Apple’s WWDC keynote: What marketers should watch for

Apple Inc.'s annual gathering of thousands of developers in San Francisco for its Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) is also one of the most-watched and most-talked about events and the tech events calendar. Apple,

Published on: May 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Mesh conference lives on through mobile app and iBeacon

When a conference ends, it doesn’t take long after the last speaker gives her closing words and the attendees filter out of the area – soon after, all of the booths get taken

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Candice So

4 best Bluetooth headsets for business

Best Headsets for Business By Diana Zelikman, Fueled Choosing a headset is an important decision if you make many business calls. A headset with great call quality that’s comfortable and easy to use

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Fueled

Toronto startup launching smart, connected bike

A Toronto-based startup is ushering in the Internet of Things – and its connected device comes with a pair of wheels and a handlebar. Vanhawks, a startup that’s currently part of the FounderFuel

Published on: May 1st, 2014 Candice So

iBeacon: Apple’s stealth technology nears breakthrough in location-based marketing area

When Apple Inc. launches something, it's not usually a quiet affair. A typical launch-day event for a new iPhone, iPad, or MacBook will see San Francisco's Yuerba Buena Gardens packed with media live

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Does baseball’s iBeacon endorsement mean Apple’s devices are a marketing home run?

I remember the first time I was the target of geo-locational marketing through the use of Bluetooth low energy devices. It was in San Francisco, while I was exploring Pier 39 in the

Published on: March 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

10 tech gadget stocking stuffers under $200

Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Moneris Payd Pro accepts debit payments with smartphones

Merchants that want to accept debit card payments now have the option of using their smartphone or tablet to do so with a new hardware accessory from Moneris. Launched today, Payd Pro is

Published on: November 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ingenico brings more mobile payment options to Canadian retailers

Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.

Published on: September 30th, 2013 Candice So

Personal Neuro Devices making smartphone apps that read your mind

Most smartphone owners don't associate their device with helping them achieve a deeper meditative state, yet that's exactly what Ottawa-based Personal Neuro Devices purports to do with its new app released this week

Published on: March 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: iPad mini

They say good things come in small packages. The iPad mini is a perfect example.It fits all the power, aesthetic, and fun of an iPad into a size you can comfortably hold in

Published on: December 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Geeky gadget stocking stuffers

Christmas is fast approaching and if you're anything like me, you've left all your shopping until the last minute. Well don't fret, it's the All Hands on Tech Christmas edition! We'll be looking

Published on: December 5th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Startup’s crowdfunding campaign promises thought-controlled beer tap

A Toronto-based startup seeking crowdfunding to launch its next product is offering those who hand over enough cash a way to telepathically communicate with their iPhones and pour themselves a beer.Interaxon Inc. specializes

Published on: November 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Motoactv offers alternative ‘smart watch’ option to Pebble

As the success of Pebble's Kickstarter project shows, there's a lot of people out there interested in a smart watch that will work as an extension of their smartphone.As of May 3, the

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Brian Jackson