Category: Gadgets

Apple’s iMessage vs. RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger

By Ted Kritsonis

In spite of RIM’s troubling times, the company’s BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service remains highly popular, and is arguably one of the last bastions of loyalty keeping some consumers from defecting. Apple created iMessage as an answer to BBM, but how well does it stack up?

Overhauling the First Screen: SmartTV as a Content Hub

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Today’s content is consumed in three screens. TVs are the first, computers are the second and smartphones are the third. SmartTVs are starting to combine all three into the ultimate content hub.

Next Steps in Smartphone Security

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Since smartphones are quickly replacing PCs as the personal communication device of choice, the need to secure our mobile devices has become critical.

How to build a digital camera kit for most needs

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

It is safe to say that there are no bad cameras today but there is something for everyone. For users who want multiple lenses and the flexibility of shooting various conditions, here are some tips in building a digital camera kit for most needs.

What will new Canadian copyright laws mean to you?

By Lee Rickwood

Although the new Canadian Copyright Act could still be amended, as tabled it includes provisions that will let you record radio, TV and Web content for your own personal use. It also allows you to make copies of content you have purchased – sometimes.