Category: Business

bookscene.ca defies e-Books and e-Readers and embraces the old-fashioned book

By Hessie Jones

bookscene.ca has chosen to stand its ground against new digital consumption vehicles and continue to offer consumers the ability to purchase just books, complete with a book jacket, having the potential for dog-eared or crinkled pages, to be consumed late at night under the warm covers or in a quiet corner of a coffee shop.

Mobile OS Shootout

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The modern smartphone relies on three critical components in order to be competitive in today’s market. Great hardware, a capable and stable OS and an application ecosystem powered by strong developer support and an app store.

Netflix launches streaming service in Canada

By Ted Kritsonis

While not unexpected, given the announcement two months ago of its impending entry into Canada, Netflix has officially launched its streaming service in Canada. The service is up and running and Canadians can take advantage of a 30-day trial before committing to a monthly subscription.

What the new Twitter has in store for you

By Ted Kritsonis

After four years, Twitter, a social networking site that took microblogging to the next level, went through a surprising makeover that started in the U.S. yesterday. The new look and features promise to make the whole Twitter experience “faster, easier and richer”.

Mobile Browser Shootout

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Mobile browsers have become the newest area of competition. We pit Safari, Opera Mini, Skyfire, Firefox Mobile and Internet Explorer against each other to determine which is best.