Happy Holidays!

Exams are done, end of term projects are submitted, and hopefully everyone made it to their destinations despite any freezing rain or snowstorms. Hope you have a great holiday and find time to catch up with a few friends and eat a few goodies. Best wishes for a happy and safe holiday season and a…

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Curious about HTML5?

If you are using HTML5, you might want to check out Modernizr, I wrote a blog for the Make Web Not War site about how Modernizr so can help you start using HTML5 features but still support older browsers. And if you are doing HTML5 check out our truly awesome HTML5 Canadian coat of arms…I…

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Wow! Seriously great rewards for publishing a Windows Phone App

Publish 1 quality phone app get a Kinect, or 1 TB hard drive, 2 apps could get you a $500 gift voucher or Xbox with Kinect!!! Okay exams just ended, if you weren’t sure what to do during Christmas break, you need to check out this awesome promotion! It boils down to this: if you…

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Sharing a Student Success Story

Just a short note because, aside from an urge to use alliteration, I wanted to share with you a cool success story. Microsoft Game Studios just published a new game called Hasta La Muerte by Pohlm Studios. Why did I want to tell you about it? Because Frederic Pedro, from France, created Pohlm studios and…

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Facebook is fun with friends, but LinkedIn can help you get a job!

I know most of you are on Facebook (and hopefully have liked our Facebook page, hint hint). After talking to many technical students in the past few months, I get the feeling many of you don’t see or understand the purpose of LinkedIn. I wanted to make sure you aren’t missing out on a tool…

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Looking for a Mentor for Imagine Cup?

So got you curious about Imagine cup yet? If you are considering taking part, it helps to have a mentor, your mentor can be a faculty member or someone from industry. If you are talking to a faculty member about being a mentor, you can point them to this blog for some reasons they might…

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Yup time to do the Hello World App – Susan’s first phone app Part 2

If I can publish a phone app, anyone can, at least that’s my theory! So if you have ever thought about it, try it yourself as I blog. There are always roadbumps on the way. With the pressure of having you doing this with me I think I can do this. Last blog I managed…

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MSP Voice: Windows Phone Tips and Tricks by Alaa Shaabana

I’ve always been a fan of the little tips and tricks in electronics that make our lives a little easier (than it already is!). So I’ve compiled a top-10 list of tips and tricks for you to try out on your new phone! 1. YOUR VOICE IS YOUR PHONE’S COMMAND To use the windows phone…


Intern Voice: Wired by Jessica Pellow

I’m wired, literally. That’s right. My phone is currently plugged in, working it’s little heart out as it attempts to update all that I hold dear. Which is mainly my email and Facebook. Sad, I know. "Wait, wired?" You say? Yes, I share your shock and sadness. You’d think that in the 21st century having…