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Last Updated: 05/16/2019 08:47:57 AM EST

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David's Take: The Importance of Provenance in Audio

David's Take: The Importance of Provenance in Audio

Back in the early days of the compact disc, SPARS (Society of Professional Audio Recording Services) identified if a particular production stage was accomplished in the analog or digital domain. A track that was recorded on an analog 24-track machine and edited/ mixed using analog equipment and then mastered for CD release was identified by the letters AAD. A purely digital recording would use the designation DDD.

David Susilo Published: 05/16/2019 08:47:57 AM EST

 

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A Month With the Huawei P30 Pro Smartphone: What's In Its Camera Bag of Tricks?

A Month With the Huawei P30 Pro Smartphone: What's In Its Camera Bag of Tricks?

How good is the camera in the Huawei P30 Pro smartphone? I've had it now for just under a month, shooting relentlessly to find out.

Steve Makris Published: 04/18/2019 08:53:34 AM EST

Our Kids (and Grandkids) May Never Know Cable or Satellite TV

Our Kids (and Grandkids) May Never Know Cable or Satellite TV

When the television first became common in households in the ‘50s, it was a marvel to be able to see a moving image on the tiny, black and white screen. Households began to watch content terrestrially, then cable and satellite television afforded access to hundreds of channels. Add things like on-demand and pay-per-view TV, along with VCRs and DVD players to the mix, and we were in entertainment heaven.

Christine Persaud Published: 04/17/2019 01:43:00 PM EST

Tempted to Do That Silly Social Media Quiz? Think Again

Tempted to Do That Silly Social Media Quiz? Think Again

We all have mindless tasks we like to engage in during downtime, to rid our minds of stress. It could be playing repetitive games like Candy Crush, twirling a fidget spinner, or endlessly scrolling through our social media feeds. Sometimes, we land on a silly yet seemingly entertaining quiz and decide "heck, why not?" Here's a tip: don't.

Christine Persaud Published: 04/15/2019 01:33:35 PM EST

Cadillac Canada Scores a North America First With Live Interactive Showroom

Cadillac Canada Scores a North America First With Live Interactive Showroom

Cadillac Canada is changing how Canadians shop for vehicles with Cadillac Live, a hybrid personal shopper and live interactive digital showroom.

Steve Makris Published: 04/12/2019 12:19:50 PM EST

Women in Tech: Q&A With Sara Hurst, Director, Client Development and Success at SAP Concur

Women in Tech: Q&A With Sara Hurst, Director, Client Development and Success at SAP Concur

As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Sara Hurst, Director, Client Development and Success at SAP Concur.

WiFi HiFi Published: 04/12/2019 08:30:01 AM EST

David's Take: Ears-in Review - Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT Wireless Headphones

David's Take: Ears-in Review - Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT Wireless Headphones

Upon receiving a pair of ATH-SR30BT wireless headphones from Audio-Technica to review, I was excited to test out these affordable ($119) ‘phones to see how they stack up against my favourites in the same class.

David Susilo Published: 04/11/2019 08:48:33 AM EST

Are These Smartphones or Cameras? Mobile is Now All About Photography

Are These Smartphones or Cameras? Mobile is Now All About Photography

Remember a time when smartphones were actually used for tasks like receiving and making phone calls, messaging, surfing the Web, and even playing with apps? That's still the case today. But the most important feature by far has become the camera.

Christine Persaud Published: 04/10/2019 09:45:18 AM EST

Women in Tech: Q&A With Carol Leaman, CEO, Axonify

Women in Tech: Q&A With Carol Leaman, CEO, Axonify

As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Carol Leaman, CEO, Axonify


WiFi HiFi Published: 04/05/2019 08:00:01 AM EST

David's Take: Top 5 Items You Need to Buy For Your AV System

David's Take: Top 5 Items You Need to Buy For Your AV System

Once you've finished building an AV system, there are several additional pieces of gear that are worth investing in to maximize its performance.


David Susilo Published: 04/03/2019 08:00:01 AM EST

Will You Risk Your Privacy for the Sake of Convenience?

Will You Risk Your Privacy for the Sake of Convenience?

There's a trade-off when it comes to the conveniences and personalization benefits we enjoy today thanks to tech. We can acquire tons of loyalty points with retailers, receive targeted advertisements, get discounts on items that we need (or want), and enjoy an overall customized experience from the brands we love. But it all comes at a price.

Christine Persaud Published: 04/02/2019 09:51:04 AM EST


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