Samsung and Apple are the top two contenders in the smartphone wars these days and I recently got the Samsung Galaxy Mega another smartphone that Samsung added to the Galaxy series.
Screen size and quality is always a big draw with Samsung phones and it’s often a main reason people pick them. Having reviewed the [...]
So where do we go from here? We’ve all got smartphones and now there’s talk about wearable tech from the Samsung Galaxy Gear to Google Glass. So what does this mean for the next 1 to 3 years? Are we going to see a lot of change in a small amount of time? It seems [...]
What will the tech world bring us in 2014? To look ahead first we must look back at some of Vancouver Gadgets most compelling posts of 2013.
zeebox announced today a major upgrade to its award-winning social TV app that adds a layer of rich content around all things TV-related – zeebox’s MyTV.
“We’ve been listening to our users, and we’ve learned that their conscious engagement with TV goes far beyond the time they sit in front of the screen. They plan [...]
Experience Headphones recently opened in Vancouver and I visited the store on Dec 7th, 2013 and liked what I found. While I play and listen to a lot of music I’m no audiophile or expert on headphones. I simple use and buy cheap headphones, [...]
Lightercase is another potential gift that might be of interest. I got my hands on this a while ago and thought it would be better on our blog with Christmas less than three weeks away.
Lightercase: What is it?
Ben Abel of Vancouver Gadgets will be on The Bill Good Show on CKNW 980. Please tune in to hear Ben talk about a number of great gadgets we’ve reviewed over the course of 2013.
Tech and Gadgets will include the [...]
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today marked the coming into force of its wireless code, which enables Canadians to cancel their contracts at no cost after a maximum of two years. The code also makes it easier for Canadians to understand their contracts for cellphones and other mobile devices and sets out their [...]
Destiny Media Technologies announced today the commercial launch of its Clipstream® video cloud service. Clipstream will enable any non-technical corporate user to upload videos that will play on all modern browsers including TVs, tablets, phones, ebook readers and computers devices. Users can use the service at Clipstream.com and
Experience Headphones Inc., Vancouver’s only fashion-focused specialty headphone retailer, announced the grand opening of their first retail store. Located at 3057 South Granville St. in Vancouver, B.C., the flagship store will feature premium, forward thinking lines and is officially open to the public on November 30th, 2013 from 10am to 6pm.
The greatest [...]
Blackberry is an interesting case study. As a blogger reviewing its devices, particularly the new Z10 and Q10 earlier this year I was impressed about how the new devices stacked up against Apple and Android [...]
The Visioneer RoadWarrior 3 mobile scanner was a delight to review. It worked as advertised and exceeded my expectations. A compact little unit, the RoadWarrior weighed in at only 380g (13.4 oz) with dimensions of 290*54*38 mm (11.4″*2.2″*1.5″) (W * D * H) making it a truly mobile device. This one can fit easily in [...]
WaterSeal Technology are the creators of a revolutionary process that applies a protective nano-coating to your smartphone to protect it from water damage. WaterSeal Technology is launching a campaign on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo on October 29th.
Waterproofing Your Smartphone
After extensive time and energy into [...]
Last week, Nuvyyo, a pioneer in revolutionizing the home media experience previewed a new product that offers cord-cutters a better way to access free Over-The-Air (OTA) high-definition TV content. The new product, called Tablo is the first solution designed to combine the functionality of a DVR with the convenience and mobility of a [...]
People all around the world want to be a part of the mobile Internet so they can access the world’s information, share, and connect with the things that matter to them. But the smartphone industry has relegated hundreds of millions of smartphone buyers to second-class status, preventing them from experiencing the mobile Internet [...]
I’ve been a follower of the City of Vancouver’s Digital Strategy for a while so when word came out last week about the VanCollect mobile app I was immediately intrigued. VanCollect is a new free smartphone app that helps Vancouver residents with City-collected waste [...]
Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”), Canada’s largest debit and credit card processor, recently announced the launch of PAYD PRO, Canada’s first debit-enabled mobile payment solution using chip & PIN technology to process payments on the go. PAYD PRO expands Moneris’ small business payment offerings, giving merchants an opportunity to accept debit [...]
Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) today announced a line-up of digital entertainment apps that will be available on the PlayStation 4 (PS4) computer entertainment system in the U.S. beginning November 15, 2013. Leveraging the power of PSN, PS4 gamers will have access to a rich portfolio of services starting on day one that [...]
The SD Association today announced a new high-performance option and symbol specifically designed to support a wide array of 4K2K television and video products. A new Ultra High Speed (UHS) Speed Class 3 (U3) symbol will indicate products capable of recording 4K2K video and will operate exclusively on SDXC UHS-I and UHS-II memory cards and [...]
At first using the Motorola Moto X didn’t seem much different than any other Android device but when I drilled deeper into the functionality I was pleasantly surprised. On the device I set up my default services including Gmail (Google Account) and Twitter.
As with other Android devices I really like the notifications functionality compared [...]
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