Tag: TV

Canadian innovation at CES 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the largest technology trade show in the world, ended on Jan. 8 and Canadian companies were on hand to showcase their latest offerings. Amidst the thousands of vendors from across the world, here are some of the standouts from the Great White North.

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.

Review: Roku Streaming Stick almost does it all

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s not the 4K-enabled Roku 4 that has already launched in the United States, but the company’s new Streaming Stick is an example of a value product that punches above its weight and delivers more than might be expected of it.

4K broadcasts take a hit from sporting woes

By Ted Kritsonis

Trying to find more sports in 4K? You will have to wait a while longer, though by the end of the year, there should be a wider range of content available to watch at the higher resolution.

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Canadian Technology at Play in U.S. Election

by Lee Rickwood
As well as managing the technological challenges of real-time data ingest, processing and output, these graphic solution designers must also consider analytical, subjective and even emotional implications of visualization.

New basic TV packages now available, but extra fees dampen savings

By Ted Kritsonis

As of March 1, Canada’s TV providers were required to begin offering a “skinny basic” plan of $25 or less that would begin the process of unbundling channels and moving to an a la carte model. The initial rollout of these skinny basic plans, when you can find them, shows that providers will have no qualms about inflating the price as much as possible.