In this “Gear Guide” video, which ran in Cineplex movie theatres and its sister chains across Canada, I show some of the tiniest tech around — from a miniature MP3 player and video watch to the smallest smartphone and palm-sized PC.
In this video, I chat about recommended accessories for the Apple iPad. Consider this an informal “show & tell” that includes cases, bags, skins, a keyboard and stylus pen. Sync readers, what are some of your favourite accessories?
Available next month, Microsoft’s LifeCam Studio is the company’s first webcam with a 1080p sensor. Er, anyone remember when colour and a built-in microphone were a big deal for webcams?
In this CNN “Tech Time” segment, I suggest a few worthy gadgets for students, including a netbook with 10-hour battery, a web-enabled printer, smarter smartphone, and more.
In this CTV News Channel interview from August 30, I’m asked to comment about Research in Motion’s 2-month reprieve by the Indian government, which gives the Canadian smartphone maker more time to offer a way customer data — i.e. instant messages and emails — can be monitored for national security purposes. Do you think RIM should work with the Indian government on a solution or would they lose credibility for making such concessions?
The geeky guys over at Techland.com have posted 10 great ways to mastering your Gmail account. Check out these very cool tips n’ tricks — all covered in a short 2 minutes — and I’ll bet even tech-savvy users of Google’s email service will learn something here! Sync readers, do you have any Gmail shortcuts to share?
Ever notice that Canadians sometimes lag behind the U.S. when to comes to major tech launches? Does it irk you we often have to wait months (or in some cases, years) to get cool products and services north of the 49th? Here’s why — and why you shouldn’t let it bother you.
Movie geeks, rejoice! At the recent Star Wars Celebration V convention in Orange County, Calif., producer/writer George Lucas showed for the first time a deleted scene from “Return of the Jedi” (Episode VI), where Darth Vader tries to tempt Luke Skywalker to the dark side. And from the sarcasm files, I don’t think the Sith Lord said “Luke” enough times in this clip. Listen as the fans go nuts.
Hey gang, it’s been a busy week for smartphones, eh? In this video blog post, I chat about the HTC Legend, an Android 2.1-powered smartphone available through Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile. What do you think of its specs, form factor and price?