Articles By Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Canadians win Turning Award; MacBook keyboard fail; FTC fines robot callers

Canadian AI pioneers win Turing Award; MacBook keyboards continue to fail; FTC hits robot callers with massive fines. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday,

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – EU passes Article 13; Huawei releases new phone; Xiaomi releases 100W phone charger

EU passes Article 13 and 11; Huawei releases P30 series smartphones; Xiaomi releases a 100W smartphone charger. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, March

Published on: March 27th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – new Apple services; hackers breach Asus updater; Nokia phone leaked data to China

Apple announces new services; hackers use Asus software update to distribute malware; Nokia 7 phones leaked information to China.   It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending.

Published on: March 26th, 2019 Tom Li

Huawei Matebook 13 review: honey, I’ve shrunk the Matebook X Pro

As the nimbler counterpart to the 14" Matebook X and the Matebook X Pro, the Matebook 13 compresses the performance of its larger siblings into Huawei's most portable offering yet. Carrying the same

Published on: March 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Amazon Echo Input can turn any speaker smart

Old speakers can indeed learn new tricks. Canadians with old speakers collecting dust can now turn them into Alexa-enabled devices using the Amazon Echo Input. A processor and a quad-microphone array reside within

Published on: March 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Trying on Ford’s Sleep Suit at the Canadian International Auto Show – All Hands on Tech

Driving while tired can be extremely dangerous, which is why Ford made the SleepSuit to simulate the feeling of drowsiness behind the wheel. Thank you for turning into ITWC, let’s take a look

Published on: March 20th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Tumblr visit count falls; Verizon brings 5G; Google kills apps

Tumblr’s visit count crashes after banning explicit content; Verizon to roll out 5G to two U.S. cities; Google scraps a few apps. Cute kittens and puppies pictures couldn’t prevent Tumblr’s viewership from dropping

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Tom Li

Ford’s exoskeleton demo at the Canadian International Auto Show – All Hands on Tech

Have you ever tried lifting a watermelon over your head 4,600 times in one day? Created by Ekso Bionics in partnership with Ford, the EksoVest is a leader in wearable technology and the

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Glass for foldable phones; Google Maps shows traffic cams; U.S. Army leaks recruit data

Corning making glass for foldable phones; Google maps to warn drivers of traffic cams; U.S. Army leaks recruit data. Foldable smartphones have been all the rage recently, but protecting bendy screens is a

Published on: March 7th, 2019 Tom Li

Use your phone as a key with the 2019 Lincoln Aviator – All hands on Tech

Walking to your car only to realize you’ve left your keys behind produces unneeded frustrations on a busy workday. To solve that problem, Lincoln is looking to tack your car keys into smartphones.

Published on: March 6th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Huawei CFO to sue Canada; Google bans political ads; Apple greenlights aftermarket iPhone batteries

Huawei CFO looking to sue the Canadian government; Google will ban political ads before the Canadian federal election; Apple is allowing third-party batteries in iPhones. Trending on Google, Huawei CFO Meng Wan Zhou

Published on: March 6th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Facebook abuses your phone number; Messenger gets dark mode; no more password for sign-ins

Facebook lets others find you via phone number, Messenger gets dark mode, and passwordless login standard established. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Tuesday, March

Published on: March 5th, 2019 Tom Li

Epson introduces WF-C20590 A3 enterprise network printers to dealers

Epson Corp. is offering its new WF-C20590 WorkForce Enterprise printers to SMBs and corporate workgroups. The new large format inkjet printer is equipped with Epson’s PrecisionCore Line Head Technology and can print 100

Published on: March 1st, 2019 Tom Li

Huawei showcases 5G equipment in partners-only section at Mobile World Congress

IT World Canada had the opportunity to take a tour of Huawei Technologies Co.’s partner-only 5G technology section, an area normally reserved for integrators to understand the benefits of 5G technology. Press was

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Royole Flex Pai hands-on: a display that comes with a phone

When the big phone manufacturers were still pouring over their respective foldable display technology, Royole beat them all to the punch with the Flex Pai, the world's first purchasable foldable phone. The Royole

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Tom Li