Jabra Halo Smart headset review – heavenly headset but not perfect

Noise cancellation has become such an important feature in headphones to me that if I find myself in an airport without them, I'll probably shell out the cash to buy a new set.

Published on: August 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Meet 2 little computers that could find a place in your home

By Jason Edelman, Fueled These days being environmentally friendly is both in vogue and the right thing to do. Facebook and Pinterest are inundated with posts about eco-friendly products and ways to reduce

Published on: September 23rd, 2014 Fueled

Emerging country music star applies Lean Startup lessons

Last year we met Hannah Chapplain, a musician venturing into the world of entrepreneurship and digital media as a new client of Communitech and the Canadian Digital Media Network. Chapplain was a bit of

Published on: June 4th, 2013 Kayleigh Platz

Glenn Gould’s vision inspires iPad app

A Toronto-based mobile app maker is attempting to bring famed Canadian musician Glenn Gould's vision to life with the release of a musical app for iOS, it announced today.Gould lived in Toronto and

Published on: September 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Communitech digital media entrepreneur also a country music sensation

Marc Castel just wanted a coffee one winter morning. But what the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Communitech got was something far more stimulating than an espresso shot. Making his coffee at a Second Cup in

Published on: August 3rd, 2012 Kayleigh Platz

Apple expected to shut down Ping social network

Apple will soon shut down its music-focused social network Ping in favor of partnerships with Facebook and Twitter, according to an online report. Since its launch with iTunes 10 about 21 months ago, Ping has failed

Published on: June 13th, 2012 Ian Paul

Music, gaming generate the most mobile revenue in Canada: report

Mobile music, video, TV and gaming helped Canada's wireless sector generate mobile content revenue of $240 million in 2010, up from $227 million in 2009, according to a new report.Data services generated $4.42

Published on: June 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Express IT: Nickelback sucks, lets award videogames instead

Aren't you sick of Nickelback being recognized as one of the best artistic efforts that Canada has to offer?Well if you want to change the focus of who's getting recogntion for our nation's

Published on: April 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

XConnect: Greg Nisbet from Mediazoic

Editor's note: ITBusiness.ca is pleased to partner with XConnect, a Toronto-based show hosted by Karim Kanji featuring interviews with insiders in the technology and emerging media industry. Watch for this weekly feature. Late last

Published on: March 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

New iOS accessories could be music to your ears

In this week's roundup of new-or newly announced-iOS accessories, we've got a heavy emphasis on music making. Akai Pro: DJs have always been big fans of Appleproducts, including the iPad. Akai Pro's new

Published on: January 26th, 2012 Joel Mathis

Video Rewind: Use iTunes with non-iPod devices

As we reported today, the Canadian Private Copying Collective is seeking a new levy on microSD memory cards imported to Canada.The collective has a mandate to collect levies charged on media used to

Published on: December 22nd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Toasters hit with tariff to reflect bread’s value

By Brian Jackson Editor's note: This is a satirical take on today's news article (read it here) about a request by the Canadian Private Copying Collective to the Copyright Board of Canada to

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Brian Jackson

Art Jam creates interactive, visual platform for musicians

Most instruments are played by blowing air through a chamber or hitting a taught string, but Sound Selecta Inc. wants people to play music by tapping animated graphics on a touch screen mobile

Published on: November 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

iOS 5: Understanding iCloud and Wi-Fi sync features

Thanks to the combination of iTunes 10.5, iOS 5, and iCloud, you can sync data wirelessly with your iOS device. In fact, there are two ways to do so: iCloud syncing, which sends

Published on: November 8th, 2011 Dan Frakes