Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Telus now taking Canadian pre-orders for Android co-founder’s Essential Phone

Canadian telecommunications giant Telus Corp. has officially announced the month of release and price point for Canadians interested in buying Android co-founder Andy Rubin's Essential Phone. Telus is already taking preorders for the

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

ViewSonic adds 27-inch 4K UHD monitor to its VP series

Visual solution provider ViewSonic Corp. has announced its newest monitor, and it's a doozy. The latest addition to the company's VP series line, the VP2785-4K is a 27-inch 4K UHD (3840 by 2160)

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google reveals new look for calendar, Trump blasts former council CEOs on Twitter

Google has revealed a new look for its calendar app, Samsung has released a snazzy new portable hard drive, and Donald Trump uses his favourite platform to curse the CEOs quitting his American

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s Surface Book problem, Amazon’s data centres now easier to use

Microsoft has a Surface Book problem, Amazon is making it easier for companies to use their datacentres, and a neo-Nazi website is having trouble finding a new home. On Monday Reddit users were

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Lenovo upgrades sales incentive partner program

Lenovo Group Ltd. is improving its sales incentive program to make it easier for partners to get rewarded for eligible sales. The Chinese hardware manufacturer announced this week that it would be replacing

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Dell’s newest Latitude two-in-one features wireless charging

The newest addition to Dell Inc.'s Latitude line of laptops, notebooks, and tablets might be most notable for what it doesn't include. According to the Round Rock, Tex.-based hardware manufacturer the Latitude 7285,

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Qualcomm wants to stop Apple from selling new iPhones in the U.S.

The bitter legal battle between Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. has taken another turn, with the San Diego, Calif.-based microchip manufacturer filing six patent infringement complaints aimed at halting the sale of new

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google AI subsidiary opens new office in Alberta

One of the U.K.'s leading artificial intelligence (AI) firms has announced that it will be opening its first research facility outside Europe - at the University of Alberta. Led by professors Michael Bowling,

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

ViewSonic’s latest touchscreen devices give meetings that extra digital touch

Brea, Calif.-based display manufacturer ViewSonic Corp. is on a mission to revolutionize board meetings, and its latest product represents a powerful salvo. Last week the company announced the global release of the IFP50

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Android Pay is officially coming to Canada

The thousands of Canadian Android faithful who have no doubt gazed in envy at their iPhone-wielding rivals using Apple Pay at their favourite retailers had their prayers answered today, as Google Inc. officially

Published on: May 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Next Windows 10 update will make it easy to edit work across devices, Microsoft reveals

Windows 10 users will be able to save, open, and edit projects across Windows, iOS, and Android devices after Microsoft Corp. implements the upcoming Fall Creators Update in September, the company announced Thursday.

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google is killing Gchat on June 26

If you're the type of Gmail user who enjoys using the platform's Google Talk feature - or, as it's more commonly known, Gchat - to connect with coworkers while checking your messages, we

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google WiFi is here, and it’s spectacular

My brother loves to play Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment's massively popular online shooter. A friend of ours enjoys coming over and using our PS3 to browse movie and music clips on YouTube. And for

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood