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Nov15
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Instagram introduces new shopping feature.
   Instagram, one of the world’s leading social networking apps, continues to boost its market potential. Recently they announced that they’ll be releasing a new feature that allows Instagram users to make purchases directly through the app. The new feature is hopefully the answer to challenges they’ve been facing regarding illegal advertising. Currently brands are able to advertise for free on the app, only giving compensation to the bloggers and influencers doing the postings. The addition of the new feature makes it possible for Instagram to make a profit from advertisers using the service. Not only will the feature allow pe...
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Nov07
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WE day "Picking up the Tab" on Nov 8th at Origin Trade to Celebrate an Exceptional Cause
Ottawa is thrilled to be one of the stops on the 9th annual WE day tour celebrating and empowering today’s youth. The day before the Ottawa event, WE day reps are partnering with Ottawa’s coolest coffee shop and lounge, Origin Trade located in the heart of the Byward Market. WE day will be providing FREE coffee drinks throughout the the morning to give thanks for all the support from the thriving Ottawa community. On November 8th be sure to stop by Origin Trade, located at 111 York St. in the Byward Market, to get a free morning coffee or latte and to celebrate an exceptional cause.             Since 2007, students have ear...
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Nov15
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Spectacles- Can Snap Inc. do what Google couldn’t?
By: Sydney Barber Quite an exciting time in the world of Snapchat… or should we say “Snap Inc.”. News was released at the end of September that the company will be renaming themselves from “Snapchat” to “Snap Inc.”. Snapchat, the popular social media app, is keeping it's name while Snap Inc. is positioning themselves as a camera company who will be releasing their very first product which they’re calling… wait for it… Spectacles! A pair of wearable glasses that function as a camera, allowing video captures to be taken from the user’s exact perspective. The recording feature is simply activated by tappin...
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Oct28
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The new phone free solution to keep you living in the moment
We’ve all been there. Trying to have a conversation with someone but they’re seemingly more engaged in a separate conversation happening on their device. Most people agree that interrupting someone during a conversation is rude. However, much of society seems to accept that your personal device is a worthy occupant of your visual attention even while participating in a live conversation.  Most accept this sad reality but particular individuals, such as comedian Dave Chapelle, do not. The American stand-up comedian, screenwriter, producer, and actor found himself consistently bothered by his fans pulling out their smartphones during his performances. In s...
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Oct21
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How smart photos will help boost your Tinder game.
            Everyone loves that honest friend who tells you when one outfit looks better than the other, or gives you a true advisory on which side is your good side. Believe it or not, technology is getting smart enough to become that friend for you! Tinder shared news this week that the app is introducing a new feature called “smart photos”. Tinder’s blog shared the news that the app is implementing a new algorithm intended to maximize your max potential and make you more swipe worthy! The blog exclaims, “People can be very bad at choosing their own profile photos. Our resident sociologist at Tinder, Dr....
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Oct21
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The "new mac" product you weren't expecting.
By: Sydney Barber Get ready world… yet another “new mac” product! And no, I’m not talking about the iPhone 7. Apple accessory company Twelve South came out with a candle that is said to smell like a freshly unboxed Mac product. For a mere $24 dollars you can revisit the day you dropped a pretty penny and unleashed your new, precious tech companion. Sounds absolutely ridiculous, right? We’re still not sure if people are making the purchase for the laugh or the product, but the fact is that people are most certainly justifying the purchase.  The hand poured, 100% soy wax candle sold out in just one day.      &...
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