While 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, which we look at in-depth in a feature elsewhere in this issue, this year, we also celebrate the golden anniversaries of AMD, Eastlink, Hisense, Samsung, and Yamaha. And last year, Intel and Imax celebrated their 50th anniversaries.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alarming content is being found hidden in videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids, and the company, owned by Google, can't seem to remove it fast enough before more pops up.
Focal Naim, a subsidiary of Vervent Audio Group, has acquired both Audio Plus Services and Plurison. Audio Plus Services will now be known as Focal Naim America, while Plurison has become Focal Naim Canada. Both companies will be headed up by Daniel Jacques, who will continue in his position as President.
Sunrise Records, based in Ancaster, ON and owned by Doug Putman, has confirmed that it will purchase British retailer HMV, reports the CBC, preventing many of the locations from shuttering their doors for good.
I've been using an iRobot Roomba for years, and can confidently say that it's one of those high-tech devices I simply can't (or certainly wouldn't want to) live without. The concept is simple, yet iRobot has made it even simpler and more convenient with its latest version, the Roomba i7+ , along with its Clean Base and Automatic Dirt Disposal bin.
Now that I've had a week to let the overload of tech goodies I saw at CES sink in, sift through my notes, photos, and digest all of the information, I've devised a list of 7items that were my favourite from the show.