Archive for March 2015

Review: Speck Cases for smartphones and laptops

 I’m going to argue your cell phone case is almost as important as the phone itself. After all, if you drop your phone, or have something bad happen to it, a good case is the only thing that will keep you from a hefty replacement bill. So it pays to choose wisely. One brand of…

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What’s Meerkat? Why do you need it?

By now you’ve at least heard of Meerkat and possibly wondered what everyone was so excited about. In short, Meerkat is an app that gives you the ability to send live video to the world via Twitter. It’s like opening the curtains of your home and showing the whole neighbourhood what’s happening in your living…

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Review: Kenwood Triblade Hand Blender kit

We need our kitchen appliances to do more.  That’s why I was excited to test out the Kenwood Triblade Hand Blender  (HB724 model) this week. This hand blender is the MacGyver of kitchen tools; it features 23 different functions to do everything from sauces and dressings, to drinks, soups, baby food and much more. What’s…

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What the Heck is IFTTT, and What Can it Do for ME?

Most of us have heard of “smart” home technology, and most of us know that means many new appliances and products from dishwashers to light bulbs will have some degree of automation.  While home automation is really handy, it’s limited by the software each manufacturer supplies with it.  Maybe you don’t want your lights to…

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