Wearable tech engulfs CES 2014

There is one category you cannot ignore at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014: wearable technology. During my time here in the desert of Las Vegas, there has been a lot of

Published on: January 10th, 2014 Elliott Chun

Alternative to Intel’s SD card-sized Edison: SD cards

During the opening keynote of this week's Consumer Electronics Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the limelight opportunity to show off Edison, a miniature computer packed into an SD card. Intel would have

Published on: January 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Opening day of CES 2014: Top 7 newsmakers as the doors officially open

Another first week of January brings another wonderful edition of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The world’s largest annual electronics expo expects to see yet another 150,000 or so attendees and more

Published on: January 7th, 2014 Elliott Chun

Pebble launches new Steel smart watch, app store at CES

The smart watch maker that relocated from Waterloo, Ont. to Silicon Valley so it could raise money on Kickstarter for its first product is now launching its second watch, Pebble announced today at

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

A CIO’s return to CES – I must be crazy

I'm attending the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas where over 3,000 exhibitors, and 150,000 attendees from 150 different countries are expected. That's a lot of attendees for a trade show

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Intel enters wearable tech fray at CES 2014

Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich wrapped up his keynote at CES 2014 tonight, unveiling a slew of new devices in wearable tech and a tiny computer almost small enough to fit into an

Published on: January 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Samsung Galaxy Gear

The time for smart watches is here! Watch out for the Galaxy Gear. You've got to hand it to Samsung. This is a timely new product. Putting a new face on wearable tech. The

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Galaxy Gear productivity hacks using If This Then That

I've never really been one to wear a watch, but the Samsung Galaxy Gear is feeling pretty good on my wrist as I review the smartwatch companion for the Samsung Galaxy smartphones. At

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian startups jumping on wearable tech bandwagon

Google Glass and Samsung's Galaxy Gear smart watch have drawn attention to wearable technology, but the action isn’t all south of the border. Canadian startups are developing products that use gestures to control

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Grant Buckler

Highlights, soundbites, and Schmidt-bites from Gartner Symposium 2013

My Tuesday report from the Gartner Symposium conference (held in humid Orlando) is a bit late. I usually get my blog ready in the evening, but yesterday evening Gartner reserved one of the Disney theme

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Tech firms large and small ready to hire BlackBerry cast-offs

When BlackBerry Ltd. announced last week it would be axing 4,500 jobs sometime before Christmas, the tech community in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. was left reeling. While the embattled company hasn’t said if all of

Published on: September 27th, 2013 Candice So

Webcast Replay: Samsung launches Galaxy Gear, Galaxy Note 3, new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Electronics Co. didn't disappoint and launched its smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, in addition to the Galaxy Note 3 and a new Galaxy Note 10.1 from Berlin today. Here's what we learned

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Google Glass

To put on Google Glass is not to see what wearable technology is capable of today. It's to get a vision of the future. The technology is so new, it's barely beyond the

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Google Glass on the go on the streets of Toronto

The buzz is growing around Google Glass, the search giant’s upcoming entry in what come become the next big thing in IT: wearable technology. Google Glass is currently in testing, with lucky beta

Published on: August 19th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff