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Sortable is looking for Beta Testers!

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Here at Sortable we are always constantly developing new products and always have something exciting in the pipeline. We want the opportunity to get feedback from users, like you. Use the sign up form below to sign up to be a beta tester. If you have any questions email us at Beta@Sortable.com, Thanks. Just in case you are wondering Snapsort is our sister site.

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110 Million Recommendations

110 million recommendations and counting

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Today Sortable reached an exciting and important milestone: our decision engine has provided 110 million product recommendations since its launch three years ago. Our user-friendly websites allow shoppers to search for and compare different products in order to find the one that best meets their needs. Sortable saves you time by scouring and compiling relevant specs, reviews, and community feedback into a comprehensive and easy-to-read product review. The first incarnation Sortable’s decision engine, Snapsort.com, launched in late 2010, and has become one of the largest online camera gear sites. Our technology has evolved and now fuels other sites, including Geekaphone.com, LensHero.com, and our…

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Kitchener-Waterloo Developers Make our First Hackathon a Success

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We’re all about data at Sortable and we wanted to give others a peek at what we do on a daily basis. Enter {data}, a one day hacking marathon that challenged developers to create a tool or app that used data in some sort of way. 25 developers from the Kitchener-Waterloo region took the challenge and descended onto the Sortable offices, on a chilly Saturday for an exciting day of hacking. The teams that participated in the hackathon created nine very different applications of data, which showed off just how much could be created in such a small amount of…

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Black Friday Madness

The Dark Night Rises: Black Friday Madness

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The dark night is upon us; once a year people across the country, full of turkey and a bit of holiday cheer gather together, in search for the lowest prices. Sortable has put together an infographic that looks at the history of Black Friday, some interesting stats and the rise of popularity of Cyber Monday. Also keep in mind that Sortable can help you find the right TV, Tablet, Camera, Laptop or Smartphone on Black Friday. Feel free to embed the infographic on your blog using the embed code below: <a href=”http://sortable.com/blog/black-friday-infographic/”><img width=”700″ height=”5698″ src=”http://blog.sortable.com/files/2012/11/Black-Friday-Madness.jpg” title=”The Dark Night Rises: Black Friday…

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The Hairy Truth About The Moustache

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There is something odd going on this month, hundreds of thousands of men all over the world have something growing on their face. They are joining together and growing a moustache for Movember, with their Mo’s, these men are helping to raise funds and awareness of men’s health, specifically prostate cancer. You can support them by making a donation at Movember.com. Trying to grow a Moustache can be an embarrassing thing, but so can talking about prostate cancer, we are all in this together, book your annual check up today! Go to Movember.com and make a donation today. Feel free to…

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Tech Recap: Sortable gets an upgrade

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We launched the next version of Sortable.com: Earlier this week we launched the newly redesigned version of Sortable.com and we’ve been getting some great feedback already. The Next Web wrote about us as TNW Pick of the Day, calling us a “sweet gadget buying decision-engine.” Here are some of the features we’ve been working hard on: Our new UI has been completely redesigned to be more attractive and user-friendly We have upgraded our sort and compare tools to act as a one-stop shop for your product research We added easy to understand visualizations so that you don’t have to spend time hunting…

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Sortable levels up

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Today we are excited to announce the newly redesigned Sortable! This is by far the biggest release we’ve done as a team, and we’re proud to show off the last few months of hard work. We built the new Sortable to make your hunt for the perfect gadget much easier, and we listened to feedback from our users to improve the ease-of-use of the website. Here are some of the new features we think you will love! We have added more horse power to our popular sort screen, making it simple to find the right product for you. You can filter and…

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Waterloo Region: Canada’s Innovation Hub

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Waterloo Region is Canada’s innovation hub, home to 850+ tech firms including 550 tech startups. 30,000 people are employed in the tech industry locally, and there is still over 1,000 job openings (Sortable is hiring). Tech giants like Google, IBM, EA and RIM all have offices here as well as innovative startups like Sortable, Rebellion Media, Desire2learn, Aeryon, enflick, Jingu, and kik. Yes, RIM has fallen on hard times, and we hope that they are able to bounce back, but there is more to Waterloo Region than just RIM. Take a look at our infographic and find out why the tech sector is alive…

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Sortable Acquired by Rebellion Media

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It was late 2009 when we came up with the crazy notion that we could make shopping better. We knew the hard nut to crack was not where to get the best price, but what product will best match your needs and make you happy. We felt the web was a treasure trove of information; being geeks we knew you could harness it to make great decisions, but we were incredibly frustrated with the time it took to unearth the details you needed. Information is spread thin, hidden in forums and locked in reviews; we’d find ourselves reading 15 articles…

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Apple by the Numbers

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Apple is one of the biggest companies in the world, due to the popularity of the iPad, iPhone and Macbook. Sales of the iPad and iPhone make up 75% of Apples revenue, and apple has a very impressive profit margin. Feel free to embed the infographic on your blog using the embed code below: <a href=”http://sortable.com/blog/apple-by-the-numbers”><img width=”600″ height=”4385″ src=”http://blog.sortable.com/files/2012/05/Apple-by-the-Numbers-600.jpg” title=”Apple by the Numbers” alt=”Apple infographic”/></a><br /> <a href=”http://sortable.com”>Sortable</a> <a href=”http://sortable.com/find-phones/iPhone-phones”>Apple</a> <a href=” http://sortable.com/blog/apple-by-the-numbers”>by the Numbers</a> Thanks to Wyzowl for helping us with this video infographic. Sources: http://allthingsd.com/20111111/in-china-one-in-five-consumers-want-a-mac-as-their-next-pc/ http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57382808-37/ipads-share-of-tablet-market-to-dip-to-62-percent-this-year/?tag=mncol;txt http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2012/2/comScore_Reports_December_2011_U.S._Mobile_Subscriber_Market_Share https://developer.apple.com/programs/ios/distribute.html http://148apps.biz/app-store-metrics/?mpage=appcount http://retailsails.com/monthly-sales-summary/bby/annual/ http://retailsails.com/2012/04/25/an-apple-a-day-the-incredible-growth-at-apple-retail-stores/ http://investor.apple.com http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-retail-2011-6#getting-a-job-at-an-apple-store-can-be-more-selective-than-getting-into-harvard-11 http://www.iphonehacks.com/2012/04/apple-q2-2012-results-by-the-numbers.html http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/apple-could-buy-t-mobile-with-its-q1-earnings.php http://9to5mac.com/2012/04/24/110b-in-the-bank-and-other-monster-numbers/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/thestreet/2012/04/16/pinterest-is-a-7-7-billion-company/ http://www.nasdaq.com http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-28/at-t-pulls-39-billion-t-mobile-bid-on-regulatory-opposition.html…

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