Tag: smartphone

Reviewing the Essential Phone

By Ted Kritsonis

As a newcomer to the constant battle among smartphone manufacturers for relevance, Essential looks to pry away a few hands from others in the flagship price point.

Canada Needs a New Privacy Policy

Canada Needs a New Privacy Policy

by Lee Rickwood
Canada’s Annual Privacy Report includes recommendations for legislative reform and other solutions to help Canadians better control how their personal information is collected and used.

Reviewing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 flagship smartphone

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Samsung knows their camera is outstanding. They know the Note 8 is the best smartphone they’ve ever made. It’s true.
They also know they can charge an unprecedented price for this device. Costing $1,300.00 in certain markets, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is just as expensive as a premium Ultrabook or a DSLR camera and lens.

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

by Lee Rickwood
New devices will evaluate your sweat with electric signals that measure and detect things like glucose, lactate, sodium and potassium levels, and the capabilities are but a short step away from tracking a user’s emotional as well as physical health.

Peace-of-Mind Accessories for Your Smartphone

By Christine Persaud
Smartphones are essential devices. We keep them with us 24/7, and use them to do everything from communicate with others, to snap photos, and watch entertaining videos or play games. They are also expensive, potentially running upwards of $1,000 for a high-end device like an iPhone 7 Plus. So it’s not surprising that we want to do whatever we can to protect our investment, and the device we rely on so much.

Apple reveals vision of smartphone future with iPhone 8 and iPhone X

The big announcement, and one that has been leaked in various forums and forms (no thanks to Apple’s own iOS 11 firmware, which spilled the beans on the look as well as various features), was the iPhone X or iPhone Ten. Using a new OLED display with an edge-to-edge display, iPhone X is the culmination of 10 years of Apple innovation in the segment it defined.