This week at CES, we’ve seen our share of exciting new gadgets, ranging from gigantic televisions to ears that react to your emotional state. But no matter how cool that gadget is, Canadians across the country look at these CES announcements with the same apprehension: sure it’s awesome, but when’s it coming to Canada?
For yet another year, Canadians will be watching the Consumer Electronics Show with the sad realization that what’s available now in the U.S. won’t be coming to Canada any time soon – if ever. Here’s a look at why that is, and what we might actually get to see eventually.
Why we don’t get the gadgets
In a recent article for CBC, technology writer Dan Misener outlined the main factors that are preventing companies from releasing their gizmos north of the border:
Anyone who has ever tried to access a popular media streaming service in Canada, whether it be Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Instant Video, knows all too well that digital rights management in thisRead More »from CES 2013: When are all these great gadgets coming to Canada?