Mobile technology leads to collaboration between doctors and patients

One Mobile Healthcare Summit participant who has embraced the transformation taking place in the world of health care is Dr. Kendall Ho, the director of the eHealth strategy office for the UBC faculty

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Tony Drake

6 tech predictions for 2014 – apps, the cloud, and telecommuting

In 2013, we watched as Twitter went public, Netflix’s original series House of Cards won an Emmy, Tumblr was purchased for $1-billion and consumers overwhelmingly favoured smartphones and tablets over PCs. Here’s what

Published on: December 24th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

Mind the App: If This Then That

We're very excited to announce IT World Canada's Andrew Love, our video production specialist, is launching a new series of videos called "Mind the App" on IT Business.ca. His videos will show the

Published on: December 23rd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

IT administrators are shadow IT’s worst culprits

We've all been warned about the dangers of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon - employees are using their personal devices for work, and with those personal devices come their own apps for storage and

Published on: December 6th, 2013 Candice So

Why did Apple make OS X Mavericks free?

Apple Inc. rolled out a raft of new announcements yesterday, but here's one that isn't as flashy as the promise of a new iPad. Still, it's a notable one - Apple's Craig Federighi,

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Three pointers for BYOD and cloud for SMBs

With the rise of industry buzzwords like ‘cloud’ and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, it’s hard for small businesses to know where to turn to store their data and keep it

Published on: October 21st, 2013 Candice So

3 things about mobile revenue that app makers should know

Developers working on mobile apps have probably all felt this before – the excitement of building their app, the giddiness when it starts getting some uptake in the app stores, and then –

Published on: October 17th, 2013 Candice So

In-app purchases the future of mobile app revenue, Gartner says

Mobile device users will download 63 per cent more apps in 2013 compared to 2012, say analysts from research firm Gartner Inc., with mobile app stores reaping the benefits. By the end of

Published on: September 19th, 2013 Candice So

Freshbooks brings accounting app to Android

Toronto-based FreshBooks, known for its invoicing and cloud-based Web service for small business, added an Android app today to its mobile offerings that already include an iPhone and iPad app. Small business owners

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: AppGeek – do more with your smartphone

A part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort, AppGeek offers a crowd-sourced app discovery system that recommends iPhone apps to you based on your interests and personality. AppGeek says that businesses launch more

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TWG partner Andres Aquino: The man, the mission, the apps

In the last post I talked about The Working Group (TWG’) and the startups it hosts, as well as the events it has held and those that it continues to present. In this

Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Eric Floresca

TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line

In the heart of downtown Toronto and just blocks away from Chinatown lies TWG (The Working Group) a development house that creates Web and mobile products for clients and the community at large. I

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Roamly offers businesses lower roaming charges

Canadian businesses will soon have another option for reducing roaming charges occurred during international travel. Mississauga, Ont.-based Gibraltar Solutions is bringing Roamly Mobile Solutions Inc.’s service to the enterprise market. Roamly is a

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dandy: it takes a community to raise an app

Dandy takes a community approach to developing apps and paying those developers. It wants to solve the problem of the disconnect between the amount of revenue being generated by app stores and the

Published on: March 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson