Articles By Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Zooming contacts; Slack’s down; Tesla to stream videos

Scientists create contact lenses that zoom when you blink, a temporary Slack outage sends workers into a panic, Tesla cars will soon play videos. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s

Published on: July 30th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – T-Mobile and Sprint merger approved; India might ban cryptocurrency; Apple gets a no on tariff exemption

DOJ approves T-Mobile and Sprint merger; India considering banning cryptocurrency; Trump says Apple not getting tariff exemption. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Monday, July 29th, and I’m your host,

Published on: July 29th, 2019 Tom Li

ViewSonic M1+ portable projector review: smarter, but not brighter

Projectors are no longer the boring devices stuck on the office ceiling. The boom of portable projectors adds flexibility to when and where you want to watch a movie or handle a presentation.

Published on: July 26th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft leaks internal Windows build; bogus VLC vulnerability, unethical programmer caught

Microsoft leaks internal version of Windows 10 to testers, VLC president dismisses recent vulnerability, programmer faces a 10-year prison term for logic bombs. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Thursday,

Published on: July 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Google settles lawsuit; Canadian carrier pricing worst in the world; Google pushes for MVNO changes

Google settles an age-discrimination lawsuit, Canada’s mobile pricing among the worst in the world, Google pushing for revised virtual carrier rules. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Wednesday, July 24th,

Published on: July 24th, 2019 Tom Li

Huawei P30 Lite review: A pretty midrange

The Huawei P30 Lite has a number of praise-worthy features. With a spacious storage capacity, decent display, glass shell, and triple cameras, it makes a strong case for Huawei's midrange. With that said,

Published on: July 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Office 365 banned in Germany; kids want to be YouTubers; Qualcomm’s new chipset

Office 365 banned in German State of Hesse, YouTuber a more popular career choice than astronauts in the United States, Qualcomm releases new mobile chipset. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today.

Published on: July 17th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – malware hits 25 million Android devices; FCC leaks Samsung phone; Amazon spends $700 million to retrain workers

Malware infects 25 million Android devices through Asian app store, FCC leaks images of the Samsung Galaxy Note, Amazon spends $700 million to retrain workers. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s

Published on: July 15th, 2019 Tom Li

Microsoft Teams gets new features, now has 13 million daily active users

Microsoft Teams, the enterprise-focused communication platform, announced a handful of new features for users across industries this week. Time management for first-line workers Teams will be getting two new time management features designed

Published on: July 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Sony hacker gets jail time; social media strike; growing tech salary in Toronto

Hacker gets two years in jail and a hefty fine, former Wikipedia cofounder strikes against social media platforms, Toronto tech worker salary growth among the fastest in the world. That’s all the news

Published on: July 5th, 2019 Tom Li

LG G8 ThinQ review: the best LG phone closes the gap

The LG G8 ThinQ stands as one of LG's best phones to date. Omitting the camera bump, the phone feels as slick as it looks. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, 6GB of

Published on: June 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – Bitcoin price jump; telecoms get hacked; Bell increases fees

Bitcoin prices makes a comeback, massive telecom attack linked to Chinese hackers, Bell increases connection fee.   Trending on LinkedIn, the volatile value of Bitcoin has risen above $11,000, which is roughly 170

Published on: June 27th, 2019 Tom Li

Raspberry Pi 4 released; NASA hacked; Verizon internet blackout

Raspberry Pi 4 is here, NASA breach revealed, Verizon hit with a massive internet outage. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Tuesday, June 25th, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Trending

Published on: June 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Raspberry 4 released, now supports 4GB RAM and dual 4K displays

Raspberry Pi, the tiny programmable computer adored by DIYers, developers, and creative tinkerers alike, has been upgraded to version 4. Visually, Raspberry Pi 4 is similar to the previous generations. This was done

Published on: June 25th, 2019 Tom Li

Shopify Unite day 2: Buying clothes by playing virtual dress up

Shopify kicked off the second day of Shopify Unite with a keynote from its chief technology officer, Jean-Michel Lemieux, who compared e-commerce to the open and free passageways of the Silk Road trading route

Published on: June 21st, 2019 Tom Li