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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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The Ultimate Tech Gift Guide for Father's Day

The Ultimate Tech Gift Guide for Father's Day

Whether dad is an avid techie or not, any dad will appreciate some great tech items for Father's Day this Sunday, June 17.

Christine Persaud Published: 05/31/2019 07:30:05 AM EST

How Do The New Google And Alexa Smart Screen/Speakers With Screens Compare?

How Do The New Google And Alexa Smart Screen/Speakers With Screens Compare?

The competition between smart home Internet giants Google's Assistant and Amazon's Alexa is heating up with both having launched new smart speakers with screens this month: the Google Nest Hub 7" and the Amazon Echo Show 5.

Steve Makris Published: 05/30/2019 03:00:09 PM EST

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 1 of 4

David's Take: Which Screen To Buy? - Part 1 of 4

In the last decade, as movie theatre tickets soar sky high, more and more people are using front projection systems at home. And I've been asked many times for advice on which projection screen to buy.

David Susilo Published: 05/30/2019 07:30:02 AM EST

STORE 2019: A Comprehensive Guide on Selling to Gen-Z

STORE 2019: A Comprehensive Guide on Selling to Gen-Z

Move Aside, Millennials. Retailers Are Focused on Gen-Z Now

Millennials are getting old. We hate to break it to you, but it's the reality. They're now in their 20s and early-to-mid thirties, with kids, mortgages, and real jobs. And while that gives them incredible buying power, retailers are thinking ahead about the next-generation of shoppers, Gen-Z, and how to shift strategies in order to capture their attention.

Christine Persaud Published: 05/29/2019 12:41:01 PM EST

In A Changing Economy, the Skills We Need Most Are the Skills to Learn New Skills

In A Changing Economy, the Skills We Need Most Are the Skills to Learn New Skills

During Collision Conference in Toronto last week, several panel discussions took place touching on the latest technology like AI, smart home, and automotive tech. And one of the underlying themes was that, in a changing economy, while jobs will be lost, new ones will be created. Which means education and skill-building is of tantamount importance.

Christine Persaud Published: 05/27/2019 11:26:46 AM EST

FEATURE: Is Traditional TV ‘Irrelevant?'

FEATURE: Is Traditional TV ‘Irrelevant?'

There has been much talk and debate about the television industry, how streaming has taken over, and if there's still a place for traditional linear TV. There's an argument for both sides, but let's take a look at the landscape.

Christine Persaud Published: 05/24/2019 11:18:50 AM EST

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

David's Take: Game of Thrones Too Dark? It's Your Fault!

David's Take: Game of Thrones Too Dark? It's Your Fault!

For the last week, I've been reading articles with people complaining that the third episode in the eighth and final season of HBO series Game of Thrones, which aired on Sunday, April 28, was too dark. The first three things that immediately came to mind were 1) people are watching their TVs in too bright of an environment; 2) they didn't calibrate their display; and 3) people are using streaming as their source, legal or otherwise.

David Susilo Published: 05/07/2019 07:30:01 AM EST

Smart Home Gifts For Mom on Mother's Day

Smart Home Gifts For Mom on Mother's Day

It's not just about gifting technology for the sake of keeping up with the newest, but what mom can do that works for her. When shopping for mom, it's the unique experience she will get that matters. Here's a list of cool smart home items for mom that offer a bit of flair on the side.

Steve Makris Published: 05/06/2019 10:01:47 AM EST

Women in Tech: Q&A With Tara Fine, Channel Chief, VMWare Canada

Women in Tech: Q&A With Tara Fine, Channel Chief, VMWare Canada

As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Tara Fine, Channel Chief, VMWare Canada, to get her perspective on working in a male-dominated industry.

WiFi HiFi Published: 05/03/2019 11:30:02 AM EST


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