BioLite’s cooking and camping gear charges devices and may blow your mind

biolite kettlepot2

I’m forever sourcing out new camping gear. Every time I pack up, I realize how much duplication we have, how heavy or unwieldy some of our items are, or that we often bring things we just don’t need. So when … Continue reading

4 Awesome Things to Do with All Your Digital Photos

photobox cushion

We’ve all got hundreds, and possibly tens of thousands of digital photos on our devices. For the most part, they sit on those devices and collect digital dust. So this week on Tech Talk on CTV, we’ve got a few … Continue reading

Testing the Polaroid Socialmatic Instant Camera and Printer


Just when you thought digital cameras were dead thanks to the proliferation of cell phone cameras, the Polaroid Socialmatic arrived on my desk.  This camera is different from other cameras, mainly because it has a built in printer. One of … Continue reading

Tips and gadgets for taking better smartphone photos


How often are we without a camera these days when something happens we want to snap and remember?  On CTV Morning Live’s Tech Talk this week, I looked at several gadgets and ideas for taking better smartphone photos, since often … Continue reading

My Favourite Places in Palm Springs California, Volume 5 – La Quinta & Indio edition!


  On my last visit to Palm Springs, we stayed with friends in a new location; La Quinta!  While it’s definitely a bit of a hike from there to Palm Springs proper, it did give us a chance to explore this … Continue reading