Category: Gadgets

Canadian innovation at CES 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the largest technology trade show in the world, ended on Jan. 8 and Canadian companies were on hand to showcase their latest offerings. Amidst the thousands of vendors from across the world, here are some of the standouts from the Great White North.

Looking back at Pebble’s importance to the wearable segment

Pebble’s approach was not to mimic what was on the smartphone, nor did it rely heavily on apps. Instead, Pebble watches brought up alerts, reminders and functions as they were needed. Pebble’s OS was both elegant and quirky and had a personality that was reminiscent of PalmOS or MacOS 9.

High-Tech Tools Reveal Small Wonders, Big Ideas

High-Tech Tools Reveal Small Wonders, Big Ideas in Virtual Reality

by Lee Rickwood
A lot of today’s VR experiences are fictional, dramatic, even fantastical in their role play opportunities. But this is not a VR game, and it’s not a first-person shoot ‘em up: it’s a techno-enabled investigation of actual history and real culture.

Gift Guide: Cool gadgets that make an impact

By Ted Kritsonis

Finding the right tech gift doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when you have options to choose from. There are plenty of gadgets out there, but when looking for something cool and functional that could make an impact, this small group fits the bill.

Beyond the Wrist: 6 Wearable Tech Gifts for Women

By Christine Persaud
The term “wearable tech” no longer refers only to devices that can be worn around a wrist, a la smartwatches and activity trackers. When we look at gear for females, in particular, there is a wealth of cool choices that would make great gifts for any woman on your holiday gift list. Here are six particularly interesting ones.