March 2016

The Death of Traditional Media

When Gutenberg invented the printing press around 1440 it put thousands of scribes and monks out of work. For centuries they had laboured for hours to copy books and other manuscripts, but, with the ability to mass-produce the written word, printing ushered in a whole new era of communication.

The Apple TV Update

Today Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the latest software update for the box's TVOS operating system, version 9.2, is now available for download.

So what upgrades can Apple TV owners expect? As the beta releases indicated, they mostly revolve around making the device easier to use.

Getting Started with an Ooma Handset

Considering getting your phone service over the Internet? The technical term for it is Voice Over Internet Protocol, and Ooma is the fastest growing VoIP company in Canada.  You’ve likely heard about the customer-friendly brand and their Ooma Telo service, and have noticed some crazy dirt-cheap sale prices in the last couple of months, on ecommerce sites like Amazon.

What you need to know about choosing a Smart TV

It used to be when you went shopping for a new TV you’d look for one with the best picture in the largest size that you could afford.  Nowadays, televisions come with all kinds of additional features - one of which is the ability to be smart technology enabled.

Is Virtual Reality Technology Here to Stay?

With the release of new consumer headsets, 2016 looks to be the year Virtual Reality or VR makes a big comeback. The term was first made popular back in the 1980s when video game manufacturers made their first forays into the technology. In the early 1990s Sega released a VR headset for arcade games that featured motion detection and later the upgraded VR-1 system with 3D stereo graphics.