New adhesive wearable aims to reduce brain injuries in athletes

A new adhesive wearable device that monitors acceleration and vital signs could change the way athletes and health professionals deal with head trauma. SportFitz, a Waterloo, Ont.-based startup, announced its Fitz Brain Injury

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Just in time for Black Friday, Samsung Gear S3 launches in Canada

Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. has announced the release of its next generation of Gear smartwatches, the Samsung Gear S3. It is available today in Canada at Samsung stores and all major retailers. The

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Delays and doubtful doctors a tough pill to swallow for wearable healthcare market

Despite millions of people slipping into wearable technology, many doctors aren't as comfortable with the devices in a healthcare setting. In a Toronto panel discussion hosted by We Are Wearables on Monday, experts from

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Christine Wong

How wearables will improve health care

When it comes to health and wearable technologies, most people are only familiar with fitness tracking armbands, but counting steps is just the tip of a fast-approaching iceberg. In the not-so-distant future, wearable

Published on: September 16th, 2015 Jared Lindzon

Smart wearables will drive surge in wearables growth

The wearables market is poised for rapid growth driven by fitness apps and “smart” wearables that can run third-party apps, according to new forecast data from IDC Corp. With new vendors, new devices

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras


The iPhone 6, the Nexus 6, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 – here’s what Canadians Googled in tech in 2014

The iPhone 6, the Nexus 6, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 - there's a pattern here, and it's not just that these are some of the most buzz-worthy smartphones on the market. That in

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Candice So

Credit cards, healthcare data on hackers’ hit list for 2015: Experian

It seems like there were headlines highlighting yet another data breach almost every week in 2014. Bad news for sure, and what’s worse is that we haven’t heard the last of them yet.

Published on: December 4th, 2014 Candice So

Tablets, phablets, and wearables, oh my! These are the must-watch trends for mobile marketing in 2015

It’s no secret that mobile is a big part of any digital marketing play nowadays. But as gadget makers crank out new types of smartphones and tablets, marketers are going to need to

Published on: December 1st, 2014 Candice So