Bagel Aims to Take Tape Measuring Into the Digital Age

Christine Persaud 06/30/2016 08:34:18 AM EST in Christine Persaud

Bagel Aims to Take Tape Measuring Into the Digital Age

Tape measures are one of those home improvement devices that have yet to become digitized - until now. A Kickstarter campaign for a device called Bagel is making waves, integrating the act of measuring surfaces with the smartphone.

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HTC Launches Virtual Reality Subsidiary

Published: 06/29/2016 03:32:29 PM EST

HTC Launches Virtual Reality Subsidiary

This time, the rumors are true: HTC confirms that it has established a wholly-owned subsidiary, HTC Vive Tech Corporation. The purpose of the new company is to create “a vehicle for developing strategic alliances to help build the global VR ecosystem."

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Rogers Sheds Light on How Canadians are Traveling

Published: 06/29/2016 09:43:50 AM

Rogers Sheds Light on How Canadians are Traveling

The onset of summer typically means that Canadians are getting ready for travel, and Rogers conducted a study to find out more about our traveling habits.

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Great Gadgets for Your Canada Day Party

Published: 06/28/2016 10:02:25 AM

Great Gadgets for Your Canada Day Party

Canada Day is just around the corner. And many of us will be celebrating with some fun in the sun. Whether it's a quiet day at home with the family, or a massive barbecue and pool party with friends, we have you covered with some great tech ideas to enhance the festivities.

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Norton Wants to Help Keep You Safe While on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Published: 06/28/2016 08:37:20 AM

Norton Wants to Help Keep You Safe While on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Norton by Symantec has introduced the new Norton WiFi Privacy mobile app that's meant to help consumers keep their data safe from hackers while their devices are connected to public Wi-Fi networks.


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Vizio Brings SmartCast Display Collection to Canada

Published: 06/27/2016 08:34:56 AM

Vizio Brings SmartCast Display Collection to Canada

Vizio is launching its new SmartCast displays in Canada, all of which are fully integrated with Google Cast technology for streaming content directly to the displays over Wi-Fi. Two of the series also come with a 6" Android tablet remote; and all are controllable from a smartphone or tablet using the SmartCast app.

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Netatmo Adds DropBox Video Storage, Window Tags to Welcome Security Camera

Published: 06/24/2016 02:47:33 PM

Netatmo Adds DropBox Video Storage, Window Tags to Welcome Security Camera

Netatmo's Welcome security camera now has two new features: video storage through DropBox, and door and window tags.

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Uber Gets Rid of Surge Pricing, Sort Of

Published: 06/24/2016 10:18:53 AM

Uber Gets Rid of Surge Pricing, Sort Of

Uber is getting rid of the dreaded surge pricing, but not in the way you might think or hope. The ridesharing company will now simply tell you upfront how much a trip will cost.

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Booq Makes Booqpad Folio Case for 9.7" iPad Pro

Published: 06/23/2016 04:03:36 PM

Booq Makes Booqpad Folio Case for 9.7" iPad Pro

Booq's new Booqpad for the 9.7" iPad Pro is a stylish case for the tablet, employing a snap and multi-fold folio design.

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Best Buy Brings Back School Tech Grants Program

Published: 06/23/2016 07:22:34 AM

Best Buy Brings Back School Tech Grants Program

Best Buy Canada has confirmed the return of the School Tech Grants program, which offers financial grants of up to $10,000 to schools for the purchase of new classroom technology.

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