Iceland has taken steps to ban Internet pornography. According to The Telegraph, “The government is considering introducing internet filters, such as those used to block China off from the worldwide web, in order to stop Icelanders downloading or viewing pornography on the internet.”
Personally as a parent and friend to other parents [...]
Fresh off the heals of its launch of the Blackberry 10OS and Z10 smartphone, the company formerly known as RIM makes a stop in Vancouver tomorrow on February 13, 2013 for its Blackberry Experience Forum.
The Blackberry Experience Forum offers companies and corporations the opportunity to help their employees make the most of [...]
Last month Vancouver Gadgets told you about some upcoming technology conferences that might be of interest. Vancouver’s technology industry received a significant shot in the arm on Monday when it was announced that the popular TED conference would be held here in 2014 and 2015.
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The Java vulnerability question has arisen once again, this time with 250,000 compromised Twitter accounts. According to the Twitter blog some unusual access patterns were detected leading to a more detailed investigation.
“This week, we detected unusual access [...]
With Wednesday’s BB 10 launch Blackberry has now taken a major step back into the game of mobile devices and mobile technology. While we caught the event online and weren’t able to attend in person now that the dust has settled a bit we will recap the significant points of the launch as it impacts [...]
More than 380 game professionals and aspiring game designers turned out for the seventh annual Game Design Expo and Open House at the Vancouver Film School recently. The two-day event kicked off with a sold-out Industry Speaker Day on Saturday January 19, 2013 featuring the leading minds [...]
Over the holidays I took the plunge and once again purchased another Apple device: the Apple TV. As usual unboxing the device was a pleasurable experience in itself as I enjoyed the visually pleasing lines, packaging and product created by Apple. The main reason I bought the device was to setup a [...]
Vancouver Gadgets had the chance to visit the headquarters of Avigilon a Vancouver based company that manufacturers surveillance systems.
Founded in 2004 Avigilon has made strides in a market that is challenged by a lack of suppliers and industry standards. Avigilon systems are high definition systems that are reliable and [...]
Vancouver Gadgets correspondent Ben Abel spoke to CTV News Channel about the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Ben talks about the latest developments in the tech industry and whether or not CES is still relevant.
Whether you are a regular movie watcher or not Cineplex is hoping to entice you into a theatre to try out it’s interactive experience called TimePlay.
Vancouver was the 2nd city in Canada to have the app unveiled recently as Cineplex did so back on December 6, 2012 at the Scotiabank Theatre. [...]
I’ve got a fairly sizable cd collection of around 600 discs. I’ve found that over the past few years I haven’t been bothered to browse through my binders as often due to the discs getting out of order and not being able to find what I wanted. Of course I burned about half my collection [...]
In December 2012 Vancouver Gadgets was contacted by TapSnap a North Vancouver based company that has created a new photo system that does away with the traditional photo booth and takes it into the digital and social realms.
I had the chance to see the device in action when I spoke at [...]
With international revenue from social networks predicted to grow an impressive 43.1 percent year-over-year in 2012 putting the total amount of income generated by sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn at $16.9B – marketers are seeking out ways to build their expertise within a world that seemingly shifts daily.
With the New Year now here people are looking back and reflecting on what was good and bad about 2012 and looking ahead to what 2013 might be bring. The world of technology and gadgets had lots of cool things happen in it and 2013 should be no different.
Recently I had the chance to spend a few days with the Samsung Galaxy Camera and what a few days those turned out to be.
Samsung released this camera in September with hopes that your digital photo experience would benefit from the integration the Android OS and all the functionality that comes with that. This [...]
With the final weekend of holiday shopping now upon us and the crush to get the malls is in full swing Sonos has a great sound system that you should look at.
This system is easy to find online simply by searching and can be purchased that way as well so [...]
What role will physical books play in 5 years? 10 years? 20 years? As we all are witnessing, we are moving primarily to a virtual world, no more physical movies and music. Are books next? Of course physical items can still be purchased but streaming is where the demand is moving. And Christmas 2012 will [...]
This past week Vancouver Gadgets presented to members of Sales & Marketing Executives of Vancouver regarding top tech and gadget ideas for the business person or traveling salesperson. Thanks to Kenn Hamlin and team at The Caya Store on Davie and Howe for the loaners of the products below.
If you ever use multiple Apple devices such as an iPod or iPhone like I do then you know how much of a pain those earphones or earbuds can be. They can become tangled in everything and even chewed on by your cat.
Well now Buddyband has the answer to all your earphone perils with its [...]
What kind of criteria do you use to make a decision about your career? Perhaps you weigh the pros and cons or perhaps you observe the stars and planets to see if they are aligning in a significant way. I’m sure some people simply come to the end of their ropes with a particular employer [...]
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