Archive for July 2015

8 Great Gadgets & Toys for Camping

Summer is camping season, and there’s nothing better than getting out to the mountains, or the badlands. This month on Tech Talk on CTV, we’re showing you both high-tech and low-tech gadgets to make roughing it more enjoyable. Watch the Video by clicking here! I’ve blogged previously on each of these gadgets, but I’ll put…

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12 Things I Love About Calgary #YYC

Calgary can be  a tough town to adapt to–mainly because of the climate. But there ARE  many things here I’ve learned to LOVE. Here’s just a few. 1. The Ruins; Lindsay’s Folly— Calgary has 2 sets of cool ruins. The crumbled bricks of a man’s incomplete and ruined mansion-cum-money pit alongside the Elbow (Lindsay’s Folly),…

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VIZIO TV Review

You’re probably not familiar with VIZIO TVs. They are a brand-new entry into Canada, launching just last fall. VIZIO markets their TVs as ‘smart’ TVs. So what makes them smart? Well, they have a lot of built in features that allow you to access social media, YouTube, Netflix and other streaming services, it’s all built…

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Tim Horton’s cute EH-moji keyboard fails to impress

Coffee giant Tim Hortons recently announced that just in time for Canada Day, the company would be releasing a cute Canadian emoji keyboard.  On it, some icons of Canuckism: a beaver, moose, Muskoka chair, a flag, an “eh”, plus Timmy’s coffee cup and Timbit box, among some other icons. I was excited to add these…

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Cool New Camping Gear!

You can usually find me testing out the latest gadgets and high tech gear.  But this time, some of the new gear I got that I’m most excited about isn’t as high-tech as I’m used to.  I love it nonetheless and want to share. First up, this awesome Stanley French Press Coffee Kit I got…

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3 Minute Video Review: Ring HD Video Doorbell

You might wonder why you’d need a video doorbell.  After all, old fashioned doorbells work fine, and then there’s really old school: knocking. You might be surprised at how versatile and handy the Ring Video Doorbell is.  Combine that with how absolutely fast and easy it is to set up and you’re ready to start…

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