Tag: mobile

Review : Microsoft Surface Book as a high-end 2-in-1

Surface Book is an awkward outlier, a great idea with good intentions that could use some more refinement to be truly sensational. In terms of being a Surface tablet, it is certainly the most powerful one around and also the most spacious.

NextVR Truck

Sports Fans, Gadget Freaks Gear up for Virtual Reality

by Lee Rickwood
The International Olympic Committee, its Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS) production arm, and the rightsholder here in Canada, CBC/Radio Canada, plan to deliver up to 100 hours of Olympic coverage as live virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video streams.

New technology – What you need to know about ‘bots’

Bots can replace human customer service reps for menial tasks like taking product orders, receiving requests for reservations, tracking packages or collating information from various websites or services at once.

Review: Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless keep the good sound coming

By Ted Kritsonis

Good headphones are sometimes expensive, but not all expensive headphones are good. Sennheiser has maintained the excellent reputation of its Momentum line and produced a Bluetooth wireless version that offers superb sound quality and solid noise-cancellation — though it will cost you.

Microsoft bows out of consumer mobile, writes off $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition

Microsoft’s Windows Phone has less than 1 per cent of the global smartphone market and even if the company has managed to somehow integrate Windows 10’s features and applications on a limited scale, it seems that this isn’t enough for the company to keep rallying behind an evaporating market share.

Review: Roku Streaming Stick almost does it all

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s not the 4K-enabled Roku 4 that has already launched in the United States, but the company’s new Streaming Stick is an example of a value product that punches above its weight and delivers more than might be expected of it.

One rhino gets killed every eight hours.

Can Technology Save the Rhino – and Other Endangered and Exploited Creatures?

by Lee Rickwood
Conservation, even techno-enabled, is not easy. For example, hundreds of staff, suppliers, contractors, security personnel, and tourists enter and exit game reserves every day, and monitoring them was not easy in the past – typically, the reserve is in a remote location with only basic IT infrastructure and very limited bandwidth, as Dimension Data executive Bruce Watson explains.