Tag: technology

Gift guide: Notebooks and 2-in-1 devices

By Gadjo C Sevilla
Notebooks and 2-in-1’s are the go to tools for students, businessmen and anyone who needs productivity and entertainment on the go. Here are some of 2016’s most outstanding products ideal for the holiday gift giving season.

Beyond the Wrist: 6 Wearable Tech Gifts for Women

By Christine Persaud
The term “wearable tech” no longer refers only to devices that can be worn around a wrist, a la smartwatches and activity trackers. When we look at gear for females, in particular, there is a wealth of cool choices that would make great gifts for any woman on your holiday gift list. Here are six particularly interesting ones.

Microsoft hosts youth coding events across Canada to celebrate Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code

By Yasmin Ranade
Microsoft is hosting youth coding events across Canada this week during Computer Science Education Week in support of Hour of Code, a global initiative led by Code.org. Additionally, Microsoft’s YouthSpark partner, Kids Code Jeunesse, will host Hour of Code sessions on December 10th in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, where student attendees will learn coding basics in a fun and supportive environment.

Need to Board Your Pets? Here are 4 Apps That Can Help

By Christine Persaud
They say that pets can ground you more than kids. So much so, in fact, that pet sitting service Pawshake found in a survey last year that 56% of pet owners were prepared to cancel holiday plans if they couldn’t find someone suitable to take care of their pet while they were away.

High-Tech Toys on TV Inspire Gadget Gift-Giving Ideas

High-Tech Toys on TV Inspire Great Gadget- and Gift-Giving Ideas

by Lee Rickwood
Not all of the gadgets they will describe during a week of shows next week are available for purchase right now; some are more like inspirational ideas and teasers to the shape of tech things to come. Some are designed by major manufacturers to address real world problems; some are just fun ideas from imaginative inventors.