Authors Posts by Ted Kritsonis

Ted Kritsonis

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Editor Cellular/Mobile Technology
I’m a fortunate man in being able to do the fun job of following and reporting on one of the most exciting industries in the world today. In my time covering consumer tech, I’ve written for a number of publications, including the Globe and Mail, Yahoo! Canada, CBC.ca, Canoe, Digital Trends, MobileSyrup, G4 Tech, PC World, Faze and AppStorm. I’ve also appeared on TV as a tech expert for Global, CTV and the Shopping Channel.

Much of the buzz from Samsung’s big reveal for its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones included new accessories designed to work in tandem with them—a new Gear 360 camera and new Gear VR headset. Plus, a new docking station rounds out an interesting mix.

Samsung has announced its newest flagship smartphones by unveiling the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, two similar models that boast bigger screens at the expense of the bezels around them.

If you own a drone, or are looking to buy one for recreational purposes, new rules on how, when and where to fly them are now in effect. Here’s what you need to know before you take to the skies.

If you’re not familiar with Google Assistant, you may want to be now that it has been made available to all Android smartphones and tablets running version 6.0 Marshmallow to 7.0 Nougat.

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The word “refurbished” might seem a little troublesome at first when describing a smartphone, but it doesn’t have to be. A refurbished phone could be almost indistinguishable from a brand new handset out of the box.

If you tend to worry about battery life on your iPhone 7 Mophie’s suite of battery cases and charging accessories are made to relieve that anxiety. How far can they go though?

Among the first to pack in a battery into a phone case, Mophie is still putting those two together, along with portable chargers and a new embrace of wireless charging.

Android Wear has been quiet for a while, having not seen a major update in 18 months, but that will change when Google launches version 2.0 of its smartwatch operating system. A number of additions and improvements are slated for the release, and they will apply to new and current Android Wear smartwatches.

When travelling, you probably want to be ready to capture the most memorable moments and most iconic scenes. Idyllic photos or lively footage are always a simple click away, and with action cams or 360-degree cams, the view widens enough to take in even more of what’s going on.

Mesh networking, also sometimes referred to as “whole home” networking, is the big trend in in-home Internet connectivity this year. Spreading out the connection you’re paying for can get a boost from a mesh Wi-Fi system that acts less as an extension and more like a true net.
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