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CHI: Computer-Human Interaction shows stunning uses of interface technology
Coco the Therapy Robot was one of the stars of the 29th annual Computer-Human Interaction (CHI 2011) conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
May 13th, 2011
Google, Groupon and 3D glasses: technology in 2010
Put on your 3-D glasses for a skewed look back at the year in technology.
Dec 28th, 2010
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.
Nov 19th, 2010
3D comes home
3D is coming home, bringing new educational and entertainment possibilities.
Dec 18th, 2010
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.
Dec 17th, 2010
The Artificial Ape: a book for the technological beast in all of us
Was the baby sling the first invention? British archaeologist Timothy Taylor thinks so.
Dec 15th, 2010
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?
Dec 12th, 2010
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.
Dec 9th, 2010
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.)
Nov 6th, 2010
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.
Nov 3rd, 2010