Category: Featured

Wearables on a Dime: Affordable Trackers for Entry-Level Users

By Christine Persaud
You might be intrigued by the idea of a wearable device, but reluctant to invest the money in one. Would I really use it? You’re not alone. If price point is the primary deterrent to trying your hand at the world of fitness trackers, keep in mind that you don’t necessarily have to drop $200 on one.

One month with the Google Home assistant

By Gadjo Sevilla

Google’s mission statement is to, ‘organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.’ In the past, this was usually done through the Google search bar, Google Home is the next step. With voice being the main way to interact with the service, getting Google Home to do things or access information becomes more conversational.

What was old is new again at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Nokia is back and released a variety of devices, including some Android handsets, but it’s the colourful Nokia 3310 feature phone that grabbed all the attention. Is this a sign of smartphone fatigue? A reaction to the expensive, overpowered and increasingly complex (not to mention large and unwieldy) flagship smartphones that cost more than some laptops?

Reviewing the ZTE Axon 7 Mini

By Ted Kritsonis

There is something noteworthy about a brand without serious recognition trying to create products that take design seriously. ZTE has been fighting that uphill battle with its smartphones in North America, and its flagship Axon 7 has helped the cause. Its smaller Mini sibling comes at an aggressive price, but with trade-offs to get it there.

Fashion Gadgets for the Budget-Conscious

By Christine Persaud
We often struggle with the desire to look fashionable but also stick to a budget. While we’d all love to drop a few thousand on a pair of Prada shoes or the latest designer Gucci bag, that isn’t always feasible. The same goes with tech. And while you’d never want to trade quality for price when it comes to something you might be connecting to your mobile devices, or using to get great sound, there are affordable gadgets that balance both needs.

Innovative New Tech for Women Coming in 2017

By Christine Persaud
Just when we think new technologies for women couldn’t get any more interesting, they have. This year, there will be plenty of fun, stylish, and useful tech gear coming to market that’s geared especially toward the fairer sex.

How good is Freedom Mobile’s LTE network?

By Ted Kritsonis

The carrier formerly known as Wind Mobile rebranded as Freedom Mobile at the same time it launched its own LTE network in November 2016 in Toronto and Vancouver, so how good is it three months in?