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Last Updated: 04/01/2020 06:50:01 AM EST

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David's Take: Long Live Creative Outlier Gold

David's Take: Long Live Creative Outlier Gold

Since product review samples are a little more difficult to come by as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, I have had to get creative. This week, while waiting for an official review sample to arrive from Creative Labs, I borrowed a new pair of Creative Outlier Gold true wireless earbuds my neighbour brought from Singapore.

David Susilo Published: 04/01/2020 06:50:01 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

Facebook Messenger for Kids: I Caved

Facebook Messenger for Kids: I Caved

I finally caved. I have been avoiding signing my 8-year-old son up for Facebook Messenger for Kids since the invites started rolling in ages ago. As much as I use and advocate for the benefits of social media, I don't think an 8-year-old needs to be on a Messenger service.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/27/2020 08:20:02 AM 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

David's Take: AudioQuest DragonFly Red - Fly Like an Eagle

David's Take: AudioQuest DragonFly Red - Fly Like an Eagle

I'm a simple person. When I bought the AudioQuest DragonFly Red for $249, I bought it not because of the specifications but because of the colour. It turns out among the three options, Black, Red, and Cobalt, the Red is the mid-level, perfect choice.

David Susilo Published: 03/25/2020 07:50:01 AM EST

When I Find Myself In Times Of Trouble

When I Find Myself In Times Of Trouble

Later this afternoon, all non-essential businesses have been ordered to close in Ontario. This may not change things much since businesses have not really been businesses for over a week.

John Thomson Published: 03/24/2020 11:35:12 AM EST

The Irony of Social Distancing in the Tech World

The Irony of Social Distancing in the Tech World

Somewhere, in a dank, dark basement is a socially awkward yet brilliant guy shaking his head at the current situation. You know the guy. The one who everyone considers the stereotypical geeky tech nerd who doesn't socialize with others. Instead, he chooses to stay home staring at his computer screen for hours on end. Yet today, we are all being forced to become this fictional person we have long shunned.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/20/2020 11:00:03 AM EST

Netflix Party Lets You Watch Shows Together With Friends While Social Distancing

Netflix Party Lets You Watch Shows Together With Friends While Social Distancing

A Netflix Party Chrome extension called Netflix Party allows friends and family members to watch Netflix series and movies together while still practicing the social distancing that is recommended as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/18/2020 03:47:28 PM EST

Entrepreneurialism vs. Morality: Pandemic is Not the Time for Profit

Entrepreneurialism vs. Morality: Pandemic is Not the Time for Profit

One of the most basic tenets of business is that of supply and demand. When there is great demand for a product or service, you must provide a greater supply to meet that demand. When there's less of a demand, you don't need as much supply.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/16/2020 04:06:16 PM EST

David's Take: Feeling Fly with Creative SX-Fi

David's Take: Feeling Fly with Creative SX-Fi

Recently, Creative Labs has been turning heads again with its Super X-Fi (SXFI - pronounced "sex-fy") headphone technology. At CES 2020, I was handed the SXFI Amp, a tiny dongle touted to recreate a surround-sound holographic environment with headphones.

David Susilo Published: 03/11/2020 07:30:01 AM EST

Collision Conference to Go Virtual for 2020 Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Collision Conference to Go Virtual for 2020 Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The global Collision Conference, which took to Toronto for the first time last year, will no longer take place this year amid concerns about COVID-19, the coronavirus. Instead, it will adapt to take place virtually, in an online format.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/06/2020 02:45:40 PM EST


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