Simon Cohen

Simon Cohen

Simon is one of Canada’s most experienced Consumer Tech voices. He created Sync.ca, an award-winning Canadian technology blog which had an audience of over 500,000 monthly visitors. He has appeared as a guest numerous times on national TV and radio programmes, including Canada AM, Sync Up (a weekly segment on CTV News Channel) and App Central. He is currently an independent writer and editor contributing to various publications, but you can always find his thoughts and musings on his blog at excitable.ca.
Articles
Home Theater

Take the pain out of cutting the cord with our picks for the best OTA receivers

If you’re a cord cutter, or you’re thinking of finally taking the plunge, there’s never been a better time to drop your cable or satellite provider and start tuning in to free, over-the-air HD broadcasts. These OTA receivers ought to…
Product Review

With 1-year battery life, Arbor is a fuss-free video doorbell

If you’ve been thinking of a wireless video doorbell but dislike the idea of paying a subscription to use one, the Arbor Video Doorbell provides a free option and even tosses in a few extras.
Home Theater

Netflix Recommended TVs: What does it mean, and why do you want one?

Netflix Recommended TVs will have faster startup and playback. Our guide gives a quick breakdown of Netflix's criteria for recommending TVs and explain what this means for you.
Home Theater

Tell Alexa to skip the commercial and your TiVo will make it happen

Shouting at your TV just became a whole lot more rewarding thanks to a new Alexa skill that lets you issue voice commands to control your TiVo DVR. Could a Google Home integration be on the horizon?
Home Theater

Bang & Olufsen's BeoPlay P6 speaker packs a lot of power into a pretty package

It's hard not to love the way B&O products look, and the new BeoPlay P6 Bluetooth speaker is no exception. But at $400, this beauty ain't cheap ... can the Danish company justify the price?
Home Theater

Make your TV pop with $40 worth of LEDs and the magic of bias lighting

One of the biggest factors affecting TV picture quality has nothing to do with your TV. It’s all about room lighting, and you’re probably doing it wrong. Bias lighting fixes that.