Category: Gadgets

Motorola FlipOut on Rogers reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
What makes the Motorola FlipOut so appealing is its ability to be tiny and useful at the same time. With the keyboard hidden, you have a neat little multimedia player, a useful GPS device (made even more compelling by Google’s Navigation app) and a cool little photo and video camera that fits in all but the smallest pockets.

Summer Camps in Toronto a Techie’s Delight

By Lee Rickwood

Tech camps and media centres provide free access to state-of-the-art technology to introduce disadvantaged youth to potential careers in new media, while providing computer literacy skills and opportunities for creative self-expression.

Sony NEX-5 a game-changer in future of digital photography

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

When Sony launched the Alpha NEX-5 and NEX-3 digital cameras, the company boasted that it had achieved SLR-quality images in a body that was comparable to a small point-and-shoot. Though not entirely true, the final result here is likely a game-changing move that will force competitors to trim the fat even more on their own Micro Four-Thirds cameras.

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.

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.

Review: Cisco Valet Plus router ideal for basic access

Routers may be the conduits that feed us the bandwidth we need to work and play on the Internet, but they’ve traditionally been the type of gizmos that require a first-time setup, and then some updating and maintenance thereafter. Cisco,…

Virgin Mobile’s HTC Legend: The unibody Android

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

An added plus is that the HTC Legend runs on the sweet looking Sense UI that offers up widgets and updates for news, weather and social media all atop of the Android OS. These widgets are intuitive, non-obtrusive and stylishly render as much information on the screen without looking too busy.

Apple Expo Canada 2010: Solutions for a growing tech market

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Apple is no longer a niche player in the business, it is now a market leader that has seen unparalleled success even in a down economy. Apple, whose market value of $222.1 billion surpassed even that of Microsoft last May.