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Samsung EX1 digital camera reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The prosumer point-and-shoot segment has maintained its popularity and users not keen on large DSRLs or even compact interchangeable lens cameras have been looking for powerful yet pocketable cameras. Samsung’s EX1 is a superb fixed lens camera that harkens back to rangefinder cameras that were small yet managed to take stunning photographs

Canadian iPhone App, howsthepatient, breaks into Fox News Business Network

By Yasmin Ranade

Here’s the latest on a Canadian innovation story that made waves in the medical community earlier this year. howsthepatient is a mobile app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that allows users to send instant updates on a loved one’s medical condition right from their phones…

Canadians get Rogers and Fido to unlock phones for $50

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The benefit of an unlocked handset is that it can be used on multiple networks simply by exchanging the SIM card and updating the device’s settings. For frequent travellers, this means tremendous savings as opposed to the draconian roaming and system access charges.

Google launches 3 million title cloud-based eBookstore for multiple devices

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Barnes & Noble Nook, iPad, Android devices and Sony Readers now all have access to Google’s eBookstore which has a 3 million book selection and will be an entirely cloud-based solution. Released in the US today and expected to hit Canada in the coming months, the Google eBookstore is a huge step towards the ubiquity of eBooks.

Toshiba Tecra R700 thin and light notebook reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Most users may be put off by the premium price, but for frequent fliers, road warriors and jet-setting techies, the R700 is what you’re looking for. It really is one of the most powerful notebooks on the market today. As a bonus, it happens to be one of the most lightweight and most portable laptops, too.

Apple MacBook Air 2010 (11-inch) reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

We feel that Apple is seriously looking at the MacBook Air and seeing the future of their portable devices. Unibody construction, solid state SSD memory on a chip, soldered RAM chips, sealed batteries in a completely integrated system. Much of the MacBook Air’s design was dictated by the iPad, a non-user serviceable device.

Amazon Kindle 3 reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

One can’t help but wonder at the foresight, care and attention that went into designing this device. The subtle yet coarse texture on the keyboard’s keys, the almost organic way it feels to the touch and the hyper-intuitive, utterly idiot-proof user interface that ties it all together defines a less-is more approach that just works. It is all about the joy of reading and this is evident.