What tablet screen size is right for you?

By Diana Zelikman, Fueled When Apple first revitalized the tablet PC category with the iPad in April 2010, only 9.7-inch screens were available. Five years later, a plethora of tablets and tablet screen sizes

Published on: March 24th, 2014 Fueled

4 tips for using texts in mobile marketing campaigns

It's a universal truth for marketers - to reach your audience, you have to be where they are. And with texting and smartphones becoming such a ubiquitous part of consumers' lives, with billions

Published on: March 21st, 2014 Candice So

Quini turns wine drinker reactions into real-time data source

When you first approach Quini's wine rating Web app or iOS app, its presentation has the appearance of a consumer-facing app. But linger in the app's more subtle depths, and it finishes with

Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

iQMetrix using touchscreens to get customers to explore products

Last week, we had a chance to tour the Retail Collective, a set of startups and technologies for retailers looking to lure consumers back to physical stores, instead of losing sales to e-commerce

Published on: March 13th, 2014 Candice So

Bridging the digital and physical worlds, one Hot Wheels car at a time

With its soaring, twisting orange and blue pieces of track, arcing around to allow tiny cars to surge down its plastic freeways, it’s easy to imagine why Hot Wheels Canada's new Ultimate Track

Published on: March 13th, 2014 Candice So

Video: Nomi bringing e-commerce insights into physical stores at Dx3

Last week, we had a chance to tour the Retail Collective, a set of startups and technologies for retailers looking to lure consumers back to physical stores, instead of losing sales to e-commerce

Published on: March 12th, 2014 Candice So

Touring the “mobile innovation store”

Last week, we had a chance to take a look at how stores can bring mobile technology into a physical store. The idea is for retailers to give their consumers more of an

Published on: March 12th, 2014 Candice So

Hointer bringing ‘efficiency of the digital world to the physical world’

Two years ago, Nadia Shouraboura was out shopping with her teenage daughter when they spotted a QR code in a store. Shouraboura recalled how her daughter pulled out her cellphone, raising it to

Published on: March 12th, 2014 Candice So

Touring “the store of the future”

Last week, we had the chance to tour the Retail Collective, a prototype of what a physical store might look like someday, using interactive technology to draw customers in and to give them

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Candice So

iQmetrix using touchscreens to get customers to tap, swipe, and buy

It’s not easy to create a good store display. Products have to be arranged in such a way that they catch customers’ eyes, draw them in, and encourage them to shop around a

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Candice So

Nomi making physical stores ‘clickable’ for retailers and customers

It’s a scenario lots of retailers can understand – after helping a customer in-store, the customer leaves without making a purchase -and there’s no way to know why, or how to change that

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Candice So

Retail to go from ‘distributing product to distributing experiences’

Last week, The Atlantic ran a story about how the traditional, brick and mortar store is now dead, pointing to former gadget giant RadioShack as the perfect example of what happens when retail

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Candice So

New mobile platform helps restaurants improve customer experiences

About a year and a half ago, Cris Jucan was out with some friends at a restaurant, waiting for a server to get them a fresh round of drinks. But with no server

Published on: March 4th, 2014 Candice So

DataWind’s $38 UbiSlate tablet designed to be ‘good enough’

It’s been a little over two years since Canadian device maker DataWind first began selling its Aakash tablet in India at a price tag of $47, in a bid to bring Internet connectivity

Published on: February 13th, 2014 Candice So