Articles By: Steven Hodson

The inevitable happens: digital music sales surpass physical sales

The inevitable happens: digital music sales surpass physical sales

0 January 5, 2012 9:06 pm

As much as the music industry hoped this day would never come and after them doing whatever they could to delay it that day has arrived where digital sales of music has surpassed the sale of physical media releases of […]

Barnes & Noble to investigate splitting off its NOOK business

Barnes & Noble to investigate splitting off its NOOK business

0 January 5, 2012 1:09 pm

While many people think of the iPad or the Kindle when you talk about tablets and eReaders there is another player in the market that is doing really well – Barnes & Noble with their NOOK tablet/eReader. In fact they […]

Kodak heading for a Chapter 11 filing

Kodak heading for a Chapter 11 filing

0 January 4, 2012 4:26 pm

While this move by the company hasn’t been all that unexpected the actual announcement has to be yet another wake up call that technology and the Internet is changing everything about our world, and a lot faster than some companies […]

Over 2 billion hours of video watch by Netflix subscribers

Over 2 billion hours of video watch by Netflix subscribers

0 January 4, 2012 2:17 pm

Netflix has been having a real hard time of late but as a customer of Netflix Canada I have to say that I have been very happy with my decision to become a subscriber and if the numbers are any […]

Cisco figures out that Umi Personal Telepresence is a bust and closes shop

Cisco figures out that Umi Personal Telepresence is a bust and closes shop

0 January 4, 2012 12:47 pm

Video chatting is being touted as the next big thing in the tech bubble and while there has been some long term players in the game, like Skype and even Microsoft Messenger, both start-ups and established companies think there is […]

Android users get some serious Steam love with new app being released

Android users get some serious Steam love with new app being released

0 January 3, 2012 3:18 pm

Now if I was an Android user I would be jumping all over this news because I am a big fan of Valve’s Steam platform as that is how I buy all my games now but for the most part […]

India proclaimed as the leader of spam email

India proclaimed as the leader of spam email

0 January 3, 2012 1:46 pm

I’m not sure that this is a title that any country would be proud to have tacked on to them but according to Kaspersky, an Internet security software firm, India is the top source in the world for email spam. […]

The democratization of Internet access, just a vending machine away

The democratization of Internet access, just a vending machine away

0 December 31, 2011 8:39 pm

Contrary to most people in the tech blogosphere (read tech pundits with nothing better to do) I believe that there is an already existing digital divide, and one that is going to get worse the more that the Web becomes […]

Movie box office take serious slap to the profits, queue the blame piracy stories

Movie box office take serious slap to the profits, queue the blame piracy stories

0 December 30, 2011 9:30 pm

Over the past years we have had the MPAA shout to the moon, and anyone without a brain and would listen to them, that piracy is killing the movie business, the only problem was that every time they would trot […]

Ever wondered what an Android user looked like? Welcome Mr. Android 2011

Ever wondered what an Android user looked like? Welcome Mr. Android 2011

0 December 29, 2011 2:00 pm

We all have a mental picture of what various geek type people look like when associated with certain tech brands. You know, the Apple artsy type, the Linux kid in the basement of his parent’s home, and the dorky looking […]

Giving a monetary value to your Klout score makes it even sillier

Giving a monetary value to your Klout score makes it even sillier

0 December 28, 2011 2:02 pm

So, do you know what Klout is, or what your Klout score is, or even how much that score is suppose to be worth? I’m betting that if you have been hanging around the whole social media world for any […]

Book publishers take a hit this year

Book publishers take a hit this year

0 December 22, 2011 9:42 pm

It seems that just about every media type industry is being affected to varying degrees by our increased move to a digital world powered by the Web, and it would seem that book publishers are feeling the pinch as well this year. […]

SOPA is making even retired cartoonists come out of retirement to fight it

SOPA is making even retired cartoonists come out of retirement to fight it

0 December 20, 2011 8:32 pm

SOPA is a disaster waiting to happen should it actually get passed into law by the US government. Every day we are hearing more and more influential people coming out against it, including some of the founding fathers of the […]

Only six media companies control 90% of the content [Infographic]

Only six media companies control 90% of the content [Infographic]

0 December 17, 2011 10:09 pm

As someone who consumes a lot of content on a daily basis even some of the information in this infographic came as a surprise to me; but the fact is that only six giant media companies control just about everything […]