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Cisco says it has high-accuracy beacon solution

A number of industries including retail are starting to use wireless beacons to locate customers or visitors and push out...

October 25th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Estimote Beacons, like the one on the right, send messages from retailers

Bluetooth beacons could solve mobile 911 location problems

Those marvellous computing devices we clutch in our hands 20 hours a day called smart phones can do amazing things...

August 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

July 21st, 2014 Sean Carruthers

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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...

April 30th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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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,...

April 25th, 2014 Candice So

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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;...

April 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Post-CES 2014 Android review

Another Consumer Electronics Show is in the can, and there are tons of new product announcements to sift through –...

January 13th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

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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...

December 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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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...

October 7th, 2013 Sean Carruthers