Volcanos, National Parks & world-class cities – a 16-day camping road trip

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85 hours in a vehicle isn’t everyone’s idea of a great vacation.  I spent 15 days driving from Calgary to San Francisco this summer and saw some amazing sights, several national parks and forests, climbed a volcano, ate amazing food … Continue reading

Making outdoors easy: Gardening Gadgets & App

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Not all of us have green thumbs, but fortunately, technology can help! There are some amazing gadgets that can help make life outdoors easy this summer, plus, we can count on technology to beautify our yards too. On CTV Tech … Continue reading

3 great day trips from Palm Springs, California

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  Palm Springs is a draw all its own.But for regular visitors, going through the same routine may feel a little stale. Why not mix things up with a day trip on your next say in the Palm Springs area? … Continue reading

Reviewing the Sony “Extra Bass” SRS-XB2 wireless speaker

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Summer is the perfect season to test wireless portable speakers; whether travelling, camping, having friends over, or spending hours outdoors working on the yard, or barbecuing with buddies, there are all kinds of reasons you may want music on the … Continue reading

Misfit Shine Fitness and Activity Monitor – Review

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The Misfit Shine is a sleek and chic fitness monitor and activity band that can be both worn on the wrist, talked into a sock or sports bra, or tucked neatly into one of the beautiful accessory pieces of jewelry … Continue reading

Why is my tech broken? Why do my devices crash? Why is technology unreliable? How can I fix it?

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I’ve tested a LOT of technology, gadgets and devices as a tech writer, and if I’ve learned one thing, it’s that most gadgets will require regular maintenance to keep working well. Just like your car, the fluids need to be … Continue reading