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Whole Home Audio with Sonos, AirPlay and Bluetooth

April 23, 2013 | | One Comment

If you’ve been looking for a way to play the music on your phone or computer in the rest of your house, or in the backyard, here are some suggestions:

If you’re looking for suggestions to help you evaluate … Read More

Sony Alpha 99 (SLTA99) Review

March 26, 2013 |

For the last month I’ve been shooting with the Sony SLTA99 (alpha 99) camera equipped with the Sony Carl Zeiss SAL2470A (F2.8) lens. I’ve now posted an in depth review of the alpha99 as a video camera, following on the … Read More

Calla’s Video for “Burn Too Bright”

March 21, 2013 |

Calla has just released the music video for the first single from her CD Green Apple. This is her original song “Burn Too Bright”.

Burn Too Bright from Calla Heilbron on Vimeo.

Credits: Vocals: Calla Heilbron Guitar: Tom … Read More

Shooting video with a DSLR

March 6, 2013 |

When Christina Stefanski of Sony Canada offered to lend me an alpha 99 full frame camera to try out, of course I said yes. Since reading about the A99, it seemed to be a perfect camera for shooting video. (I … Read More

Full Frame Cameras and Artists

February 28, 2013 |

For The Artist Project in Toronto, Sony loaned ten artists a camera with a full frame sensor – the A99 or RX1. The gave them a specific assignment. I wanted to ask the artists where they found the inspiration for … Read More

BlackBerry Ten Launch Event (Toronto)

January 30, 2013 |

Blackberry Ten Launch

Spent most of the day at the Blackberry Launch event at the Carlu in Toronto. Arrived before 9h00 to register, the presentations started about 10h00. And in the interests of full disclosure, I did eat their snacks, … Read More

Apple TV Upgrade 5.2

January 29, 2013 |

Apple TV has released an upgrade for the small black box version, but not the larger silver boxes. This upgrade includes support for bluetooth keyboards and can playback any of your iTunes purchases directly from the cloud. Want to know … Read More

Ding-dong, the cap is gone!

January 28, 2013 |

Big announcement from Bell today. Although there are a few catches, you can now again have unlimited Internet service, added as a $10 option to any Bell Internet service package. The biggest catch is that you have to be a … Read More

Toronto Subway Art Tour

January 24, 2013 |

A new video, in which I go exploring for art on the TTC, trying to answer the question, “DId Leslie hook up with Sheppard?”

On the first day we tried to shoot we were apprehended by TTC security and told … Read More

Philips Hue Video Review

January 12, 2013 |

I’ve posted a review of the Philips Hue starter kit, the Philips Hue App as well as the Magic Hue and Hue Disco apps on Youtube.  All scenes with the bulbs (with the exception of the party scenes) were shot … Read More