Steve Makris

Last Updated: 02/17/2020 08:20:01 AM EST

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Hands-on Review: Huawei Watch GT - An Energy Efficient Watch That Monitors Your Well Being 24/7

Hands-on Review: Huawei Watch GT - An Energy Efficient Watch That Monitors Your Well Being 24/7

At first glance, the new Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm series looks like last year's GT model. But it offers much more, like slick-looking 3D glass with a smaller bezel, faster speed, longer battery life measured in weeks not days, more indoor and outdoor activities, a new 4GB music player, Bluetooth phone calling, and copious amounts of health and activity readings.

Steve Makris Published: 02/17/2020 08:20:01 AM EST

 

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Huawei Steps Up Its Photo Game With An Additional Camera in the New P30 Pro

Huawei Steps Up Its Photo Game With An Additional Camera in the New P30 Pro

Today, Huawei announced its new P30 and P30 Pro smartphones in Paris.

Steve Makris Published: 03/26/2019 07:24:32 PM EST

Are You Ready for the Foldable Phone?

Are You Ready for the Foldable Phone?

Are you ready to fork out more than a couple grand for the hottest tech gadget commanding the attention of media and early adoptors?

Steve Makris Published: 02/27/2019 10:21:35 AM EST

4K Videos are Becoming Popular Sources for Converted Quality Still Photos

4K Videos are Becoming Popular Sources for Converted Quality Still Photos

With a growing number of 4K-capable consumer digital cameras and smartphones in market, the process of extracting the best movie frames into quality still photos is becoming easier, and thus an attractive option for capturing more memories.

Steve Makris Published: 02/22/2019 08:44:31 AM EST

FEATURE: Building Your Own Desktop Computer

FEATURE: Building Your Own Desktop Computer

Want to build your very own desktop Windows 10 PC? It might seem like a daunting task, but established computer parts stores like Memory Express in Western Canada can assemble a custom desktop with parts you choose. Here's a guide of the required hardware components.

Steve Makris Published: 01/04/2019 10:50:01 AM EST

FEATURE: 2018 Was the Year for Fast Computers

FEATURE: 2018 Was the Year for Fast Computers

Computing power had a watershed moment in 2018 when Intel raised eyebrows by introducing a powerful 8th Gen processor that was literally 50% faster than last year's equivalent for everyday and advanced computing.

Steve Makris Published: 01/02/2019 09:26:41 AM EST

WiFi HiFi's Top Product Picks of 2018 - Steve Makris' Top 10

WiFi HiFi's Top Product Picks of 2018 - Steve Makris' Top 10

Members of the WiFi HiFi editorial team selected our top 10 product picks for 2018, ranging from audio to video gear, mobile, gadgets, appliances, and more. Here are the 10 personal picks from Steve Makris, WiFi HiFi contributor in the areas of mobile, travel, and gadgets.

Steve Makris Published: 12/28/2018 07:50:01 AM EST

The 12 Security Tips Of Christmas

The 12 Security Tips Of Christmas

Maybe I'm having some fun here. But there's a serious message. How you pick passwords and settings for your many devices, online accounts, home Wi-Fi, smart cars, and more, is critical.

Steve Makris Published: 12/19/2018 08:00:01 AM EST

WiFi HiFi Tech Gift Guide 2018: Time-Tested Older Tech

WiFi HiFi Tech Gift Guide 2018: Time-Tested Older Tech

While we often gravitate towards the latest and greatest, sometimes older products that are still in market are worth getting, and can save you a few bucks.

Steve Makris (with additional contributors) Published: 12/18/2018 08:00:02 AM EST

HANDS-ON: Google Pixel Night Sight for Shooting Dark Scenes

HANDS-ON: Google Pixel Night Sight for Shooting Dark Scenes

Yesterday, Google launched its new Night Sight feature for owners of the Pixel 3 smartphones, allowing for capturing great images in the darkest of scenes. So naturally, we wanted to put it to the test.

Steve Makris Published: 11/15/2018 11:38:30 AM EST

ANALYSIS: Huawei Mate 20 Pro is in Canada Today - Can It Shake Up the Market?

ANALYSIS: Huawei Mate 20 Pro is in Canada Today - Can It Shake Up the Market?

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro arrives in Canadian stores today, fueled by positive reviews from industry observers. Priced at tier-one levels, the $1,200 phone, loaded with a bagful of camera features and artificial intelligence to boot, is hoping to disrupt the market, which is dominated by Apple's iPhone and Samsung Galaxy devices.

Steve Makris Published: 11/08/2018 01:23:47 PM EST


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