All Hands on Tech: Google Glass

To put on Google Glass is not to see what wearable technology is capable of today. It's to get a vision of the future. The technology is so new, it's barely beyond the

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cubicle Fight: Was Steve Ballmer a good CEO for Microsoft?

We just learned this morning that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is retiring from his post within the next 12 months. Was Ballmer's rein as CEO a triumphant career journey to be celebrated, or

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Customer focused firms driven by CIO & CMO collaboration

Technology's impact on the business means that more departments beyond IT must be savvy to it. Along with that comes requirements for the leaders to showcase how technology can help their staff reach

Published on: August 22nd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Google Glass on the go on the streets of Toronto

The buzz is growing around Google Glass, the search giant’s upcoming entry in what come become the next big thing in IT: wearable technology. Google Glass is currently in testing, with lucky beta

Published on: August 19th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

All Hands on Tech: MacBook Air 2013 [time travel special]

If I could go back in time and warn buyers of the MacBook Air 2012 to wait a year to make their purchase, I would (I tried in this video, but I was

Published on: August 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

If you're as clumsy as I am, you'll want to take a look at Panasonic's Toughpad tablet line. It's a very portable tablet that's made to take a beating. Panasonic calls describes this

Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Gestures can control Samsung’s Ativ One desktop

We've got keyboards and mice, we've got touchscreens, and now we have another way to control our computers: our gestures. Samsung Electronics Canada's new  Ativ One actually comes with all three. The vendor

Published on: July 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Sony Xperia Z both water and beer resistant; has email

On July 24, we were in downtown Toronto to see a quick demo of the Sony Xperia Z. As a followup to the Xperia ZL that Sony Mobile released earlier this year, the

Published on: July 24th, 2013 Candice So

Incubes offers cash, IT services to latest batch of startups

A search engine for gestures. A way to sell your old clothes. Communicating the success of a digital advertising campaign. What do these things have in common? They are all products this group

Published on: July 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Alertly – off-the-shelf security system

A member of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort, Alertly offers a do-it-yourself security system you can install in your home, office, or car. Alertly says 1.6 million homes were broken into last year

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Modreal – your personal online lookbook

A startup in the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes, Modreal is creating a social engagement platform to connect fashions brands with the people who love their clothes. Users can browse the latest

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Fashion Forward – realize your closet wealth

Fashion Forward is a startup taking part in the fourth cohort of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes and is offering free local online classifieds across Canada for used clothing. Most people are only wearing 60

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Qoints – how success is measured

Qoints is a startup involved with the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes and it wants to help brands understand and measure the success of digital campaigns. Qoints co-founders Harris Maxwell and Cory

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator pitch: ARB Labs – simplifying gestures into language

ARB Labs is a part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort and it wants to translate gestures into triggers for software systems. ARB Labs specializes in enterprise-grade gesture recognition software. It allows anyone

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson