Category: Featured

Yahoo Web Searches Powered by Bing Coming to Canada

By Lee Rickwood

Microsoft will do the heavy lifting, providing back-end functions like ranking search listings for Web, video and image results generated from search queries. Yahoo remains responsible for how the content looks on the page.

200,000 Android phones sold daily says Google

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

In two years, Android will possibly have a 19.4 percent market share worldwide among smartphone operating systems, up from 2.7 percent in 2009. That’s tremendous growth in a highly profitable yet competitive market.

Windows Phone 7 demo impresses but questions remain

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Microsoft faces a real uphill battle in trying to compete with entrenched mobile powerhouses like Apple, Google and RIM, and Windows Phone 7 is likely the last chance for Redmond to have any hope of staying relevant in the smartphone wars. At a gaming event in Toronto yesterday, I got a firsthand demo of the new operating system, and here’s a little of what you can expect.

Sharp Quattron LED HDTV reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The Sharp Quattron LE810 LED is a premium and high-quality HDTV set that speaks the language of colour so eloquently. The addition of yellow to the RGB we’re so used to does add a lot of depth, vibrance and realism depending on the scene.

Where to start with Search Engine Optimization

By Tim Teatro

Search engine optimization (SEO) has been an extremely hot topic for years now. […] Many companies specializing in SEO have sprung up; some of them making wild promises and others offering only to do what they can to make sure your ranking is as high as it can be. Where is the truth, and what can you do to optimize your own site?

Is this RIM’s answer to the iPad?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

RIM’s own failed attempts to compete with the iPhone, the now discontinued BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Storm II reflect products that looked good on paper, managed to generate a lot of interest and hype but which were hindered by poor multi-touch implementation and kludgy hardware.

Unlocked Canadian iPhone 4 reviewed

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

We’re happy to report that so far, we’ve not seen the iPhone 4 signal bars go down during normal use. We did squeeze the bejesus out of it just to see if we could replicate the attenuation and we did manage to bring down two bars, but we were squeezing it with unnatural force.