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: 03/22/2019 09:33:11 AM EST

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What's a ‘Finsta' Social Media Account?

What's a ‘Finsta' Social Media Account?

Have you heard the word finsta? Some readers might be cocking their heads right about now, wondering what in the world I'm talking about. But if you have a teenager, in particular, you'll want to know.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/22/2019 09:33:11 AM EST

 

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Will Instagram Shopping Take Off?

Will Instagram Shopping Take Off?

Every social media site has its place. Facebook is mainly for the older crowd, connecting old friends and family, and promoting businesses and events. Twitter is for sharing short musings and news headlines. LinkedIn is for business networking. And Instagram is for brand building, sharing live stories, photos, and an endless number of selfies. But it will also now be for shopping.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/20/2019 08:59:11 AM EST

Here Are Some of the Audio Goodies You Can Expect to See at the Montreal Audio Fest

Here Are Some of the Audio Goodies You Can Expect to See at the Montreal Audio Fest

The Montreal Audio Fest/Salon Audio Montreal Audio Fest is gearing up for its 32nd edition from March 22-24, 2019 at the Hotel Bonaventure. On the heels of the first successful Toronto edition of the event, which took place last October, there will be plenty of new goodies to see.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/14/2019 11:08:36 AM EST

Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web

Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web

Anyone over the age of 30 is cringing at the mere thought that they're older than the Internet. Technically you're not. But you are older than the World Wide Web, which celebrated its 30th birthday on March 11, 2019.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/12/2019 02:40:55 PM EST

How to Get Good Quality Music From Your Smartphone

How to Get Good Quality Music From Your Smartphone

When it comes to music listening, we're facing a huge dilemma. On the one hand, many people opt to listen to music from their smartphones while on-the-go versus (or in addition to) on a great sound system at home. On the other, many of us still have an appreciation and desire for good audio quality.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/12/2019 08:35:57 AM EST

International Women's Day: How the Tech Industry Can Be a Catalyst For Change

International Women's Day: How the Tech Industry Can Be a Catalyst For Change

Friday, March 3 is International Women's Day, and this year's theme is #BalanceforBetter, with a focus on helping create a more gender-balanced world, celebrating women's achievements, and raising awareness against bias.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/08/2019 09:20:01 AM EST

The Crazy World of Mobile Device Repairs: Behind the Scenes, and Under Your Phones

The Crazy World of Mobile Device Repairs: Behind the Scenes, and Under Your Phones

They're popping up everywhere. Little shops in strip or shopping malls that promise to save your smartphone from becoming a doorstop after you've dropped it for the umpteenth time, or following an accidental spill.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/07/2019 02:19:21 PM EST

Terrifying Hidden Content is Being Found in YouTube Kids Videos

Terrifying Hidden Content is Being Found in YouTube Kids Videos

Alarming content is being found hidden in videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids, and the company, owned by Google, can't seem to remove it fast enough before more pops up.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/27/2019 09:59:27 AM EST

Focal Naim Acquires Audio Plus Services, Plurison; Distribution Daniel Jacques Forms

Focal Naim Acquires Audio Plus Services, Plurison; Distribution Daniel Jacques Forms

Focal Naim, a subsidiary of Vervent Audio Group, has acquired both Audio Plus Services and Plurison. Audio Plus Services will now be known as Focal Naim America, while Plurison has become Focal Naim Canada. Both companies will be headed up by Daniel Jacques, who will continue in his position as President.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/15/2019 04:09:03 PM EST

Canada's Sunrise Records Buys U.K.-based HMV

Canada's Sunrise Records Buys U.K.-based HMV

Sunrise Records, based in Ancaster, ON and owned by Doug Putman, has confirmed that it will purchase British retailer HMV, reports the CBC, preventing many of the locations from shuttering their doors for good.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/08/2019 10:14:59 AM EST

Hands-On With the iRobot Roomba i7+ With Clean Base and Automatic Dirt Disposal

Hands-On With the iRobot Roomba i7+ With Clean Base and Automatic Dirt Disposal

I've been using an iRobot Roomba for years, and can confidently say that it's one of those high-tech devices I simply can't (or certainly wouldn't want to) live without. The concept is simple, yet iRobot has made it even simpler and more convenient with its latest version, the Roomba i7+ , along with its Clean Base and Automatic Dirt Disposal bin.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/01/2019 12:13:37 PM EST


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