Steve Makris

Last Updated: 04/02/2020 08:50:01 AM EST

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U.S. Ban on Huawei Doing Business in America Drives 2019 Profits Down

U.S. Ban on Huawei Doing Business in America Drives 2019 Profits Down

It looks like the U.S. ban on Huawei Technologies is having an effect on the Chinese telecommunications giant's 2019 annual report. Although Huawei revealed that its net profit for the year was CNY62.7 billion ($12.5 billion), Reuters noted it was the company's lowest increase in three years at 5.6%.

Steve Makris Published: 04/02/2020 08:50:01 AM EST

 

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Huawei's second Google-less Phone Makes it Hard to Say No

Huawei's second Google-less Phone Makes it Hard to Say No

Huawei's new P40 flagship smartphone launched on Friday, March 27 during an online event, without its globetrotting fans on hand due to the coronavirus pandemic. Loaded, with eye-popping AI tricks, larger camera sensors, and far-reaching sharper zoom photography, the P40 series was compared with top contenders like the Samsung S20 Ultra and iPhone 11, leaving them behind in a cloud of pixels.

Steve Makris Published: 03/27/2020 08:47:50 PM EST

Huawei Expects Customers To Make A Big Sacrifice After Buying The Mate 30 Pro

Huawei Expects Customers To Make A Big Sacrifice After Buying The Mate 30 Pro

Six months after its Fall launch and mysterious disappearance from the free world, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro smartphone has re-emerged in a global marketing campaign, including Canada. It finally arrives here late May. No pricing details are available yet.

Steve Makris Published: 03/26/2020 08:20:01 AM EST

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Pushes the Envelope With 8k Video and DSLR Quality Photos

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Pushes the Envelope With 8k Video and DSLR Quality Photos

This Saturday, Canadians will be able to purchase the newest Samsung flagship Galaxy S20 series smartphones online or in stores. On pre-order until March 5, they will come with a free set of Samsung Buds+ for the S20+ and S20 Ultra.

Steve Makris Published: 03/05/2020 09:00:01 AM EST

Hands-on Review: Huawei Watch GT - An Energy Efficient Watch That Monitors Your Well Being 24/7

Hands-on Review: Huawei Watch GT - An Energy Efficient Watch That Monitors Your Well Being 24/7

At first glance, the new Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm series looks like last year's GT model. But it offers much more, like slick-looking 3D glass with a smaller bezel, faster speed, longer battery life measured in weeks not days, more indoor and outdoor activities, a new 4GB music player, Bluetooth phone calling, and copious amounts of health and activity readings.

Steve Makris Published: 02/17/2020 08:20:01 AM EST

Mobile World Congress Cancelled Due to the Coronavirus

Mobile World Congress Cancelled Due to the Coronavirus

The annual Mobile World Congress mobile communications show, which is held annually in Barcelona every February, has been canceled this year due to coronavirus concerns.

Steve Makris Published: 02/13/2020 12:34:52 PM EST

Technology Gifts To Get You Into A Valentine's Day Mood

Technology Gifts To Get You Into A Valentine's Day Mood

Express your Valentine's Day love with clever technology. Whether it's the Internet or gadgets that heighten the senses, here are my favourite ways of saying "I love you!"

Steve Makris Published: 02/12/2020 08:00:01 AM EST

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

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


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