Articles By Tom Li

The best foldable phones at MWC 2019: Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, LG Dual Screen

BARCELONA -- With all the foldable phones launching left and right, this month has been a lively one for smartphones. Nearly all of them were on display at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019

Published on: February 26th, 2019 Tom Li

Samsung Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ first impressions

The 10th gen Galaxy series sees further segmentation. The Galaxy S-series sits in the premium performance tier and has been traditionally occupied by two products differentiated by their display size. With the Galaxy

Published on: February 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Advertisers leaving YouTube; Facebook pauses location history; Apple getting less innovative

Advertisers pulling ads off YouTube due to possible pedophile network; Facebook lets users pause location history; Apple loses number one innovator spot. Trending on Google, advertisers are halting ads on YouTube over news

Published on: February 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Password managers insecure; Qualcomm releases 2nd-gen 5G modem; Google to enter gaming

Researchers discover a security flaw in password managers; Qualcomm releases 2nd-gen 5G modem; Google may offer game streaming service. Password managers save us the pain of having to remember passwords that must be

Published on: February 20th, 2019 Tom Li

North Focals review: an impressive and stylish try at smart glasses

North's Focals smart glasses is a respectable attempt at pioneering consumer-focused smart glasses. With a stylish design, it can actually sit on your face without making you look robotic. The projection display is

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Mozilla to make Firefox more secure; Russia to disconnect itself from the internet; iOS update breaking iPhone signals

Mozilla adds more safety features to Firefox browser, Russia to disconnect itself from the internet in security test; new iOS update continues to break iPhones. Trending on Google, Mozilla is looking to make

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Spotify to ban adblock users

In an update email sent out to all its subscribers last week, Spotify amended its terms and service to reserve the right to ban anyone using adblock with its service. Spotfiy has been combating modified

Published on: February 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Spotify bans adblock users; Amazon may retract New York headquarters plan; Canada may ban Huawei

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Telus emerges as best Canadian carrier in OpenSignal mobile experience report

OpenSignal, a U.K.-based company specializing in wireless coverage mapping, ranks Telus as the best overall Canadian mobile service provider in its February mobile experience report. The report highlights the advancement of Canada’s 4G

Published on: February 8th, 2019 Tom Li

City of Markham and Bell partner for smart city initiative

The City of Markham has announced plans to integrate Bell's Smart City platform, a collection of interconnected Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and technologies. Markham will use the platform's IoT applications to monitor

Published on: February 7th, 2019 Tom Li

HashTag Trending – Gmail blocks more spam; Facebook lets you retract messages; Google detects compromised accounts

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 7th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – YouTube fights dislike mobs; IT companies fight hate speech; Chinese programmer steals a million

This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Tom Li

How North fits the Focals smart glasses to your face

When I visited North’s Focal Toronto showroom in October, the store was still being fitted for opening. Even back then, its Focals smart glasses were already impressive. Now that the product is ready

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Tom Li

Plantronic releases Polycom Studio video conferencing solution

Plantronics, a manufacturer of enterprise communication equipment, today announced its Polycom Studio video conferencing solution. With its release, the Polycom Studio becomes the company’s first entry into the video conferencing market. The Polycom

Published on: January 29th, 2019 Tom Li

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 scanner review: digitize all your documents

The Fujitsu ScanScan iX1500 exemplifies a niched function done extremely well. With superb scan quality, speed, and reliability, the ScanSnap iX1500 is more than adequate for small businesses and home offices. Though its

Published on: January 28th, 2019 Tom Li