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: 08/13/2019 11:00:01 AM EST

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What to Watch? Here Are Some Great Bingeable Series

What to Watch? Here Are Some Great Bingeable Series

In every issue of WiFi HiFi, we have recommended a TV series that's worth binging, available through one of the top streaming services in Canada, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Crave.

Christine Persaud Published: 08/13/2019 11:00:01 AM EST

 

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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

Apple is Craving a Piece of the Streaming TV Pie, But Can They Get It?

Apple is Craving a Piece of the Streaming TV Pie, But Can They Get It?

Cutting the cord. It describes our desire to shift away from expensive linear television service packages with thousands of channels to a curated selection of content through a subscription-based over-the-top (OTT) service. Streaming TV has been on the rise, and Netflix is the constant. But other services have come (and gone). And now, Apple wants in.

Christine Persaud Published: 04/01/2019 09:29:59 AM EST

‘Seven Years Ago, People Thought We Were Going to Die,' Says Best Buy

‘Seven Years Ago, People Thought We Were Going to Die,' Says Best Buy

Hubert Joly, Chairman and CEO of Best Buy, took to the stage with Adobe Chairman and CEO Shantanu Narayen during the opening keynote at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas to discuss the retailer's business transformation, and the role that organizing and leveraging customer data has played in it.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/26/2019 07:07:50 PM EST

What's a ‘Finsta' Social Media Account?

What's a ‘Finsta' Social Media Account?

Have you heard the word finsta? Some readers might be cocking their heads right about now, wondering what in the world I'm talking about. But if you have a teenager, in particular, you'll want to know.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/22/2019 09:33:11 AM EST

Will Instagram Shopping Take Off?

Will Instagram Shopping Take Off?

Every social media site has its place. Facebook is mainly for the older crowd, connecting old friends and family, and promoting businesses and events. Twitter is for sharing short musings and news headlines. LinkedIn is for business networking. And Instagram is for brand building, sharing live stories, photos, and an endless number of selfies. But it will also now be for shopping.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/20/2019 08:59:11 AM EST

Here Are Some of the Audio Goodies You Can Expect to See at the Montreal Audio Fest

Here Are Some of the Audio Goodies You Can Expect to See at the Montreal Audio Fest

The Montreal Audio Fest/Salon Audio Montreal Audio Fest is gearing up for its 32nd edition from March 22-24, 2019 at the Hotel Bonaventure. On the heels of the first successful Toronto edition of the event, which took place last October, there will be plenty of new goodies to see.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/14/2019 11:08:36 AM EST

Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web

Happy 30th Birthday to the World Wide Web

Anyone over the age of 30 is cringing at the mere thought that they're older than the Internet. Technically you're not. But you are older than the World Wide Web, which celebrated its 30th birthday on March 11, 2019.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/12/2019 02:40:55 PM EST

How to Get Good Quality Music From Your Smartphone

How to Get Good Quality Music From Your Smartphone

When it comes to music listening, we're facing a huge dilemma. On the one hand, many people opt to listen to music from their smartphones while on-the-go versus (or in addition to) on a great sound system at home. On the other, many of us still have an appreciation and desire for good audio quality.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/12/2019 08:35:57 AM EST

International Women's Day: How the Tech Industry Can Be a Catalyst For Change

International Women's Day: How the Tech Industry Can Be a Catalyst For Change

Friday, March 3 is International Women's Day, and this year's theme is #BalanceforBetter, with a focus on helping create a more gender-balanced world, celebrating women's achievements, and raising awareness against bias.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/08/2019 09:20:01 AM EST

The Crazy World of Mobile Device Repairs: Behind the Scenes, and Under Your Phones

The Crazy World of Mobile Device Repairs: Behind the Scenes, and Under Your Phones

They're popping up everywhere. Little shops in strip or shopping malls that promise to save your smartphone from becoming a doorstop after you've dropped it for the umpteenth time, or following an accidental spill.

Christine Persaud Published: 03/07/2019 02:19:21 PM EST


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