Fast Company today named Belkin International, the company behind the WeMo family of home automation products, Echo water and power solutions and the Linksys home networking brand, to its 2014 list of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in the Internet of Things. The list is published as part [...]
Last September Vancouver Gadgets sent out a Tech News piece about a new TV service for kids called Kidoodle.TV.
This week I got a chance to take a look at Kidoodle and am happy to note its available for iOS [...]
Nubo, the Android-based cloud workspace, has released a new version of its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) solution that leaves zero data on employee devices. The updated version delivers a dramatic improvement in bandwidth consumption, seamless transitions between data networks and a new file browser to give Nubo users a faster and more consistent [...]
CrowdOptic, a maker of crowd-powered mobile and wearable applications as seen at popular sporting events, today announced it has received funding to ramp up sales and marketing of its software, which curates and broadcasts live streaming video from Google Glass and other smart devices to stadium scoreboards, fan mobile devices and live TV.
Having recently got my sweaty paws on the Nexus 5 I ended up spending some time researching protective cases. I tend to carry a lot of stuff around in my pockets and because of this smartphones I’ve owned in the past have tended to look pretty badly beaten after only a few months [...]
The Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series is an impressive computer to say the least. Having used Dell laptops in generations past I was surprised when I received this machine last month. I was not expecting something like this at it has all the latest bells and whistles. Let’s dive right in and look [...]
Marvel Entertainment has teamed up with developer Aeria Mobile to launch X-Men: Battle of the Atom for iPhone. Featuring gorgeous original art by Marvel artists and stories adapted by prolific X-Men writer James Asmus, the new free-to-play card battle game (CBG) stars everyone’s favorite Uncanny X-Men in [...]
The bring your own device (BYOD) movement is growing on a global scale, and Canada leads the charge. A recent study conducted by research firm Ovum for information communication technology provider Dimension Data Canada Inc. shows that more than 75 percent of Canadian firms let their workers to use personal smartphones and tablets [...]
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 [...]
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