Virtual Reality

New 8th-Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon targets creative professionals

LAS VEGAS – Intel Corp. has pulled back the curtains on details around its new line of 8th-generation Intel Core H-series CPU, answering questions about why it’s featuring a Radeon chipset for the first time. Intel first announced it would be sourcing an onboard graphics chipset from AMD’s Ra ...

13 Canadian blockchain stocks with buckets of cash

HIVE Blockchain CEO Harry Pokrandt   No doubt 2017 will be remembered as the year the world woke up to cryptocurrencies, not to mention the blockchain platforms behind them. And while it’s anyone’s guess how the sector will fare in 2018, the clear winners so far have been blockchain-related ...

Hashtag Trending – New year predictions for social media

Live video will continue to dominate social media, AR and VR will make even bigger virtual splashes across all platforms, and chatbots will be there to answer your questions 24/7. Video is dominating social media. Just scroll down your feed to see that. 2018 will see a massive spike in the cr ...

Tech CEO on the employee experience and why it’s never too late to digitally transform

TORONTO – A big trend in digital transformation is on the customer experience side of things, but according to the CEO of Avanade, businesses and organizations have to remember the employee experience as well. As a senior leader  of Avanade since its conception in 2000, and its CEO since 2008, A ...

Tour PwC Canada’s Digital Experience Centre

PwC Canada’s new Digital Experience Centre is part crime scene investigation training, part virtual reality arcade, and part playground. It seems like every office is experimenting with some sort of Labs space these days. But at PwC, the consulting agency is building on its global experience. Th ...

Hashtag Trending – Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple buying into VR/AR with acquisition

Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple has reportedly acquired a Montreal-based virtual reality company, and activists are planning a December 7th protest against the FCC potentially ending net neutrality.   From Reddit today is news that Uber concealed a massive security breac ...

Firefox gets a ‘Quantum’ rebrand, biggest overhaul since 2004

Mozilla’s Firefox browser is getting its biggest overhaul since 2004. Dubbed ‘Firefox Quantum’, the Firefox 57 update brings an entire visual redesign and huge performance improvements. The Quantum moniker comes from Mozilla’s new browser-engine, Project Quantum, that is powering the Firefo ...

The new target for Canada’s Magnitsky Act is China

The rift between Canada and Russia is widening in response to Canada’s passing of the so-called Magnitsky Act, which targets internationals accused of human rights violations. But rights advocates are saying the new legislation will be particularly helpful in going after human rights abusers in ...

Microsoft hiring for new mixed-reality positions, launches two education partnerships in BC

The Canadian technology ecosystem has been growing in recent years, and international corporations are cashing in. Microsoft president Brad Smith has announced that the company will be creating 50 new jobs in the mixed reality field at Microsoft Vancouver over the next fiscal year, as well as launc ...

LG V30 Review – All Hands on Tech

LG’s V Series is back with the V30, and with a new OLED screen and one of the best audio experiences out there, it has never looked better. This time on All Hands on Tech we review LG’s latest premium device, the V30. Between the LG G6 and now the V30, it’s nice to see that LG has been taki ...