Swatch Plans to Get in on Smart Watch Market

Christine Persaud 09/02/2014 10:18:00 AM EST in Electronics

Swatch Plans to Get in on Smart Watch Market

The Smart Swatch? Watch maker Swatch likely won't be sitting in the sidelines as the smart watch market takes over, with reported plans to get involved with its own devices by next year.

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Sonos Now Works on Wi-Fi, Sans Bridge

Published: 09/02/2014 09:21:20 AM EST

Sonos Now Works on Wi-Fi, Sans Bridge

Sonos has just released a major software update that will allow customers who want to get on board with the system to connect a speaker directly to their Wi-Fi network; no wired correction to the router or Sonos Bridge is required.

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Canadian Back-to-School Sales Poised For Success?

Published: 09/02/2014 12:03:30 PM

Canadian Back-to-School Sales Poised For Success?

Back-to-school shopping is well underway, and Canadian consumers who plan to shop this ‘season' expect to spend the same or more this year than last. According to a recent Omnibus study completed by The NPD Group, 30% of Canadian consumers say they will shop specifically for back-to-school necessities, and 86% of that group says they will spend the same or more than last year.

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IMS Demos Connected Car

Published: 09/02/2014 09:02:04 AM

IMS Demos Connected Car

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) is unveiling the IMS Connected Car Experience, demonstrating real-time driver coaching, driver health monitoring integrated with wearable devices and distraction-free technology.

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Olympus Announces EPL-7 Mirrorless Camera

Published: 08/29/2014 04:47:06 PM

Olympus Announces EPL-7 Mirrorless Camera

The new Olympus PEN EPL-7 has many features intended to entice smartphone photographers. These include a 3" LCD touchscreen that flips downward for snapping selfies, and an enhanced mobile app for camera control and image transfer.

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URC Debuts a Pair of Mobile Apps

Published: 08/29/2014 10:02:31 AM

URC Debuts a Pair of Mobile Apps

URC's two new iOS and Android mobile apps for controlling Total Control whole-house automation systems.

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AudioControl Launches the Maestro M8 Pre-Amp/Processor

Published: 08/29/2014 07:30:02 AM

AudioControl Launches the Maestro M8 Pre-Amp/Processor

AudioControl has begun shipping its new Maestro M8 surround-sound pre-amp processor with 4K Ultra HD processing.

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September 9 is Apple's Big Reveal

Published: 08/28/2014 02:00:04 PM

September 9 is Apple's Big Reveal

Following much speculation about the date, Apple has officially confirmed that September 9th will be the day it makes a big reveal. The company has officially sent out its invitations that cryptically state "Wish we could say more."

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Bell Speeds Up its 4G LTE Wireless Network

Published: 08/28/2014 12:50:11 PM

Bell Speeds Up its 4G LTE Wireless Network

Bell has sped up its 4G LTE network by up to 45%, from 75 Mbps (expected average of 12-25 Mbps) to 110 Mbps (expected average of 14-36 Mbps.) In some locations, speeds can go as high as 150 Mbps, or 18-40 Mbps expected.

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Payd Pro Coming to Android

Published: 08/28/2014 12:42:16 PM

Payd Pro Coming to Android

The Payd Pro mobile point-of-sale system will be available on Android devices beginning in mid-September.

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