Author Archives: Ted Kritsonis

ASUS O!Play works well as a ‘budget’ media player

Featuring Ted Kritsonis

The ASUS O!Play isn’t without its drawbacks, and though it’s not the most full-featured media player out there to connect to your TV, it still does a solid job of playing back many file formats. It also comes in handy on the road, since you can easily enjoy media content directly from a USB or eSATA external hard drive plugged into the O!Play.

Will 3D and Internet-connected TV work for you?

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Though 3D TV and Internet-connected TV were all the rage at CES in Las Vegas, there are still more than a few question marks on how all this will be implemented and if it’s even worth delving into.

Anti-Gift Guide: Gadgets you should avoid for the holidays and beyond

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s great that there’s so much technology out there sitting on store shelves awaiting mass consumption, but some of the stuff really isn’t worth your hard-earned cash. Here are some products and categories you should probably stay away from.

Reviewing the Clickfree Transformer SE

Featuring Ted Kritsonis

A video review of the Clickfree Transformer SE, which allows you to back up data onto your iPod or iPhone, or onto an external hard drive.

Reviewing the Powermat

Featuring Ted Kritsonis

In this video, Ted shows how you can power your devices wirelessly with this novel product.

5 websites that help you do more with YouTube

By Ted Kritsonis

Everyone knows YouTube, but not everyone knows how to enhance the experience of using the popular video site. The Web is rife with unique tools and add-ons that really help you discover what’s possible and even take a few slices with you.

How to watch Hulu and BBC iPlayer in Canada

By Ted Kritsonis

Geo-blocking isn’t fun for anyone, but it’s the reality we face here in Canada, since copyright and licensing issues preclude us from enjoying all the content that’s on tap with popular online TV show repositories like Hulu in the U.S. and BBC iPlayer in the U.K. Thankfully, there are ways to get around this.

Create your own free ringtones using iTunes

By Ted Kritsonis

If you’re looking to make your own ringtones for your cell phone, and you have iTunes, then you already have all the tools you’ll need for the job, regardless of whether you have a PC or Mac. Here is an easy step-by-step process to create them for yourself.