Samsung Home Theatre system focuses on ‘infotainment’

Hybrid displays targeting the knowledge worker -- who wants to be informed and entertained, preferably via the same device -- are becoming common today.Apart from smart phones, many higher-end HDTVs, especially the DLNA

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Joaquim P. Menezes

Manufacturers betting big on 3D TVs

Samsung Electronics Canada was the first manufacturer out of the gates for selling 3D TVs to Canadians, emphasizing the sets' non-3D capabilities in a bid to woo budget-strapped consumers. In a Toronto Future

Published on: April 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canadian tech removes major obstacle to 3D in your living room

If you're going to compete in the 3D TV market, associating yourself with Avatar can't hurt.Richard LaBerge and Montreal-based Sensio Technologies Inc. can claim that worthy accomplishment after providing the 3D encoding for

Published on: March 9th, 2010 Brian Jackson

What you should know about 3D TV

Like it or not, 3D HDTV is here, and could make a huge splash in the consumer electronics market over the coming years. It seems like only yesterday when 1080p and 120Hz were

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 David Ayala

Blockbuster using smart technology to boost business, woo new customers

Action! Adventure! Thrills! Spills! The high-stakes drama of fixing the money-losing Blockbuster movie rental company has it all, except a happy ending yet. Can the duo of CEO Jim Keyes and CIO Keith

Published on: February 26th, 2009 Kim Nash

Seven sneaky ways tech product vendors are making you pay more

See related article: iPhone welcomed to Canada by massive online protest Faced with a worsening economy, companies are afraid to raise fees. Liberal MP David McGuinty (Ottawa South) talks about his "Get Connected

Published on: November 5th, 2008 JR Raphael

Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray player offers great value for money

Let's be clear: the Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray player isn't going to knock your socks off. If you have your heart set on a full-featured Blu-Ray player, then this device probably isn't going to

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes