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
Home Theater

Sling TV comes to Android with 50 percent off Nexus Player purchases from Google

Sling TV's live TV streaming service adds Android TV support, including Google’s Nexus Player, where a new promotion will slash 50% off purchases from Google for customers who pre-pay for at least a three-month Sling TV subscription.
Home Theater

InAiR TV brings augmented reality-like experience to TV, and you’re the remote control

SeeSpace's new InAiR TV plug-in device is like Minority Report in your living room, grabbing content from the Internet to augment what you're watching on the big screen, which you can control through gestures.
Product Review

BlackBerry Leap Review

The BlackBerry Leap is more like a hop, but it will fulfill the faithful.
Home Theater

Marshall cuts the cord for the company’s first ever portable Bluetooth speaker

Marshall headphones has unveiled the company's first portable Bluetooth stereo speaker, calling it the Kilburn. The speaker packs a 20 hour max battery, a 4-inch sub, and plenty of old-school Marshall nostalgia.
Android Army

Phantom Glass hands-on: The last screen protector you’ll ever need?

Smartphone displays can shatter in split seconds, but a startup making glass screen protectors thinks it can help you avoid that.
Mobile

Meet the hackers who smuggled the Netflix of piracy aboard your iPad

Popcorn Time, A.K.A. the ‘Netflix for torrents’ comes to iOS without requiring a jailbreak. It offers a lot of content and challenges Apple’s walled garden for apps. The controversial app is viewed as a danger by Netflix and studios…
Cool Tech

Donning this VR headset turns any room into a Holodeck. So we fought a hydra

The Sulon Cortex is a VR headset that uses the physical dimensions of one’s surroundings and tailors content to it in an immersive and interactive way.
Product Review

Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless Review

These Sennheisers sound so good, they don't even need an aging rapper on the box.
Home Theater

This set-top box streams four OTA channels at a time to TVs, tablets and smartphones

The new 4SeTV (Four Screen Enhanced TV) set top box will let you stream four over-the-air (OTA) HDTV channels at a time to a TV, smartphone or tablet.
Gaming

Xbox One to add digital tuner for free OTA TV in US and Canada

Microsoft already rolled out live broadcast TV functionality with the Xbox One in Europe, and is now bringing free over-the-air TV for users in the U.S. and Canada through a Hauppauge TV tuner that plugs into the console.
Home Theater

To make your smart TV safe from spying, manufacturers need to up their game

Your smart TV is just as much a security and privacy liability as your laptop – more so in some cases. Here’s what needs to be done before they become a major hacking target.
Home Theater

Rabbit TV is going to blend Netflix, Hulu with free streaming services

Freecast, the company behind Rabbit TV, is going to roll out a new feature to its subscribers that will aggregate the free content it collects from across the Web along with popular subscription OTT services like Netflix and Hulu.