Tag: tablet

Is health this year’s new tech trend?

Photos and text by Ted Kritsonis

The public’s increasing focus and awareness over health goes back at least the last five years, but the consumer tech industry was slow to adapt to changing attitudes. Until now, at least. The number of companies, gadgets and apps designed to help people in almost every facet of their physical and mental well-being is continually growing, and this year will likely cast a big spotlight on all of them as a whole.

Kobo’s lineup of eReaders are meant for everyone and anyone

By Ted Kritsonis

Kobo’s eReader lineup and e-Book store is a solid combination of hardware and software that has proven to be one of the best in the industry. And to hammer that point home, Kobo coasted along for the first 10 months of the year, and then launched four new devices, one of which is a tablet. The idea appears to be that there’s a Kobo for every type of consumer.

Finding the right tablet is a little easier now

By Ted Kritsonis

Tablets are cool devices but that doesn’t mean they’re all worth the money spent on them. The good thing about 2012 was that a shift to smaller screen sizes and more competition meant lower prices, making it a little easier to choose something other than the iPad. Apple’s tablet still rules the roost, but their competitors have some that could be just what you’re looking for.

Microsoft Office coming to iOS and Android in early 2013

By Ted Kritsonis

Microsoft has not confirmed any release timeframe for its Office suite on Apple’s iOS or Google Android, but leaked images appear to make clear that a launch on each respective mobile operating system is coming early in 2013.

Israeli tech startups start small but are thinking big

By Ted Kritsonis

Israel is a country that is almost always in the news for either political reasons or tourism, but the tiny state is making a name for itself as a hub for startup tech companies. On a recent high-tech mission to the country, we got to see some of the startups that are looking to change the world.

Apple launches iPad mini, plus a ‘4th-gen iPad’ and new Macs

By Ted Kritsonis

As was largely expected today, Apple did reveal a new iPad mini that shrinks the screen size of its larger counterpart down to a 7.9-inch display, and a starting price of $329 for a 16GB Wi-Fi-only version. It will hit retail in Canada on November 2.

October heating up: iPad Mini, Galaxy Note II and Windows 8 launching within a week

By Ted Kritsonis

It looks like October will be packed with some big tech news as three highly anticipated products come to market within a seven-day span. The stage is seemingly set for a busy lead-in to Halloween with Apple’s phantom iPad Mini, Samsung’s Galaxy Note II and Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system.