Telus launches first IoT Marketplace in Canada

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TELUS introduces Canada’s first Online Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace

Canadian Business has been slow to warm up to Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Canadian companies have been slow to adopt Machine to Machine wireless technology. Despite all the promise that the technology offers for improved efficiency and increased profits, the market for connected devices has not had significant growth. The market adoption is slow

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RIM launches BlackPad Tablet

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Android Apps – Now over 50 000

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Hover Detection Technology coming to Smart Phone Touch Screens Soon.

TrueTouch technology by Cypress Semiconductor just got much better. The technology will allow a device to sense when a finger (or fingers) is hovering over the display. It will know not only that the finger is there but at what distance it is from the screen and can distinguish between hover and touch. The applications

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motorola xoom

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Sync your Gmail Calendar with Outlook

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Android Apps – Now over 50 000

The app race is on – The Android Markeplace is a contender! Move over Apple Appstore, the android marketplace is growing up. Apple’s Appstore on iTunes has been the king of Smart Phone Applications with over 100 000 applications available. Only 12 months ago the Android Market had less than 3000 apps compared to AppStore’s

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Microsoft

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Distracted Driving

Hands Free Driving Laws in BC

Distracted Driving Law in BC

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Internet of Things

Telus launches first IoT Marketplace in Canada

TELUS introduces Canada’s first Online Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace

Canadian Business has been slow to warm up to Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Canadian companies have been slow to adopt Machine to Machine wireless technology. Despite all the promise that the technology offers for improved efficiency and increased profits, the market for connected devices has not had significant growth. The market adoption is slow

[continue reading…]