Steve Makris

Last Updated: 11/04/2019 02:23:15 PM EST

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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

 

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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

Handy Tech Gifts for Father's Day That Any Dad Will Love

Handy Tech Gifts for Father's Day That Any Dad Will Love

It's the thought that counts when gifting for Father's Day, not the amount. Here are my picks, from smart media and computing accessories to clever gadgets for any budget.

Steve Makris Published: 06/11/2019 01:51:33 PM EST

Sustainable Mobility Technology Comes in All Sizes and Forms at Movin'on

Sustainable Mobility Technology Comes in All Sizes and Forms at Movin'on

The Movin'On Summit on Sustainable Mobility 2019 is back in Montreal on a mission to move people and goods worldwide using renewable resources. The Summit, originally started with the renowned French tire maker Michelin, now has worldwide partners joining in the quest to reduce fossil fuel.

Steve Makris Published: 06/07/2019 07:00:01 AM EST

How Do The New Google And Alexa Smart Screen/Speakers With Screens Compare?

How Do The New Google And Alexa Smart Screen/Speakers With Screens Compare?

The competition between smart home Internet giants Google's Assistant and Amazon's Alexa is heating up with both having launched new smart speakers with screens this month: the Google Nest Hub 7" and the Amazon Echo Show 5.

Steve Makris Published: 05/30/2019 03:00:09 PM EST

Smart Home Gifts For Mom on Mother's Day

Smart Home Gifts For Mom on Mother's Day

It's not just about gifting technology for the sake of keeping up with the newest, but what mom can do that works for her. When shopping for mom, it's the unique experience she will get that matters. Here's a list of cool smart home items for mom that offer a bit of flair on the side.

Steve Makris Published: 05/06/2019 10:01:47 AM EST


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