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

Elevator Pitch: AppGeek – do more with your smartphone

A part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort, AppGeek offers a crowd-sourced app discovery system that recommends iPhone apps to you based on your interests and personality. AppGeek says that businesses launch more

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: LightningPlatform – create, target, and report with ease

One of the startups in the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes, LightningPlatform is a cloud-based framework that aids development and provides complete visibility on actions performed by users. Think of it like

Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Three features of the Samsung Galaxy S4

So you've opened up the box, you've turned on the phone - and it's light in your hand and beautiful to look at. You can thank the five-inch, full HD display and the

Published on: July 12th, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: HTC One

From the Samsung Galaxy S4 to the Sony Xperia ZL, five inch Android handsets are the hottest part of the smartphone market today. And HTC is hoping life will be a dream with

Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Canon Scan-tini

We're supposed to be working in the mobile era. That's fine for reading e-mails or working on spreadsheets. But what about when you need to scan something? Basically there's the Xerox machine that's straight

Published on: June 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Mi-Fi 2

What's the size of a deck of cards and keeps all of your devices connected, no matter where you are? It's the Mi-Fi 2 from Bell. Turn it on and it creates a

Published on: June 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto-based online marketplace adds free ticket manager app

Users of online marketplace Uniiverse will soon have a new tool in their web commerce arsenal – online ticketing. A Toronto-based startup, Uniiverse operates an online marketplace where users can buy and sell

Published on: June 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

All Hands on Tech: Acer Aspire S7

At first glance you might think this is a MacBook Air. But it's not. It might surprise you to know it's actually Acer's latest Ultrabook. The manufacturer is trying something new with the

Published on: May 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hands on look at HP EliteBook Revolve

It's a tablet. No wait, it's a laptop. No - it's a desktop. It's the EliteBook Revolve from HP. Think of it as a Windows 8 convertible PC, with a twist. Rotate the

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry Q10 [Blue Jays edition]

Good news BlackBerry purists - the keyboard is back. Place it next to the 2011 BlackBerry Bold and it looks similar. It'ss about the same size. It has a very similar keyboard. But

Published on: May 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Mississauga vendor has a mobile CRM for sales reps

A Mississauga, Ont.-based vendor is throwing its hat into the mobile customer relationship management (CRM) ring. Front Row Solutions’ mobile CRM app is Front Row CRM and, according to CEO and founder Etien

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

HTC One hands-on review

The HTC One, which just launched in Canada, is HTC’s latest premium Android smartphone, and their attempt to reclaim the crown from the current King of Android, Samsung Electronics. The HTC One has

Published on: April 22nd, 2013 Alex Davies