Apple & Google Sleep Tracking Solutions
Both the latest Apple and Android smart watches join Google’s Pixel Hub in offering updated sleep tracking and sleep sensing technologies. Here’s my review.
Paris FashionWeek – Colour & Pattern Changing Clothes
From Paris FashionWeek comes new fashion tech with clothes that change, causing cries of surprise & cheers from the Paris crowd. My latest Wow Factor.
Sony’s Camera Tech For Blind Photographers
A camera for blind photographers! My latest Wow Factor is about new laser projection technology from Sony that makes photography more accessible.
Disney Unveils Stunt-Performing Robots
Disney Robots!! My latest Wow Factor has new park technology to help characters do stunts from the movies, shared by Imagineers at the SXSW festival.
Women In Spaceflight – VR Review
Shot in space, Women In Spaceflight is a VR movie from Montreal’s Felix & Paul studios that shares the thoughts & accomplishments of female astronauts. My Wow Factor review.
Hogwarts Legacy – Video Game Review
Boycott? What boycott? Breaking sales records for Warner Bros. Games, here’s my Wow Factor review of Hogwarts Legacy
X-Ray Glasses Brought To Life At MIT
X-Ray Glasses! On Wow Factor this week researchers at MIT bring the popular fantasy to life.
Let’s Play Curling!! – Video Game Review
Curling finally get’s the video game treatment, supported by Curling Canada. For Wow Factor here’s my Nintendo Switch review of Let’s Play Curling!! By Imagineer (penguins included).
Robot Spiders And Other UFOs
This week’s Wow Factor is about Unidentified Flying Objects. From the creepy to the beautiful, hopefully these UFOs wont get shot down.
Nail Art Tech Is Magic For Your Fingertips
This week’s Wow Factor is about the wearable tech of rings & fashion jewelry.
iPhone Designer Jony Ive Reinvents The Clown Nose
iPhone designer Jony Ive has reinvented….. the clown nose? It’s for a very good cause & yes, I want one
A Warehouse Worker Robot From Boston Dynamics
There’s a robot from Boston Dynamics that can replace me in a job I used to have…and I’m okay with that. My latest Wow Factor.
For Weekend Drives – Audi’s Transforming Concept Car
Wow Factor is my new social media clip series on the wildest, craziest tech. This week Audi unveils a car that transforms at the push of a button!
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day In Virtual Reality
It’s been 60 years since Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech. To celebrate, Time Studios has created a free Virtual Reality experience for Meta Quest headsets. I joined the virtual call for freedom.
Kidults At Christmas – CJAD Festive Chat
Merry Christmas!We’re talking about toys and the latest “Kidult” trend on Montreal Now, CJAD with Aaron Rand and Natasha Hall. Is it a fad that will fade or are toy collectibles the new norm?
Mindfulness Apps – Dealing With Racism
When family gatherings are disrupted by strong views, mindful meditation helps. Here’s our CJAD chat with Aaron Rand and Natasha Hall about the free Covid Coach meditation app. iOS – https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/covid-coach/id1504705038 Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.va.mobilehealth.ncptsd.covid&pli=1
Body Suit Makes Live Concerts Accessible For Deaf Fans
Making live concerts accessible to deaf fans, we discuss cool tech by Unit 9 on CJAD with Aaron Rand and Natasha Hall.
CJAD Review – Animatronic Lola
Star Wars droid Lola! Here’s my CJAD review of the animatronic toy robot from Hasbro. With Aaron Rand and Natasha Hall.
Helping Robot Tailors Make Jeans, Shirts
Watch soft cloth become hard panels so robots can make shirts & jeans for Siemens & Levi’s. We discuss it on CJAD
Tech Adventures! Highlights From 2022
From secret Paris labs to the Wizarding World at the ROM, here’s my 2022 highlights from my work for Global News Morning and Montreal Now, CJAD.Thank-you so much for watching, I hope it’s been fun. I’m excited to see what next year brings.
