Tag: tablet

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.

Review: Huawei MateBook can’t stand up

By Ted Kritsonis

Huawei may not be a brand that comes to mind when thinking of an alternative to the iPad, but the MateBook is designed to be just that. A tablet with impressive specs and the flexibility to act as a laptop replacement, the device promises great performance, yet falls short on usability.

LG G Pad III 8.0 is a practical and portable Android tablet

LG G Pad III comes with Microsoft Office for Android installed, this is a huge freebie that makes it possible for this content consumption device to shine as an ultraportable note-taking, editing and spreadsheet-enabled device which can work with the most popular document formats.

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.

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.

5 of the most exciting notebooks of 2016

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Notebooks are becoming enticing again with features and technologies borrowed from tablets and smartphones. We look at five outstanding examples of where notebook technology is headed in 2016.

Review: HP Envy 8 Note is a small 2-in-1 designed for note taking

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The HP Envy 8 Note and keyboard combination (US $429.99) makes for a lightweight and capable tool for writing documents on Microsoft Word, managing email via Outlook or various web-based email applications and has enough power for videos and some basic games.

Review: Synology DiskStation DS216play

By Ted Kritsonis

Whether the concept of network attached storage (NAS) is familiar to you or you have no idea what it is, the usefulness of having such a device can pay dividends many times over. Synology is a stalwart in the category, and the DiskStation DS216play is designed to appeal to consumers of all stripes, simplifying its scope and purpose.