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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

 

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CES 2019: Highlights and A Few Notable Items from the Show

CES 2019: Highlights and A Few Notable Items from the Show

Now a day and-a-half into CES 2019, we've had the chance to check out plenty of exciting innovations across all categories of consumer technology. It's impossible to both see and cover everything from the show. But here are some highlightsin a variety of product categories from what we've seen thus far.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/09/2019 08:02:59 PM EST

CES 2019: Major Press Conference Highlights

CES 2019: Major Press Conference Highlights

On the day prior to the official start of CES, the major consumer technology companies hold elaborate press conferences to introduce members of the media to their newest innovations, and provide a taste of what we'll see on the show floor.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/08/2019 11:24:27 AM EST

CES 2019: The Weirdest, Wackiest, But Maybe Useful, Health Tech at CES Unveiled

CES 2019: The Weirdest, Wackiest, But Maybe Useful, Health Tech at CES Unveiled

CES Unveiled is like a mini show before the show. Members of the media get to take a look at wares from a selection of companies that exhibit in a large ballroom at the Mandalay Bay.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/07/2019 05:34:59 PM EST

CES 2019: From Translating Headphones to AI Cameras - 5 Innovations From CES Unveiled

CES 2019: From Translating Headphones to AI Cameras - 5 Innovations From CES Unveiled

CES 2019, as usual, opened with its Unveiled session, showcasing fresh, new technologies in a variety of categories. After browsing the booths for a few hours, here are five items in particular that caught my attention.

David Susilo Published: 01/07/2019 12:21:02 PM EST

CES 2019: CTA Kicks Off the Show With Tech Trends to Watch

CES 2019: CTA Kicks Off the Show With Tech Trends to Watch

Last week, we published our own list of tech trends that we predicted would be hot topics at this year's CES. Today, on the eve of Press Day for the show, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) held a presentation called Tech Trends to Watch, summarizing data from its latest Sales and Forecasts, and providing insight on what's to come.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/06/2019 10:55:34 PM 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

CES 2019: Here Are 10 Things We Expect To See

CES 2019: Here Are 10 Things We Expect To See

It's almost that time again: CES. And while we're all just getting over bloated holiday tummies, those of us who work in the consumer technology industry are preparing to pack our bags to head to Sin City and see what's on tap for 2019.

Christine Persaud Published: 01/04/2019 09:05:32 AM EST

OPINION: Why Songs No Longer Have Intros

OPINION: Why Songs No Longer Have Intros

When we were teenagers, we could get into the car in Port Credit, ON and play the song "Who Are You" by the Who (on cassette). Our goal was always to see how close to Toronto we could get by the time the song was over.

John Thomson Published: 01/04/2019 07:50:01 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 - Frank Lenk

WiFi HiFi's Top Product Picks of 2018 - Frank Lenk

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 Frank Lenk, contributor in the areas of business, networking and computing, gaming, VR, AI, and general interest topics.

Frank Lenk Published: 12/30/2018 08:50:02 AM EST


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