Category: Featured

Reading Surge in Canada in 2020

By Yasmin Ranade
It’s been a busy year for reading, according to Rakuten Kobo. Canadian Kobo readers spent the equivalent of 6,932 years reading in 2020, 570 more years than 2019.

Fun Ways to Celebrate Christmas With The Kids Using Tech at Home

By Christine Persaud
While Santa and his elves are all immune to coronavirus (thankfully, this has been confirmed by scientists!), most families will not be getting together with family or friends. It will just be parents and kids at home, enjoying a quiet Christmas in. Here are some creative ideas to make Christmas extra special this year for the kids.

Woman-led Online Company Disrupts Cremation Services Business

By Yasmin Ranade
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to business transformation across all industries including funeral services. Recently, an online cremation and end-of-life technology platform, Eirene.ca, became available within the GTA. Eirene.ca offers to help Canadians navigate through the complexities of end-of-life planning at half the cost offered at traditional funeral homes.

Canadian Gaming Rises During the Pandemic

By Yasmin Ranade
The games industry in Canada is a major force both economically, but also socially. Games are really helping people feel good and stay connected. A research report from the The Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) confirms this.

Buying a New TV? Here’s What You Should Know

By Christine Persaud
The holiday season is prime time (pardon the pun) for investing in a new television for the family living room – especially this year with people spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. But the selection can be daunting and the terminology overwhelming.

Tech Categories That Are Growing Like Wildfire Due To The Pandemic

By Christine Persaud
Wearable devices, portable Bluetooth speakers, and truly wireless headphones are a few of the popular big categories from the past few years. But in 2020, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are specific categories of products that are picking up steam that might not necessarily have been on the radar before, or at least not been quite as popular as they are now.