Tag: TV

Copyright Consultations Cause Controversy in Canada

Copyright Consultations Cause Controversy in Canada

by Lee Rickwood
…[W]hile a debate about the copyright fees associated with downloading the latest tune from a successful music icon may seem self-serving if not socially irrelevant, the costs associated with getting a university degree can have much greater significance.

Apple reveals vision of smartphone future with iPhone 8 and iPhone X

The big announcement, and one that has been leaked in various forums and forms (no thanks to Apple’s own iOS 11 firmware, which spilled the beans on the look as well as various features), was the iPhone X or iPhone Ten. Using a new OLED display with an edge-to-edge display, iPhone X is the culmination of 10 years of Apple innovation in the segment it defined.

How life imitates art in HBO’s popular Silicon Valley TV show

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The problem faced by Silicon Valley, and really, any series or movie focused on tech personalities and companies (insert any of the failed and inaccurate Steve Jobs biopics here), is that it is difficult to make audiences care for the products or technologies being discussed or featured unless they’re total fanboys.

Netflix focuses on original content as well as personalization features

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

“Success at Netflix is measured by people watching more, thus are they getting more value from Netflix and are they retaining better or staying with the subscription service. Our rallying cry is ‘less browsing and more playing,’ we don’t want our subscribers to have to browse to find suitable content, we’re finding ways to get this content to them,” Yellin explains.

Where your cable bills may be headed in 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

Paying for cable might seem anachronistic for younger consumers who have either already cut the cord, or never had cable, but for those who still do, this looks to be a year of uncertainty.

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.