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Microsoft Reports on Media and Technology Impacts on Human Attention Span
June 29, 2015 – 7:07 am

Of course, you may have been distracted, and so you missed the story. It seems that is part of the problem.

by Lee Rickwood

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Samsung and Red Hat form alliance to provide next-gen mobile enterprise solutions
June 26, 2015 – 11:32 am
Samsung and Red Hat form alliance to provide next-gen mobile enterprise solutions

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Finding a common focus, Samsung and Red Hat are teaming up to tackle next generation mobile enterprise solutions that power mobile-first strategies.
Mobile devices in the enterprise are becoming more important than simple …

Canadian app Yeplive aims to take chunk of livestreaming pie
June 24, 2015 – 12:39 pm
Canadian app Yeplive aims to take chunk of livestreaming pie

By Ted Kritsonis

Periscope and Meerkat have popularized the concept of location-based livestreaming in a big way, and others appear to want to take a bite out of the same pie. Enter Toronto-based Yeplive, a new app aiming to be among the elite.

Technology, Smartphones and the Internet Get Praised, Condemned at ideacity Conference in Toronto
June 22, 2015 – 8:08 am
Technology, Smartphones and the Internet Get Praised, Condemned at ideacity Conference in Toronto

A sense of mad-ness colours our world, and it’s crazy to continue to blindly accept the direction of digital developments if they are not safely shared and broadly beneficial.

by Lee Rickwood

Why digital projectors are the unsung heroes of home theatre
June 19, 2015 – 9:54 am
Why digital projectors are the unsung heroes of home theatre

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Call me old fashioned but I believe that a quality projector will beat an HDTV any day, provided the projectors are set up properly.

Think You’re So Smart? Toronto is No Longer the Intelligent Community of the Year
June 17, 2015 – 7:07 am
Think You’re So Smart? Toronto is No Longer the Intelligent Community of the Year

Another criterion for smart cities, apparently, is that they do not have obstructive old highways blocking their spanking new waterfront!

by Lee Rickwood

Review: Asus Zenfone 2 is a great bargain
June 16, 2015 – 9:00 am
Review: Asus Zenfone 2 is a great bargain

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

The prospect of paying upwards of $700 or more for a smartphone might seem like a hill too steep to climb, but it doesn’t have to be that way when there are compelling options for much less. The Asus Zenfone 2 only sells outright and unlocked, and packs in a number of features that are on par with handsets available for double the price.

Tech Gifts for Ladies to Get Your Dads
June 13, 2015 – 12:32 pm
Tech Gifts for Ladies to Get Your Dads

By Christine Persaud
very dad, no matter the age, loves some kind of tech, even if he has no idea how to use it.And luckily, there are plenty of tech gadgets that would make great gifts for daughter to give dad, but that won’t break the bank. Here are 5 great options.

At WWDC, Apple’s focus is on expanding ecosystems
June 9, 2015 – 10:10 am
At WWDC, Apple’s focus is on expanding ecosystems

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
San Francisco – The Apple World Wide Developer’s Conference takes over this week, operating systems are front and centre but it is Apple’s ecosystems that are all the buzz.

Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch Reveals Program to Increase Economic Opportunities for Women in Canada
June 8, 2015 – 10:17 am
Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch Reveals Program to Increase Economic Opportunities for Women in Canada

By Christine Persaud
The topic of encouraging more women to work in the technology and related fields is a hot one these days, as we experience a shortage of talent to fill needed jobs, and females who may be reluctant to pursue such careers. A new initiative, spearheaded by the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, hopes to change that.

More Hot Tech for the Business Woman
June 7, 2015 – 9:37 pm
More Hot Tech for the Business Woman

By Christine Persaud
A smartphone can be the most important tool in a working woman’s arsenal. Which means you don’t want to forget it, or have it run out of juice. And you want to receive all of your important notifications in a timely fashion. Here are five hot tech items that are great complements to a smartphone to help ensure it’s used as effectively as possible.

Small businesses stuck on Windows Server 2003 will need to move fast
June 5, 2015 – 9:00 am
Small businesses stuck on Windows Server 2003 will need to move fast

By Ted Kritsonis

On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will pull the plug on Windows Server 2003, effectively ending a long period of plugging security holes with patches on a regular basis. Small and medium-sized businesses who have no plan to migrate to a newer server platform may be putting themselves in jeopardy, and numbers indicate there are still plenty of them.

Tech tools for used car buying and selling
June 4, 2015 – 12:59 pm
Tech tools for used car buying and selling

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
It has never been easier to buy or sell a used car. Various websites, services and apps make it possible to find the right buyer and seller for a vehicle.