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25th October 2013

Settlement Approved In Canadian NVIDIA Graphics Processing Unit Class Action

harrison pensa llpOntario law firm Harrison Pensa LLP has announced that a settlement has been reached and approved by the Court whereby NVIDIA Corporation has agreed to pay CAD $1,900,000.00 in exchange for a full release of claims brought on behalf of Canadians who purchased a computer for use and not for resale equipped with a defective NVIDIA graphics card known as either a Graphics Processing Unit or a Media Communications Chip (“GPUs”). Consumers are eligible for compensation if they purchased certain laptop computers for use and not for resale made by Apple, Compaq, Dell, HP, or Sony that contain a defective GPU made by NVIDIA (the “Affected Computers”). A full list of “Affected Computers” is available online. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2013

Nintendo Reaches Out To First-Time Gamers With New Nintendo 2DS Portable Game System

Nintendo CanadaThe Nintendo 3DS family is about to get a fun new addition. Launching on October 12 at a suggested retail price of $129.99, the Nintendo 2DS system is designed specifically as an accessible entry point into the exciting world of Nintendo hand-held video games. The Nintendo 2DS system maintains many of the same hardware features as Nintendo 3DS, like touch-screen controls, StreetPass, online multiplayer functionality and the ability to download games. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd October 2013

Teradici Expands PCoIP Remote Workstation Portfolio

teradiciPCoIP® protocol developer Teradici announced yesterday that it has expanded its PCoIP Remote Workstation portfolio to bring greater mobility to power users on-the-go, enabling higher levels of productivity and collaboration in today’s fast-paced virtual work place. Available today, the company’s new PCoIP Software Clients make it possible for users to remotely access applications running on high-end tower, rack or blade workstations equipped with the Teradici PCoIP Remote Workstation card – at home or on-the-go – from a desktop or laptop PC or Mac. Software Clients enable remote workstation mobility and are complementary to popular Teradici PCoIP Zero Clients, which deliver full-performance workstation access in the enterprise. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th September 2013

LMI Technologies Launches HDI 120 3D Scanner

lmi technologiesLMI Technologies (LMI), a Vancouver-based developer of 3D scanning, measurement, and data visualization technologies, announces the official release of the HDI 120 3D Scanner at TCT Show + Personalize today. The HDI 120 is the smallest advanced 3D scanning system using blue LED projection technology. The scanner delivers high resolution, accurate 3D scanning results at a fraction of the price of comparable systems. LMI is demonstrating the scanner for the first time at TCT Show + Personalize in booth G20 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September 2013

Sierra Wireless Launches M2M Solution Exchange

sierra wirelessSierra Wireless has just announced the launch of the Sierra Wireless Solution Partner Program and the Sierra Wireless M2M Solution Exchange. The Sierra Wireless Solution Partner Program promotes integrated wireless solutions powered by Sierra Wireless technology. It offers a streamlined, functional way for solution partners to work with Sierra Wireless to promote their solutions to the company’s network of carrier, sales, and reseller channels. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September 2013

Rocketcases Releases Retro Covers For iPhone

rocketcasesVancouver-based Rocketcases has announced today the best-selling Retro Gamer case line for iPhone 5s, 5, 4 and 4s.  Rocketcases gamer G Boy and Controller themed iPhone cases protect your iPhone from falls and scratches with hard silicon and plastic materials, while at the same time bringing back memories of old-school gaming fun. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th September 2013

Northumberland CFDC Announces $100K Winner Of N100 Startup Competition

N100Northumberland CFDC, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing financing and strategy for entrepreneurs, today announced that Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation (UCIC) is the winner of its inaugural N100 startup competition. UCIC has successfully secured an investment of $100,000 for the development of “Ubi” (the ubiquitous computer), a revolutionary new device that will change how people interact with computers. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

SIGGRAPH 2014 Early Bird Rate For Exhibit Space Ends September 3rd

Vancouver SIGGRAPH ChapterSIGGRAPH 2014 will take place next 12-14 August in Vancouver, and if you book your space now, you’ll pay only $37.00 USD per square foot with a 10% deposit due on booking. The price goes up on September 4th to $38.00 per square foot, and a 50% deposit will be required to secure your space if you apply after September 12th. Exhibit applications submitted after February 15, 2014 will require payment in full. SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver is an incredible marketing opportunity for Canadian companies – this is your chance to show off Canadian talent and innovation to a global audience – on our own turf. Personally I hope to see a much higher percentage of Canadian companies exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2014 than in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Neptune Introduces Neptune Pine Smartwatch

neptune pineMontreal tech company Neptune Computer Inc. has announced that its much anticipated flagship product, the Neptune Pine, is now available for pre-order starting at a suggested retail price of $335. With unparalleled connectivity and an extensive set of features, the Pine does it all, without tethering to a smartphone. The Pine is expected to ship to the US and Canada in December of 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2013

VTech Announces InnoTab 3S

vtech canadaVTech has announced the introduction of InnoTab® 3S, the next generation of one of the first children’s learning tablets with Wi-Fi. The tablet features VTech Kid Connect – an exclusive communication app that allows kids to be connected with their parents and friends through both tablet-to-mobile and tablet-to-tablet communication, a rechargeable battery pack with AC adapter and a kid-safe web browser. In addition, access to VTech’s Learning Lodge™ app store – home to a plethora of downloadable content and curriculum for purchase – plus 20 free apps4, provides kids with a bright start on their learning journey. Read the rest of this entry »

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