Consumer Electronics Show: 50 years of unveiling ground-breaking technology

The Consumer Electronics Show is on again in Las Vegas for its 50th anniversary. The organizers have re-branded it as CES and media reviewers were asked not to refer it by "Consumer Electronics Show"

Published on: January 9th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

9 wacky gadgets spotted at CES 2016

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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

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

BMW’s headlights from the future teach a lesson in innovation

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) brought us a number of exciting new concepts, designs, and prototypes to look forward to, both in the near and distant future. Some of these, such

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Robert Cordray

A CIO at CES: The weird, the wacky, the wonderful – final gadget roundup

This is my last report from Consumer Electronics Show and while you may not have read my previous blogs, I'm sure you have read about the Consumer Electronics Show that just closed. It

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Belts, buckles, and business cards: sensors are in everything at CES 2015

Smart objects was a big theme at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Taken literally, the smart refers to a trend of objects that would not normally be outfitted with electronics suddenly

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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