Its not often I get to push technology limits, but my last 360 virtual reality shoot at West Edmonton Mall proved to be challenging.
A smartphone cradle that runs like a desktop computer on any big screen with mouse and keyboard?
Say hello to Samsung’s DeX Station, $249.99 CDN, portable charging cradle on steroids, complete with wireless smarts, Ethernet, two USB, one power and HDMI ports making any monitor or TV a desktop-like experience. For now, it only works with Samsung’s newest S8 and S8 plus smartphones, with more compatibility in the works.
Attention Mother’s Day procrastinators! If you have not chosen your gift on the eve of honouring mothers, check my list of smart tech gift suggestions, apps and most importantly, why I like all of them. All come from reputable makers and are proven technology. Some of these are only available online but I’m sure husbands and children can find clever ways of stalling Mom with a small delivery gift delay, right?
Attention all artists!
Microsoft’s ground-breaking Surface Studio Windows 10 desktop arrives in Canada on April 20 and will change the way you think and create digital art on one gorgeous high resolution 28-inch zero gravity screen.
It also introduces a new optional, must have, mouse-like device called the Dial adding to the included pressure sensitive Pen, mouse and keyboard.
NEWS UPDATE: Samsung confirmed plans to sell a refurbished Note 7 this year. It will recycle parts of the phone and possibly add new features, but sadly, will mot be available in North America.
This is a big week for Samsung, launching its much awaited S8 smartphone in New York on March 29.
When global media gather in the New York this Wednesday morning, Samsung’s slick marketing machine will be in full swing. Many rumours about the new S8 will be true, others not.
Analog tax challenges like stacks of any size paper documents? Check out this compact dual side speedy Epson document scanner. The Epson WorkForce ES-400 duplex document scanner for home or office, is a reliable, easy-to-use digital converter of stacls of documents from business cards to receipts and extra-long pages ( maximum scan size for Mac is 8.5″ x 14″; maximum scan size for Windows is 8.5″ x 240″ )
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Sonos, maker of HiFi WiFi speakers for home and work has a message for you:
Music out loud together makes life better! It goes beyond personal headphones. When played aloud at home, music can connect family and friends in primal ways that go back thousands of years.
To drive that point, Sonos launched its Wake Up The Silent Home campaign with a moody ad during last night’s Grammy’s. A recent Sonos sponsored global field study was loud and clear on these key insights:
The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is over! With information overload beyond comprehension for most folks, and more than 3,800 exhibiting company booths to explore, the 50th anniversary tech Mecca show came to an end on Sunday.
Giant brands like Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Sony backed by a crew of several hundred each, in multi million dollar “booths” large enough to fill a dozen homes each, impressed. In contrast, one-person booths with a single table, among the 600 startup displays the CES Eureka Park Marketplace hoped for the break of a lifetime.
“On the sixth day of Christmas my tech love gave to me, six shiny laptops, five top-tier smartphones, four odd collections, three streaming players, two instant photos and a java in a pear tree.
Just a few years ago, laptops were doomed to extinction along with desktops as iPads and multi-tasking smartphones got more attention. Not anymore. Laptops are back, as gaming devices and more importantly, consumer targeted as innovative, thinner, lighter and portable computers with sharper multi-swing screens, especially for Windows 10.
Follow my second day on the 12 tech days of Christmas. The words of the perennial 1909 festive song by Frederic Austin’s original have changed slightly, but the meaning is all the same. Merry Christmas!
On the second day of Christmas my tech love gave to me, two instant photos and a java in a pear tree…
Who would have known! Instant cameras and printers are back with some cool features.
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