Steve Makris

Last Updated: 01/02/2020 07:20:01 AM EST

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My 25-Foot Selfie Stick Thinks It's a Drone

My 25-Foot Selfie Stick Thinks It's a Drone

My 25-foot self-made selfie stick project was a mix of bragging rights and simply having some fun. But after taking a few impressive photos around town, I realized I had created a winner and a drone slayer. Well, sort of.

Steve Makris Published: 01/02/2020 07:20:01 AM EST

 

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WiFi HiFi's Top Tech of 2019 - Steve Makris

WiFi HiFi's Top Tech of 2019 - Steve Makris

The December/January 2020 issue of WiFi HiFi Magazine included our top 100 tech picks for 2019. And to devise this list, each member of the team submitted their favourite gear of the year. Here are Steve Makris' top product picks of 2019.

Steve Makris Published: 12/31/2019 07:30:01 AM EST

WiFi HiFi Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Gifts With Bang for Your Buck

WiFi HiFi Holiday Gift Guide 2019: Gifts With Bang for Your Buck

We're back with the WiFi HiFi holiday gift guides! Each week, we'll release a new themed gift guides, chocked-full of great tech gift ideas for different people on your list. This week, we're looking at great gifts that might not necessarily be brand new but offer great bang for your buck.

Steve Makris Published: 12/20/2019 07:00:02 AM EST

The Samsung Galaxy Fold Has Been Redesigned: Should You Buy One?

The Samsung Galaxy Fold Has Been Redesigned: Should You Buy One?

It's back! The $2,600 Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone/tablet with a bendable screen returned to a handful of Canadian Samsung Experience stores on Friday, December 6 in limited quantities and pre-orders, as previously reported.

Steve Makris Published: 12/10/2019 11:09:01 AM EST

Adobe's Photoshop for iPad Reinforces the Potential for Professional Graphics on Mobile Devices

Adobe's Photoshop for iPad Reinforces the Potential for Professional Graphics on Mobile Devices

Adobe's annual MAX creativity conference in Los Angeles kicks off today with announcements of new products for its expanding Creative Cloud online subscription apps and service. But the much-awaited availability of Photoshop for iPad stole the show for achieving a challenging task, years in the making.

Steve Makris Published: 11/04/2019 02:23:15 PM EST

The Google Pixel 4 is Here and Boasts Some Serious Photography Prowess

The Google Pixel 4 is Here and Boasts Some Serious Photography Prowess

The next Google Pixel smartphone, the Pixel 4, was announced in New York today. It's a lot smarter than its predecessors with advanced AI and computational photography giving users the power of professional photography with every shutter press.

Steve Makris Published: 10/15/2019 07:31:24 PM EST

Technology Can Have Many Faces When Buying For Back To School

Technology Can Have Many Faces When Buying For Back To School

Back to school calls for new, cutting-edge technology. But don't discount older tech that can still walk the walk. Here is my eclectic mix of savvy products that will help any student be properly armed for school - from smart backpacks to indoor grills, loud concert protection to affordable and safe big screen media portability.

Steve Makris Published: 08/26/2019 01:26:57 PM EST

Adobe's Fresco Is Just Around The Corner And Worth The Wait

Adobe's Fresco Is Just Around The Corner And Worth The Wait

We may not remember but most of us first drew before we could read, with pencil on paper or colour crayons on restaurant kid's menus. Sadly, we followed other endeavours in our lives leaving drawing and painting to artists.

Steve Makris Published: 08/20/2019 03:00:36 PM EST

Samsung Unpacks the Note 10 Series Smartphones With More Power, Memory, and a Magic Wand Stylus

Samsung Unpacks the Note 10 Series Smartphones With More Power, Memory, and a Magic Wand Stylus

Samsung turned another expected unpacking event in New York City into a wild journey of magical phone features with the new Note10 series, eye candy augmented reality, and a deep partnership with industry giants.

Steve Makris Published: 08/08/2019 05:21:50 PM EST

Huawei Undergoes Two Month Roller Coaster Ride Amidst U.S. and China Trade Talks

Huawei Undergoes Two Month Roller Coaster Ride Amidst U.S. and China Trade Talks

Although Huawei Canada is currently giving away a Huawei Watch GT Classic with every Mate 20 Pro purchased, or a free one-time screen replacement with any P30 model phone, consumers are faced with a tough decision about if they should buy phones from the beleaguered Chinese brand.

Steve Makris Published: 07/15/2019 08:11:35 AM EST

Telus' New ‘Endless Data' Plan Keeps Mobility Costs Down With New & BYOD Devices

Telus' New ‘Endless Data' Plan Keeps Mobility Costs Down With New & BYOD Devices

We all know the frustration, and expense, when you go over the data limit on your smartphone. Telus is addressing that with a new billing plan that allows you to continue to access data even if you go past your monthly data limit, but at a slower speed, a practice commonly known as throttling.

Steve Makris Published: 07/08/2019 08:36:23 AM EST


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