Tag: mobile

Home Improvement Apps

By Christine Persaud
Along with a wide selection of television shows and personalities that offer up their advice, warnings, and suggestions, there are a multitude of apps on which you can rely as well to help with home renovations. From assisting in measuring and creating, to simply finding the right person for the job while you sit back and catch the game, here are 4 interesting ones.

Ekko Entrepreneurs Design The Digital Time Capsule

By Yasmin Ranade
Fuelled by a passion to uniquely connect people to one and another and over time through memories, Ekko has created what it labels, “the world’s first digital time capsule.”

Comparing roaming options for travelling Canadians

By Gadjo Sevilla

Travelling outside of the US and Canada presents a greater challenge. For one thing, cellular bands or systems may differ and roaming packages from your carrier, while available, will be more expensive.

Review: Amazon Kindle Voyage the priciest eReader yet

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s not surprising that Amazon quietly released its Kindle Voyage eReader in Canada, considering the device launched in the United States 18 months ago. It’s also the most expensive in the company’s lineup with a feature set that isn’t vastly different from the popular, and less expensive, Paperwhite model.

2016 Mobile World Congress: Smartphone segment tries to redefine its future

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
While the flagship smartphone segment seems a bit fatigued, specially with more affordable and practical midrange smartphones being offered off contract and with great battery life, impressive camera technology and impressive features, we’re seeing giants of smartphone world kick it up a notch by revealing new and exciting models.

IF automates functions to make your smartphone smarter

By Ted Kritsonis

You may not know it, but some of your apps can communicate with each other without much thought put into it. Automated apps are capable of bringing together disparate elements of the connectivity you have and live with to create situations where one action can trigger an event or function, like uploading photos or turning on lights automatically.

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Data Privacy Day 2016 is About Protecting Not Hiding Your Information

by Lee Rickwood
From cyber-criminality to targeted advertising, from corporate spies to commercial retailers, from government agencies to technology developers, it seems almost everyone is looking at our online activity. And not just looking: our digital fingerprints are being are being tracked, collected, stored, analyzed, cross-referenced and re-purposed, often without our knowledge and often by entities unknown to us.