Google Glass Explorer builds real-world apps for futuristic headgear

One of Canada's 10 Google Glass Explorers is trying to get Toronto ready for the wearable technology that he says has big potential to change people's every day lives, launching three apps that

Published on: August 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses

A new Toronto-based social networking app is looking to create stronger bonds between local businesses and their regular customers. Strum, founded by former head of strategy and development for Bell parent firm BCE

Published on: May 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Google Places excludes Canada from most new features

Google has renamed Local Business Centre as Google Places and launched several new features, most of them not available to Canadian businesses just yet.The re-branding launched April 20 to emphasize the link between

Published on: April 27th, 2010 Brian Jackson

SEO secrets to boost your Google Local rank

Scott Wilson thinks Yellow Pages made a deal with the devil and may have guaranteed its demise as a result. It's debatable whether Google Inc. is, in fact the devil, but one thing

Published on: December 9th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Five more no-cost BlackBerry apps that will blow you away

Time for more free BlackBerry software downloads. For more than a year now, I've combed the Web for the best free BlackBerry apps and delivered them directly to you. I've reviewed more than

Published on: April 1st, 2009 Al Sacco