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Google Daydream View Review: Beyond Cardboard

Over the last few years, there’s been a lot of posturing about VR’s potential impact on how we consume media as well as our overall day-to-day lives. While I still believe in the power of virtual reality, I’m always the first to admit that we’re still a number of years out from the medium having…

Samsung says its reviewing ways to limit the Note 7 recall’s environmental impact

Ever since Samsung’s Note 7 was recalled and officially discontinued due to battery combustion issues, many have questioned how the company plans to limit the impact of the recall on the environment. Sadly, the company didn’t provide much in the way of a satisfactory answer, prompting environmental group Greenpeace to publish a statement demanding that…

PlayStation VR review: High-end virtual reality goes mainstream

High-end VR’s first chance at mainstream success has finally arrived after years of demos, teasers and sizzle reel-filled trailers. The main question surrounding Sony’s PlayStation VR (PS VR) is whether or not the headset has the ability to push high-end VR to the masses. So let’s get this out of the way first: Yes, Sony’s…

Moto Z Play review: More than enough battery to power the modular future

The idea of modularity, pioneered by Google’s scrapped Project Ara, is a noble one. Consumers buy the smartphone they need, and choose modular additions to achieve the smartphone they want. Apart from the ill-fated LG G5, Lenovo’s Motorola is now the only company to come to market with a fairly well-realized version of this concept…

Pokémon Go Plus review: Professor Oak would not approve

The Pokémon Go Plus is likely the worst wearable I’ve ever used. Coming in at just over $50 CAD after tax, Nintendo, the Pokémon Company and Niantic’s Pokémon Go Plus is not only shoddy and feels like it belongs in a dollar store, but it also removes the fun of exploration from Pokémon Go, the…

Apple Watch Series 2 review: The best wearable just got better

The main question surrounding the release of the Apple Watch 2 is whether or not the second generation of Apple’s wearable is really worthy of an upgrade. For die hard Apple fans, that’s definitely going to be the case, but for others, the Cupertino, California-based tech giant’s Series 2 wearable, coupled with watchOS 3, is…