4K monitors’ future bright because ‘people love pixels’

The falling price of ultra high-resolution displays, commonly called 4K2K or simply 4K displays, is leading to the same chicken-and-egg conundrum high-definition TVs faced a few years ago: Which comes first, the content

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Dave Webb

Hands on with Motorola Atrix HD LTE

Motorola has debuted its Atirx HD LTE smartphone, set for release in Canada later this summer.A sequel to last year's Motorola Atrix, this model sports a larger, HD screen and connects to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

eSight’s high-tech goggles restore sight to the vision impaired [video]

Losing one's sight can be a terrible and debilitating experience.Eye glasses often aren't enough to come to the rescue of people suffering from degenerative eye diseases. Ottawa-based firm eSight Corp. has the vision

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2012 Christine Wong

Acer’s new Iconia A700 targets the HD tablet market

Acer is looking to grab a share of the HD Android tablet market with its new Iconia A700 tablet that hits the Canadian and U.S. markets today.Presales start today on the device, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Hands on with Apple’s New iPad

Tech watchers around the world yesterday were glued to Twitter streams, blog updates, and video live streams as Apple made its latest product announcement: an update to the iPad, now in its third

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 8th, 2012 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

’4G’ joins ‘HD’ as meaningless marketing label

If you’re a marketer, the temptation of adding two letters to your product or service description that is immediately associated as “good” in the mind of consumers is just too irresistible. That’s why

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 9th, 2011 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Playbook tablet shows RIM embracing touch screen format

After weeks of speculation, Waterloo, Ont.-based Research in Motion released the BlackBerry Playbook yesterday. The 7" high-resolution display sports a 1 GHz dual-core processor, and a new BlackBerry Tablet OS. The platform supports

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Video conferencing waiting to see ‘the whites of their eyes’ for mainstream adoption

I sat across the table from Magor Communications Corp. CEO Mike Pascoe and looked him in the eye. What was extraordinary about this was I was sitting in a Toronto office and he

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Is that a 3D iPhone in your pocket?

Welcome to the offices of Spatial View Inc. Here everything is in 3D -- the 46-inch monitor that greets you as you enter, the laptop screens, and yes – even the iPhones.This Toronto-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Future of TV goes beyond HD and 3D

Television has changed a lot over the years--from black-and-white tube sets to Technicolor consoles to plasma and LCD high-definition TVs. But the medium is still evolving. Tech companies are producing bigger (yet thinner)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 19th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Cable clarity – guide to every important cable used with computer monitors

Can't tell the difference between DVI and DisplayPort? Having a hard time figuring out what kind of connector your old Apple display uses? Read on for all you ever needed to know about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2010 PC World staff

Manufacturers betting big on 3D TVs

Samsung Electronics Canada was the first manufacturer out of the gates for selling 3D TVs to Canadians, emphasizing the sets' non-3D capabilities in a bid to woo budget-strapped consumers. In a Toronto Future

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canadian tech removes major obstacle to 3D in your living room

If you're going to compete in the 3D TV market, associating yourself with Avatar can't hurt.Richard LaBerge and Montreal-based Sensio Technologies Inc. can claim that worthy accomplishment after providing the 3D encoding for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

What you should know about 3D TV

Like it or not, 3D HDTV is here, and could make a huge splash in the consumer electronics market over the coming years. It seems like only yesterday when 1080p and 120Hz were

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2010 David Ayala