Sharp Canada Launches Professional LED Display Line

Christine Persaud 03/06/2015 11:59:53 AM EST in Industry

Sharp Canada Launches Professional LED Display Line

Sharp Electronics of Canada's Business Solutions Division (BSD) has launched its new PN-E Series of LED displays, as well as its first professional grade 70" Class (69.5" diagonal) 4K Ultra HD Display.

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Divoom Bluetune Bean Adds Selfie Remote Shutter

Published: 03/06/2015 09:04:10 AM EST

Divoom Bluetune Bean Adds Selfie Remote Shutter

Companies are looking for clever ways to make their portable Bluetooth speakers stand out, and Divoom has found an interesting one with its Bluetune Bean, which doubles as a remote shutter for snapping selfies with a phone's camera.

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WIND Mobile Acquires New Spectrum in 30 MHz Auction

Published: 03/06/2015 09:27:33 AM

WIND Mobile Acquires New Spectrum in 30 MHz Auction

The AWS-3 spectrum auction took place on March 3, and the provisional results have been confirmed, including the acquisition of 30 MHz spectrum for WIND Mobile.

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Keurig K-Cup Inventor Drinks a Cup of Guilt

Published: 03/05/2015 05:07:19 PM

Keurig K-Cup Inventor Drinks a Cup of Guilt

Every morning, one of the first things I do is indulge in a sweet, strong coffee. It helps wake me up, and gives me that boost of energy I need to kick off the work day. But lately, I've been feeling guilty about it. Not the choice of drink (though perhaps I should), but the way I get it. And it seems the person who created that way is feeling quite the same.

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CRTC Lowering Rates for Internet Services in Northern Canada

Published: 03/05/2015 10:55:23 AM

CRTC Lowering Rates for Internet Services in Northern Canada

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has required that Northwestel lower the rates for certain residential Internet services by 10% to 30%. This means customers could see a significant reduction on their monthly bills starting May 4, 2015.

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Rogers Launches Unlimited Internet Plans With shomi & GameCenter Live Included

Published: 03/04/2015 10:03:01 AM

Rogers Launches Unlimited Internet Plans With shomi & GameCenter Live Included

At a time when the industry is looking at a la carte offerings - thanks, in large part, to the growth in streaming services - Rogers is going a different route and offering an all-you-can-eat option that includes unlimited Internet access, plus subscriptions to its shomi and NHL GameCentre LIVE streaming services.

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Burg Designs Wearable for Kids, Seniors

Published: 03/04/2015 09:25:06 AM

Burg Designs Wearable for Kids, Seniors

Wearable devices are hot. And Burg is looking to expand the category's target customer beyond just business professionals, enthusiasts, and fitness fanatics to kids and seniors as well with the Burg 31.

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Faster, Easier Sonos 5.3 Now Available

Published: 03/04/2015 09:13:13 AM

Faster, Easier Sonos 5.3 Now Available

Sonos has released its latest software update, 5.3, which the company says focuses on a faster and easier user interface for its wireless streaming speaker system.

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Mobile World Congress 2015: Microsoft Launches New Lumia Phones

Published: 03/03/2015 04:58:36 PM

Mobile World Congress 2015: Microsoft Launches New Lumia Phones

Microsoft has launched two new models in the Lumia line-up, the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. These offer a reasonable step up from the previous Lumia 630 and 635, helping fill out the company’s mid-range offering. At the same time, Microsoft also announced a new foldable keyboard for mobile devices.

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GDC 2015: Vulkan Software Takes the Lid Off 3D Graphics

Published: 03/03/2015 02:59:18 PM

GDC 2015: Vulkan Software Takes the Lid Off 3D Graphics

At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) today in San Francisco, the Khronos Group announced the next generation of its widely-used OpenGL graphics software layer. Dubbed Vulkan, the new open-source ‘middleware’ promises to rival the capabilities of Microsoft’s upcoming DirectX 12, and push applications such as gaming or embedded 3D user interfaces to a new level of sophistication.

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