based political candidate is disrupting the government with an app. From Twitter today, Google’s urban

Published on: October 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How devs can build both an app and mobile-friendly website for your business [infographic]

Businesses that haven't yet joined the mobile revolution because they aren't sure whether a mobile app, mobile-friendly website, or combination of the two will best serve their needs without breaking their budget have

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians’ mobile app use grew by 74% in 2016, Yahoo subsidiary reveals

TORONTO - Canadians are spending more time on mobile apps than ever, even as global growth in mobile app use slows down. According to the latest numbers from Yahoo Inc. subsidiary Flurry, the

Published on: February 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Apple’s App Store more popular – but potentially less secure – than ever

Apple Inc. announced on Thursday that it saw record-setting numbers for the App Store at the end of 2016 - right after it indefinitely extended the deadline for developers to meet tougher requirements

Published on: January 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Facebook, Google dominated American app market last year: Nielsen

If you're wondering where Americans are spending time on their smartphones, media research firm Nielsen Holdings PLC has an answer for you. Unfortunately, it would appear that Canadian marketers trying to reach American

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How Businesses Can Take Advantage of the Mobile App Boom

The rise of mobile technology has allowed for an app explosion over the past few years. According to The Statistics Portal, The Apple Store has 2,000,000 apps (as of June 2016) and Google

Published on: December 21st, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Shopify acquires Toronto app development studio Tiny Hearts

Ottawa-based e-commerce darling Shopify Inc. announced today that it would be acquiring Toronto-based mobile product development studio Tiny Hearts Ltd., known for apps such as Wake Alarm, Quick Fit, and Next Keyboard; motivational

Published on: December 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Want to help your employees avoid the flu? There’s an app for that

Ah, mid-November, when falling leaves, pumpkin spice, gingerbread, and influenza are in peak season. To help Canadians avoid that last element, Toronto-based digital health startup iamsick.ca has launched #bookaflushot, a campaign that invites

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google makes scanning old documents easy with new app

If your office still requires you to submit receipts with your expense forms; has files of outdated documents stored, but not scanned, away; or, God forbid, still actually uses paper somehow, Google has

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Hootsuite streamlines social media image sharing with new iOS app

Much as we'd like to believe otherwise, a book's cover - or ad's imagery - counts for a lot. To cite one source, marketing software firm Kissmetrics has found that information with imagery

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Rogers partners with Google, Microsoft to launch app store for small businesses

Rogers Communications Inc. knows that many of today's small businesses rely on cloud-based apps such as Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Work to run their operations - and that they have

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood