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Where to recycle and sell your used electronics
September 19, 2014 – 10:34 am

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Today’s electronic devices and gadgets are seeing constant upgrades making older versions obsolete. What to do with all the devices we no longer want?

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Apple releases iOS 8, heavy with new features
September 17, 2014 – 11:28 pm
Apple releases iOS 8, heavy with new features

By Ted Kritsonis

As is typically customary of Apple, the company has released its latest major iOS 8 update today two days before the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus come to market. The update, which will come preinstalled on the new handsets, adds new features and upgrades that are compatible going back to the iPhone 4S, the iPad 2, both iPad minis and fifth-gen iPod touch.

Graphic Back to School Tips from Privacy Commissioner
September 15, 2014 – 7:31 am
Graphic Back to School Tips from Privacy Commissioner

Beyond its written warnings and extensive print resources, the office has now created – a first for the Commissioner – a graphic novel to help young Canadians better understand and manage online privacy issues.

Four Standout Women in Tech for the 2014 Women of Influence Awards
September 14, 2014 – 11:00 am
Four Standout Women in Tech for the 2014 Women of Influence Awards

By Christine Persaud

Each year for the past four, Women of Influence Inc. has been awarding the top 25 Women of Influence in Canada, celebrating female executives who have “made a significant difference in their field,” based on factors ranging from personal accomplishments, to board memberships, published works, and business deals initiative and/or led. Females are considered in business, health, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), professional services, and public sectors. And this year, there are four particular candidates that fall within the sphere of tech.

Office 365 tries to make work productive anywhere
September 12, 2014 – 8:30 pm
Office 365 tries to make work productive anywhere

By Ted Kritsonis

Depending on where you sat, Microsoft’s move to bring its Office software suite to the cloud in the form of Office 365 may have reinvigorated it, helping productivity at a time where the workplace can be almost anywhere.

Apple sets to revolutionize smartphones, payments and wearables with latest announcements
September 9, 2014 – 8:23 pm
Apple sets to revolutionize smartphones, payments and wearables with latest announcements

Text and Photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Cupertino – Apple revealed new iPhone 6 models, a new mobile payments system and it’s latest revolution in wearable devices, the Apple Watch.

First look at the Moto X, Moto G, Moto 360 and Moto Hint
September 8, 2014 – 10:30 pm
First look at the Moto X, Moto G, Moto 360 and Moto Hint

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Only a few days ago, Motorola unveiled its latest quartet of products in newer models of the Moto X and Moto G smartphones, plus its new smartwatch, the Moto 360, and a new take on a Bluetooth headset in the Moto Hint. We’ve been playing around with the first three units since and here are some first impressions.

How to photograph the Supermoon with your digital camera
September 8, 2014 – 12:22 am
How to photograph the Supermoon with your digital camera

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
We’ve been fortunate to have not one but two Supermoon events in quick succession. There is one happening tonight, here’s how to shoot for the moon.

An inside look at Motorola’s HQ
September 5, 2014 – 6:21 pm
An inside look at Motorola’s HQ

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
We were treated to an unusual product launch by Motorola executives at their Merchandise Mart HQ in downtown Chicago where we learned the stories and processes behind their latest products.

Online Shoppers Vote for Top E-Retailer in Canada Post Awards Competition
September 4, 2014 – 7:24 am
Online Shoppers Vote for Top E-Retailer in Canada Post Awards Competition

As much as good price and selection, successful online retailers know a good experience counts as well. Added product information, often presented in a custom-made streaming video, can help a discerning shopper make that final purchase decision.

by Lee Rickwood

Samsung launches new smartphones Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge
September 3, 2014 – 6:53 pm
Samsung launches new smartphones Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

NEW YORK – At a global launch taking place in New York, Berlin and Beijing, Samsung unveiled the oft-rumoured Galaxy Note 4 and also added another device in the Galaxy Note Edge. Both devices are very similar in spec and appearance, though differ in the curved edge of the latter’s screen.

Sonos simplifies speaker setup, removes need for Bridge
September 2, 2014 – 2:28 pm
Sonos simplifies speaker setup, removes need for Bridge

By Ted Kritsonis

Sonos announced today that its latest software update will allow users to set up a Sonos speaker system on an existing Wi-Fi network, negating the need to use either a hardwired Ethernet connection or the company’s Bridge to play music wirelessly.

Doctors Use Canadian Technology to Tackle Prescription Drug Crisis
September 1, 2014 – 9:59 am
Doctors Use Canadian Technology to Tackle Prescription Drug Crisis

A Toronto-based ‘med-tech’ start-up combines mobile technology, cloud-computing and a desire for improved patient care in its series of digital tools for physicians and health care practitioners.

by Lee Rickwood