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The State of the Canadian App Market

With mobile expansion and smartphone sales growing across the country, it only makes sense that the Canadian mobile industry would be growing, too. But less expected are the changes that this industry is undergoing, as well as their implications for everyday Canadians.

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The Unbelievably Bright Future of the Mobile Market

Recent studies indicate the mobile market is one of the fastest growing sectors on the planet — but impressively, the number of people using smartphones and tablets is projected to reach even loftier heights over the next several years.

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China’s Local App Economy Is Struggling

As new businesses flood into the booming Chinese app scene, many find themselves floundering under pressure to both develop quality apps and offer them at discount prices. DIY app platforms represent the difference between success and failure for these app-based startups in a crowded and expensive industry.

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7 Best Stock Market Apps

Successfully navigating the stock market demands accurate, up to the minute information — thanks to smartphones, this crucial data streams directly into the palm of our hands.

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Smartphones: The Key to Happiness?

Some have blamed smartphones for a recent surge in mental illness, distractibility, and troubled young minds. But there’s another side to this argument that has emerged in the last few years — the smartphone can actually be harnessed as a powerful tool for therapy.

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Great Apps for Bookworms

In the digital age, books and technology have learned to live together — in some cases, they’ve actually merged into one. Here are a few apps that are helping literature stay as relevant as ever.