Google to release SDK for Android wearables

If you had any doubt that wearable technology is here to stay, it may be time to reconsider. At the recent South by Southwest conference in Austin, Sundar Pichai -- Google’s SVP for

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Canadian teen poised to launch smart watch

Another Canadian entrepreneur is pitting himself against technology giants like Samsung and Sony by building his own smart watch. Nineteen-year-old Simon Tran of Montreal believes his Neptune Pine smart watch has got what

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Intel working on wine-powered microprocessors

Will we soon be asking what vintage our computers are running on? In a demo at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco on Thursday, one of the company's engineers poured red wine

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Toronto firm uses heartbeat as password

Sure they’re being used on the new iPhone 5S, but fingerprint scanners are so yesterday. Toronto biometrics firm Bionym Inc., is offering something definitely newer. The company has developed a wearable authentication device

Published on: September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Gear up: the Android wearable for the rest of us?

This past week, there’s been a lot of Android activity coming out of the IFA 2013 trade show in Berlin. Notably, Samsung launched some new hotly-anticipated Android devices, one of which could change

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Sean Carruthers

Pros and cons of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smart watch

Samsung Electronics Co., entered the smart watch fray yesterday with the public debut of its Galaxy Gear beating to the punch, Apple Inc. which is expected to release its own wearable device next

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano