Tag: streaming

Review: Sonos Play:5 is a bold successor

By Ted Kritsonis

Sonos is back, and it has brought a new-and-improved Play:5 speaker to market that promises to deliver bigger, bolder sound in an elegant package that could fit in almost anywhere. The results are highly encouraging, and may be good enough to woo both current Sonos users and newcomers.

Napster finding new life as a music streaming service

By Ted Kritsonis

Remember Napster? The software application that once pioneered the idea of sharing music files in the late 90s and early 2000s is back in Canada. Only this time, it’s as a subscription-based music streaming service, not a peer-to-peer network.

Canadian Tech Companies Combine to Deliver Live Immersive 360 6K Video

By Lee Rickwood
While multi-camera rigs can and have been used to create very similar immersive content, with this particular system, only one camera is required to capture a real-time live 360-degree experience, thanks to unique lenses and processing algorithms developed in Canada

Roku’s new OS and features elevate cord cutting options

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The latest operating system expected to roll out soon is Roku OS 7 is available to most existing Roku players and sticks. The new OS and its companion mobile app further extend the functionality many users have grown to love

5 Halloween-Friendly TV Shows to Binge-Watch

By Christine Persaud

Halloween means getting the kids dressed up in cute costumes, consuming large quantities of candy, and maybe even attending an adult dress-up party or two yourself. But sometimes, a nice, relaxing night in can make for a perfect Halloween holiday.

NHL GameCenter Live kicks off for another season

By Ted Kritsonis

The puck drops on the 2015-16 NHL season, and the NHL GameCenter Live streaming service continues into its second year under Rogers branding. Not much will change in the presentation, but access to more games continues to creep up.

Hands-on: Google spreads out with new Chromecast devices

By Ted Kritsonis

The original Google Chromecast was the little HDMI stick that could. Bridging compatible mobile devices with TVs for a very low price, the device struck a chord with many who used it, despite its limitations. Now, there are two new Chromecasts, one for video and another for audio, with better specs inside and improved support on the software end.