Reviews

Google Rolls Out New Android Features for the Holiday Season

Google is celebrating the holiday season with a handful of new features for Android smartphones and smartwatches, with some aimed at helping users get in the spirit. Here’s a quick rundown of all the new Android features rolling out this holiday season. Add holiday cheer to your photos and messages Heading into the holiday season,...

xScreen for Xbox Series S Review

Over the last two years, I’ve adored Microsoft’s Xbox Series S. As it was first positioned, the Series S is the indisputable entryway into the current generation of gaming. Not only does it come with a more affordable price tag but it’s compact and very portable. When UPspec Gaming’s xScreen came into my purview, I...

2022 Nest Doorbell Wired Review vs Nest Hello (2018)

Earlier this month, Google launched a wired version of its Nest Doorbell, offering the next version of the latter that originally debuted in battery form last year. Google sent us its latest Nest Doorbell to check out and here’s our brief review of this highly-anticipated doorbell. The original Nest Hello doorbell is one of our […]

Google Pixel 7 Pro Hands-On with the iPhone 14 Pro Max

We recently had the chance to play with Google’s new Pixel 7 smartphone and now its larger Pixel 7 Pro as well. Just how does the Pixel 7 Pro compare to the latest iPhone 14 Pro Max? Here’s a quick and incredibly basic rundown of using the Pixel 7 Pro and also the iPhone 14 […]

LG Gram (2022) Review

There are typically two camps people find themselves in when looking at a new laptop. Either they want a productivity powerhouse or they want a sleek gaming rig. LG’s 2022 Gram is truly in the former’s circle. It’s a wonderfully portable laptop that delivers on a number of fronts to get you through the school...

Google Pixel Watch: Hands-On and Unboxing

Google last week announced their new Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro and for the first time, its first Pixel Watch. The new Pixel Watch is available in just Wi-Fi at $449.99 CAD, or a 4G LTE version at $529.99 CAD that can connect to Telus and Bell (not Rogers; you’ll need a monthly smartwatch plan […]

Google Pixel 7 (Snow) Hands-On and Unboxing

Last week, Google unveiled the final details on their new Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones, along with Pixel Watch. We got the chance to go hands-on with the new Pixel 7 and play around with it. Overall, it’s a solid smartphone from Google for those that are tied deeply to the company’s ecosystem […]

Sonos Sub Mini Review: Small Footprint Packs Big Punch

Earlier this month, Sonos announced its all-new Sub Mini, a new subwoofer that is targeting small to medium-sized rooms. We got the chance to try out the new Sub Mini in white (it’s a matte finish) over the past week or so, and here’s our review after testing it with the Sonos Beam, and also […]

Roku Ultra 4K Streaming Box is Coming to Canada

Roku is bringing its Roku Ultra streaming box to Canada following its successful launch in the U.S. The Roku Ultra offers the ability to stream 4K content with all the bells and whistles we’ve grown to expect from the company. However, this new set-top streaming unit also includes some pretty neat quality-of-life improvements and design...

LG C2 OLED TV Review

Nowadays, it’s common for buyers to invest in a large display for their living room and entertainment centre. Thus, manufacturers like LG are continually catering and bringing larger, improved displays into the fold. The C2 continues that trend. However, many manufacturers are opting to go bigger, leaving the mid-range sizes in the dust. LG’s new...

First Apple Watch Series 8, SE 2 Reviews and Unboxing Videos [Roundup]

The first Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE 2 reviews and unboxing videos have hit the web, as the embargo for early access has lifted. Apple unveiled Apple Watch Series 8 alongside its new iPhone 14 lineup last week. The smartwatch succeeds last year's Apple Watch Series 7, retaining largely the same design but...