Technology

Tech toys for the holidays

A solar-powered crank-operated radio? It's just one of the nifty gadgets you can get your loved ones this holiday season.

3D comes home

3D is coming home, bringing new educational and entertainment possibilities.

Ayogo and Buyatab get good news for the holidays

Ayogo's Michael Fergusson and Buyatab.com's Matias Marquez both have something to celebrate this holiday season.

Is the HP Store hip enough for Vancouver?

Hewlett-Packard has just opened its first Canadian store, here in Vancouver. But can it make a go of it?

Dragon dictation is a drag

"Catherine send me clumsy mobile phone"? You get what you paid for with Nuance Communication's free iPad transcription app. Or maybe it just doesn't understand Canadian accents.

Holiday shopping online? Have fun, and caveat emptor

It's caveat emptor when shopping online this holiday season.

"The Digital Narrative" at Emily Carr explores storytelling in the digital age

The digital medium offers new ways and structures to tell stories. It offers us the ability to re-create our stories in a style where authority does not rest with an expert but is co-generated from...

Live from Vancouver, a state of the gaming union address

In Vancouver, census statistics have shown that around 1 in 8 households have a video game system. But we're not just a city of video game aficionados. Just like northern California is the centre of...

Microsoft's Kinect shakes up the video game market, but at what price?

Microsoft's Kinect kicks some life into the video game industry, but will privacy pay the price? (Photo courtesy Microsoft Corp.)

Christmas catalogue shopping goes high tech

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the Sears Wishbook and Nieman Marcus come to the iPad.