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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.