Tag: streaming

Bell gives Toronto Raptors reality show more exposure

By Ted Kritsonis

The Toronto Raptors are not just one of the hottest teams in the current NBA season, the team’s brand is getting a boost from Bell and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, which have partnered together on expanding the reach of its behind-the-scenes show called Open Gym.

Canada’s Privacy Debate Goes Live Online with Glenn Greenwald

“More and more Canadians are seeing through their government’s deceit and obfuscation,” Glenn Greenwald said in advance of his visit here, “and I’m eagerly anticipating this opportunity to contribute to that debate.”

by Lee Rickwood

Review: Slingbox M1 sticks to basic TV place-shifting

By Ted Kritsonis

The Slingbox has been a rare case in that it has essentially offered the same core functionality and gone through few makeovers, yet has evolved enough on both the hardware and software sides to make the cost of entry more affordable with the M1.

Google Play Music streaming in Canada enters crowded market

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s become an unfortunate and frustrating tech reality in Canada — a product or service launches in the United States and takes considerable time to cross the border into the Great White North. Such is the case with Google Play Music All-Access, a music streaming service aiming to compete in a category that’s still in its infancy

Review: Linksys combines power and legacy in new WRT1900AC router

By Ted Kritsonis

Despite the fact Belkin now controls the Linksys brand, the WRT1900AC router is an ode to Linksys’ past with its black-and-blue colour scheme and monster truck-style design. Powerful, robust and consistent, it is easily one of the best routers currently available on the market.

Review: Tablo aims to take you out of your cable subscription

By Ted Kritsonis

Cutting the cord from your cable provider doesn’t necessarily mean there is one solution to cover everything you watch. Ottawa-based Nuvyyo thinks it may have something that can help the cause in a big way with the Tablo, a set top box that can take free over-the-air HD broadcasts and stream and record them to mobile devices.

Sticking around: Google Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Streaming content to your TV has been getting increasingly easier as different types of solutions have come to market, and given the timing of the launch of both Google’s Chromecast and Roku’s Streaming Stick, it’s apt to compare them. While they seem to be an apples-to-apples comparison, they diverge in some key areas that should impact your buying decision.