Boris Chan

Biography

  • The Instant Primer on Three Crucial Mobile Trends

    The Instant Primer on Three Crucial Mobile Trends

    It can be difficult to keep up with the development of mobile. It’s a huge part of our jobs at Xtreme Labs to do so, and I wanted to share three trends we think are extremely relevant to the...

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  • How Android and Windows 8 Are Transforming the Second-Screen Experience

    How Android and Windows 8 Are Transforming the Second-Screen Experience

    Around a year ago, Gary Vaynerchuk predicted that Superbowl 2012 commercials would make much greater use of viewers’ second (and third) screens. That is, brands will extend beyond just 30-second...

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  • Facebook 5.0 on iOS Shows that Native Wins

    Facebook 5.0 on iOS Shows that Native Wins

    When we look at the the most influential apps since I wrote “On Native and Web Apps in Mobile” last year, native apps have generally won in terms of experience, while HTML5’s limits on experience...

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  • Caramel and Building Social by Default: General Assembly × Extreme Startups, Future Insights, NXNEi BUILD, MobileDevTO

    Caramel and Building Social by Default: General Assembly × Extreme Startups, Future Insights, NXNEi BUILD, MobileDevTO

    In the past months I’ve been presenting our work in making mobile experiences social by default. These talks add to what Farhan showed at TEDxToronto when he demoed some of our initial R&D work on...

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  • Rethinking the Inbox with Caramel

    Rethinking the Inbox with Caramel

    This is a series of articles on Building Social by Default on Mobile as part of our Caramel preview. In order to design apps and experiences on mobile, it is no longer enough to just think about...

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  • Recapping FITC Spotlight Android: Building Great Apps on Android

    Recapping FITC Spotlight Android: Building Great Apps on Android

    A few weekends ago, Jamie Halpern and I presented at FITC Spotlight: Android to teach new Android developers in the tech community in Toronto their first steps in Android development. Jamie did a...

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  • Xtreme Labs On Building Apps with Cascades at BlackBerry 10 Jam

    Xtreme Labs On Building Apps with Cascades at BlackBerry 10 Jam

    We were down in Orlando discussing building apps with BlackBerry Cascades with Christopher Smith, VP Handheld Application Platform & Tools at RIM. Dave and Sina from our team were on stage...

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  • On Native and Web Apps in Mobile

    On Native and Web Apps in Mobile

    At Xtreme Labs, we’ve developed and built some very exciting apps and we have seen the evolution of the web-enabled mobile application since the birth of the App Store. Here’s some of our thoughts...

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