Archive for April 2017

Google Wi-Fi now in Canada – My review

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Google Wi-Fi has just launched in Canada. What can it do for your home, why might you need it and how easy is it to build a new Wi-Fi network? For starters you can control your kids Wi-Fi access and timing all right from your smartphone, plus you can set priority internet access for parents. There’s a bunch more cool features too.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review

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Tablets are all but replacing computers. You’ll need to decide which operating system to go with and which brand you like. I checked out the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 with it’s unique new smart pen to see if it was fast to use and nice to work on.

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Leesa mattress in a box review

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Mattress technology has come a long way. Now you don’t need to go to a store; you can have a mattress delivered to your door in a small box. I thought the idea of a mattress in a box was a bit weird. Mainly because buying something you’ll sleep on for a long time without testing it seems risky. But the more I read about the Leesa mattress, the more I was intrigued.

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Thermomix kitchen robot can replace all your small appliances

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If I said one device could replace nearly every kitchen appliance you own, you’d probably think I was starting a late-night infomercial. But an appliance I’ve discovered may actually be able to deliver on that promise. It’s called a Thermomix, and though it’s very popular in Australia and Europe, it’s virtually unknown in Canada and the US.

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CTV Tech Talk smart tooth technology

This month on CTV Tech Talk we looked at smart tooth & dental technology. We sampled a variety of toothbrushing gadgets from several companies like Philips, Foreo, Oral B and Blizzident. There’s also a contest…

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Tooth Technology: Philips smart Platinum Connected & sexy DiamondClean

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In this series we’re looking at all the options for smart toothbrushes. This article focuses on two models in the Philips Sonicare line; the smart connected Platinum and the sleek and modern Diamond. What’s the difference between them and which one might be right for you? Find out by reading the article or watch the video.

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Tooth technology: Oral B Genius 8000 connected toothbrush review

I research a lot of technology trends. One thing that’s been popping up again and again is the technology of teeth. Specifically toothbrush technology. In fact, high-tech toothbrushes are so common and advanced now, I’ve got a blog and YouTube series in the works about all the options. Check out the Oral B Genus 8000 smart toothbrush which pairs with an app so that you can track and record your toothbrushing habits in real time and get feedback on how you’re doing.

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Henge Gravitas stand for iPad & iPhone – dual purpose docking

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I love docks for my phone. They keep the device within easy reach, allow you to see the screen, and get it all charged up at the same time. The worst problem with a docking station is that you need two hands to remove it so you don’t end up dropping something on the floor. Recently I had a chance to test out a brand-new dock that’s a bit different. Henge Gravitas dock is ultra heavy weight for single-hand operation, and it can not only hold and charge my iPhone, but my iPad too.

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24 hours at the edge of the world with Samsung Galaxy S8

How do you know if a smartphone can be right for you? Many people get their first hands-on experience with a new phone while standing in a retail store or browsing online. It’s not a very elegant way to decide whether or not you’re going to make a commitment to something that will be in…

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