Steve

Steve is a co-founder of DeviceCritique. He is a technology expert who takes a unique perspective by blending humanity, technology, and business. He visions that there are many untapped technology products that have yet to emerge, and plans to explore those ideas with you in his articles. Steve is currently working toward his Bachelor of Commerce while simultaneously juggling work and his passion in writing.

Sony Xperia Z3 Review: Waterproof and dust tight

Sony’s latest waterproof Xperia Z-series phone, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact are now swimming around in underwater utopias. The Xperia Z2 was just announced in March of 2014, and so far, the 3rd generation Xperia Z was announced in September. However, the new Z3 has lots going for it. It has a semi-stylish case, a 20.7 megapixel camera, and beautiful 5.2 inch FullHD display, a dust pr...

Apple Event: iPhone 6, and iPhone 6+

Yesterday was no doubt a significant day at Apple. With the unattainable expectations that investors and board members had bestowed onto Apple, Tim Cook and his team is facing a tough situation where they are forced to fascinate all their stakeholders or suffer dire consequences — a catastrophic loss in company equity. Not only was this event where Apple releases their new phones, it is an e...

WWDC: What’s New In iOS 8

Can iOS 8 with HealthKit revive struggling iPhone against Android in the market? As another iteration of the iOS was announced at WWDC, there are many hints about the features of iPhone 6 will consist of when it will be announced in the fall. Disappointingly, iOS 8 is not as a large update compared to iOS 6 to 7.  The great news is that iOS 8 will support devices as early as iPhone 4S, and iOS 8 l...

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: The Macbook Air Killer?

With the announcement at their Microsoft Surface Event, Microsoft is about to increase the surface area of their Surface line up one more; thus,  Microsoft announced the Macbook Air Killer — Microsoft Surface 3 Pro. If this product becomes a product that will destroy the iPad and Macbook market, what will the future of technology look like? Another underlining mystery is, what happened to th...

Microsoft Surface Event 2014

Microsoft is a well known software development company that makes innovative software and operating systems such as Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2013, and OneDrive. We compared and contrasted their Office Online software against their arch-enemy, Google Docs and Google Drive earlier. Back in the early 2000s, Microsoft was known as a huge software companies that would develop software for ...

Battle Royale – Google Drive vs Microsoft Office

Two gigantic online multi-user document editing software at war, and leaving one in substantial uncertainty.  How did this battle begin? Find out as we will explore the broad forces that are at work between two online software – Google Docs and Microsoft Office. What is this battle about, and what is at stake? These are the questions that plague the internet. Google is one of the largest sea...

Songza – the music streaming app that drives you wild

Millions are at risk from Songza, the most overwhelming viral music streaming music service in history. Users are immersed in a deep sea of a music playlists generated from a popular music streaming service, Songza. With an app that magically picks a song that fits their mood, many are seen running through the streets with studio-sized headphones blasting away at full volume, and bobbing their hea...

HEARTBLEEDING STORY: Story of Heartbleed 2014

Over nine-hundred Canadian taxpayers identity numbers stolen and thousands of more are potentially at risk.  Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) online services was closed for five days from what was called, a devastating “Heartbleed bug”. Never before has the Canadian’s Government lost so much information in so little time.  Who is responsible and what happened?  Join us as we u...

All new HTC One M8: Quality in your hands

HTC ramps up their game and introduces the all new HTC One series phone. This revision is called the HTC One M8. The one question we’ve been wondering is why call it the M8? There are many possibilities. Urban Dictionary states M8 is a short way of saying “mate”, and pronounced “M-eight”. If this is true, if you say it out loud, it would sound like, HTC One Mate. Of c...

Tips and tricks for Windows 7 and 8

Have you ever wondered how to make your windows based machines more productive? Do you want to perform tasks such as copy and paste done as quickly as possible? There are many ways to increase your productivity, and many free lightweight tools to install onto your workstation or laptop. This will allow you to work smarter — not harder. These tips and tools will increase your productivity in ...

Sony Xperia Z2 – 4K video capture on a phone

Just imagine you are scuba diving underwater in a beautiful river with a school of fish swimming all over the endless waters. You are capturing ultra definition video with your Sony Xperia Z2 smart phone conveniently at your pleasure. With the Z2’s Waterproof standards of IP58, the device is protected in fresh water as long as as it does not go below 1.5 meters. Once you are out of the water...

Apple iPhone 6: Tim Crook at it again?

It has just been less than a half a year since mighty Apple released the iPhone 5S. As usual, many rumours and speculations have washed up on the shores of the web regarding the iPhone 6. The problem with these rumors is that many of them are not true. A flood of blogs were spewing out articles after articles about the iPhone 6. The reason? They were posting because the “iPhone 6” keyw...