Maps Gone Social Media!

Aug 20, 2013, 4:09 PM

​Most map applications nowadays are just for navigation purposes — getting from A to point B. Now, there is a social map app called Citymaps, which creates personal maps that can be shared and collaborated on with friends. Citymaps lets people discover new…

A Sneak Peek Into The New Design Behind Apple iOS 7

Aug 12, 2013, 2:38 PM

​This fall, Apple will be releasing the new iPhone software, iOS 7, which will enable users do so many things. Online marketing companies all over the world are already buzzing about this new software, praising the new format. The new operating system…

5 Ways Social Media Gave Birth to the "Casual Gamer"

Jul 30, 2013, 2:00 PM

​Video games used to appeal to a much smaller crowd than they do now. Many games were a test of reflexes, memory, and required a considerable time commitment to finish (due to a lack of save features). Video games have since evolved. As time went on,…

Samsung Bares its Teeth and Takes a Bite Out of Apple

Jun 27, 2013, 2:00 PM

​Round one of the epic battle between Apple and Samsung started last year. The patent war began when Apple accused Samsung of design and format function infringement. Apple claimed that Samsung infringed on patents for software features and as a result,…

4 Reasons #SocialMedia Has Most People Jumping on the Smartphone Bandwagon

Jun 25, 2013, 4:00 PM

​Believe it or not, people are still using flip phones, Motorola Razors, and phones with buttons!… what? But those folks are increasingly in the minority. A new study by Princeton Survey Research Associates International found that 61 percent of American…

The Video-Sharing War: Microsoft Battles Google for Equal YouTube Rights

Jun 18, 2013, 2:00 PM

​Since January, Google and Microsoft have been clawing each other’s eyes out over YouTube. The trouble started way back in 2010 when “Google blocked Microsoft’s new Windows Phones from operating properly with YouTube,” according an article on WP Central.

Could “Seinfeld” Live in Today’s Digital World?

Jun 12, 2013, 2:00 PM

​One of the most popular TV shows of the 90s was the hilariously eccentric “Seinfeld.” The characters always seemed to get lost in translation and never truly had a grip on their lives. Jerry Seinfeld and his sidekicks always found ways into tough…

New apps make your smartphones smarter as you get drunker

Apr 23, 2013, 6:16 PM

​If you’re like me, you like to have fun, knock back a few drinks with your friends, and party the night away. Simple, right? Yes, this all may seem very carefree – but, shockingly, mistakes, misjudgments and social faux pas are made while under the…

Okay Class, Take Your Smartphones Out: Top Hat Monocle’s Classroom Innovation

Oct 30, 2012, 7:44 PM

​If you think it is okay to make fun of Canadians, you might want to reconsider. A Toronto based startup has developed an in-class response system where students use smartphones, tablets and laptops as their means to interact with the teacher.