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Amazon releases second-generation Fire TV Cube in Canada

Amazon has released the second-generation Fire TV Cube at the IFA conference in Berlin, Germany, and this time it's coming to Canada. Unlike the Amazon...

Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra hides a computer in its stand to save space

Dell today announced the OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, a modular compact PC designed for the space-constrained and open-plan workplaces. Whereas a traditional all-in-one systems feature integrated,...

Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp are for high-end audio systems

Streaming to your fancy sound system through Alexa is now possible with the Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp. Both the Echo link and...

Ikea and Sonos fuse smart speakers with furniture

What happens when furniture maker Ikea and audio junkie Sonos collide? Furniture that makes a lot of noise. The fruit of their collaboration is the...

Echo Input is the best way to add Alexa to your home or office

The Echo Input is a slender puck that turns a dumb speaker into an Amazon Alexa-connected smart speaker, at about half the price of...

Amazon Echo Input can turn any speaker smart

Old speakers can indeed learn new tricks. Canadians with old speakers collecting dust can now turn them into Alexa-enabled devices using the Amazon Echo...

How Smart Cocoon Seeks to Improve the Climate in Your Home

The Ontario company's smart climate system wants to give homeowners complete control over their home's airflow, which can also save them as much as...

Coming soon to your television: Alexa and Google Assistant

When George Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four, he imagined Telescreens - devices that operated not only to play video, but also for surveillance complete with cameras...

Alexa, what’s my next smart home gadget purchase?

“Alexa, order me some paper towels.” “OK, Google, play the latest Hashtag Trending podcast on Spotify.” “Hey, Siri, help me decide what new smart...

BlackBerry CEO John Chen says business world ‘demanding’ secure IoT

Major business opportunities are on the horizon for organizations interested in securing the internet of things for customers, and BlackBerry Ltd. is actively looking to...

Amazon announces new Fire TV Stick for Canadian market

Amazon today released the Amazon Fire TV Stick to the Candian market. Not to be confused with the Fire TV Stick 4K released in Canada...

LG unveils new smart home products, adds Alexa to 8K TV at CES 2019

LAS VEGAS - LG Electronics opened its CES 2019 showcase with a press conference that introduced new smart home product categories and an 8K...

Fitbit Charge 3 review: A versatile fitness tracker you’ll actually want to wear

The Fitbit Charge 3 is a good-looking fitness tracker that you'll be happy to wear most of the time. It has new features to more accurately track information related to your health and wellness.

Waterloo-based North acquires Intel AR glasses patents

North, the company that designed the stylish Focals smart glasses, has acquired the patents from the now-defunct Intel Vaunt smartglasses. A quick comparison easily reveals...

Congnitive Systems partners with Stanley Black & Decker to create Omni WiFi security system

Cognitive Systems Corp, the company behind the Aura WiFi motion tracking technology, has announced a partnership with Stanley Black & Decker to assist it...

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More weird and wonderful products from CES 2019

This report from CES 2019 looks at the wonderful and sometimes quirky products offered this year. (All prices cited are USD.) Nuka.me the "eternal notebook." The...

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