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Is health this year’s new tech trend?

Photos and text by Ted Kritsonis

The public’s increasing focus and awareness over health goes back at least the last five years, but the consumer tech industry was slow to adapt to changing attitudes. Until now, at least. The number of companies, gadgets and apps designed to help people in almost every facet of their physical and mental well-being is continually growing, and this year will likely cast a big spotlight on all of them as a whole.

Kobo’s lineup of eReaders are meant for everyone and anyone

By Ted Kritsonis

Kobo’s eReader lineup and e-Book store is a solid combination of hardware and software that has proven to be one of the best in the industry. And to hammer that point home, Kobo coasted along for the first 10 months of the year, and then launched four new devices, one of which is a tablet. The idea appears to be that there’s a Kobo for every type of consumer.

Contest Archives

Below you will find our old contests along with the winners.   Win Tech Gifts for Your Tech-Savvy Mom! Contest Closed Approximate prize pack value $200 Winner:  Emmanuela N.,  Ottawa, ON         Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab…

Apps for Managing Expenses

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Being highly personal devices, smartphones are ideal devices for managing expenses and here are a some apps that will help in tracking our expenses.

Top Canadian Websites Disclose Personal Data

Canadian websites are disclosing information to third parties, apparently without the knowledge or consent of the site visitor – and possibly in violation of federal privacy law.

by Lee Rickwood

Review: Microsoft Surface

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla     Microsoft has just released its iPad competitor the sleek and innovative Surface tablet. Running a derivative of their mobile OS, Surface aims to bring a new entrant into the tablet space.

There’s Not Enough Canadian Internet Capacity for the Both of Us

The country’s Internet ‘backbone’ is so weak that everyday Internet transmissions often travel outside the country (where the infrastructure is more robust) – even when the data is sent from one location in this country to another.

by Lee Rickwood