Author Archives: Christine Persaud

Peace-of-Mind Accessories for Your Smartphone

By Christine Persaud
Smartphones are essential devices. We keep them with us 24/7, and use them to do everything from communicate with others, to snap photos, and watch entertaining videos or play games. They are also expensive, potentially running upwards of $1,000 for a high-end device like an iPhone 7 Plus. So it’s not surprising that we want to do whatever we can to protect our investment, and the device we rely on so much.

5 Great Laptops for Students For Under $500

By Christine Persaud
Every secondary student and above needs, or at least could greatly benefit from, having a laptop computer. But not everyone can afford a top-of-the-line MacBook, or high-end Microsoft 2-in-1. Here are 5 great options worth considering for a secondary, college/university student; or even a particularly studious K-12 student.

6 Tech Products College/University Students Should Consider for Back-to-School

By Christine Persaud
Technology is becoming a more significant part of the back-to-school shopping list, particularly when you’re talking about college and university students. Along with a good laptop and laptop backpack, smartphone, chargers, routers, calculators, and other gear, there are some interesting options worth considering that might not already be on your list.

6 Cool Gadgets for the Hot Summer

By Christine Persaud
As you get ready to enjoy some fun in the sun, here are 6 great gadgets worth bringing along to enhance the experience.

How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

By Christine Persaud
According to Kaspersky Labs, 70% of tablet owners and 53% of mobile phone users have used a public Wi-Fi network. But they can be easily intercepted. You could go the extra mile to ensure safe usage by doing something like setting up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to encrypt the traffic sent and received between your device and the VPN server. But not everyone has the tech-savvy to do such a thing.

5 Ways to Pay From Your Phone

By Christine Persaud
A report from Catalyst indicated that 33% of Canadian consumers planned to make more mobile payments in 2016 than they did in 2015. Naturally, the proposed adoption was highest among millennials.