Archive for March, 2013

Sony Xperia ZL Smartphone Preview

I recently had the chance to check out a prototype model of Sony’s new Xperia ZL Android smartphone. It was an overview of their soon to be released smartphone and I’ll have a review unit soon to put it through it’s paces. But what I did see, was pretty impressive.

TekEh podcast now available

I’m happy to announce that a podcast project I’ve been wanting to do for a while has finally come to fruition. Earlier this week I recorded the first episode of […]

Tech Tuesday: Turn Your iPhone Into a Satellite Phone & Google’s Keep

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I talked about these items: Turn Your iPhone Into A Satellite Phone: A new product from Thuraya called the SatSleeve allows you […]

Science World 3D Printing Demo Weekends

Yesterday, our 3d printing club, 3D604, finished our fourth day of 3d printer demos at Science World over two weekends during Spring Break. We had 16 printers the first weekend […]

SXSW 2013: Part 3 – Lytro Portraits

My favorite thing about SXSW has always been the people that I meet there. I decided to travel light this year and for the first time in seven years, left […]

SXSW 2013: Part 2 – People, Music & Hockey

One of the things I love about SXSW is all the people you get to meet. With attendance at over 30,000 this year, there was no shortage of great people […]

Highlights from SXSW 2013 Part 1: The Year of Hardware

Most people ask me, upon returning, what was the one ‘big’ thing you saw this year. The last few years have been full of big applications that blew up due to the influx of savvy tech folks in Austin to get exposed to them. This year felt different though…definitely there was no shortage of street teams shoving t-shirts and branded swag in my face for various online services but the obvious vibe I noticed was that it was the “Year of Hardware”.

Emerald City ComiCon 2013

After a last minute decision, I ended up heading to Seattle for the weekend with my girlfriend. Part of this trip was to check out the Emerald City ComiCon. Turns […]

SXSW, 3D Printing and Science World

In less than a week, I’ll be making my annual trek to Austin, Texas for the South By Southwest Interactive conference (aka SXSW). I said last year I likely wasn’t […]

ProTECHtivity Workshop March 14

My pals Steve Dotto, Mike Vardy and a few of their friends are putting on a one day workshop about working smarter with technology. Steve and I are both self […]