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 Fire TV sticks, the Fire TV Cube is

Published on: September 6th, 2019 Tom Li

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 Input. A processor and a quad-microphone array reside within

Published on: March 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Canadian shoppers want more tech in stores, but with a human touch

In an ever-evolving, tech-driven ecommerce world, it’s hard to beat the convenience and simplicity of one-click, digital shopping. But when it comes to the brick and mortar retail experience, a new study is

Published on: February 14th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

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 last October, this new Fire TV stick is

Published on: January 15th, 2019 Tom Li

Belkin’s new WeMo smart switches and Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant – All Hands on Tech at CES 2019

Smart home tech is a huge category at CES 2019 with thousands of new products being introduced to the market. Among them is Belkin and Phyn, both brands owned by Foxconn Interconnect Technology.

Published on: January 9th, 2019 Brian Jackson

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 in creating its Omni home security system. Omni is a

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Tom Li

Clutch: Wearables don’t drive IoT investment

Despite being one of the most popular smart devices today, a Clutch Co. research revealed that wearable devices are being used as standalone, legacy devices and do not drive further IoT investment. This

Published on: November 16th, 2018 Tom Li

Smart TeamWorks aims to simplify real-time collaboration

Smart Technologies, a company that specializes in smart whiteboards, today released its new TeamWorks software designed for real-time collaboration using its Pro series smartboards. Designed as a collaboration software solution for the enterprise

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Tom Li

Spotify launches app for Apple Watch

After years of waiting, Apple Watch owners are finally getting an official Spotify App that does more than just control volume and skipping tracks. In addition to being able to manage simple playback

Published on: November 15th, 2018 Tom Li

Clutch survey reveals insight on IoT usage and attitude

In a technological utopia, all your devices and appliances would be linked together over the Internet,  seamlessly communicating with one another and exchanging information. This is the Internet of Things(IoT), a concept that's

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Tom Li

iRobot Releases Roomba i7 and e5 robot vacuum cleaners

Earlier last month, iRobot expanded its robot vacuum cleaner lineup with the release of its Roomba i7 and e5 models. The new Roomba i7 is iRobot's new best robot vacuum cleaner. It has twice the

Published on: November 2nd, 2018 Tom Li

TCL brings its HDR smart TVs to Canada

TCL is bringing three of its TV lineups to Canada. Introduced are the 3-series, 4-series, and 6-series Roku smart TVs. 6-series: Performance TCL's 6-series smart TVs is its highest-end line. They're available in

Published on: November 1st, 2018 Tom Li

Samsung SmartThings comes to Canada

The Samsung SmartThings ecosystem officially launched in Canada last week, bringing the Samsung smart home experience to the Canadian market. The goal of the SmartThings is to form a coherent, centrally managed appliance system by

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Tom Li

Google Pixel 3 XL Smartphone Review

The Pixel 3 XL delivers excellent performance on all fronts, and I dare say that it’s Google’s best phone yet. While it’s certainly a solid choice for Android purists, it loses when it

Published on: October 15th, 2018 Tom Li