Tablets

If I Can't Read Your Website on My Phone, You're in Trouble

Hana Abaza | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Business
Hana Abaza

It has been argued that 2014 is the year of content, but what about how your audience consumes your content? Bottom line: if you aren't optimized for cross-platform usage, you're missing out. Here are a few key takeaways about marketing to cross-platform audiences in 2014.

Great Web Design for Mobile Devices

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Business
Nikolas Badminton

Over the past 12 months or so I have been involved in many discussions on designing great web experiences for client that work across desktop, laptop,...

Are Your Kids Safe Online? Tips for Protecting Tots in Cyberspace

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada Living
Sharon Vinderine

As busy as we are, we would never leave our toddlers alone in a park. We shouldn't leave our kids on the Internet alone either. Luckily there are many ways to make online time safe for our children.

$99 Tablet To Rock Gadget World

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Business

Taiwanese PC giant Acer is ready to rock the gadget world with a new $99 tablet set to compete in the low-cost market against Amazon and Barnes & Nobl...

Can We Control Company Privacy on Personal Devices?

Elaine Mah | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Business
Elaine Mah

I remain amazed by the proliferation of personal devices in today's homes. Therefore it comes as little surprise that the impact of personal devices is hitting the enterprise. Let's face it, you can either to embrace personal devices in the workplace and proactively put security measures in place, or you can deal with the aftermath when employees will inevitably find their own work-around.

What WiFi Is Doing to Backpacker Culture

Valentina Jovanovski | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Travel
Valentina Jovanovski

Sitting in the lounge of a hostel in Munich, I looked around and noticed most people were consumed, not by interesting conversations with other worldly people, but by their electronic devices. With wifi now a staple in most accommodations, backpackers no longer need to rely on other travellers for advice and directions -- Googlemaps and TripAdvisor can take care of that.

Small Tablets With Big Personalities

The Associated Press | Peter Svensson | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The tablet computer is without a doubt the gift of the season — just like it was last year. But if you resisted the urge in 2011, n...

Shad Vallery 2012 - Not Just for Nerdy Kids

Sarena Dharshi | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta
Sarena Dharshi

Every July, around 10 Canadian universities scattered across the country play host to 500 students from all provinces/territories and even internationally. Although the program is for open-minded high school students who are not afraid to delve into any subject and become challenged or inspired in ways they never thought possible in one month, I hope to break the stereotype that this is "nerd camp". My program consisted of 56 total Shads and we lived in residence at the university.

Which Security Software Should You Use?

Kevin Lloyd | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Alberta
Kevin Lloyd

I get asked this question a lot, and it's a question I love to be asked. I have spent the last ten years trying out just about every security software product available. I have come to the conclusion that you get what you pay for, and not all software is created equal.

Rescuing the Reality From Virtual Reality

James Riley | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Business
James Riley

When the iPad came along, instead of the stylus, the new modality is touch, whether to pinch, scroll or "click." So how should a brand think about this whole "touch" revolution? Touch is a powerful and special thing. There are five easy steps to consider for both tablet and smartphone development.

Will Google's "Don't Be Evil" Mantra Save My Life?

Natalia Yanchak | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Music
Natalia Yanchak

I think, like Facebook, Apple has peaked. As I type this on my MacBook Pro -- the "entry-level" model from a few years ago, a computer that is powerful enough to record, edit and multitrack an entire album or batch process hundreds of images at a time -- I wonder why I need such a powerful machine?

Tablets Boost News Consumption

CP | David Bauder, The Associated Press | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Mobile technology appears to be increasing the public appetite for news but it's far from clear whether the news industry will profit...

Canadian Businesses Still See Social Media as "Wild West"

Hessie Jones | Posted 04.29.2012 | Canada Business
Hessie Jones

Why are Canadian businesses taking so long to adopt social media practices, while Canadians themselves are the most engaged online than anyone else on Earth? Because of the conservative nature of business, Canadians are less prone to learn, to adopt, and therefore less likely to challenge the powers-that-be.

Tablet Ownership Triples In Canada

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Tablet ownership nearly tripled in Canada last year and will continue to surge in 2012, according to a report by the Media Technology Monito...

Does Your Kid Really Need An iPad?

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada Living

As kids across the country are settling back into school, their parents have no doubt equipped them with binders, protractors and pencil crayons, as t...

Like: 10 Back To School Gadgets (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Living

Back to school shopping used to be about new notebooks, pencils, and crayons. These days it's still about that, plus all the new-fangled gadgets that ...