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Akash on CityTV’s Breakfast Television – February 9, 2009

Here’s the list of products from my Breakfast Television segment, February 9, 2009. Watch the segment here: Akash on BT (Vancouver) – Feb. 9, 2009 – Valentine’s Tech from Gadgets Explained on Vimeo. Click on the links for more information: Brookstone Ion Ripping Turntable Vinyl LPs to MP3s / Connect your Ion USB turntable to your PC or Mac. $150 / www.brookstone.com Creative Vado... 

Watch Akash on Breakfast Television Wednesday October 10th

Watch Akash on Citytv Vancouver’s Breakfast Television with Simi Sara and Dave Gerry Wednesday October 10th at around 8am channel 13 . He will be covering the latest and greatest in gadgets and technology for the summer. Read on for the complete list of gadgets including a golf watch, the ultra slim Dyson vacuum and a catchers mask that might just save your head.  Read More →

Microsoft ramps up for the Holiday Season

Microsoft ramps up for the Holiday Season
We were invited to a small schmooze fest with Microsoft today to take a look at their offerings for the upcoming holiday season and talk about their current products. It was a nice little affair in a room on the top floor of a downtown hotel where we were presented with four different sections of the Microsoft brand targeted to the home consumer market. Stay tuned in the following weeks as we’ll... 

Future Shop Community Forums – Share Your Tech Savvy

The store that claims to carry everything tech (they don’t) and to have all the info you need to make an informed decision (they definitely don’t) have realized they need some help on the knowledge front and started a forum. Normally I wouldn’t bother posting something like this – most tech shops have a user forum – but Future Shop is a more mainstream shop where people... 

Watch Akash on Breakfast Television Tuesday August 7th

Watch Akash on Breakfast Television Tuesday August 7th
Watch Akash on Citytv Vancouver’s Breakfast Television with Simi Sara and Dave Gerry Tuesday August 7th at around 8am channel 13 . He will be covering the latest and greatest in gadgets and technology for the summer. Read on for the complete list of gadgets including a battery backup with flashlight, a bike-to-beach stereo and a speed gun for those who like to catch their neighbours speeding.  Read More →

EA to WSJ: We’re boring people to death

Electronic Arts boss John Riccitiello sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal. In it he talks about how the gaming industry has painted itself into a corner by releasing  ever more complicated sequels of successful games rather than coming up with new ideas. “We’re boring people to death and making games that are harder and harder to play” he says and cites the fact... 

Akash is going to E3

Just a warning: Akash is going to E3 next week to talk to amongst others Microsoft about upcoming releases. There will be videos, blog posts and hopefully photos so stay tuned. In the meantime you can drool over all the things he will see and you won’t (and maybe even drop us a comment or two about what you want him to find out for you).  Read More →

Microsoft LiveStation to compete with Joost!

I guess it was inevitable that Microsoft would jump into the TV over broadband trend. With Joost and other projects nearing completion the software behemoth is in the final stages of their own service called LiveStation. The website is up and running but there’s nothing there… yet. LiveStation is a collaboration between Microsoft Research and Skinkers and will allow you to watch TV shows... 

Steron (Magic) Update: Kinetica Not Working Because (bad excuse to follow)

As we reported yesterday an Irish company called Steorn is claiming to have invented a machine that creates energy out of nothing (aka a perpetual motion machine – a physical imposibility). The demo of this amazing device which is claimed to end fossil and nuclear fuel dependence as well as global starvation, pollution and everything else that’s bad was set to be demoed yesterday in London... 

Watch Akash on Breakfast Television Friday July 6th

Watch Akash on Breakfast Television Friday July 6th
Watch Akash on Citytv Vancouver’s Breakfast Television with Simi Sara and Dave Gerry Friday July 6th at around 8am channel 13 . He will be covering the latest and greatest in gadgets and technology for the summer. Read on for the complete list of gadgets including the LG Blue Ray/HD-DVD player, a Transformers computer and an automatic wrench.  Read More →
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