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

At CES 2015, Google says it will be telling advertisers when their ads actually get seen

Google Inc. has announced it’ll be making the impact of video advertising more transparent for marketers, alerting them to whether audiences have actually seen their ads. At CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday,

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Candice So

A CIO at CES: 5 most intriguing products from CES Unveiled

Hello from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where I attended the CES Unveiled event set out solely for the press. There were about 100 vendors exhibiting their products for about

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Lenovo adds new laptop-tablet hybrids to its Yoga line of devices at CES

Lenovo is having a busy time of it at CES this year, rolling out a slew of new laptops, tablets, and combinations of the two at the trade show in Las Vegas on

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Candice So

HP unveils new virtual reality display at CES

HP unveiled a new virtual reality display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday. But unlike many screens being released at CES, this isn’t for entertainment. It’s a display made

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson