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David's Take: Hands-On Review of the Nextbase 222 Dash Cam

David's Take: Hands-On Review of the Nextbase 222 Dash Cam

Not long ago, I was loaned a Hyundai Palisade SUV by Hyundai Canada so I could write a review of the vehicle's factory sound system. During the week-long review process, I also used the time to review the Nextbase 222 dash cam, which I first saw at CES 2020.

David Susilo Published: 02/19/2020 08:45:49 AM EST

 

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TCL Won't Be Making BlackBerries Anymore

TCL Won't Be Making BlackBerries Anymore

At the end of 2016, it was confirmed that TCL Communications would beĀ taking over the manufacturing of BlackBerry devices. By February 2017, the KEYone was revealed at Mobile World Congress as the first device under the new partnership. But now, that brand licensing agreement is about to come to an end leaving BlackBerry's future in question.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/03/2020 12:25:23 PM EST

Amazon Posts Record Q4 Profit

Amazon Posts Record Q4 Profit

And just like that, Jeff Bezos added US$13.5 billion to his fortune in fifteen minutes. Bezos' significant bump came when Amazon posted revenues of US$87 billion for the fourth quarter in 2019 and shares of Amazon surged by 10% in after-hours trading.

John Thomson Published: 02/03/2020 08:31:02 AM EST

Retail Thoughts: They're Visitors, Not Customers

Retail Thoughts: They're Visitors, Not Customers

Something profound struck me the other day as I was writing an announcement. I was discussing the opening of a new storefront in Canada and typed the word "customers" in a sentence. I quickly hit the backspace key a few times and changed the word to "visitors." It sounds like such a minor, insignificant thing. But the reality of the copy change hit me instantly.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/31/2020 09:00:01 AM EST

hip-dac is iFi's Latest Portable USB DAC, Headphone Amp

hip-dac is iFi's Latest Portable USB DAC, Headphone Amp

iFi Audio has added the hip-dac to its line-up of portable USB DAC/headphone amps. The device, which is finished in petrol blue with a touch of copper, is designed to take with you and offer hi-res music playback from wherever you are.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/31/2020 08:00:01 AM EST

New Payments Canada Rule Will Let You Pay For Transit Via Debit

New Payments Canada Rule Will Let You Pay For Transit Via Debit

A new Payments Canada rule, called Rule E5, will make it possible for Canadians to use their debit cards to pay for items through delayed authorization, which means for public transit.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/31/2020 06:30:01 AM EST

Fitness Devices Abound Yet We Are Still Gaining Weight

Fitness Devices Abound Yet We Are Still Gaining Weight

According to Statista, 3.1 million Canadians are expected to spend US$244 million on dedicated fitness trackers in 2020. In the U.S., 39 million Americans own a fitness tracker and spend US$3.2 billion to count steps, measure heart rate, and analyze many other data points in a quest for a healthy lifestyle.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/30/2020 01:32:11 PM EST

Dyson Opens First Demo Store in B.C.

Dyson Opens First Demo Store in B.C.

Dyson is expanding the footprint of its bricks-and-mortar locations with a new store in Vancouver, which also marks its first in the province of British Columbia.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/30/2020 07:50:01 AM EST

Shopify is Hiring 1,000 People in Vancouver

Shopify is Hiring 1,000 People in Vancouver

Shopify is planning to make a major commitment in the city of Vancouver, opening its first permanent office in the city, and plans to hire 1,000 employees there.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/30/2020 06:50:01 AM EST

David's Take: The Pow Audio Mo is Mo Versatile Than Most Portable Bluetooth Speakers

David's Take: The Pow Audio Mo is Mo Versatile Than Most Portable Bluetooth Speakers

I have a weird hobby. I like to sort of collect small Bluetooth speakers then complain about how bad they sound. I probably inherited the habit from my grandfather who used to do the same thing with tiny AM/FM radios. Nonetheless, it means I have tried tons and tons of them.


David Susilo Published: 01/29/2020 09:20:01 AM EST

Sol Republic Releases its First ANC Over-Ear Headphones

Sol Republic Releases its First ANC Over-Ear Headphones

Sol Republic has released two new pairs of headphones, including the Soundtrack and the Soundtrack Pro ANC wireless headphones.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/29/2020 08:38:30 AM EST


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