Watch VR on the Cheap: All About Google Cardboard

Watch VR on the Cheap: All About Google Cardboard

You’ve heard about virtual reality headsets, and you know there are affordable ones out there. (The famous Oculus Rift will run you about $600, so obviously this isn’t for everyone.) But where, exactly, can you look for a good VR headset on the cheap? You can get your virtual feet wet with Google Cardboard and other innovative companies that are making Google Cardboard compatible devices. These guys currently have a selection of ultra-affordable...


6 of the Most Popular 360 Degree VR Videos on YouTube

6 of the Most Popular 360 Degree VR Videos on YouTube

You love virtual reality. You’ve got your device. What to watch? All this- the best VR videos. Virtual reality is taking the world by storm, and if you haven’t tried it yet, chances are you’ll get a chance to throw yourself into it in 2017. It can be amazing fun. And while some think it’s a futuristic inaccessible pastime for the rich, it’s not at all. Everyone can watch. If you don’t want super-fancy, super-expensive gear to watch...


7 Best Bluetooth Portable Speakers of 2017

7 Best Bluetooth Portable Speakers of 2017

  It’s January and your car windows might be frozen shut in the mornings. But summer will come. Someday. Until the next ice age hits, it’s still a guarantee. And with warmer weather comes the opportunity to socialize more in the backyard and at the beach, and the need for great speakers. What to buy? Here is a list of 7 best outdoor Bluetooth speakers in order from cheapest to most expensive, as rated by online reviewers such as CNET, Tom’s...


Twitter Makes First Canadian Media Deal: Live Streaming of TVO’s The Agenda on Twitter and Periscope

Twitter Makes First Canadian Media Deal: Live Streaming of TVO’s The Agenda on Twitter and Periscope

  If you want to follow Canadian current affairs on-the-go, it’s now even easier. Viewers have been able to find The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TV Ontario’s nightly current affairs program,on TVO’s website for some time now. But for those who love to have options, a new one has arrived. Watchers can now find the program that covers contemporary social, political, cultural and economic issues affecting Canadians, on Twitter. Good news. Starting...


DuoSkin Digital Tattoos: A Taste of the Future?

DuoSkin Digital Tattoos: A Taste of the Future?

Sometimes tech advances seem to take forever, and sometimes we seem to be moving forward at an alarming rate. When it comes to tattoos, Duo Skin’s on-skin technology is an example of this. Researchers in MIT’s Media Lab in collaboration with Microsoft Research, have developed a digital material that you can place on your skin like a tattoo. The invention uses gold metal leaf and users can customize it to control their mobile devices, display...


Spotify vs Apple Music

Spotify vs Apple Music

If you’re a music fan you, having access to a streaming service is close to being a must these days-but there is so much to choose from. Spotify vs Apple Music- which is better?   There are more than a few services on the market and each has its own way of doing things. Two of the most popular at the moment are Spotify and Apple Music. While they’re similar, differences exist. Here’s a quick run down of what you get, with both. Spotify...


Uber Movement is Opening Up Access to Traffic Data

Uber Movement is Opening Up Access to Traffic Data

Driving from point ‘A’ to point ‘B’? Not sure how long it will take? Uber Movement can help.   Uber has developed a new tool and is opening up its traffic data to interested users. The online resource, called ‘Uber Movement’, will offer users the ability to track driving travel times. Users will do this between any two places in a city, at any given time of the day. The site is currently open to select planning agencies...


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Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John’s, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, Windsor, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Barrie, Sudbury, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Abbotsford and Victoria. It looks like at launch Fido will be offering an LTE Hotspot device, with LTE compatible smartphones launching later in the year. “We are thrilled to offer the benefits of LTE network technology to Fido customers this year,” said Steven Sarfin, senior director of marketing, Fido Solutions. “Our focus at Fido has always been on providing the best value to our customers. With data plans starting from $10/month, affordable LTE service is a perfect complement to the exclusive FidoADVANTAGE programs like FidoTRADE™,...


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