Articles By Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Google reveals Pixel 4; Huawei puts off laptop launch; Facebook to pay for your data

Google Pixel 4 pictured, Huawei scraps a laptop due to U.S. ban, Facebook pays to pay for your data.   That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Thursday, June 13th, and I’m

Published on: June 13th, 2019 Tom Li

Visa B2B Connect blockchain transaction platform launches globally

Visa’s B2B Connect, a blockchain-based transaction platform for businesses, is now officially online globally. Built in partnership with IBM using the open source Hyperledger Fabric, Visa’s B2B Connect system directly facilitates transactions between

Published on: June 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Chrome tests reading mode; hackers steal biometric data; AMD’s new processor

Chrome tests distraction-free reading mode, hackers steal biometric data from border patrol, AMD announces new processor. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Wednesday, June 12th, and I’m your host, Tom

Published on: June 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Dell updates XPS and Precision business laptop lineups

Dell announced its fully updated business line of laptops at Computex 2019 held in Taipei, Taiwan last week. Dell XPS Dell's premium XPS lineup overlaps both consumer and business users. The Dell XPS

Published on: June 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Mozilla paid browser; Samsung Galaxy Fold updated release date; Google Maps combats cab fare scam

Mozilla to launch a paid browser, Samsung Galaxy Fold gets an updated release date, Google Maps warns users of unscrupulous cab drivers. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Tuesday, June 11th,

Published on: June 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Social media now part of U.S. visa application; Amazon employs flying drones; Windows users need to update

U.S. wants your social media account, Amazon to start drone delivery, NSA and Microsoft urge users to install a critical system update.   That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Thursday, June

Published on: June 6th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – iTunes lives in Windows; Microsoft dual-screen device; Firefox blocks cookies

iTunes will continue to exist on Windows, Microsoft teases dual-screen device, Firefox now natively blocks cookies. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Wednesday, June 5th, and I’m your host, Tom Li.

Published on: June 5th, 2019 Tom Li

Apple wants you to buy its $999 monitor stand, but it’s not the only option

Apple Inc. released its Pro Display XDR in parallel with the updated Mac Pro at its World-Wide Developer Conference yesterday, and its new $999 monitor stand garnered a lot of attention. Alongside the

Published on: June 4th, 2019 Tom Li

Apple announces new Mac Pro at WWDC 2019

During its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) event in San Jose, California, Apple Inc. unveiled the updated Mac Pro designed for creative professionals. The new Mac Pro embraces a conservative square design,

Published on: June 3rd, 2019 Tom Li

HashTag Trending – BlackBerry Messenger waves goodbye; BBC hits data cap on 5G; Spotify testing Social Listening

BlackBerry Messenger gets shut down today, BBC hits data cap during its first 5G live broadcast, Spotify is testing playlist sharing. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Monday, June 3rd, and

Published on: June 3rd, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Tech companies condemns UK surveillance proposal; Amazon removes misinformation; iPhones are trackers galore

Tech companies condemn a new UK surveillance proposal, Amazon removes fake medical books, journalist finds 5,400 trackers on his iPhone. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Friday, May 31st, and I’m

Published on: May 31st, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Uber bans misbehaving riders; Huawei can make SD Cards again; Google bans apps that sell weed

Uber will ban unruly passengers, Huawei is once again on the SD Association list, Google to ban marijuana selling apps. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now. It’s Thursday, May 30th,

Published on: May 30th, 2019 Tom Li

Google Pixel 3a XL review: a premium camera for the midrange

Whereas other midrange phones aim to deliver on the performance front, Google wants to let its camera do all the convincing. Its Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 may not be the fastest, but it can

Published on: May 27th, 2019 Tom Li

Collision 2019: Diversity in technology still has a ‘long way to go’, says Cisco’s Rola Dagher

All the tech innovations at Collision 2019 can't hide the fact that most leadership positions in the industry are not occupied by women, says Rola Dagher, president of Cisco Canada. “I think we've

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

HP updates midrange EliteBook and ZBook with high-end features

HP Inc. has recently announced its updated mainstream EliteBook laptops and ZBook workstation PCs. HP Elitebook 800 Updated models include the 13” convertible EliteBook x360 830, 13.3” EliteBook 830 G6, 14” EliteBook 840

Published on: May 15th, 2019 Tom Li