Category: Featured

Where your cell phone bills may be headed in 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

It doesn’t matter that one year has turned over to a new one, Canadians will still complain about their cell phone bills in 2017. The reasons aren’t likely to be any different than they have been before, and in looking at the bigger picture, the rest of the year could make things interesting.

5 super-cool headsets for the avid gamer

By Christine Persaud
Headphones are exploding in popularity in a number of categories, like wireless and active sports. And another category that’s growing: gamers, who appreciate being able to fully immerse themselves in their virtual gaming worlds.

Data Privacy and Protection Need More than a Day

by Lee Rickwood
Data privacy and protection is about each one of us having something to protect, and that something is the safety and usability and future of the Internet. A number of events and activities are planned on and around January 28 in order to raise awareness about the need for data privacy and protection and to provide handy tips to do so.

Canadian innovation at CES 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the largest technology trade show in the world, ended on Jan. 8 and Canadian companies were on hand to showcase their latest offerings. Amidst the thousands of vendors from across the world, here are some of the standouts from the Great White North.

Looking back at Pebble’s importance to the wearable segment

Pebble’s approach was not to mimic what was on the smartphone, nor did it rely heavily on apps. Instead, Pebble watches brought up alerts, reminders and functions as they were needed. Pebble’s OS was both elegant and quirky and had a personality that was reminiscent of PalmOS or MacOS 9.

Apps for Enhancing Your Smartphone Photos

By Christine Persaud
While it’s true that you can get pretty great photos (or at least good enough) with a premium smartphone camera these days, that doesn’t negate the need for tweaking them to make them better. Luckily, there are a number of really cool photo editing/enhancement apps that can help you vastly improve a smartphone snapshot so it’s social media share-worthy, and will stand out amongst a sea of selfies and dinner pics