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

First look at Facebook Camera for iOS

Facebook on Thursday launched Camera, a new standalone iPhone app for browsing your friends' photos and sharing new ones of your own. Were Instagram owned by anyone else, it might be sweating bullets right now. 

Published on: May 24th, 2012 Lex Friedman

Twitter eyed Vancouver’s Camera+?

Microblogging site Twitter had its eye on Vancouver-based mobile photo-sharing application Camera+, according to reports from Bloomberg.com. Camera+ is co-founded by Lisa Bettany of Vancouver, and owned by Tap Tap Tap.Twitter became interested

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CEO Heins shows off BB10 at RIM developers conference

Research in Motion Ltd. CEO Thorsten Heins gave the world its first look at the new BlackBerry 10 software this morning, which gives the smartphones a touchscreen instead of a keyboard, an improved

Published on: May 1st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New iPad heat not a hot-button issue for consumers

Apple's third-generation iPad is hot, but this time in a good way, says Consumer Reports. The consumer reviews magazine created a stir two weeks ago when it said the latest Apple tablet could get as

Published on: April 2nd, 2012 Ian Paul

The New iPad misses opportunity to woo creators

The New iPad launched yesterday by Apple may only be an incremental step up from the iPad 2, but when its already the best tablet on the market, that improvement is all that’s

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Hands on with Apple’s New iPad

Tech watchers around the world yesterday were glued to Twitter streams, blog updates, and video live streams as Apple made its latest product announcement: an update to the iPad, now in its third

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

How to monitor your business with mobile apps

If you have an office or a retail store, you may also have a security system that to alert you and the police in case of a break-in--or a webcam set up to

Published on: February 17th, 2012 Angela West

Six tasty changes make Ice Cream Sandwich right for work

Android phones now make up over half of all smartphone sales.This year's update to Android 4.0, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), containsnumerous changes to make Android friendlier than ever, and that mayeven make

Published on: November 29th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Microsoft drops mandatory camera from Windows Phone 7 specs

Microsoft quietly downgraded the hardware requirements for its Windows Phone 7 operating system in late September to make optional the inclusion of cameras in mobiles using the operating system. The move came just

Published on: November 8th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

iPad 2 launch: rumours vs reality

The Internet was made for the easy spread of rumours, and seems particularly good for rumours about Apple products.So it’s no surprise that in the months and weeks leading up to the iPad

Published on: March 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canada’s Atwood ahead of Lady Gaga, will.i.am in bringing sexy back to tech?

It’s no longer just a matter of Avril Lavign vamping for Canon versus Ashton Kutcher’s antics for Nikon. Tech companies seem bent on recruiting celebrities not just to pose for their products but

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Apple yanks popular iPhone app from App store

Apple, last week, yanked the popular Camera+ iPhone app from the App Store, apparently in a dispute over a violation of the company's developer agreements. According to John Casasanta, a principal in Tap

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Most – and least – reliable vendors of tech products

Every year, consumers purchase millions of computers and peripherals. And every year, millions of those devices break down.For anyone who plans to buy a piece of hardware, the overall reliability of a vendor's

Published on: January 29th, 2010 Christopher Null