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 […]

Students create interactive projects to end polio for good

Students create interactive projects to end polio for good

You click play on the computer screen, and an online game loads. You are a polio molecule, and every person you touch is infected with the devastating disease. You reach a doctor’s office, and turn into a polio vaccination. You retrace your steps, and now each of the people you touch vaccinate those around them. You score points for your […]

(Ryersonian Archive)

INTERACTIVE: How tech is making its way into Canadian classrooms

When Debora Rubin was a child, she learned to read and write using a pen and paper, passing stories back and forth amongst her friends. Today, she has created a web-based app for tech-savvy kids to do the same. Ping Pong Story, a creative application where children, parents and teachers can create and share stories together in an online community, […]

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