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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Saving Energy

December 29, 2012 |

The video version of the energy management story I wrote for The Toronto Star. It features the Philips Hue bulbs as well as the Nest Learning Thermostat – 2nd Generation T200477 and ecobee web-controlled programmable thermostats.  

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Cleaning my inbox

December 29, 2012 |

New Year’s Resolutions for Technology (2)

The week between Christmas and New Year’s provides a nice break from the regular routine and the daily flood of emails. So first I’m going to clear out some of the accumulated messages and … Read More

How to choose the TV you want

December 27, 2012 |

(this article appeared on page u2 of The Toronto Star on December 26, 2012. It was not posted in the online edition)

Picture quality, size and the number and type of inputs are the key factors

by Maarten Heilbron (Special … Read More

A password recipe

December 21, 2012 |

New Year’s Resolutions for Technology (1)

There have been lots of reasons to think about the security of our personal data this year, so resolved that we will do better in 2013. Resetting passwords is time-consuming, mentally challenging and not … Read More

How long is too long for Internet Video?

December 19, 2012 | | 2 Comments

As a video creator in 2012, it’s important to understand how online video works. My work doesn’t feature cats (Caramel is completely uncooperative) nor bathing suits, so you can understand the challenge. Luckily, it’s possible to very quickly understand audience reaction to what … Read More

Mirrorless Marketplace December 2012

December 17, 2012 |

I’m a numbers guy, so while I’m charging camera batteries, I like to go to Flickr’s camera page. I am intrigued today by the statistics related to mirrorless cameras. All right “statistics” (sigh) I know. And you don’t need to … Read More

My two dollar HDMI cables

December 14, 2012 |

I recently discovered that I can buy a two metre HDMI cable at Dollarama for two dollars. I bought three. They all work fine. Saved about $54, as I’d been paying about $20 for the same cable at Tiger Direct. … Read More

Sony Internet Player with Google TV

December 8, 2012 |

Here’s a video review of the Sony Internet Player with Google TV with the services available to Canadian viewers.

Sony Internet Player with Google TV (Canada) from Maarten Heilbron on Vimeo.

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