Archive for March 2017

B&O Beoplay H9 ultra premium headphones review

In a world where it’s not unusual to spend a couple hundred dollars on premium How fheadphones comes news that ultra premium headphones may be the next big thing. Bang & Olufsen have brought out a pair of luxe wireless headphones that costs about three times what premium phones do. Do they sound three times…

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Get these great food apps

Our food and our phones have become indelibly connected. It started with snapping photos of amazing meals, then devolved to Instagramming every meal no matter how mediocre. Now our phones can order food, search recipes and even show us video tutorials for the perfect risotto. There are a number of great apps that can do…

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iRobot improves app, adds mapping & Amazon Alexa integration

Regular readers and viewers know I’ve become pretty attached to my iRobot Roomba vacuum. (Read my review of the newest iRobot 980 here, or the BraavaJet 240 mopping robot here to see why.) This week iRobot announced it was making some pretty serious upgrades to the cloud connectivity of the iRobot app. You’ll remember from…

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Smart lighting for fun & health – CTV Tech Talk

This week on CTV Tech Talk, we focused on the ways lighting can improve your life.  Whether it’s helping you sleep, getting you motivated, or just lighting your way for a midnight bathroom break, there are some new lights on the market that can improve your home.

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IllumiBowl motion-activated toilet night light review

illumibowl toilet night light motion

This light couldn’t be more fun and functional.  IllumiBowl’s toilet night light is just that; a way for you to find your way to the bathroom in the middle of the night, without the need to turn on harsh bright overhead lighting. An alert reader asked me to check this light out and I have…

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DEWALT phone built rugged & tough to take abuse on job sites

Smartphones are often delicate pieces of technology.  The glass screens and thin metal casings may look pretty, but they’re not suited to some industries or locations like a construction site. Now DEWALT, known for its power tool line has come out with an Android phone that’s built so tough it doesn’t even need a case.…

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Bang & Olufsen B&O Beoplay A2 review

Portable wireless speakers have become the standard for many homes. After all, if you’re not ready to invest in a premium home theatre system, chances are a wireless system or speaker will fill the void until you are. That’s why companies from basic to elite are offering portable options. But more than just a compact…

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