Category: Featured

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Working Mom

By Christine Persaud
Of course mothers should be celebrated all year ‘round. But beyond that realization, there’s nothing wrong with setting aside one day of the year to shower the mothers in your life with praise and gifts. That day, aptly named Mother’s Day, is Sunday, May 14 this year. There are all kinds of moms. But any working mom would appreciate one of these great tech gifts.

Design Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 and Tab S3

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The new smartphones and tablets look and feel so different from anything that’s come from Samsung. The closest thing to holding a sleek slab of glass, the Galaxy S8’s feel truly integrated, like they were carved out of a piece of crystal or marble and polished to smooth perfection.

Online Privacy and VPNs – Virtually Private or Very Porous Networks?

by Lee Rickwood
Virtual private networks promise enhanced security and privacy online. But let’s face it: any such offering is providing us with protection from a product or service that has no right to be dangerous in the first place. The unfettered growth and commercial potential of the Internet has given us products that are unsafe from the get-go. Are VPNs the answer?

Celebrate May the Fourth With Star Wars-Themed Tech

By Christine Persaud
Star Wars is one of those movies that has prevailed for decades, and will continue to do so, especially with all of the new movies being released, and characters and storylines along with them. May 4 is a particularly special day for fans, known as “May the Fourth be with you” day in celebration of the films. With that, here’s our annual Star Wars-themed gadgets list, and May the Fourth be with you.

Mind the mid-range: 5 outstanding smartphones under $500

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
While there are a lot of notable flagships smartphones in the market right now boasting the latest designs, sleek curved displays and killer cameras. The real battleground for smartphones is in the mid-range of the market.

Canadian C2 Conference Previews the Future with Commerce and Creativity

by Lee Rickwood
What will be the next ‘moonshot’? Will the next one be colonizing Mars? Is it Hyperloop, Elon Musk’s vision for a sustainable, super-fast transportation system for the planet? What if The Future is Postponed, and not because of bad weather, but poor investment in science, research and innovation?

The future of photography is computational

The popularity of smartphones is pushing computational photography forward. Computational photography relies more on sensors, image processors as well as algorithms to create accurate and attractive photos and videos.