Archive for May 2015

Biolite Camp Stove: 2 minute Test & Review

I recently got a chance to try out the Biolite camp stove.  While I’ll be putting it to the test on an upcoming camping trip and will write more in an upcoming blog, here’s the quick first impressions on how quickly it was able to boil water, and how it did powering gadgets via its…

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Cool EcoCapsules Are the Future of Housing

I found these cool homes while surfing the web for new tech news and ideas.  Ecocapsule is a portable house offering, “an unmatched dwelling experience. With its immense off-grid life span, worldwide portability and flexibility it is suitable for a wide range of applications: from an independent research station or a tourist lodge to an…

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All About the Smart and Modular Sonos Music System

For decades, the best audio systems in the world have consisted of giant, heavy tower speakers, huge components and accessories, and meters of speaker wire wrapped around your room. Wired systems have limits, obviously, and getting them into, say, your bedroom or bathroom? Forgeddaboudit. Fortunately times have changed and so has technology, and getting top…

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4 Awesome Things to Do with All Your Digital Photos

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 ways you can bring them to life. 1.  Print Them! Pocket-sized photo printers are available…

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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 the first things I noticed about the Socialmatic is that it’s nowhere near pocket-sized.  This…

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