Tag: gadgets

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Working Mom

By Christine Persaud
Of course mothers should be celebrated all year ‘round. But beyond that realization, there’s nothing wrong with setting aside one day of the year to shower the mothers in your life with praise and gifts. That day, aptly named Mother’s Day, is Sunday, May 14 this year. There are all kinds of moms. But any working mom would appreciate one of these great tech gifts.

Celebrate May the Fourth With Star Wars-Themed Tech

By Christine Persaud
Star Wars is one of those movies that has prevailed for decades, and will continue to do so, especially with all of the new movies being released, and characters and storylines along with them. May 4 is a particularly special day for fans, known as “May the Fourth be with you” day in celebration of the films. With that, here’s our annual Star Wars-themed gadgets list, and May the Fourth be with you.

Canadian C2 Conference Previews the Future with Commerce and Creativity

by Lee Rickwood
What will be the next ‘moonshot’? Will the next one be colonizing Mars? Is it Hyperloop, Elon Musk’s vision for a sustainable, super-fast transportation system for the planet? What if The Future is Postponed, and not because of bad weather, but poor investment in science, research and innovation?

What’s new in Ultraportable computing?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

There are a number of reasons why ultraportable PCs are ripe for resurgence. Mobile processors, like Intel’s Atom line and even Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are more powerful yet power-efficient than ever. Not only do they run more demanding applications and programs, they are also capable of running longer.

Samsung begins road to redemption with Galaxy S8, Bixby personal assistant and Internet of Things push

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Samsung knows that releasing a stunning smartphone isn’t enough. There needs to be a ripple effect, a stickiness that extends to services and functionalities. For the Galaxy S8, there are various of these ecosystem plays. The new Bixby personal assistant, which uses voice but also the camera and the user’s habits to generate helpful contextual information could be a real difference maker.

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.

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.