#BCTECH Summit showcases best and brightest of the B.C. Tech Scene

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Two weeks ago I attended the first #BCTECH Summit at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. The BC Government and the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) along with Microsoft were responsible for the event. The Summit was meant to inspire and allow British Columbians and BC businesses to embrace technology and new innovations. I spent over 3 […]


Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions for 2016

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Buying something with your smartphone or tablet will be easier this year as mobile touch commerce emerges in 2016, this according to Deloitte’s 2016 Canadian Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions. The number of individuals who use a third party touch-based payment service to buy something on their mobile device (smartphone or tablet) is predicted […]


NXP and BRAGI Demonstrate World’s First Smart, Truly Wireless Earphones

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BRAGI, a European-based earphone manufacturer, is the world’s first company to release smart, truly wireless earphones, based on NXP’s NFMI transceiver technology and its Kinetis K24 microcontroller. BRAGI’s DASH— a completely wireless hearable– offers consumers a cord-free experience with freedom of movement, maximum comfort and high quality sound. The DASH combines three essential features into […]


#CES2016 Highlights

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CES 2016 is on this week in Las Vegas and has brought a number of new developments in tech and gadgets. Whether the annual show has become a bit overblown in recent years given the hype that surrounds it, here are some key highlights worthy of attention. They include: Oculus This is an interesting bit […]


VIPole Secure Messenger for Teams and Enterprises Is Now Available on iOS

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VIPole Secure Messenger with strong AES-256 encryption is now available for iOS users and there are plenty of reasons to try it before flinging into the New Year.  Alongside with the never-ending encryption debate that involves enterprises, governments and tech enthusiasts, there is a solution for secure communications developed with respect to customers’ privacy. VIPole […]


IBM Extends Power of Cognitive Computing to a Connected World

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Last week, IBM announced the opening of its global headquarters for Watson Internet of Things (IoT), launching a series of new offerings, capabilities and ecosystem partners designed to extend the power of cognitive computing to the billions of connected devices, sensors and systems that comprise the IoT. These new offerings will be available through the IBM […]


Samsung Canada Introduces the First Consumer Edition of Gear VR, Powered by Oculus

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Samsung Electronics Canada, one of the leading suppliers of mobile phones in the Canadian marketplace, announced today the Canadian availability of its first Gear VR Consumer Edition.  Powered by Oculus, the new Samsung Gear VR broadens the accessibility of virtual reality and offers Canadians the opportunity to immerse themselves in new worlds, games and experiences […]

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The best of #tech 2015 #tablets #laptops

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With #cyberMonday rapidly approaching, folks have got deals on their minds. Here at Vancouver Gadgets we hope to enlighten you with some of our top tablet stories of 2015. First off is the Sony Xperia Z4 which is a high-end Android tablet with a 10.1 inch display. “Sony Mobile Communications [released ] the Xperia Z4 […]

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The best #tech of 2015 #smartphones

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2015 was an exciting year for smartphones and Vancouver Gadgets has lined up a showcase for the year’s best stories. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge arrived in Canada back in April but is still one of the hottest items on Christmas lists for 2015. Samsung’s flagship phone is compatible with Samsung Pay mobile payment service. http://vancouvergadgets.ca/2015/03/samsung-galaxy-s6/ […]

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Apple iPad Pro is a great #BlackFriday buy

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When Apple launches a new product the tech world stops and collectively holds its breath to see what might be coming next. The iPad Pro is no exception as its expansive 12.9-inch Retina display, doubled CPU performance of iPad Air 2 and refined Multi‑Touch technology have taken tablets to a new level. Hardware and Design With […]