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The go-to money tools for students

The go-to money tools for students

There are dozens of financial apps and tools available to help students keep track of their finance, from budgeting to grocery shopping. The number of choices, however, can be a bit hard to wrap your mind around. National Post personal finance reporter Melissa Leong recommended four free phone apps and websites that all students should consider using. Technology reporter Alexa Huffman […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Science & Technology
Figure 1: A photo-sharing app for doctors

Figure 1: A photo-sharing app for doctors

The medical world finally has its own version of Instagram. Figure 1 is a mobile app that allows medical communities in North America to post photos for medical learning without sacrificing patient privacy. Users can also ask questions and give advice through the app. Co-founder Dr. Joshua Landy came up with the idea while he was working in the intensive […]

by Jordan White· · Science & Technology

Apple reveals new iPhone 5C and 5S

Techies, the wait is over. Apple unveiled the latest smartphone technology Tuesday afternoon with the cheaper iPhone 5C and higher-end 5S. The 5C is plastic and comes in green, white, blue, pink, and yellow. It’s geared towards first-time users. The iPhone 5S, priced at $599, promises a faster processor and new fingerprint security feature. Despite Android users taking over the […]

by Nicole Servinis· · Science & Technology

Ryerson grads develop app to locate parking

Trouble finding free parking in downtown Toronto and around campus? Well, there’s an app for that. Ryerson electrical engineering graduate Deyan Ilolov is one of the three developers who created the Toronto Parking Finder app that allows users to locate free parking in any given area based on address, landmarks and through the device’s GPS. It is currently available for free […]

by Brian Boudreau· · Science & Technology
A couple of viewers try their hand at making music with Hand Symphony, a piece on display at Threshold.
Courtesy of Nicole Glassman and Kathryn Barrett

Threshold: reclaiming technology through music

Want to make sweet music, but don’t know how to play an instrument? Well now you can, thanks to two new media students here at Ryerson. The university’s third-year new media students are preparing for a multimedia show that started yesterday with a soft opening and will run until Feb. 25. Threshold is a collection of multimedia pieces that showcase the […]

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