Greg Gazin - August 12th, 2012
Probably much to everyone’s surprise, some of you will be able to watch the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Summer Olympics streamed live over the Internet. According to a post on Mashable, the chairman of NBC Sports acknowledged that their less than spectacular handling of the opening ceremonies led to the change of heart.
GetConnected - March 12th, 2010
These are my top picks of tech events from around the world this week:
The much anticipated news from Apple; the iPad goes on pre-sale today in the US [Tech Borge]
10 years after the dot.com bubble euphoria, what’s the digital landscape like today [Globe Technology]
GetConnected - February 26th, 2010
Back in September, Bell Mobility launched the Samsung Reclaim in Canada, an ecologically conscious smartphone. Now that’s a mouthful; hopefully the abbreviation, ECS, will catch on quickly.
It’s one of many eco-friendly phones the company is promoting at the Olympic Rendezvous @ Samsung (OR@S) at David Lam Park in Yaletown. The Reclaim is made from 80% recyclable materials and is 100% biodegradable. It’s made from corn-based bioplastic, a renewable source; even the packaging for the phone is made from recycled paper.
GetConnected - February 24th, 2010
For the 2010 Winter Games, you must check out the Bell Ice Cube, a 3,000 square foot fan zone located at Robson & Beatty Street in downtown Vancouver.
Bell Canada is the Exclusive Telecommunications Partner to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Ice Cube is opened until Feb 28th from 11am to 11pm and features entertainment, Olympic ticket giveaways and interactive product demonstration.
Greg Gazin - February 19th, 2010
I thought a couple of good theatre-style chairs, a 50” screen, a little Dolby Digital Surround Sound and a popcorn maker would keep most people happy watching the Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Game, until I came across this little set-up.