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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.

Photoshop CS5 new features offer stunning results

Featuring Ted Kritsonis

Adobe Photoshop CS5 offers a bunch of new features, but the two we focus on here — Content Aware Fill and Puppet Warp — are both incredible in their scope, and very easy to use, even for Photoshop users that aren’t overly savvy. In this video, we demonstrate how they both work, and what kind of results you can expect.

Is this RIM’s answer to the iPad?

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

RIM’s own failed attempts to compete with the iPhone, the now discontinued BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Storm II reflect products that looked good on paper, managed to generate a lot of interest and hype but which were hindered by poor multi-touch implementation and kludgy hardware.

Unlocked Canadian iPhone 4 reviewed

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

We’re happy to report that so far, we’ve not seen the iPhone 4 signal bars go down during normal use. We did squeeze the bejesus out of it just to see if we could replicate the attenuation and we did manage to bring down two bars, but we were squeezing it with unnatural force.

Identi.ca, Canadian Twitter Competitor

By Tim Teatro

Identica simply has more features than Twitter and a public stream. With Twitter, if you have no followers, no one can hear you scream. With Identica, there are thousands of people watching the public stream, so if you say enough interesting things, someone will start following you.

Wind Mobile, Mobilicity challenge Rogers budget prepaid brand ‘Chatr’

Text and photo by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Wind Mobile, together with Mobilicity and Public Mobile are new entrants in the wireless game and have been trying to compete with the big three by offering more affordable handsets and prepaid plans. Rogers Wireless also owns Fido and Chatr will be its third wireless cellular company.

Can Social Media Cure Toronto’s Apathy?

by Lee Rickwood
Toronto should be the perfect city for it – after all, we have the most Facebook members, right?

But can social media cure political apathy? A newly-launched website is designed to do just that, and it’s called VO4TO. Say it fast and often enough, it sounds like a road to Rome.