Tag: smartphone

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.

Review: Motorola Moto G4 Plus makes a strong case to go mid-range

By Ted Kritsonis

Buying a premium smartphone outright isn’t what it used to be, now that prices routinely hit above $1,000, except mid-range phones are creeping up to close the performance gap. The Motorola Moto G4 Plus is a solid example of a phone that performs admirably well, yet comes in considerably lower on the price tag.

Comparing the latest Bluetooth wireless earbuds

By Ted Kritsonis

Bluetooth earbuds are a growing subset of the headphone business, and with improving audio quality and battery life, this might be a good time to get a pair that can keep wires at bay while staying active.

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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.