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Here Are Some Of The Best Midrange Phones

By Christine Persaud
While it’s tempting to jump on the highest-end, most premium, newest smartphones as soon as they come out, not everyone has the budget, nor the need, for devices that rival the cost of a monthly mortgage payment. This puts mid-range phones in a unique position to appeal to a large subset of the market.

Virtual CES 2021 Is An Admirable Pivot, But The Show Won’t Be The Same

By Christine Persaud
I have to hand it to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), organizers and producers of CES, for pivoting so quickly to offer a full digital event this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CES is an important event and the wonder it brings to the industry is needed more than ever this year. How will it all go? Events commence the week of January 11, 2021, so it’s too early to tell.

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How to Protect Your Privacy Online – Even if the Law Doesn’t

by Lee Rickwood
Without tough laws to level today’s digital playing field, data privacy and security disputes can pit people against corporations (or their own governments). The legal, financial and administrative muscle the enterprise can muster far outstrips that of most individuals to protect themselves.

Reading Surge in Canada in 2020

By Yasmin Ranade
It’s been a busy year for reading, according to Rakuten Kobo. Canadian Kobo readers spent the equivalent of 6,932 years reading in 2020, 570 more years than 2019.

Fun Ways to Celebrate Christmas With The Kids Using Tech at Home

By Christine Persaud
While Santa and his elves are all immune to coronavirus (thankfully, this has been confirmed by scientists!), most families will not be getting together with family or friends. It will just be parents and kids at home, enjoying a quiet Christmas in. Here are some creative ideas to make Christmas extra special this year for the kids.

Canadian Gaming Rises During the Pandemic

By Yasmin Ranade
The games industry in Canada is a major force both economically, but also socially. Games are really helping people feel good and stay connected. A research report from the The Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) confirms this.