Frank Lenk


Frank LenkeEducated as a mechanical engineer, Frank Lenk has been covering technology and entertainment media since the early days of the digital revolution. His software and game reviews have appeared in national newspapers, in major US and Canadian magazines and on television. He is the author of several books, the most recent being “Music Online,” published by Macmillan/CDG.




Last Updated: 02/23/2017 01:26:36 PM EST

241 Article(s)

Nikon VR Helps Visually Impaired Skiing Champion

Nikon VR Helps Visually Impaired Skiing Champion

One of Canada’s top athletes has received a major boost from virtual reality (VR) technology. Nikon Canada reports that paralympic skier Mac Marcoux has been able to use Nikon KeyMission cameras to see the track clearly for the first time.

Frank Lenk Published: 02/23/2017 01:26:36 PM EST

 

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Valve Launches New ‘Steam Direct’ Sales Model

Valve Launches New ‘Steam Direct’ Sales Model

Valve Corporation has announced that it is creating a new Steam Direct pathway that should make it easier for game developers to get their products distributed through the Steam online games store.

Frank Lenk Published: 02/10/2017 01:35:20 PM EST

DJI Adds New Accessories for Mavic Pro Drone

DJI Adds New Accessories for Mavic Pro Drone

DJI has announced a new series of accessories for its compact, foldable Mavic Pro drone, addressing both safety and convenience.

Frank Lenk Published: 02/09/2017 04:55:24 PM EST

Artificial Intelligence: The Promise and the Reality

Artificial Intelligence: The Promise and the Reality

Hollywood has given us many memorable visions of ‘artificial intelligence' (AI). HAL 9000 saying "I'm sorry Dave." Commander Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation wearing a Sherlock Holmes deerstalker hat. R2-D2 being comically pedantic. Runaway ‘hosts' on Westworld getting too smart for comfort. But lately, the term AI has taken on a very different meaning.

Frank Lenk Published: 02/08/2017 09:57:29 AM EST

Perspective: What Does Apple’s Bumper Q1 Mean for the Future?

Perspective: What Does Apple’s Bumper Q1 Mean for the Future?

Apple’s latest financial quarter was an incredibly strong one. But while solidly in the black, the numbers may actually depict a company that’s no longer leading a charmed existence, and now has to work for a living like any other consumer electronics giant.

Frank Lenk Published: 02/02/2017 02:14:15 PM EST

Hands-On Review: TP-Link Archer C9 Router

Hands-On Review: TP-Link Archer C9 Router

The TP-Link Archer C9 fits into a very desirable niche in the router market. It performs well on all the basics, and offers extensive configurability that you might not expect from a unit in its price range.

Frank Lenk Published: 02/02/2017 12:21:59 AM EST

Celebrating ‘Data Privacy & Protection Day’

Celebrating ‘Data Privacy & Protection Day’

Saturday, January 28, was Data Privacy & Protection Day (DpD), acknowledged by Canada, US, India and most European countries. The occasion is intended as a means of raising awareness among both businesses and consumers, regarding the importance of keeping data private and secure.

Frank Lenk Published: 01/29/2017 01:57:39 PM EST

CES 2017: Wingsland Debuts UHD Pocket Drone

CES 2017: Wingsland Debuts UHD Pocket Drone

Wingsland Technology Inc., a part of Cnlight Co. Ltd in Shenzhen, China, has announced its new Wingsland S6, described as the “world’s smallest 4k30 UHD video pocket drone on the market.”

Frank Lenk Published: 01/07/2017 02:57:28 PM EST

CES 2017: Creative Unveils Gaming Peripherals

CES 2017: Creative Unveils Gaming Peripherals

Creative Technology Ltd. has revealed a broad range of gaming peripherals at CES, under its well-known Sound Blaster brand. Products include speakers, a gaming mouse and keyboard, and an external surround sound adapter and headphone amp.

Frank Lenk Published: 01/07/2017 02:18:04 PM EST

CES 2017: D-Link Launches Apple HomeKit Enabled Monitoring Camera

CES 2017: D-Link Launches Apple HomeKit Enabled Monitoring Camera

D-Link Corporation has introduced the first product in a planned family of Apple HomeKit-enabled devices. The Omna 180 Cam HD home-monitor camera offers remote monitoring and easy setup.

Frank Lenk Published: 01/06/2017 04:32:45 PM EST

CES 2017: Onkyo Unveils SBT-A500 Surround Soundbar

CES 2017: Onkyo Unveils SBT-A500 Surround Soundbar

Onkyo USA has announced the new SBT-A500 Network Surround Sound Bar System, featuring support for both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based audio formats.

Frank Lenk Published: 01/06/2017 01:39:33 PM EST


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