Category: Gadgets

Toshiba’s Libretto W100 reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Today’s options for subportable computing are netbooks, whose biggest features are QWERTY keyboards on a small footprint or tablets which offer optimal portability and connectivity, Toshiba’s Libretto W100 is a hybrid of both and we take it for a spin.

Apple launches iPad 2, starts tablet price war

Oh, it’s on. HP, RIM, Samsung, LG, Toshiba and Motorola have all placed their tablet cards on the table these past weeks by revealing their iPad killers and Apple has countered, with the iPad 2.

HTC HD7 Windows Phone reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Designed around a High Definition experience, the HTC HD7 sports a capable 5 megapixel camera as well as the ability to shoot video in 720p HD resolution. This Windows Phone can compete with the dedicated video camera as well as many of the cheaper standalone point-and-shoot cameras in the market.

Nokia N8 Symbian Smartphone reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Concealed under a plastic cover on the top of the N8 is a standard HDMI port that, when connected to the included HDMI mini cable and a HDTV, will output HD video. This allows instantaneous connection to most modern HDTVs for video and photo playback or even better, to enjoy some of the more popular games on the Ovi Store.

Apple: No plans for a smaller iPhone

By Ted Kritsonis

Though rumoured for weeks, insiders with knowledge of Apple’s plans have debunked the possibility that the company will unveil a smaller version of its popular handset. Apple’s engineers are apparently entirely focused on finishing the latest iteration, which should become available in Canada this summer.

HP unveils its new TouchPad tablet and Pre3 smartphone running on webOS

Video featuring Ted Kritsonis

HP has officially entered the tablet wars with its TouchPad, while also going after smartphone consumers with both the Pre3 and Veer handsets. Canadian availability is still unannounced, but there is a possibility that all three will have launched in the Great White North by the summertime.

Sony Bloggie Touch video camera reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Like most cameras in this category, the Sony Bloggie Touch is designed for quick deployment and connection to computers by way of a flip-out USB key. Once connected to your computer you will have access to Sony’s software for editing video as well as sharing it with online services like Flickr, YouTube, Facebook and Picasa.

Android overtakes Symbian, now most popular smart phone platform

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Symbian is only available in Nokia handsets which are made out of feature phones and advanced smart phones, while Google’s Android OS can be found in devices from Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson, HTC, Motorola, Acer, Sharp and Toshiba among others.