Tag: Canada

To headphone jack or not to headphone jack, the smartphone maker’s dilemma

There’s no doubt that the future of audio is indeed wireless, but there are a number of things that need to improve significantly before it is anywhere as good as what wired analog headphones have to offer today. There’s the issue of battery life, limited range, interference and sound quality plus the reality that wireless Bluetooth headphones can cost up to three to five times more than their wired counterparts.

Review: Sony Xperia X and X Performance

By Ted Kritsonis

Sony has been on the outside looking in for years, watching other manufacturers carve out a slice of the smartphone market, and the company now feels it can fight back on multiple fronts. The Xperia X is a mid-range handset, and the Xperia X Performance is a flagship device, both of which are supposed to compete hard against what’s already out on the market.

Canadian Olympic Star Shines in Mobile App Development

by Lee Rickwood
A Canadian Olympian is pushing the development of mobile apps that support athletes and the communities who support them. Winter sports are covered; summer activities like cycling and rodeo sports have been added and more sports apps are coming soon.

Fad or not, Pokemon Go highlights power of augmented reality

By Ted Kritsonis

Whenever people walk while looking at their phones, seemingly oblivious to the world around them, it may be a good bet that they are playing Pokemon Go. The popular mobile game has captured hearts and minds, but it has also done plenty in promoting augmented reality.