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Geolocation, Location, Location: Interview With Grindr CEO Joel Simkhai

In three short years, social apps for smart phones have fundamentally changed how gay men meet and interact. Joel Simkhai, founder and CEO of Grindr—the app that provides users with the opportunity to see a plethora of profiles of other men who are nearby using a smart phone’s GPS technology—has seen this first-hand. Always an […]

The Future Of Digital Albums?

I preface this column by admitting that I made a decision not to consistently upgrade my iPhone hardware and iOS with every new annual iteration. For over a decade and a half, working in various interactive capacities, I craved—and because of my tech addiction would purchase and/or upgrade—the newest versions of hardware and software. As […]

Share the Arts and Culture Experience

Torontonians are quite fortunate to be able to enjoy more community arts and culture events than any other city in Canada, with staples like Luminato, Nuit Blanche, The International Festival Of Authors, Word On The Street, and the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, plus newer innovation events such as TEDxToronto, and more film and theatre festivals […]

Find It On Foursquare

Although I’ve only bothered to “check in” twelve times since last December, I understand the allure of Foursquare. An application for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Palm users, Foursquare uses a smart phone’s global positioning system (GPS) as a navigation tool to explore and find listings of things to do, venues to see and places to […]

Life’s A Grind Baby!

It is no secret that Facebook and Twitter have – in only three short years – transformed the way our society communicates and shares information. Social media and information networks provide so many opportunities for people, businesses and industries to communicate in a cross-platform way. But there are so many other applications and tools at […]