Anand Ram


Anand Ram is a producer for CBC Television's The National. He has previously written for Financial Post and on personal tech and business.

Latest from Anand Ram

How to (tactfully) discourage spread of false pandemic information in chats, email

Understanding emotion and sentiment as society responds to the COVID-19 virus is the key to stopping the spread of false information, experts say.

Karoshi to the Code du Travail: Why it's hard to head off worker burnout with laws

Stressed-out workers cost countries a lot of time and money, but Japan and France have learned that enshrined protections in law can trigger an unintended cultural clash.

Virtual reality: The difference between a $20 and $1,100 VR headset

Facebook, Google and Samsung are among the companies offering new virtual reality headsets and experiences at prices ranging from $20 to $1,100. How do they differ — and are they worth the price? CBC's Anand Ram has a look.

6 affordable smartphones that don't require a pricey contract

High-end devices usually either cost a lot or lock you into an expensive plan. What you may not know is there are great smartphones that can save you hundreds on device costs and can also allow you to choose cheaper monthly plans.

HTC One M9 smartphone review: Why it's worth a closer look

The HTC One M9 is an Android phone with a premium feel that goes on sale in Canada today. CBC's Anand Ram gives his take on how it compares to competing smartphone models.

5 TV streaming gadgets that will let you cut the cord

Want to cut the cord and stream movies and shows straight from the internet to your TV? Don't know what gadget to buy to make that happen? CBC's Anand Ram will help you figure out which streaming device is right for you.

Moto360 smartwatch is capable, but not always cool

CBC's Anand Ram test drove a Moto360 smartwatch for two weeks. He shares his thoughts about the device and what it's like to walk around wearing a watch you can talk into.

Fitness watch review: How latest activity-trackers measure up

Fitness watches are part of a hot ‘wearable tech’ trend. Here's a look at three of the models available in Canada: the Garmin Vivofit, TomTom Runner Cardio and Samsung Gear Fit.

Moto E: Motorola's latest budget smartphone unveiled

The Moto E, unveiled today, is the newest budget device from Motorola aimed at customers who want to get into the smartphone world.

Moto G aims to be the $200 smartphone you actually want

Today, Motorola Mobility unveiled the Moto G, a new entry-level Android smartphone that the company hopes will change the image the world has about this class of phones.