Tag: apps

Review: Slingbox M1 sticks to basic TV place-shifting

By Ted Kritsonis

The Slingbox has been a rare case in that it has essentially offered the same core functionality and gone through few makeovers, yet has evolved enough on both the hardware and software sides to make the cost of entry more affordable with the M1.

Apps for new parents

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla As parents get used to their new babies, the little ones are settling into their routines. Thankfully, there are apps to help along the way.

OpenTable and the evolution of a great idea

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla We recently spent some time at OpenTable’s offices in San Francisco  prior to the company’s acquisition by Priceline for $2.6 billion. Here’s what we learned.

With ‘Project Ion’, BlackBerry wants in on the Internet of Things

By Ted Kritsonis

The Internet of Things may be a broad term, but there is no shortage of tech companies looking to grab a piece of its action, whatever it may be. Count BlackBerry among them, with its announcement of Project Ion, a vague encompassing name that promises to take a whole lot of data and disseminate it into chunks that will make sense on the other end.

Discovering Pebble’s smartwatch and App store

          By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Pebble’s smartwatch has a great head start in the wearables game. Not only are their devices cross-platform, users can access various apps and applications from their app store.

Android’s shadow looms over BlackBerry smartphones

By Ted Kritsonis

BlackBerry’s troubles have been covered extensively, and one of the consistent themes around the company’s current platform is the perceived lack of apps available. These complaints are usually centred around the lack of native support for popular apps users expect to have on their handsets — a hole that Android is coincidentally filling for BlackBerry.

Plex may actually transform your home entertainment setup

By Ted Kritsonis

Streaming media within the home has been a liberating feature for anyone who has adopted it and taken full advantage of the convenience the technology provides. One of the most effective programs to do that is Plex, media server software that collects your content and presents it in one of the most effective platforms currently available.