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.
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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.
Home Theater

Are you getting HD Netflix? A crazy number of devices still don’t support 1080p

You'd think by now getting Netflix in HD would be a privilege anyone with a decent Internet connection could enjoy, but you may be surprised to learn there are a whole host of devices that can't get Netflix in HD.
Product Review

Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2 Review

After trimming its mane, Creative's Roar 2 is leaner but no less fierce.
Product Review

Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Review

Some of the best wireless headphones come from ... Plantronics? Yup.
Home Theater

Several sources, one TV: Skreens lets you surf while you watch while you play 0:36

Boston-based Skreens has launched a Kickstarter campaign for two devices that can allow TV viewers to watch up to four different content sources on one screen, be they cable boxes, streaming boxes, game consoles, Blu-ray players…