Category: Featured

Is the iPhone 4 worth the upgrade?

Video featuring Ted Kritsonis

Apple’s iPhone 4 may have been out in Canada for over two months, but the question of whether to upgrade to it is still one worth answering.

Diaspora: social networking with privacy in mind

By Tim Teatro

I shake my head as I watch the constant roll of articles detailing some new height of insecurity or lack of privacy in Facebook. But there’s hardly been a promising alternative: until now.

The Tablet Wars Begin

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The Galaxy Tab and BlackBerry PlayBook’s size seem to address the biggest complaint about the iPad, that it is too big and heavy to be held with one hand for prolonged periods of use. The biggest indicator of the newcomers’ competitive viability, aside from specs and features, is price. Competing tablets need to undercut the iPad to be even remotely interesting to consumers.

Fall Gadgets – It’s time to get back in the game

By Jessica Muhlbier

Daunting or not, with Autumn here, it’s time to get back in the game. Luckily, to help ease the transition from steady-eddy to non-stop overdrive there are a few gadgets, apps, and simple steps that can help.

Review: BlackBerry Torch a promising start to something bigger

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Having just been released in Canada after a month-long stint south of the border, the BlackBerry Torch had been highly anticipated for what it represented — the debut of BlackBerry 6 and a serious attempt at a touch-based handset. The result is not a slam dunk, by any means, but rather a cautious step forward that might signal something bigger to come.

RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook zeroes in on Apple’s iPad

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Challenging the iPad in both the consumer and enterprise markets, RIM is risking everything on their PlayBook play. The new 7-inch PlayBook tablet which features a 1GHz dual-core processor and integrates with user’s existing BlackBerry accounts. The device can handle Flash 10.1 as well as HTML5 web standards plus it has full-1080p HD playback capability.