Tag: Canada

Buying a smartwatch? Here are the latest to choose from

By Ted Kritsonis

Looking for, or intrigued at the notion of buying a smartwatch, either as a gift or for yourself? The category is still a mixed bag, but compared to last year, the added polish has made them noticeably better than the initial batch that came to market. We lined up some of the best available to you now.

Review: ZTE Axon worth a look for the price

By Ted Kritsonis

ZTE hasn’t ventured too far up the ladder toward the mid-range smartphone market, but the Axon firmly plants it there, making a case that its mix of good design and competent specs are good enough to win some consumers over. It’s the best device the company has released in Canada to date, and is worth considering for the price.

Canadian Cyber-safety and Anti-bullying Crusaders Recognized

By Lee Rickwood
Users have a big responsibility (in protecting themselves and others while online), but so too the companies and services with which they share their information; it’s a responsibility some companies may not be taking all that seriously.

Napster finding new life as a music streaming service

By Ted Kritsonis

Remember Napster? The software application that once pioneered the idea of sharing music files in the late 90s and early 2000s is back in Canada. Only this time, it’s as a subscription-based music streaming service, not a peer-to-peer network.

What the carriers offer for smartphone replacement and repair

By Ted Kritsonis

A broken and damaged smartphone is less an annoyance and more an imposition on daily life, given the impact handsets have nowadays. The top carriers have expanded their warranty programs in covering these cases, and here is how they compare.