Courtney Roberts-Lawes

June 16, 2017

Two Canadian Women Fight Inclusion Gap in Tech Industry

The tech industry is heralded for leading the future. However, many reports released in early 2016 prove that it’s quite nascent where inclusion is concerned. For qualified hopefuls who identify with one or more equity-seeking group, change in the sector is uncertain, even with the many diversity initiatives in place […]
May 10, 2017

A Personal Assistant for $300? Amazon’s Echo Show Makes it Possible

Whether it’s in everyday life or to fetch the lyrics to your favourite song, Amazon’s Echo Show is here to fill in the spaces left from an unreliable memory or impartial significant other. The Echo Show is a touchscreen device powered by Alexa that can recite your shopping list and […]
April 23, 2017

Spotify’s New Deal Ensures Continued Indie Artist Access

Music streaming service Spotify recently renewed a nine-year-old licensing deal with indie digital agency Merlin that has ensured users access to independent music, even as the service itself becomes more mainstream. Merlin currently represents over 20,000 independent record labels in 51 countries,  making it Spotify’s fourth largest partner after major […]
April 18, 2017

Samsung Takes Canadians Across Country for QLEDTV Launch in Toronto

Samsung pulled out all the stops, literally, to take Torontonians on a virtual ride through Canada without leaving the downtown core. The electronics brand partnered with Canadian cinematographer, Jon Simo, to provide Canadians an opportunity to see the country’s beautiful landscapes displayed on the Samsung QLED TV. All of this […]
April 10, 2017

What YouTube TV Will Mean for Viewers

It goes without saying that Millenials are shifting the ecosystem of consumption. With an increase in digital streaming services being offered on a multitude of platforms, less people are remaining within the confines of not-so-competitive television contracts and are joining the cost effective bandwagon of cable-cutters. With most major networks […]