Canadian global app wins big at CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show Mobile App Showdown event, iHeartLocal, an app that's about building relationships with the places that we frequent and refer to our friends and family, won big! It won

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

9 wacky gadgets spotted at CES 2016

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

CES 2016: the good, the nice, the useful and the odd

Greetings from Las Vegas! CES is in full swing, with many press conferences and attendees. The Samsung press conference attendees lined up two hours in advance of the event with thousands of media representatives covering

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Ottawa-based video app maker announces new dev kit, partner program

Ottawa-based You.i TV, which built the video app engine used to power a range of applications including Rogers' Shomi, Sony's Crackle, and video apps for Disney, Nick Jr., and Treehouse TV, has unveiled

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Dell reveals new tablets, business notebook, jawdropping monitor at CES

It might be the "consumer electronics" show, but Dell Inc. appears to be mainly courting business users at CES this year, launching a professional version of its popular XPS 13 consumer laptop, alongside two

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Chinese firms make prominent bid for western smartphone market at CES

They might be giants in China, but neither ZTE Corp. nor Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. are household names in Canada, despite ZTE being North America's fourth-largest smartphone maker (behind Samsung, Apple and LG)

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Acer unveils sub-$200 Chromebook 11 at CES

Continuing a trend of Chromebooks being the portable computer of choice for the budget-conscious consumer, Acer recently announced its cheapest model yet, an updated version of the Chromebook 11 that will retail for

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

First peek from the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Greetings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where there are over 3,500 exhibitors and over 170,000 attendees! The show is big -- it brings in $210M to Las Vegas' economy. The

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Now you can talk on Skype or design a PowerPoint presentation in your car

If you've ever been late to a meeting thanks to a traffic jam, or thought of a last-minute change to an important presentation during your morning commute, you're in luck: automotive technology company

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

HP updates its commercial laptops at CES 2016

HP Inc. will be updating three devices in its commercial EliteBook line this week at the Consumer Electronics Show, each falling in a different place on the spectrum between notebook and laptop. In

Published on: January 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Big tech appears reluctant to make a splash at CES 2016

It's too early to know for sure - and let's face it, CES is too well-known for showcasing new products to disappoint completely - but at the moment it sure looks like attendees

Published on: January 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Smart homes, cyber security, and the Internet of Things: Five trends at CES 2016

It's that time of year again - between Jan. 4 and Jan. 9, thousands of people in the tech industry and the media covering them will descend on Las Vegas, Nevada for CES.

Published on: January 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tablet users are set to grow to more than 1 billion in 2015, but that number is due for a slowdown: eMarketer

This year, the number of tablet users is set to grow to more than one billion – that’s more than twice as many users as this time three years ago, and almost 15

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Candice So

A CIO at CES: the Weird and the Wonderful

Greetings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that opened today to 160,000 attendees, 3500 vendors and 6000 media. Let me state at the start of this blog, I like technology gadgets

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie