Technology


Are You a Text Fighter?

Are You a Text Fighter?

Textual communication technologies have become crucial components of our lives as young professionals. Most of us communicate via text in one form or many, numerous times each day. But when it comes to communicating disagreeing opinions, regardless if it’s just...
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Retailers Rejoice: Facebook Tests 'Want' Button

In what could set the stage for an eventual venture into e-commerce and just in time for gift-giving season, Facebook is testing a feature with its American users that lets its users create “wish lists” of items like home furnishings, clothing, shoes and other retail products
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App Review: Lookup by TalentBin

TalentBin, the search engine for employers seeking skilled employees, has come up with another people-finder. This time, in app form. The app, unlike the search enquiry on the website, is not so specific. Lookup does not find people based on the professional skill set they possess, like TalentBin, nor does the search-by-name tool lead you to a self-created social profile, like Facebook
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Wondereur Uncovers the Picassos Next Door

Let’s face it: it’s tough to breakout as an artist. Countless talent goes undiscovered while walls of art enthusiasts remain bare as they search for that perfect but practically priced piece. Now, there’s a new app in town that bring artists and technology together to make art more accessible and uncover hidden talent
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Shazam Expands to the U.S. TV World

Popular smartphone app Shazam announced today that it is expanding its television influence, providing a service that allows users to tag any show on any channel in a similar fashion as users tag songs. We're eagerly anticipating a Canadian arrival in the near future
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Hot Shop: New iPod Touch and iPod Nano 7

In the midst of all the iPhone 5 hype last week, Apple announced the new and reinvented iPod Touch and iPod Nano. The new generation of each model features ultra thin designs, unmatched battery life and an assortment of vibrant, fun colours
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Hot Shop: Practical Apps for Young Professionals

The app market for iPhone and other smartphones seems to be overflowing with new products almost daily. It’s hard to know just which apps we shouldn’t be living without, and which aren’t even worth the free download. So we’ve made up a list of some of the most practical apps, especially for young professionals, that we use and love on a regular basis
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RIM May Be Forced to License Out BlackBerry 10

Thorsten Heins admits what we’ve all thought: RIM may be forced to license out BlackBerry 10. Not long ago I started a similar RIM-focused article saying simply: “Oh, RIM”. This time around, I am going to take a similar approach and say very sarcastically, “Oh, Thorsten”
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More Details Surrounding the New iPhone Emerge

This past weekend was a doozy for Apple PR. In the span of 48 hours, alleged “final prototype” images of the new iPhone leaked out online, and then to add fuel to the fire, the dreaded announcement and release date information leaked out shortly thereafter. How much validity does this new information actually hold?
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Is the iPad Losing Canadian Tablet Market Share?

Say it ain’t so; is Apple losing some of its overwhelming tablet dominance this side of the pond? According to Solutions Research Group (SRG), they are indeed. Word has it the 9.7-inch tablet is losing market share to smaller tablets such as RIM’s BlackBerry Playbook and Asus’ Transformer
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