Posts Posts by: "Jay Kenobi"
cell tower

Finally something is being done about Canadian cellular contract and billing issues. For far too long Canadians have dealt with “way too long” 3 year contracts and unexpected roaming charges upon returning from vacations abroad. According to a press release from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) website “the CRTC issued a wireless…(Read More)

social ceo

A new study released today found that the majority of global executives (76 percent) believe that it is a good idea for CEOs to actively participate in social media. These executives recognize a multitude of returns when CEOs are social including improved company reputation business results and employee engagement. These findings from global public relations…(Read More)


Vancouver Gadgets recently got it’s hands on the HTC Once smartphone and we’ve got to say this one was a real delight. It’s a gorgeous phone and almost has a “jewel-like quality” to it. With it’s exquisitely crafted beveled edges “Beats Audio” stereo sound-system and stunningly sharp 1080p HD…(Read More)

wireless HDTV

Bell has announced the launch of the Fibe TV Wireless Receiver. Fibe enables customers to watch HDTV wirelessly on up to 5 additional TVs anywhere in the home – without the hassle of running cable through the house. “The new Fibe TV Wireless Receiver is part of Bell’s commitment to bring consumers the very best…(Read More)

The Beam RPD

Lately I’ve been getting more interested in telepresence robots and robotics in general. There are some seriously cool things happening in this space. Today I’ll talk about Xaxxon’s “Oculus Laptop Robot” and Johnny Chung Lee’s “Low Cost Video Chat Robot”. These are some relatively easy do it yourself robot projects you…(Read More)

Bell SIM card

We may be getting closer to reality for a cashless society as RBC and Bell team up to pilot NFC SIM card mobile smartphones. According to a press release the team plan to integrate the SIM cards and the RBC mobile app to create a new debit or credit payment experience using certain Bell mobile…(Read More)

nokia lumia 520

Nokia today announced that the Nokia Lumia 520 will be available to Canadians across three carriers including Rogers Koodo and TELUS. This innovative and affordable smartphone offers free navigation and exclusive digital lenses features normally found in high-end smartphones. The Nokia Lumia 520’s 5-megapixel autofocus camera uses the same digital camera lenses…(Read More)

claris companion

We are living in a time of unprecedented social connection but senior citizens are being left out of the conversation because this technology wasn’t designed with them in mind. This week Claris Healthcare launched  Claris Companion a digital tablet designed specifically for seniors who aren’t comfortable with technology. The new device helps busy…(Read More)


Vancouver Gadgets has just launched a Weekly Newsletter! We’re very excited about this and the first issue looks incredible. If you are interested in receiving updates about this site tech and gadget news and the occasional special offer please take the time to look at our newsletter and subscribe. You can find the archives…(Read More)

tablet handle and stand

Back in February Octa a creator of innovative tablet accessories began shipping the TabletTail: Whale Kit on Amazon Canada. The Whale Kit which was launched at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas provides a sturdy and adaptable stand. It connects to your tablet using powerful vacuum suction technology and it works on any…(Read More)