8 weirdest “Smart” devices

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

7 ways smartphones need to be different in 2016

Published on: November 26th, 2015 Dave Yin

Ring plus Kevo provides video peephole and smart lock for your front door

A new partnership between two smart home technology providers now enables homeowners to see and speak with whoever is at their front door, and let them in - all from a smartphone app. This Internet-of-Things door system combines the

Published on: November 25th, 2015 David Hamilton

Consumers expect smart home tech to have bigger impact than wearables: survey

Half of consumers globally expect technology that makes homes “smarter” to have a greater impact on their day-to-day lives than wearable devices, according to new research. Market research firm German market research company GfK collected

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Home Depot enters the smart home era with Wink partnership

We’ve all dropped in to Home Depot to pick up something for a DIY project at some point. But with the release of a new line of mobile app-enabled products, you might start

Published on: September 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Home entertainment controls in Samsung’s smart condo

We recently toured a Canderel condo in downtown Toronto showcasing Samsung's embedded smart technologies. So far we've shown you Samsung's smart lock and front-door surveillance camera. It lets you get into your unit

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Samsung’s smart condos connect the home wirelessly

Penthouse owners of Canderel's new YC Condos suites in the heart of downtown Toronto will be connected to their home through their smartphone in a way most people could only imagine. Working with

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

iBeacon opportunity goes far beyond retail: ABI Research

Both Apple's iBeacon and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices in general have become popular in the retail market during this past year, but that's only setting the stage for this new location-detecting technology's

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Why all your smart devices are cluttering up the Internet

Having an IP address is suddenly the coolest trend going. Every consumer gadget hitting the market these days is getting assigned its very own defining coordinates to facilitate data transfer - from smartphones

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

CES recap: Top 7 trends of the Consumer Electronics Show

The New Year is in full swing and as we approach the second week of 2014, it signals the completion of another fun-filled International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The usual major manufacturers were

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Elliott Chun

Smart home technology on display at CES booths

According to my Nike Fuelband, I walked over 10,000 steps today at the Consumer Electronics Show. I saw a lot of TVs - some curved, others bendable, all showing amazing colors. The biggest

Published on: January 9th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie