Android gadget roundup – Summer 2014 edition

Sure, your Android smartphone or tablet can be a lot of fun all by itself, but sometimes it’s good to have some travel companions to add to the fun. Here are a few

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Sean Carruthers

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


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