We don’t often meet or chat with product designers so when Coogobox contacted us recently, we thought it sounded interesting.
How it Works
Coogobox helps product designers bring their concepts to fruition through a multi step process. They encourage designers to send their ideas to the company itself first and that [...]
Healbe Corporation announced today that its Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign raised $1,084,944 in support of GoBe – the first and only wearable body manager that automatically measures calorie intake.
The 42-day campaign – which began on March 5 – was a huge success, raising over ten times Healbe’s original goal of $100,000. It made GoBe one of the top 10 most [...]
To help Internet users protect themselves from the Heartbleed bug that is eroding SSL security features on websites worldwide, Trend Micro Incorporated today announced the release of two free Heartbleed scanners for computers and mobile devices designed to verify whether they are communicating with servers that have been compromised by the [...]
Rogers customers can now access the internet and stream video deep into buildings, basements and elevators thanks to the launch of 700 MHz spectrum in select Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto communities earlier today.
Consumer demand for mobile video is exploding with video consumption on smartphones and tablets growing by more than 700 per cent in [...]
Last week a class action lawsuit commenced in the Ontario Superior Court alleges that Facebook illicitly intercepted and scanned its users’ private messages without their knowledge or consent.
The lawsuit alleges that the URLs (website addresses) in users’ private messages were harvested by Facebook in violation of users’ privacy. [...]
The Galaxy S5 comes to Canada on April 11th through just about every wireless carrier and it’s likely to be one of the top sellers of the year. With Samsung’s marketing muscle behind it, the Galaxy S brand has become the preeminent Android smartphone on the market.
The devices have been, generally speaking, [...]
It’s 2014 and you still aren’t using social media for your business? Why use it? It’s pretty simple! Make money, connect with your customers and promote yourself.
Ben Abel founder of Vancouver Gadgets discusses tips and tricks on how to use social media to take that next step in your business.
Cologix opened its second Vancouver site last week, providing an additional 15,000 square feet of inventory at 1050 West Pender Street. Companies thirsting for robust, network neutral colocation options in downtown Vancouver now have a new option. Cologix is a network neutral interconnection and data centre [...]
Marketcircle offers the solutions that small companies need to become the best. Daylite and BillingsPro are two software application that they offer which will help a small company rise to the top. As both top business software, and the best small business accounting software, these programs offer features that will meet the [...]
Last year around this time I had the opportunity to review the HTC One and was in awe of this smartphone. It’s a gorgeous unit and now HTC is releasing the next generation M8 model. I’ve been reading some of the tweets about the HTC One [...]
Facebook has announced plans to purchase Oculus VR, the company behind the Rift headset, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. This includes $400 million, and 23.1 million Facebook shares. An additional $300 million earnout will be paid in cash and stock if Oculus hits certain unspecified milestones.
“I’m excited to announce [...]
LG Electronics (LG) is working together with Google on LG G Watch powered by Android Wear, which extends the Android platform to wearables. LG G Watch will be compatible with a wide range of Android smartphones and will present relevant information to users just when they need it or whenever they say “OK Google” to [...]
Small in size but not subtle in sound, the Stanmore is a compact stereo speaker that yields clean and precise sound even at high levels. With a vintage looking front fret, brass details, and iconic script logo, the Stanmore’s classic design is a throwback to the golden days of rock’n’roll from
CanSecWest is in Vancouver this week at the Sheraton Wall Centre hotel and is a gathering of security tech professionals. People can come from anywhere in Canada and across the globe to learn and share information and experiences on applied digital security.
Security professionals who attend CanSecWest work in government, [...]
If you’re a marketer then context awareness is something that you’ll want to know about. SXSW is starting up and Eventbase has created a game changing app that uses iBeacon to prompt mobile users to interact with people and nearby objects. Context awareness is gaining traction in places such as transportation, retail, venues, entertainment, museums [...]
The Government of Canada has announced it has chosen technology from Wedge Networks™, the leader in Cloud-Based Security Services to protect its information systems from advanced security threats. The WedgeOS™ platform is a first-of-its-kind solution that melds patented network traffic inspection capability with software defined networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to [...]
Vancouver is in the grips of a winter storm and while the snow usually shows up and washes away in a day or two this time it’s still around after 48 hours. People in other parts of Canada are usually laughing at us too knowing that winter is more than [...]
Samsung will defend its crown as the world’s top smartphone maker on unveiling a new premier smartphone – Galaxy S5 – in the face of tougher markets and a rising challenge from China.
On the opening day of the four-day Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, the South Korean giant will [...]
Ever wonder how you can make bookmarks in your PDF document? With Adobe Reader I felt this frustration the other day and hunted around for some solutions but didn’t really find anything that suited me. After all who wants to hunt around in a 500 – 1000 page PDF for [...]
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