Tag: gadgets

Fashion Gadgets for the Budget-Conscious

By Christine Persaud
We often struggle with the desire to look fashionable but also stick to a budget. While we’d all love to drop a few thousand on a pair of Prada shoes or the latest designer Gucci bag, that isn’t always feasible. The same goes with tech. And while you’d never want to trade quality for price when it comes to something you might be connecting to your mobile devices, or using to get great sound, there are affordable gadgets that balance both needs.

Innovative New Tech for Women Coming in 2017

By Christine Persaud
Just when we think new technologies for women couldn’t get any more interesting, they have. This year, there will be plenty of fun, stylish, and useful tech gear coming to market that’s geared especially toward the fairer sex.

What to expect from Android Wear 2.0

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Is there still space for Android Wear 2.0 devices in a world divided between Apple Watch and Fitbit trackers? Google seems to think so and is putting health tracking, mobile payments, Google Assistant and messaging at the forefront of its new OS and devices.

Where To Recycle Your Electronic Gear in Canada

By Christine Persaud
When it comes to electronics, there are plenty or organizations, foundations, and retailers, working together to make it easy to keep everything from your old MP3 players, to cell phones, and computers out of landfills.

New Coding Toys for Kids Coming in 2017

By Christine Persaud
Coding toys for kids of all ages are all the rage these days. They incorporate play with learning critical skills in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Here are 3 more really cool coding toys that kids will be able to get their hands on this year to further their learning of coding.

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.