Archive for February 2016

Spyder Commuter is the ninja of extra power

Since our smartphones work as everything from digital wallets, to phones, to tracking devices and even keys for our homes, it’s more important than ever that they don’t run out of power. That’s why it’s a good idea to carry extra juice with you whether it’s in your car, bag or pocket. The new Spyder…

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Decorating with light: Playbulb Sphere & Candle review

Every so often, we all get the itch to redecorate. Depending on your budget and circumstances, that itch may or may not be able to get scratched. But if new furniture is out of the question, or a new paint job seems too tedious, there are still ways you can spruce up your home, and…

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Parrot Zik3 Headphones Review

Just when I thought I’d seen it all when it came to headphones, I found myself surprised again! The Parrot Zik3 over ear wireless headphones seemed at first glance to be headphones like any other. It wasn’t until I started reading into and experimenting with all the amazing features these headphones have, that I realized…

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Robot housekeeper does the vacuuming while you’re away

There’s a new addition to my house! He’s small, only weighs a few pounds, but already feels like a member of the family. Meet my Roomba! iRobot’s robot vacuum cleaner. While robot vacuums have been around for quite some time, I’ve never had the opportunity to test one until now. Frankly, I’ve had my doubts…

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High tech home security

On CTV’s Tech Talk this month, we looked at options for keeping your home and yard safe using several high tech wireless devices. Dog & Bone Padlocks  I can’t say enough about how easy these locks are to set up and to use.  Whether you choose the bigger more heavy-duty version, or the lighter, silicone…

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Brand new Fitbit Alta is slim, pretty and does more

Fans of original Fitbit Flex’s low profile, slim design and ease of use, rejoice!  The best things about the Flex have been carried over and improved upon in a brand new band, the Alta. Fitbit Alta is a new stainless steel tracker, with a satin finish and a sleek, modular design that includes a quick-release…

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