Tag: tablet

Comparing the Google Nexus 7 and BlackBerry PlayBook

Photo and text by Ted Kritsonis

Apple’s iPad may own the tablet market, but the title for the 7-inch form factor is very much up for grabs. Within that category are a few tablets that are priced just right for consumers, and Google’s Nexus 7 and RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook are in the thick of that race.

Router showdown: Western Digital My Net N900 vs. Cisco Linksys EA4500

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s still early, but the router, long the utilitarian device that does its job in keeping us connected, while collecting dust in the process, may actually become something cool. Western Digital’s My Net N900 and Cisco’s Linksys EA4500 are both two of the best routers available on the market, but how do they stack up against each other?

High Tech in the Gallery: Digital Screens Challenge Painters’ Canvas

Mobile technology and digital media devices are taking over the spaces normally reserved for watercolours, oils and clay. In fact, the art itself is migrating to the Web, where online art collections rival those housed inside bricks-and-mortar institutions.

by Lee Rickwood

Do you know what Apple’s AirPlay actually does?

By Ted Kritsonis

Most products or services Apple comes out with usually carry plenty of buzz with them, but there are a few that take a little time to resonate with people. AirPlay is one of them. As a seamless technology for streaming music, photos and video between compatible devices, it’s arguably one of the easiest features to use.

Social Media Week Pulse Check: mobile technology endures whirlwinds of change

By Hessie Jones

I recently made a presentation on mobile technology at Pulse Check, an event that took place during Social Media Week TO. The mobile world is like a whirlwind: fast-paced, innovative and totally unpredictable. Still, there are clearly discernable trends that will continue to shape mobile tech developments in 2012.

Apple unveils new iPad with Retina Display, LTE and HD apps

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The much anticipated successor to the iPad 2 was revealed today. Simply called iPad, it will be available in Canada on March 16th starting at the new slate features a stunning new Retina Display with four times the pixels of the previous model.

What will the tablet market bring in 2012?

By Ted Kritsonis

For a variety of reasons, the tablet market in 2011 wasn’t a horse race, but rather one of a clear winner ahead of a confusing pack left to fester in the distance. Apple’s iPad only affirmed its dominance over a surge of ‘me too’ devices that didn’t resonate enough with consumers. Will 2012 change that in a big way?