This week's smartphone news covers addiction, self-charging devices, the revival of Nokia among several other stories. Let's begin with addiction. The smartphone addiction problem In a story published by TIME, Katy Steinmetz discusses a problem most of us face now in the 21st century, the problem of anxiety related to being without our handheld devices. Why … Continue reading Smartphone news: #Addiction #Nokia #SelfCharging #Marshall #Audio
I've had the JBL Charge for about 2 weeks now and so far it's been a blast! This little Bluetooth wireless speaker is about the size of pop can and can follow you anywhere. I've paired it to my iPhone, iMac, MacBook Pro and Moto X without much hassle. I'll be unboxing the JBL Charge … Continue reading JBL Charge Review
Take training to the next level and get the ultimate wireless workout with Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless, new earbuds - and an all-in-one training solution with Jabra Sport Life application - announced by Jabra this week. Combining an in-ear biometric heart rate monitor, immersive Dolby® Digital sound and real-time voice coaching, Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless … Continue reading Sport Pulse Wireless from Jabra bolsters your fitness training needs
Apple, the company that transformed digital music into a worldwide phenomenon, confirmed that it was buying Beats Electronics for $3 billion. This is a move that will help Apple reinforce its position in the new world of streaming music and stay ahead of the personal accessories explosion. New research from Futuresource Consulting provides market context … Continue reading Apple Buys Beats, But What Does it Mean?
Having used the Jabra Sport Wireless+ headphones since February, I have a confession to make. I'm not switching back to regular headphones! Cutting the headphone cable has been a great move for me as it's now so easy to listen to music and not be cabled to my Apple devices. At first it was a … Continue reading Jabra Sport Wireless+ review
In the realm of audio Bang and Olufsen offers some great gadgets for those who are true audio nuts or who just love to listen to their music really loud. Back in late August I visited the store on West 7th Ave in Vancouver and met with Albert Iglesias and we ran through some of … Continue reading Bang and Olufsen devices produce sweet sounds for the music lover
The SONOS Playbar was a pleasure to review. It was super simple to setup, configure and use. I could operate the device via WIFI as the bridge was connected directly to my router meaning I could use my smartphone or computer to send commands. Or I could simply turn on my TV and listen to … Continue reading SONOS Playbar Review
With the final weekend of holiday shopping now upon us and the crush to get the malls is in full swing Sonos has a great sound system that you should look at. This system is easy to find online simply by searching and can be purchased that way as well so maybe you don't' even … Continue reading Sonos Play:3 packs a punch and makes for a sound Christmas gift
If you ever use multiple Apple devices such as an iPod or iPhone like I do then you know how much of a pain those earphones or earbuds can be. They can become tangled in everything and even chewed on by your cat. Well now Buddyband has the answer to all your earphone perils with its … Continue reading Buddyband a bonus for those of us who struggle with tangled earphones
A scary thought isn’t it? Christmas is creeping closer and closer and you’re wondering what to get for the techie or gadget guru on your list. This year there are more choices than ever in terms of both the types of gadgets and the companies making them. Retailers in Vancouver also number in what seems … Continue reading There Are Only 30 Shopping Days Left Until Christmas….
It is? Really? Chrismas believe it or not is just around the corner. Though retailers like to trick us sometimes into thinking Christmas comes in November it does come in December and this time of the year is the perfect time to think about what friends and family may be looking for at Christmas. Gadgets … Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas….