Steve Jobs dead at 56

Apple co-founder and ex-CEO Steve Jobs has died, according to a statement released by the company on Wednesday. He was 56 years old. The announcement comes shortly after the launch of the iPhone 4S,...

The Internet Explorer hoax: Who are you calling stupid?

The Internet Explorer 6 hoax shows who the dumb ones really are.

Globe and Mail and Spreed in dispute over online content

Spreed, a Toronto-based software developing company, is in dispute with The Globe and Mail over premature termination of a contract.  For the last two years, Globe readers have accessed stories...

Dragon dictation is a drag

"Catherine send me clumsy mobile phone"? You get what you paid for with Nuance Communication's free iPad transcription app. Or maybe it just doesn't understand Canadian accents.

Christmas catalogue shopping goes high tech

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the Sears Wishbook and Nieman Marcus come to the iPad.

Just because something's on the internet doesn't make it true

Are acorns in Emery Barnes Park toxic for dogs? You won't find out by searching the Web.

iPad in-depth

The iPad is ideal for reading magazines, watching movies and many other activities. You can even tell the future or fly a plane.

iPad in-depth: portable productivity

Contrary to rumour, you can use the iPad for creativity and productivity.

One soul for one Ipad

None of us in The Vancouver Observer office can  afford to run out and buy the iPad, the latest technological wunder-gadget. But that won’t stop us from dreaming up ways to get our hands on this...

Ayogo Games wants to change the world, one healthy step at a time

HealthSeeker, a new Facebook app produced by Ayogo Games, uses social networks and instant gratification to encourage healthy behaviour.