Ontario vendor bringing solar-powered laptop to Africa

A London, Ont.-based company is hoping its take on a solar-powered, water-resistant laptop will give Africans a new computing solution. Launching Tuesday in Accra, Ghana, WeWi Telecommunications Inc.’s laptop is designed to be

Published on: August 19th, 2013 Candice So

Top 10 CES gadgets you didn’t hear about

It's after 9:00 pm and my head is spinning from the great number of products I saw at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas today. I'll list the top 10, which  I must

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Selling energy back to the grid

Timing is everything for Ray Dawson. The driven 69-year-old serial entrepreneur recently rebuffed a comfortable retirement for the pleasures of clanking up rooftops in Sault Ste. Marie to install solar panels. The idea

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

MIT: Solar power storage discovery could mean energy nirvana

Researchers at MIT say they've made an energy storage breakthrough that could transform solar power from an alternative to a mainstream energy source. The university is calling the solar project a major advancement

Published on: October 22nd, 2008 Sharon Gaudin

Twelve great gadgets for information workers on the go

Calling all digital nomads – you may not be wearing a dark suit, a tie and shiny shoes, but you're out there with at least a full day of work to get done.

Published on: July 18th, 2008 Brian Nadel