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: 06/16/2017 12:50:53 PM EST

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FEATURE: Living With Alexa

FEATURE: Living With Alexa

It recently dawned on me that, in working from home, there's one "person" I tend to talk to the most. She isn't actually a person, though her comforting voice is that of a woman in her 30s or 40s. She isn't a physical presence either. But she has become a daily part of my life. I live with Alexa.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/16/2017 12:50:53 PM EST

 

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Soon Locked Phones Will Be Banned in Canada

Soon Locked Phones Will Be Banned in Canada

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is making another big move it its efforts to foster competition and improve customer service for Canadians by announcing an upcoming ban on wireless carriers selling phones locked to their services.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/15/2017 12:22:42 PM EST

Yahoo Becomes Part of Verizon's Oath; Marissa Mayer Exits

Yahoo Becomes Part of Verizon's Oath; Marissa Mayer Exits

Verizon Communications Inc. has officially completed its acquisition of the operating business of Yahoo! Inc.. combining the assets with its existing AOL business to create a new subsidiary, Oath.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/15/2017 08:38:27 AM EST

Sharp Wants Its TVs Back

Sharp Wants Its TVs Back

Two years ago, Sharp licensed its name to Hisense for US$23.7 million and stopped manufacturing consumers TVs in North and South America (minus Brazil), leaving the Chinese manufacturer to market televisions under the well-known Japanese brand name. But now, the company wants its name back, alleging that Hisense is selling sub-par products using the trusted Sharp name.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/14/2017 12:49:48 PM EST

26 Hot Tech Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads

26 Hot Tech Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads

June marks the onset of summer, but also two major events that have become looped together to create a gifting trend known as "dads and grads." This month, people come out in droves to shop for two important people in their lives: their dads for Father's Day, and school graduates.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/07/2017 02:30:01 PM EST

What You Need to Know From Apple WWDC 2017

What You Need to Know From Apple WWDC 2017

Apple held its annual Worldwide Developer's Conference, known as WWDC, in California today, making a slew of announcements on new hardware and software. Here are the key things you need to know.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/06/2017 07:41:35 AM EST

Feature: Your Guide to Essential Apps

Feature: Your Guide to Essential Apps

To say "there's an app for everything" might have been accurate once upon a time. Today, it's a gross understatement. There isn't only an app for everything, but rather several hundred of them to serve every need and desire imaginable - from time-wasting and entertainment, to business utilities, managing finances, networking with friends, and more.

Christine Persaud Published: 06/02/2017 08:00:01 AM EST

Erikson Consumer Shows off the Latest in Portable Audio, Mobile Accessories at Toronto Dealer Show

Erikson Consumer Shows off the Latest in Portable Audio, Mobile Accessories at Toronto Dealer Show

Erikson Consumer's dealer show in downtown Toronto showcased the latest innovations across a number of brands and categories, from mobile accessories, to portable speakers and headphones.

Christine Persaud Published: 05/31/2017 04:00:01 PM EST

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond Actor, Dies at 89

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond Actor, Dies at 89

"Bond. James Bond." He was one of many actors to play that iconic character. And sadly, Roger Moore passed away at the age of 89 following a "short but brave battle with cancer."

Christine Persaud Published: 05/23/2017 12:05:07 PM EST

What to Binge Watch This Weekend

What to Binge Watch This Weekend

In every issue of WiFi HiFi Magazine, we highlight one streaming original series that's worth binging that month. Here are our picks from the last three months that you might want to sink your teeth into this weekend, plus a bonus, just-released pick.

Christine Persaud Published: 05/12/2017 09:07:15 AM EST

Oppo Overtakes Samsung for Third Spot on Top Smartphone Models List in Q1

Oppo Overtakes Samsung for Third Spot on Top Smartphone Models List in Q1

While the iPhone still reigns supreme, a surprise smartphone maker, Oppo, managed to sneak into the second spot in global smartphone shipments, overtaking Samsung. However, there are some important things to note about the data before jumping to conclusions.

Christine Persaud Published: 05/10/2017 01:36:17 PM EST



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