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Moment App Helps Shed Light on Just How Much You Use Your Phone

By Christine Persaud
Smartphone addiction is a real thing.  According to Psychology Today, there’s even a name for the anxiety you feel if you lose sight of your phone: nomophobia. And while many of us might think we don’t fall into that category, the Moment app provides a potentially terrifying glimpse into how often you’re actually glued to your smartphone screen.

What mobile payment options are available for Canadians right now

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Paying with cash is cumbersome and slow. It holds up lines, sometimes exact change isn’t available, and printed receipts are often lost or linger in our wallets for indeterminate amounts of time. Many Canadians already opt for debit payments via Interac for smaller transactions and rely on credit cards for larger expenses. This is the next step.

What you need to know about Bluetooth music streaming

By Ted Kritsonis

Headphone jacks are slowly disappearing from smartphones, steering consumers over to Bluetooth headphones for wireless playback. Except, the codecs aren’t all created equal.

How Amazon Alexa will work in Canada

By Ted Kritsonis

After months of speculation, Amazon has announced it is launching its Alexa voice assistant devices and service in Canada, ushering in an era of competition for the smart home.

Head to head with the Apple Watch Series 3 and Fitbit Ionic

By Gadjo C Sevilla

In 2017, smartwatches are trying to cram fitness tracking capabilities with smart features like notifications, apps, payments, and ecosystem plays. They offer a substantial step up from fitness trackers which have minimal functionality outside of tracking activity, heart rate and sleep. Smartwatches are looking to be more independent of smartphones.

Xbox One X looks forward to the future while enhancing games of the past

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Xbox One X Enhanced games, like Gears of War 4 and Forza 7, look and feel amazing. Forza 7, is especially impressive as the level of detail on the cars as well as the tracks and even the real-time weather instances are more lifelike than ever.