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Last Updated: 07/18/2019 01:03:26 PM EST

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VIDEO: Updating the Sound In a 1976 VW Bus

VIDEO: Updating the Sound In a 1976 VW Bus

WiFi HiFi's John Thomson discusses how he replaced the original radio in his 1976 VW Bus with the new NEX 3400 from Pioneer, powered by Apple CarPlay.

John Thomson Published: 07/18/2019 01:03:26 PM EST

 

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FEATURE: RETAIL - Red Flag: You've Been Scammed!

FEATURE: RETAIL - Red Flag: You've Been Scammed!

You're sitting in your shop on a quiet Tuesday afternoon, when a phone call comes through. It's a seemingly well-heeled businessman who's looking to buy a number of expensive speakers to outfit his new condominium project.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/21/2019 07:50:01 AM EST

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 4 of 4 - Acoustically Transparent Screens

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 4 of 4 - Acoustically Transparent Screens

In the first three parts of this series, I discussed three critical factors to consider when choosing a screen for your home entertainment room: size and viewing distancescreen gain, and aspect ratio. In this, the final instalment of the series, I'll finish the discussion off with details on acoustically transparent screens, using specialty paint for your screening wall, and other alternatives worth considering.

David Susilo Published: 06/19/2019 09:30:01 AM EST

WOMEN IN TECH: Q&A WITH Lisa McManus, Retail Marketing and Sales Account Manager, Intel Canada

WOMEN IN TECH: Q&A WITH Lisa McManus, Retail Marketing and Sales Account Manager, Intel Canada

As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Lisa McManus, Retail Marketing and Sales Account Manager, Intel Canada, to get her perspective on working in a male-dominated industry.

WiFi HiFi Published: 06/19/2019 07:20:01 AM EST

HANDS-ON REVIEW: Pioneer Car Audio Featuring the DEQ-S1000A DSP & Z Series Speaker System

HANDS-ON REVIEW: Pioneer Car Audio Featuring the DEQ-S1000A DSP & Z Series Speaker System

When I bought my 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, I was disappointed that VW no longer offers Dynaudio audio as a factory upgrade option in Canada. It was offered for my 2010 Golf GTI, but now, Fender Premium Audio is the upgrade option for the GTI line.

David Susilo Published: 06/14/2019 07:50:01 AM EST

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 3 of 4 - Aspect Ratio

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 3 of 4 - Aspect Ratio

In the first two parts of this series, I discussed two critical factors to consider when choosing a screen for your home entertainment room: size and viewing distance and screen gain. In this, the third part of the series, I'll continue the discussion further, this time tackling screen aspect ratio and screen installation types.

David Susilo Published: 06/12/2019 01:05:24 PM EST

Handy Tech Gifts for Father's Day That Any Dad Will Love

Handy Tech Gifts for Father's Day That Any Dad Will Love

It's the thought that counts when gifting for Father's Day, not the amount. Here are my picks, from smart media and computing accessories to clever gadgets for any budget.

Steve Makris Published: 06/11/2019 01:51:33 PM EST

Sustainable Mobility Technology Comes in All Sizes and Forms at Movin'on

Sustainable Mobility Technology Comes in All Sizes and Forms at Movin'on

The Movin'On Summit on Sustainable Mobility 2019 is back in Montreal on a mission to move people and goods worldwide using renewable resources. The Summit, originally started with the renowned French tire maker Michelin, now has worldwide partners joining in the quest to reduce fossil fuel.

Steve Makris Published: 06/07/2019 07:00:01 AM EST

Bye, Bye, Bye, BBM

Bye, Bye, Bye, BBM

While we all continue to send instant messages through iMessage, WhatsApp, and other such services, BlackBerry quietly shut down its BBM messaging app for consumers.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/06/2019 07:49:31 PM EST

FEATURE: Is The Future of Phones Foldable?

FEATURE: Is The Future of Phones Foldable?

It blew our minds when, in 1973, Dr. Martin Cooper made the first call from a mobile phone, the prototype DynaTAC, while standing on a busy street. It was a marvel to be able to carry and use a phone virtually anywhere, even if it was the size of a brick.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/05/2019 08:00:02 AM EST

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 2 of 4 - Screen Gain

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 2 of 4 - Screen Gain

In Part 1 of this four-part series, I talked about some basic yet critical factors that will impact which projector screen you should buy, including viewing distance and screen size. In Part 2, I'll look solely at screen gain, as it is an extremely important factor, especially in today's 4K HDR world.

David Susilo Published: 06/05/2019 06:50:01 AM EST


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