Ted Kritsonis

Ted Kritsonis

A journalism grad-turned-veteran of the biz, Ted covers the tech world, and has written for a number of publications in Canada and the U.S. Ted loves hockey and history books, but also gets a kick out of saving people money through smarter tech buying decisions. Well-traveled, spoken, and a nice in a Canadian way, Ted lives and breathes Toronto, but doesn't always write from there.
Articles
Product Review

ZTE Axon Review

The Axon’s made from heavy metal, but has a light price
Home

We tried pedalling our clothes clean with this foot-powered washing machine

The Drumi is a self-contained portable washing machine that uses a foot pump to clean clothes using much less water and power than a standard unit.
Mobile

BlackBerry’s Priv gets its first monthly security update and some key camera fixes

BlackBerry rolled out the first of its promised monthly security updates, with some tweaks to improve the camera and the Priv’s software performance. The company will also soon update its Android apps, including BlackBerry Hub.
Product Review

Jabra Sport Pace Wireless Review

Without sensors, Jabra's Sport Pace don't quite make sense.
Wearables

New kicks with a click: ShiftWear sneakers change designs on the fly 3:16

ShiftWear wants you to get personal with its “badass sneakers” that can display custom designs on a whim using an E Ink display and an app. The sneakers are up on Kickstarter, and they come in three different styles.
Mobile

Look Ma! No hands! Hansnap straps on phones for shooting photos and video

A new startup called Hansnap has hit its Kickstarter funding goal for what it calls “the world’s first hand-mounted smartphone filming system” -- a hand strap for mounting a handset or action camera for hands-free shooting.
Home Theater

What’d he say? AfterMaster’s little black box aims to fix your TV’s terrible sound

A new startup called AfterMaster TV wants to use the power of celebrity to help push its home audio device, and keep people from going up and down with the remote to increase the volume of movie or TV show dialogue.
Product Review

Focal Dimension Review

Stellar sound quality meets versatility in Focal’s quirky Dimension sound bar and sub.
Home Theater

TabletTV Plus is an all-in-one device merging free OTA TV with streaming services like Netflix

The TabletTV Plus, a device that combines free over-the-air (OTA) broadcast TV with Internet streaming services into one app for iOS and Android, is available now for pre-order.
Product Review

BlackBerry Priv Review

BlackBerry’s back! The Priv is the first reason to consider a BB in years.
Product Review

Acer Liquid Jade Z Review

Acer’s Liquid Jade Z is like a smartphone made of feathers.
Mobile

DitchTV delivers your daily dose of YouTube video

A new free Web and iOS app called DitchTV serves up random categorized YouTube content using a combination of old-school channel surfing and gesture controls. It's sort of like the old-school method of flipping through channels on TV.