Ottawa’s Nuvyyo Unveils Tablo, Which Aims to Make Cord-cutting Easier Than Ever

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Description: Canadian company Nuvyyo claims they are changing television watching with their new device which will supposedly make mobile viewing that much easier. Source: TechVibes  Date: November 14th, 2013 A Canadian company aiming to revolutionize the home media experience hopes to help cord-cutters access high-definition television content over the air. Nuvyyo this week unveiled a new product called… Read more »

Five Social Video Trends to Watch in 2014

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Description: Advances in social media and online marketing techniques are rapidly increasing to new heights everyday. Here are some social video trends to be on the look out for the coming year. Source: Techvibes Date: October 24, 2013 Social Media and online video are fast moving and sprouting quickly into new dimensions. Increasingly, businesses are learning… Read more »

How Two Apps Are Keeping People Connected

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Description: Two original app ideas have just been launched that are hoping to bring communities together. The first is an online neighbourhood watch program to report crime; and includes a direct link to the police. The second connects people to others in their specific neighbourhoods for problem solving and local advice. Source: cnet.com Date: October 10,… Read more »

BlackBerry Sees 10 Million Downloads of BBM for Android and iOS in First Day

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Description: Blackberry has finally launched its BBM app on Android and iOS platforms. The launch was a success but will it be able to keep up the momentum after the initial interest has worn off? Source: Techvibes Date: October 23, 2013 Within 24 hours of releasing BlackBerry Messenger for Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, Waterloo-based smartphone pioneer… Read more »

Bundled up: Rogers bets on a digital future for magazines

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Description: Rogers hopes to add online magazine publications to its database available to wireless and cable subscribers. Digital publications also offer an advanced way to track reader trends to entice advertisers. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: September 26, 2013 Rogers Media is taking a lesson from its parent company’s cable division, as it bundles all… Read more »

Nearly 35% Of Chinese Android Apps Steal User Data: Report

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Description: User privacy is an extremely sensitive subject, especially when it comes to our always-connected smartphones. After surfacing their new findings, China has begun to criticize Google for their apparently questionable practices. Source: FastCompany Date: March 15th, 2013 A fresh report from the Data Center of China Internet says that close to 35% of Android apps surveyed were slurping user… Read more »

The Five Ways Users Organize Their Apps And What App Designers Can Learn From This

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Description: A German research firm has recently conducted a study that examines how users organize their mobile applications. More than likely, you’ll find that you practice at least one of their five organizational methods. Source: TechCrunch Date: February 10th, 2013 A new report from German researchers reveals the five main ways people are organizing the applications on… Read more »

One Week In, Vine Could Be Twice As Big As Socialcam

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Description: Twitter launched a new social network last week that shares 6 second video clips. After only a week, it appears the new social network has surpassed the next best video-sharing app. Source: TechCrunch Date: January 31st, 2013 Vine launched a week ago today, yet has still managed to swing to the top 10 free apps… Read more »

Want To Make A Dating App That Actually Works? Design It For The Ladies

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Description: With the exception of Grindr, no one has been able to master the dating app market. However, after a long tenure of running a successful online dating site, OkayCupid believes they’ve cracked the code. Source: FastCompany Date: January 17th, 2013   Online dating has matured from Internet fringe activity to full-blown phenomenon. Online dating apps?… Read more »