Canadian company part of wireless retail solution

A Vancouver mobile payment platform is partnering with a maker of wireless sensors for retail stores to deliver context and micro-location data to smart phones. nTrust Group announced its deal Tuesday with San Francisco's Estimote, whose stylish

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

A first look at Sony Mobile’s Xperia Z2 tablet

Sony Mobile has revealed new smartphone and tablet offerings aimed at the high-end consumer – and in a media briefing, we saw that while the new Xperia Z2 phone and tablet are pretty

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Candice So

Five coming wireless technologies business should watch

It's hard to say what's the most ubiquitous wireless technology we use every day: Almost everyone carries a cell phone; Bluetooth is available for everything from earpieces to speakers; and Wi-Fi is found in the

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Post-CES 2014 Android review

Another Consumer Electronics Show is in the can, and there are tons of new product announcements to sift through – which will fizzle out, and which will take off? It’s hard to tell,

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Will proximity tech rule holiday shopping next year?

Imagine walking pass your favourite department store and immediately receiving a message on your smart phone about a special discounted price on that jacket you’ve been eyeing on the Web the other night.

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Taking a trip with your Android devices

One of the upsides of business travel is getting the chance to visit a lot of different places and see new things. But one of the big downsides is that you often have

Published on: October 7th, 2013 Sean Carruthers

IMS

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. has modified its flagship iLane platform — an in-car device which gives users the ability to operate their BlackBerry via voice commands — for specialized use in the “for-hire” vehicle

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Broadcom adds Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi Direct to Android

Broadcom Corp. increased its bet on the Android mobile operating system on Tuesday, announcing additional capabilities for its software stack and a new chip for navigation in Android-based devices.The company added support for Bluetooth

Published on: February 10th, 2010 Stephen Lawson

Bluetooth chipsets to reach 2 billion by 2014

Two billion Bluetooth chipsets are forecast to ship in 2014 alone, according to new market data released by ABI Research Inc.. More than half will be found in wireless handsets. In the same year,

Published on: December 9th, 2009 Lexton Snol