Articles By Tom Li

Huawei launches Mate Xs foldable smartphone

Huawei today launched its Mate Xs foldable smartphone, an improvement over the first-generation Huawei Mate X. The Huawei Mate Xs is Huawei’s second-generation foldable smartphone. The display unfolds into a unified 8-inch display.

Published on: February 24th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending- Facebook pays for your data; AI finds new antibiotic; Instagram Music comes to Canada

Facebook plays the Uno reverse card and buys your data, MIT discovered a new potent antibiotic compound using AI, and Instagram Music has finally come to Canada. Thank you for tuning into Hashtag

Published on: February 24th, 2020 Tom Li

Expert says CRTC’s data plan proposals for telcos are ‘misguided’

This week, the Canadian Radio and Telecommunication Commission has been holding a review with major Canadian network operators to discuss the affordability and state of competition of the mobile domain in Canada. Between

Published on: February 21st, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – CRTC hearing; new budget iPhone; new Microsoft Office app

If you care about Canadian mobile pricing at all, then you may want to tune into the CRTC public hearing. Also, mark your calendar for Apple’s budget iPhone launch on March 31st, and

Published on: February 19th, 2020 Tom Li

LG brings gram 17 laptop to Canada

TORONTO -- LG this week launched the 17-inch gram laptop in Canada, rounding out its gram series laptop lineup. With a focus on portability, the LG gram weighs 1.35kg or 2.98 pounds. During

Published on: February 13th, 2020 Tom Li

Renting a new office building? Check its network infrastructure first

When one broaches the topic of 5G, it tends to immediately lead into heated debates on the network's infrastructure, performance, cost, and potential. However, the issue of cellular connectivity has been largely glossed

Published on: February 13th, 2020 Tom Li

Samsung launches Galaxy Z Flip foldable phone and Galaxy S20 series smartphones

Samsung announced four new smartphones at its Samsung Unpacked event held in San Francisco yesterday. Model Galaxy Z Flip Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S20+ 5G Galaxy S 20 Ultra 5G Display Main: 2636

Published on: February 12th, 2020 Tom Li

Paranoid privacy tool can jam your smart speaker’s microphone

With smart home devices proliferating, the secondary effect of privacy is becoming a concern. While a majority of consumers are not paying attention to proper security practices when installing a smart device, unrest

Published on: February 10th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Coronoavirus scares MWC; YouTube revenue detailed; Chrome to curb annoying ads

The coronavirus has scared off two major companies from attending Mobile World Congress, YouTube released its revenue for the first time, and Google to curb annoying video ads. Thank you for tuning into

Published on: February 6th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending- Google accidentally mixes Photos storage; deep fake detection tool; fake traffic jam

If you’ve used the Google Takeout service late last year, you may want to check if you’ve downloaded other people’s selfies. Speaking of pictures, a new tool has been created to spot doctored

Published on: February 5th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending- Stephen King quits Facebook; no more BlackBerry phones; Yahoo time capsule

Welcome to Hashtag Trending. In today’s news, Stephen King has finally had enough of Facebook, TCL to stop making BlackBerry phones, and Yahoo to open its 2006 time capsule. Thank you for tuning

Published on: February 4th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending- U.S. sues scam callers; Microsoft’s $40 million AI health care plan; Google’s new chat client

It’s a good news day in tech today. The U.S. is once again curbing annoying robocalls, Microsoft revealed a new 40 million initiative to improve healthcare in AI, and Google trying to create

Published on: January 30th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Huawei enters U.K. 5G; Shopify’s new office; don’t pay to activate your phone

In an anticipated move, the U.K. has rolled out the red carpet for Huawei and allowed it into its 5G network. Also, if you’re a Shopify employee in Vancouver, you’ll be getting a

Published on: January 29th, 2020 Tom Li

IBM Food Trust ensures savory olive oil and better coffee

IBM revealed two new additions to its IBM Food Trust network at CES 2020 in Las Vegas earlier this month: Farmer Connect and Terra Delyssa olive oil tracking. Both new announcements are another

Published on: January 28th, 2020 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Big brother’s watch in UK; YouTube mods and PTSD; Sidewalk Lab’s smart city delay

Hashtag Today is about big brother watching over UK citizens, YouTube moderators allegedly being forced into acknowledging PTSD as a health hazard, and the delay of Sidewalk Lab’s smart city in Toronto. Thank

Published on: January 27th, 2020 Tom Li