Tag: Technology

Technology in the Classroom

There is no way to escape it. Technology is making a big splash in education. It will be coming to classroom near you if it is not there already. Advertisements

Touchscreen technology latest innovation in choosing paint colour

PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS Brand Launches Industry-First In-Store Colour Work Station Touchscreen technology latest innovation in choosing paint colour TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 – Taking a cue from popular mobile applications, a leading paint brand has introduced what it calls a more fun and effective…

Ontario Supporting Energy Innovation‏

News Release Ontario Supporting Energy Innovation February 28, 2014 New Centre to Increase Jobs in Energy Sector Ontario is fostering innovation and growth in the energy sector through the new Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS Discovery District. The Advanced Energy Centre, created in partnership…

The Transcript to ‘Gendering the Text of the iPod’ Audio Piece

By Brikena Ribaj Gadgets have a way of making me happy. Switching to the iPod was the next natural step. The other gadgets were an oh-so-20th century. That little gadget. My chosen box of possibilities. The iPod. Having in mind the theoretical approach of…

New TCO Certified Criteria for IT Products Offer Computer Industry a Third Party Verification of Socially Responsible Production Conditions

STOCKHOLM, April 2, 2012, /CNW/ – TCO Certified, the international third party sustainability certification for IT products, now requires independent verification of ethical working conditions among electronics manufacturers applying for product certification. In light of recent reports of deficient working conditions at electronics manufacturing…

ExpertSubjects.com, E-book and Online Course Publisher, Now Available to Authors and Educators

Enhanced Global Video App Expands Survivor: One World Viewing Experience

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2012, /CNW/ – Shaw Media is taking fans of Survivor: One World to the next level of television viewing by adding a live sync companion experience to the wildly popular Global Video App, available for iPad™, iPhone™, and iPod Touch™ users….

Early Boxing Week Sales Start Online at Staples.ca

Staples Canada Starts Boxing Week Savings on December 24th offering the latest tech gadgets for the Holiday season TORONTO, Dec. 23, 2011, /CNW/ – Staples Canada is giving shoppers a chance to cash in on Boxing Week deals while doing their last-minute holiday shopping….

The City of Calgary to launch first search-based website in Canada

August 15, 2011 @ 11:00AM Following a successful preview, The City of Calgary today announced the official launch of the new search-based Calgary.ca. The website, which uses Microsoft SharePoint and Google search technology, was available for public preview from August 8 to 12. During…

How Many Tabs Do You Keep Open in Your Internet Browser

Technology in the Classroom

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 There is no way to escape it. Technology is making a big splash in education. It will be coming to a classroom near you if it is not there already. Many classrooms are going digital by replacing old chalkboards with…

Multimedia: A MUST for PR

Media panelists push importance of photos and video for today’s online environment April 21, 2011 @ 01:15PM Toronto – More than 300 public relations, communications, and media professionals packed CNW’s Breakfast with the Media in Toronto on Friday, April 15 to hear Chris Hogg,…

Voice-Interactive TRIVIO game hits iTunes Top-5 New & Noteworthy board for Free Games and Trivia

Free TRIVIO Application Available on iTunes November 18, 2010 @ 03:00PM BURLINGTON, Ontario – Flurple2, a sensory robotics software company, unveiled Trivio™, a new trivia game application (app) that allows users to say their answers out loud. In its first week on the App…

Week 8 – Information Management: Afraid of Your Inbox? 5 Tips For Email Efficiency (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

By Clare Kumar One of the most common frustrations in today’s work environment is the volume of email. I commonly hear reports of between 100-200 emails a day and inboxes with thousands of unread emails. Coupling email with portable devices creates the expectation of…

Tweet This!

Written by: Jennifer Winters I was about 7 or 8-years-old when I saw a man pull out a portable brick-sized phone, and for the life of me I could not figure out where the cord had gone. I was dumbfounded that having a portable…

Blackberry to Apple

By Chris Temelkos Bad news for RIM, British bank Standard Chartered will be saying adios to the Blackberry and be welcoming the ever so popular iPhone, allowing users the option to switch, which could cause thousands of other bankers to jump on the bandwagon….

Cell Phone Hazard

By Chris Temelkos If your a frequent cell phone user, you might want to put your phone down, it could be hazardous to your health. A study, called Interphone studied cell phone use among 5,100 people diagnosed with brain cancer in 13 countries and…

Problogger by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett: Book Review

By Chris Temelkos If you are looking to delve into the world of professional blogging, Problogger by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett is your first step to becoming a successful blogger. This easy to read the book will show you all the ins and…

Geocaching

By Chris Temelkos Are you a modern day adventurer? If you’re looking for a hobby that brings out the thrill seeker in you, try out Geocaching (Geo-Cashing). This modern-day treasure hunt unites the old world with the new. The premise of Geocaching is to…

The Trouble with 3-D

By Chris Temelkos With the growing popularity of 3-D films like Avatar, 3-D TVs are now being sold across Canada in hopes of replacing the common 2-D viewing experience. Despite their amazing graphics and jaw-dropping effects, 3-D televisions can pose a health risk. 3-D…

For the Love of Video Games

By Chris Temelkos Next time someone tells you to put down that video game controller and do something more productive, you can tell them that you already are. With innovations, like motion control, video games are becoming not only more exciting, but better for…

Cell Phones in Landfills

Sarah Moore Online piece 8 Starting Thursday, April 1st, techno-geeks will now be able to recycle their old electronic devices. The province of Ontario is sponsoring a program which will allow for electronic items that previously had no other place to go but the…

Television of the Future

Online Story #6 Josh Ungar The Masters Tournament is coming to your television – in 3D. Televisions which broadcast in 3D are a relatively new phenomenon. Although they have been around in a limited manner for some time, they are now on the verge…

GE Healthcare’s MAC 800 Portable ECG Device Helps to Advance Physician Care of Athletes and Visitors At Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games

MAC(R) 800 Makes Debut in Canada; Features Innovative SMS Keypad on Board VANCOUVER, March 12 /CNW/ – GE Healthcare’ announced today that the company’s portable ECG (electrocardiograph) device, the MAC 800, will be implemented in both Vancouver and Whistler to help support physician care…

Upcoming CRTC Decisions: 15 March to 19 March‏

Upcoming CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies: 15 March to 19 March 2010 The CRTC plans to issue the following and decisions and regulatory policies in the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change without notice. Broadcasting decisions: *…

TigerText Self Destruct

Billy Courtice March 2010 TigerText-self destruct The old adage, “think before you speak”, has gone out the window. “Sexters” out there—the future of your sport is now. An iPhone application launched Feb. 25 has enabled users to send “self-destructing” texts, which have a lifespan…

Barbie

CAITLIN STOJANOVSKI ONLINE STORY 3 16 February 2010 Is there anything she can’t do? Since 1959, this girl has ventured out into the world, dated, had 124 careers, children, been married, and divorced. Mattel has just revealed Barbie’s newest incarnation: computer engineer. Sporting a…

Technology and the Human Associations it Creates (Originally Published in University of Toronto Online Journal)

As our world becomes more and more mechanized, technology becomes an aspect of all parts of it. This leads one to see the importance of there being a consciousness of technology. This essay examines four essays that explore consciousness and technology. The essays are:…

Memorable Tweets and Economy of Speech

We’re at the store. I get a sensorial overload from all the Christmas displays and turn to my iPhone for a visual break. My apps are all familiar to me, at least, and they never overwhelm me. Shopping’s overwhelming. I remember telling a friend…

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