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: 09/07/2018 09:02:25 PM EST

422 Article(s)

CEDIA 2018: Looking Beyond AV at the Show

CEDIA 2018: Looking Beyond AV at the Show

Speakers, televisions, and other AV gear dominate this year's CEDIA trade show, which wraps up today in San Diego. But among the many demo rooms and mesmerizing images displayed on displays and projection screens are some other interesting products for integrators.

Christine Persaud Published: 09/07/2018 09:02:25 PM EST

 

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Sonos' New Amp Solves Pain Points for Installers

Sonos' New Amp Solves Pain Points for Installers

At an under-wraps press event at its head office in Boston last week, Sonos made three major announcements aimed predominantly at its installer partners: a new Amp to replace the Connect Amp, a partnership with Sonance for architectural speakers, and an open developer platform and new APIs.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/29/2018 11:00:02 AM EST

The TAVES Show in Toronto is Cancelled

The TAVES Show in Toronto is Cancelled

TAVES, formerly known as the Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show, was scheduled to take place this October. But WiFi HiFi has learned that the event has officially been cancelled.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/29/2018 09:59:33 AM EST

It's Another Hole-in-One for Staub's Fifth Annual Athletics for Kids Charity Golf Tournament

It's Another Hole-in-One for Staub's Fifth Annual Athletics for Kids Charity Golf Tournament

For the fifth year running, Staub Electronics held its annual Charity Golf Invitational, in support of Athletics or Kids (A4K), an organization that helps financially disadvantaged youth in B.C. participate in organized sports.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/23/2018 07:50:01 AM EST

Consortium Including Air Canada, TD, CIBC, and Visa Agree to Acquire Aeroplan

Consortium Including Air Canada, TD, CIBC, and Visa Agree to Acquire Aeroplan

In a letter to its members, Jeremy Rabe, President & CEO of Aeroplan, has confirmed that the travel loyalty rewards program has entered into an agreement in principle with the Consortium, comprised of Air Canada, TD, CIBC and Visa, for the acquisition of the Aeroplan program.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/22/2018 08:20:32 AM EST

House of Marley Pop-up Shop Makes its Way to Toronto

House of Marley Pop-up Shop Makes its Way to Toronto

Just in time for the back-to-school season, House of Marley has opened a pop-up shop in Vaughan Mills, a large shopping centre in Vaughan, ON, about 40 minutes outside of downtown Toronto.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/20/2018 09:26:24 AM EST

FEATURE: Social Media: Should Your Business Be Doing It?

FEATURE: Social Media: Should Your Business Be Doing It?

"If you're not doing it, you might as well close up shop." That's the consistent sentiment about participating in social media that was expressed by every industry member with whom I spoke - from manufacturers big and small, to a local independent dealer, and business-to-business (B2B) companies.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/14/2018 10:12:48 AM EST

The WiFi HiFi Guide to Back-to-School Tech

The WiFi HiFi Guide to Back-to-School Tech

By now, you probably have back-to-school on the mind. What essential tech will you, or your school-aged child, need? Where can you get the best deals? And what are some of the tech items you might not think about that are worth getting? This guide will walk you through it all.

Christine Persaud & Steve Makris Published: 08/07/2018 12:05:13 PM EST

Sonos Rings the Bell and Goes Public With SONO

Sonos Rings the Bell and Goes Public With SONO

Sonos filed for an initial public offering (IPO) last month, and today, the speaker brand officially becomes a public company, listed on Nasdaq as SONO.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/02/2018 08:43:27 AM EST

Apple Clobbers Revenue Expectations, Could Become First Trillion-Dollar Company

Apple Clobbers Revenue Expectations, Could Become First Trillion-Dollar Company

Apple's financial results for the fiscal third quarter ending June 30, 2018, surpassed all expectations, with revenues of US$53.3 billion, up 17% from the same quarter a year ago, and a 40% rise in quarterly earnings per diluted share of US$2.34.

Christine Persaud Published: 07/31/2018 08:33:50 PM EST

FEATURE: Don't Miss the Boat on Cottage Tech

FEATURE: Don't Miss the Boat on Cottage Tech

When you think cottage, your mind likely gravitates to a quiet and serene place where you can escape your highly-connected daily life. But is this really the case? While cottages will always be gorgeous, sometimes rustic, properties that bring you back to nature, they are also becoming incredibly tech-savvy. And that presents tremendous opportunities for integrators.

Christine Persaud Published: 07/25/2018 11:20:02 AM EST



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