Category: Featured

Watch Your Speed: Canadian ISPs Told to Share the Wealth

by Lee Rickwood

Internet access is seen as a basic service – almost a citizen’s right, if you will – and much like basic phone service, should be available to all. That’s the approach of the country’s telecom regulator, as well as some industry groups and consumer advocacy agencies.

Google Chrome and Arcade Fire Rock the Web with New Video and New Online Capabilities

By Lee Rickwood

The Wilderness Downtown, the new music video from Montreal-based Canadian rockers Arcade Fire, American writer/director/photographer Chris Milk and Google, is a clever way to promote the new browser, Google Chrome –the new browser, Google Chrome – mostly ‘cuz the only way you can watch the video in its full interactive glory is to use Chrome.

Apple updates iPods, AppleTV and iTunes

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Apple rehashed its entire iPod line, introduced a smaller streaming-centric AppleTV and revised its iTunes software application to include a new social network for music lovers. The music-centered event was streamed live to Macs, iPhone and iPads as a test-run for Apple’s new video on-demand rental initiative.

Motorola FlipOut on Rogers reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
What makes the Motorola FlipOut so appealing is its ability to be tiny and useful at the same time. With the keyboard hidden, you have a neat little multimedia player, a useful GPS device (made even more compelling by Google’s Navigation app) and a cool little photo and video camera that fits in all but the smallest pockets.

Review of the HP Pavilion Dv7 with Intel Core i7 processor

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

With a no-nonsense list of specs, power and high quality features including a stellar sound system and Intel’s latest processors, the Dv7-4090ca defines the high-end Windows 7 portable market and does a fine job of replacing desktops, serving as a workhorse and entertaining its users.

Summer Camps in Toronto a Techie’s Delight

By Lee Rickwood

Tech camps and media centres provide free access to state-of-the-art technology to introduce disadvantaged youth to potential careers in new media, while providing computer literacy skills and opportunities for creative self-expression.