Christine Persaud


Christine Persaud is a tech expert and journalist with 11 years of experience in trade and consumer technology journalism. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief at WiFi HiFi Magazine, WiFiHiFi.ca and WiFiHiFi.com, Canada's trade publication for the consumer technology industry.




Last Updated: 02/17/2017 02:08:18 PM EST

307 Article(s)

A New Wave of Bluetooth Earbuds Will Take on Apple's AirPods

A New Wave of Bluetooth Earbuds Will Take on Apple's AirPods

It's no surprise that Bluetooth headphones, particularly earbuds, were in abundance at the 2017 CES. When we spoke with NPD Canada's Director of Consumer Electronics Mark Haar back in April 2016, he noted that wireless headphones represented close to half of the total growth of the headphones category in 2015.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/17/2017 02:08:18 PM EST

 

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Is Jawbone Leaving the Consumer Wearables Business?

Is Jawbone Leaving the Consumer Wearables Business?

The fitness activity tracker business is becoming flooded with choice, and we may be reaching a pivotal point where only the strong will survive. And, according to TechCrunch, Jawbone may be opting out of the consumer space to focus instead on devices for the health care industry.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/06/2017 09:08:07 AM EST

Our Favourite Super Bowl LI Commercials

Our Favourite Super Bowl LI Commercials

Now that Super Bowl LI is officially finished, and we saw the New England Patriots have an amazing comeback to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in the first-ever Super Bowl to go into overtime, you can turn your attention to those great (and expensive) commercials.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/06/2017 08:47:32 AM EST

Super Bowl Ad Teasers Suggest Subliminal Messaging, Sexy House Cleaners, and Justin Timberlake

Super Bowl Ad Teasers Suggest Subliminal Messaging, Sexy House Cleaners, and Justin Timberlake

Brands are back in full force, ready to blow their entire annual marketing budgets on a 30-second-one-minute spot during the Super Bowl. Several "teaser" ads have already been released on YouTube that will air (in the U.S., of course) during Super Bowl LI, which takes place this Sunday, February 5. What hilarity can we look forward to this year?

Christine Persaud Published: 02/01/2017 03:35:15 PM EST

What HMV's Demise Means for the Industry

What HMV's Demise Means for the Industry

Late Friday night, news broke that HMV Canada would be closing all 102 of its stores, and was put into receivership. It marks the end of an era for a generation of music lovers, and an interesting sign for the retail community.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/29/2017 09:12:02 PM EST

Do We Want Our Tech Gear to ‘Feel?'

Do We Want Our Tech Gear to ‘Feel?'

Each year, CES sets the stage for the trends to come. Typically, each area of consumer tech has its own focus for growth. But there's usually an underlying theme amongst them. And this year, that theme was technology that can "feel."

Christine Persaud Published: 01/27/2017 01:27:35 PM EST

Netflix Stock Soars as Site Becomes a Major Force in the TV Biz

Netflix Stock Soars as Site Becomes a Major Force in the TV Biz

If you bought stock in Netflix, you likely raised a glass this weekend, as shares closed at their highest yet on Friday to US$133.70, up 3.5% thanks to a favourable year-end forecast from Wall Street analysts, reports Variety.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/16/2017 08:31:07 AM EST

9 Innovative Startups From CES 2016: Where Are They Now?

9 Innovative Startups From CES 2016: Where Are They Now?

Over the past few years, it has become commonplace to find a number of startup companies exhibiting at CES, or at media events being held in conjunction with the show.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/13/2017 03:24:28 PM EST

Wrapping Up CES 2017 With Some Truly Fun Gear

Wrapping Up CES 2017 With Some Truly Fun Gear

Technology is often more about things we want versus things we need. And this is certainly the case in the Eureka Park startup exhibit area within the Sand Convention Center.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/08/2017 03:55:14 PM EST

CES 2017: Day 2 Demos, Cool Gear, and More

CES 2017: Day 2 Demos, Cool Gear, and More

Day two of the 2017 CES was just as packed as Day One, with plenty to see in booths both big and small.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/07/2017 01:58:39 PM EST

Day One at CES 2017: Affordable Wireless Headphones, Liquid Screen Protection, & More

Day One at CES 2017: Affordable Wireless Headphones, Liquid Screen Protection, & More

CES 2017 is officially underway, with plenty of innovation in all categories of consumer tech. From drones to headphones, gorgeous TVs and smart home gear, there's plenty to see.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/05/2017 04:59:24 PM EST


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