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Last Updated: 06/14/2019 07:50:01 AM EST

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HANDS-ON REVIEW: Pioneer Car Audio Featuring the DEQ-S1000A DSP & Z Series Speaker System

HANDS-ON REVIEW: Pioneer Car Audio Featuring the DEQ-S1000A DSP & Z Series Speaker System

When I bought my 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, I was disappointed that VW no longer offers Dynaudio audio as a factory upgrade option in Canada. It was offered for my 2010 Golf GTI, but now, Fender Premium Audio is the upgrade option for the GTI line.

David Susilo Published: 06/14/2019 07:50:01 AM EST

 

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GETTING PERSONAL: Industry Profile - Angie Lisi

GETTING PERSONAL: Industry Profile - Angie Lisi

Angie is an icon of Canadian high-end audio. She is the consummate entrepreneur, having founded American Sound and Angie's Audio Corner. And she is one of the rarest birds in a business in which everyone has to scratch their beards to name other women. Naturally, Angie is on my short list of industry luminaries. And like most industry leaders, her personal life and business life are connected at the deepest level.

Saxe Brickenden Published: 03/11/2019 09:00:01 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

Women in Tech: Full Q&A With Brie Code, CEO and Creative Director of TRU LUV

Women in Tech: Full Q&A With Brie Code, CEO and Creative Director of TRU LUV

As part of an ongoing series highlighting influential women in Canadian tech, this week, we talk in-depth with Brie Code, CEO and Creative Director of TRU LUV, a Toronto-based studio that makes AI companions for smartphones, to get her perspective on working in a male-dominated industry.

WiFi HiFi Published: 03/08/2019 07:30:01 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

David's Take: The Ultimate To Do List After You've Purchased a TV

David's Take: The Ultimate To Do List After You've Purchased a TV

Anyone who knows me knows my first piece of advice to anyone who buys a new TV is to get it professional calibrated. (I'm sort of biased on that topic!) But that's not what this piece is all about. Here are some practical tips on the first things you should do once you're ready to bring home a brand spanking new display.

David Susilo Published: 03/06/2019 06:50:01 AM EST

Are You Ready for the Foldable Phone?

Are You Ready for the Foldable Phone?

Are you ready to fork out more than a couple grand for the hottest tech gadget commanding the attention of media and early adoptors?

Steve Makris Published: 02/27/2019 10:21:35 AM EST

Terrifying Hidden Content is Being Found in YouTube Kids Videos

Terrifying Hidden Content is Being Found in YouTube Kids Videos

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.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/27/2019 09:59:27 AM EST

David's Take: Don't Believe What You Read - Blu-ray Discs are Here to Stay

David's Take: Don't Believe What You Read - Blu-ray Discs are Here to Stay

Recently, a spate of articles online have suggested that the end of physical Blu-ray disc media is near, largely as a result of the growth in streaming. Much of the fear has been fueled by Samsung's recent announcement that it will no longer sell Blu-ray players in North America; Oppo announced the same in a farewell message on its website just shy of a year ago.  But this couldn't be further from the truth.

David Susilo (additional reporting by Christine Persaud) Published: 02/26/2019 08:11:26 PM EST

Focal Naim Acquires Audio Plus Services, Plurison; Distribution Daniel Jacques Forms

Focal Naim Acquires Audio Plus Services, Plurison; Distribution Daniel Jacques Forms

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.

Christine Persaud Published: 02/15/2019 04:09:03 PM EST

CES 2019 Fueled My TV Tech Aspirations

CES 2019 Fueled My TV Tech Aspirations

A couple of years ago, Samsung stole the show at CES with the introduction of "The Frame" TV, a stunning panel that disguises itself as a piece of framed art when it isn't being watched as a television, complete with a bezel that can be matched to the décor of your room. "Game Changer" was how most journalists described the Frame TV

John Thomson Published: 02/15/2019 11:00:02 AM EST


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