Christine Persaud


Christine Persaud is a tech expert and journalist with 11 years of experience in trade and consumer technology journalism. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief at WiFi HiFi Magazine, WiFiHiFi.ca and WiFiHiFi.com, Canada's trade publication for the consumer technology industry.




Last Updated: 03/21/2017 12:52:38 PM EST

316 Article(s)

Hey Siri, Alexa, Meet Bixby

Hey Siri, Alexa, Meet Bixby

The war of the digital assistants is raging, with several female voices duking it out for consumer attention. Apple has Siri, Amazon has Alexa, Microsoft has Cortana, Google has its Assistant and soon, Samsung will have Bixby.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/21/2017 12:52:38 PM EST

 

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Canada Ranks 7th on World's Happiness Scale

Canada Ranks 7th on World's Happiness Scale

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network has released its latest World Happiness Report, in celebration of World Happiness Day today. And a bit of feel-good news for our country: Canada ranks seventh overall.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/20/2017 12:51:28 PM EST

How to Choose the Right Phone Case

How to Choose the Right Phone Case

There's an overwhelming amount of choice in terms of mobile phone cases. How do you select the right one?

Christine Persaud Published: 03/20/2017 08:44:49 AM EST

5 Green Gadgets for St. Patrick's Day

5 Green Gadgets for St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day! As you celebrate with a pint of Guinness and a group of good friends, consider brining these five green gadgets along.


Christine Persaud Published: 03/17/2017 11:20:02 AM EST

5 Unique Ways to Smarten Up Your Home

5 Unique Ways to Smarten Up Your Home

We're all familiar with smart security cameras, thermostats, lighting and speakers. But there are so many other ways that you can make your home "smart," and many rooms you can place smart devices in.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/13/2017 10:10:01 AM EST

Interesting Stats and Facts From DX3 Canada Technology, Marketing, & Retail Show

Interesting Stats and Facts From DX3 Canada Technology, Marketing, & Retail Show

The DX3 Canada trade show, targeting marketing, technology, and retail professionals, is underway in Toronto. In addition to the small show floor area, several keynotes, stage presentations, and seminars are taking place.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/09/2017 12:31:19 PM EST

The Resurgence of Vinyl Isn't About Nostalgia

The Resurgence of Vinyl Isn't About Nostalgia

Vinyl sales have been on the rise, marking the resurgence of an analog form of media that wholly contradicts our digital society. But it isn't about nostalgia for many. And it isn't coming at the expense of digital.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/08/2017 07:44:44 PM EST

7 Wacky Tech Products That Will Have You Scratching Your Head

7 Wacky Tech Products That Will Have You Scratching Your Head

Technological evolution is necessary. It has brought us everything from advances in medical science, to the Internet, streaming content, electric vehicles, and more. But sometimes, the ideas that tech companies have are, at least at first glance, pretty silly.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/07/2017 08:50:12 AM EST

Sunrise Records Says Physical Music Media is Here to Stay, Plans to Occupy 70 Old HMV Canada Locations

Sunrise Records Says Physical Music Media is Here to Stay, Plans to Occupy 70 Old HMV Canada Locations

Ironically following the announcement of HMV Canada's exit from the music retailing business, another music retailer has confirmed plans to take over many of the vacated locations. Sunrise Records says it plans to move into 70 of the former HMV Canada stores once they close.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/28/2017 07:14:02 PM EST

A New Wave of Bluetooth Earbuds Will Take on Apple's AirPods

A New Wave of Bluetooth Earbuds Will Take on Apple's AirPods

It's no surprise that Bluetooth headphones, particularly earbuds, were in abundance at the 2017 CES. When we spoke with NPD Canada's Director of Consumer Electronics Mark Haar back in April 2016, he noted that wireless headphones represented close to half of the total growth of the headphones category in 2015.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/17/2017 02:08:18 PM EST

Is Jawbone Leaving the Consumer Wearables Business?

Is Jawbone Leaving the Consumer Wearables Business?

The fitness activity tracker business is becoming flooded with choice, and we may be reaching a pivotal point where only the strong will survive. And, according to TechCrunch, Jawbone may be opting out of the consumer space to focus instead on devices for the health care industry.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/06/2017 09:08:07 AM EST


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