CJAD Highlights – “One Weird Thing”
Every week on Montreal Now, CJAD I include a crazy, often outrageous gadget or bit of technology to the laughter and exclaim of Aaron Rand and Natasha Hall. Here’s a montage of such moments from this year.
CJAD Review – Seagate Special Edition Drives
With Star Wars & Marvel designs and LED lighting systems, new drives from Seagate will let you back-up your holidays. Here’s my CJAD review.
Dyson Updates Info Of Air-Purifying Zone Headphones
Originally set for a Fall launch, Dyson will now launch their air-purifying headphones known as the Dyson Zone in 2023. We discuss the price and more on CJAD.
CJAD Review – HP Spectre Convertible Laptop
HP’s latest attempt at a convertible laptop design combines precision hinges, bi-directional speakers, an anti-reflective screen and a “gem cut” approach to packing in needed ports. For Montreal Now on CJAD here’s my review of the HP Spectre.
Apple Ad Celebrates Accessibility Solutions
For International Day of Persons with Disability, Apple has released an ad showcasing the way a range of people with disabilities use the accessibiity featuresof Apple products in their life strategies. We explore the footage on CJAD.
French Fry Gadget Aims To Keep The Peace
Lots of giggles at CJAD over this viral clip from McCain Foods Canada about a pretend smart device that responds to akward conversation with an offering of french fries.You can watch the ad in full here.
VW Uses Car Tech For Motoriozed Office Chair
A motorized office chair? It’s real, just not for sale. We explore Volkswagen’s delightful fantasy on CJAD.
CJAD Review – Pokémon Scarlet / Violet
The biggest selling game in Nintendo history, here’s my review of Pokémon Scarlet & Violet for the Nintendo Switch.
Wearable Railroad Hopes To Monitor Health & Fitness
On CJAD’s Montreal Now we discuss this crazy invention from the niversity of Maryland, a wearable railroad system so sensors can travel about your body.
Tech Tip – Redacting Personal Info
If you’re going to share personal info on social media, redact it. My latest Tech Tip for Global News Morning.
CJAD Review – Martian Panic
Pew! Pew! Pew! Martian Panic for the Nintendo Switch uses a ray-gun accessory to deliver a fun, kitschy experience. Here’s my review with Natasha Hall on CJAD.
CJAD Review – Atari 50 Anniversary Collection
More than a retro game collection, Atari 50 is an interactive timeline of the company’s history full of surprises and unexpected delights. Here’s my review with Natasha Hall on CJAD,
CJAD Review – MelGeek Brick-compatible Keyboard
A keyboard you can personalize with LEGO? Here’s my CJAD review of MelGeek‘s Pixel brick-compatible keyboard with Aaron Rand & Natasha Hall.
LG Invents Screens That Stretch Like Taffy
Aaah! LG’s “stretchable” screen hurts our heads at CJAD with Aaron Rand & Natasha Hall. Can you think of a use for it?
Tech Tip – Avoiding Bad Bias Habits
No one is born a racist. As with most fears & confirmation biases, it’s learned behaviour. In my latest Tech Tip for Global News Morning I share how you can un-learn such bad habits. (Thanks to my Ontario Science Centre friends for the science).
CJAD Review – Marvel Iron Man VR
Ready to wear the armor? Here’s my review of the virtual reality game that will make you fly like Tony Stark.
The Singer With An Artificial Voice Sings Jolene
We marvel at the AI singing voice created by Holly Herndon on Montreal Now, CJAD. To lay with the technology, visit Holly.plus
Google Makes Smart Speakers Kid-Friendly
Google Assistant is now kid-friendly. We discuss what that means for smart speakers on Montreal Now, CJAD.
Viral Halloween – 12 Foot Skeleton Antics
We discuss the craze and phenomenon that is Home Depot Canada’s 12 foot skeleton decoration & the wildly creative things people are doing with it on CJAD’s Montreal Now.
Smell Digitally With Montreal Armani Tech
To let you ”digitally smell” their perfumes, L’Ooeal Canada is using augmented reality. I explain on CJAD800’s Montreal Now.