Category: Gadgets

Kobo aims for a slice of the tablet market

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Toronto-based eBook reader company Kobo has introduced the Kobo Vox which is an eBook reader with social graces and an eye on the emerging tablet market.

Adobe abandoning Flash for mobile devices opens door to HTML5

By Ted Kritsonis

Adobe’s announcement yesterday that it would no longer support Flash in mobile devices after version 11.1 is a bold move that opens the door for HTML5 as the new standard for rich web content on smartphones and tablets.

Sony Ericsson launches Xperia ray smartphone

By Ted Kritsonis

At a launch event in downtown Toronto last night, Sony Ericsson and Telus came together to unveil and launch the Xperia ray, an Android smartphone with a smaller footprint that may turn out to be a hit with female consumers.

Techy way to spice up that costume for Halloween!

By Tim Teatro

Ever wanted to make your own Halloween costume, or personalize one you bought from the store? There can only be so many devils and naughty kitties at one party! If you’ve got the artistic spark, then the Arduino LilyPad can help you put a little techy spice into your clothing.

iPhone 4S – the start of something big?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Apple’s new iPhone 4S may be seen on the surface as an iterative upgrade to its predecessor, the popular iPhone 4. Same form factor, same screen size but now powered with a faster dial-core Apple A5 processor, much improved graphics performance and slightly faster Internet access speeds. However, it may be the start of something much bigger.