Articles By Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Huawei CFO hearing; Apple bends to FBI; North shotgunning patents

Today’s top news is that Huawei’s CFO hearing is now officially underway. In other news, North’s new smart-glasses to include some cool new bleeding-edge features, and Apple supposedly abandoned encrypting iCloud backups after

Published on: January 22nd, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Montreal teen arrested in cryptocurrency scam; EU considering suspending facial recognition; Alphabet passes the trillion-dollar mark.

Welcome listeners, hope you’re all doing well this Monday morning. The top three stories to take in right now include a Montreal teen arrested in cryptocurrency scam bust, the European Union considering banning

Published on: January 20th, 2020 Tom Li

3 coolest gadgets at Pepcom

Guess what? The Las Vegas Convention Center wasn't the only place where incredible tech flourished at CES 2020. Peripheral shows like ShowStoppers and Pepcom had their own flavour and awesome products. We squeezed

Published on: January 17th, 2020 Tom Li

Lenovo’s bendy ThinkPad X1 Fold is US$2,500, coming mid-2020

If the number of foldable laptops at CES were any indication, we'll be entering a Star Trek reality in no time. Designed for travelling professionals, Lenovo’s ThinkPads are known for their resilience in

Published on: January 14th, 2020 Tom Li

Insight Partners to acquire data protection company Veeam

Insight Partners, a New York investment firm, today cemented its agreement to acquire Veeam, a Switzerland-based cloud data management company for US$5 billion. The deal is expected to complete in the first quarter

Published on: January 9th, 2020 Tom Li

Lenovo announces first 5G-enabled laptop

LAS VEGAS -- Qualcomm and Lenovo announced the Lenovo Yoga 5G at its CES 2020 media conference on Jan. 6, combining Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx SoC and a custom antenna array developed by Lenovo.

Published on: January 7th, 2020 Tom Li

Dell’s foldable devices at CES 2020: Duet, Ori, and UFO

Dell recently granted a press tour of its innovation labs at New York, showcasing a number of prototype foldable and convertible devices that debuted at CES 2020. Concept Duet Dell’s concept duet is

Published on: January 7th, 2020 Tom Li

Check out Samsung’s massive direct view microLED display

Size matters when it comes to home entertainment. Mounting a large display on your wall is a surefire way to draw envy from your visitors. Ego boosting aside, large displays can also deliver

Published on: January 5th, 2020 Tom Li

B2B at CES 2020: What to expect

With files from Pragya Sehgal   With the onset of the new decade, new year’s biggest trade show for new products and technologies, CES 2020, is fast approaching, and while the event has

Published on: January 2nd, 2020 Tom Li

3 key Canadian telecom trends for 2020

Canada's telecommunication scene was filled with drama, tension, and exciting advancements. As we embrace a new year, we highlight the top three trends that you should keep an eye on. Click here to read more

Published on: December 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – CIRA firings; examine the dead; child labour abuse in tech

Today’s Hashtag Trending episode is laced with legal issues. We talk about CIRA’s mishandling of employee firing, cryptocurrency founder demanded to be exhumed, and major tech companies involved in alleged child labour abuse.

Published on: December 17th, 2019 Tom Li

Samsung to power Videotron’s 5G and 4G LTE-A networks

Videotron has selected Samsung Canada to power its 5G and 4G LTA-A services. Starting in 2020, Samsung will supply Videotron with Massive-MIMO and dual-band base stations across Ottawa and Quebec. The 5G base

Published on: December 13th, 2019 Tom Li

LG G8X ThinQ Dual Screen experience review: just try it

Contrary to smartphone's plateauing development, its market competition is fiercer than ever. In the quest to cram more screen into an increasingly constrained space, most manufacturers agreed that folding display is the next

Published on: December 12th, 2019 Tom Li

North announces Focals 2.0 smart glasses

North, the Waterloo-based consumer smart glasses company, announced today the second iteration of its stylish smart glasses: Focals 2.0. Consequently, the first generation of Focals smart glasses ceases production today, North added. Details

Published on: December 10th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending- Ericsson pays big fines; Google unjust firings?; Microsoft shelves Wunderlist

Two familiar companies are under investigation yet again. In Today’s Hashtag Trending, we talk about Ericsson paying $1 billion in corruption case, Google under investigation for allegedly unjust firings, and Microsoft scrapping its

Published on: December 10th, 2019 Tom Li