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The Ottawa International Game Conference is on its 3rd year and the conference has just put out a call for speakers. The OIGC is an annual game industry conference in Ottawa, Canada, that runs from May 25th to May 27th, and features speakers, workshops, panels and some great parties. Show More Summary
Alec Saunders, the incredibly outspoken VP of Developer Relations, is now the VP of QNX Cloud. This is interesting for a few reasons:
Now, the virtual medium of exchange is making a real-world appearance in the ByWard Market with the help of an Ottawa startup, marking the beginning of what could be a burgeoning Bitcoin market in the nation’s capital.
YOU.i is a company that specializes in User Interface design and User Experience. The company has recently announced a cross-platform, connected car concept called The HIVE, that has some interesting implications for companies like QNX. Show More Summary
The "did u?" app is a very simple app that has one goal in mind: to help you finish your To Do list. While To Do lists can get long and cumbersome, the "did u?" app seeks to simplify the experience. With "did u?", you simply add a List, fill it with items, and set a deadline. The app will then ask if you've completed those items, giving you an added push to get things done.
Ottawa's technology companies are driving some of the most important headlines at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) this year. Both large companies and small startups from Ottawa are disrupting industries and challenging incumbents from around the world. Show More Summary
With BlackBerry's new CEO John Chen talking a lot about Enterprise and BlackBerry's competitive advantage in this space, one can't help but wonder if BES 10 is helping or hurting their position in the enterprise. In a sense, BlackBerry is sort of enabling enterprise to adopt iOS and Android with BES 10's BYOD features. Show More Summary
BlackBerry World vendor JediCompany is selling a few apps that have an interesting juxtaposition. The apps "Al Quran", "Hot Israelian (sic) Girls" and "Indonesian sexy girls", don't seem to really make sense coming from the same vendor. Show More Summary
One of the biggest trends right now in consumer tech and mobile devices is wearables. Whether it's The Quantified Self or a means of better interacting with your devices, wearables is one of the hottest items in consumer tech right now. Show More Summary
David G. Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College and author of psychology textbooks and of The Pursuit of Happiness among other books. In a discussion on group polarization, he describes the simple theory that opinion segregation plus conversation equals polarization. Show More Summary
The BlackBerry Z30 and Q10 have a Super AMOLED screen in common and this presents some interesting wallpaper options. Black pixels don't actually use battery power so if you change your wallpaper to pure black, you'll have some battery life savings. Show More Summary
BlackBerry is running a fun promotion right now where you win an amazing $4,500 weekend that you'd help plan as well as giving you weekly chances to win tickets, gift cards and more. The trip could take you to New York, Miami, Los Angeles, or Toronto and all you have to do is share your BBM Pin. Details below.
This is just a random thought, but has your LinkedIn stream started to look increasingly like Facebook? It seems that as the social network becomes more mainstream, more people are posting pictures, personal status updates and sometimes straight up spam. Show More Summary
The BlackBerry Beta Zone app for BlackBerry 10 has been updated and for the first time, we're seeing third party developers leverage Beta Zone to test apps. The most recent addition to Beta Zone is MockIt! which can be downloaded and tested for free. Show More Summary
What To-Do is a simple, native, To Do list that allows you to set a list of To Dos, then say whether or not you have completed those tasks. The app is a solid choice for anyone looking for a simple solution for tracking their basic tasks. Show More Summary
If you find yourself signing PDFs and documents, SignEasy Premium is a must-have app for your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. SignEasy has a free version, and the paid version costs $20. When compared to the cost of most apps, $20 may seem like a lot but it's actually very cheap when you consider your time. Show More Summary
We have all lost important data at some point or another. With Wondershare's Dr. Fone Data Recovery software for Android, you can recovery deleted messages, contacts, photos and more from the SD Card on your Android device.
Looking for a fun, free game to play on iOS? Check out Big Action Mega Fight!, a new title by Montreal-based Double Stallion and game dev incubator Execution Labs. BAMF! reminds us of the good old days and strikes that nostalgic heart string.
The thingCharger is a crowdfunding campaign that has been funded over 100x its original asking price. The device works by being plugged into the wall socket and it's made to look exactly like the original plug, except this one has USB ports and a charging dock on top. It's a pretty great idea but it also has a couple flaws.
Recently, CapCHI, an Ottawa-based technology meetup group, hosted a lecture at Algonquin College with Dr. Glen Geiger on Workflow Efficiency at The Ottawa Hospital. The event was during World Usability Day 2013, and featured a fascinating lecture on how the Ottawa Hospital deployed a major iPad pilot program and became a world leader in mobility.