Tag: smartphone

Samsung launches new smartphones Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

NEW YORK – At a global launch taking place in New York, Berlin and Beijing, Samsung unveiled the oft-rumoured Galaxy Note 4 and also added another device in the Galaxy Note Edge. Both devices are very similar in spec and appearance, though differ in the curved edge of the latter’s screen.

Sonos simplifies speaker setup, removes need for Bridge

By Ted Kritsonis

Sonos announced today that its latest software update will allow users to set up a Sonos speaker system on an existing Wi-Fi network, negating the need to use either a hardwired Ethernet connection or the company’s Bridge to play music wirelessly.

Can Shomi compete with Netflix in Canada?

By Ted Kritsonis

Now that Rogers and Shaw have teamed up and unveiled a new streaming content platform they’re calling “Shomi”, it will inevitably be compared to Netflix, which already has a significant presence in Canada.

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.

Parrot’s A.R.Drone goes elite, but what comes with that?

By Ted Kritsonis

Parrot’s A.R.Drone has gone through a couple of iterations so far, with the 2.0 model now in an “Elite Edition” that seems to indicate a solid push upwards, though this may be more a case of style over substance. No matter the focus, the unique quadricopter is still a lot of fun no matter what moniker you attach to it.

Comparing 3 affordable smartphones that pull their weight

By Ted Kritsonis

Flagship smartphones, the likes of the iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One, tend to get the most attention because they are supposed to be the latest and greatest. There is, however, a growing segment of mid-range handsets that are designed to be both affordable and dependable. Here, we look at three in the Motorola Moto G LTE, Sony Xperia M2 and Acer Liquid S1.