Official Avengers app created by Vancouver startup

Vancouver-based startup Loud Crow Interactive created and launched an official Avengers application which now being touted at the first fully interactive comic book, according to a report by online technology publication Techvibes.The mobile

Published on: May 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Adobe After Effects techniques lead to convincing green-screen special effects

Beginners learning the basics of creating special effects might be daunted at first by the complexity of modern software, but with a bit of planning and practice, you'll be making scenes akin in

Published on: April 2nd, 2012 Brent 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

Hands on with Toshiba Excite X10 tablet

There was no shortage of tablets debuted at last year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and this year's CES is proving no different. Described by Toshiba as the thinnest tablet in the

Published on: January 10th, 2012 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Rocketr science: How to make a winning

It wasn't rocket science, but a simple message combined with a professionally polished one-minute video collaborated on by employees and friends that won ITBusiness.ca's ‘The $1,000 Minute' YouTube contest.After collecting contest entries for

Published on: January 4th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Web service reveals hidden fees of buying a new home

You've finally signed the down payment cheque to buy your dream house – mission accomplished, right? Not so fast. What about lawyer's fees, land transfer taxes, propertytaxes, home insurance, monthly utilitiesand the cost

Published on: January 4th, 2012 Christine Wong

iPhone attachments can shoot 360-degree video

The iPhone camera does a lot on its own, but it can't do everything. Shooting 360-degree, panoramic videos is one example. But addressing that missing feature is as simple as snapping a specially

Published on: December 19th, 2011 Alexandra Chang

Fashion app proves it’s hip to be mobile

Monica Mei has her parents' love of globetrotting to thank for the inspiration behind her stylish mobile app startup, WhatImWear.In.Mei, 29-year-old CEO of the Toronto company, got to wander the planetwith her parents

Published on: December 13th, 2011 Christine Wong

Widget delivers video, gamification to online comments

Text comments can be so dry. If Jesse Moeinifar could have his own way the comments sections of every Web site would spring to life with sound bites from snarky readers, vivid video

Published on: December 2nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Startup aims to make house hunting easier on the Web

The age old advice for writers is to write what you know, and entrepreneur Azwar Khalid takes a similar approach to forming startups: try to solve a problem that bugs you personally, then

Published on: November 30th, 2011 Christine Wong

Every startup needs a video ‘elevator pitch’

If you’ve run into me in person in the past couple of weeks, I’ve probably insisted on telling you about The $1,000 Minute, our YouTube elevator pitch contest for tech startups. I’m starting

Published on: November 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Video advertising goes interactive

We were pleased to see our first contest entry for The $1,000 Minute from Winnipeg-based Po-Motion Inc. and are tempted to set up the low-cost interactive video projector systems ourselves. After all, the

Published on: November 21st, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Po-Motion takes interactive video projection to the masses

Most people wouldn't guess that it's possible to setup an interactive video projection for under $1,000, but Winnipeg-based Po-Motion Inc. makes it so.Founded Dec. 1, 2010, Po-Motion offers a free software package for

Published on: November 21st, 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