Tech gift ideas on CTV Tech Talk

This month on CTV Tech Talk we looked at some cool gift ideas for the tech lover.

erin ctv tech talkApple iPhone X and iPhone 8

Apple’s new iPhone lineup is stunning.  If there’s an Apple fan on your list, they’ll be blown away by all the new features and functions on the iPhone X.  The new iPhone 8 is the familiar phone Apple lovers know well, with some upgrades too. Read more about the iPhone X in my review here.

Google PixelBook laptop

Google is in the laptop game with its sleek and shiny PixelBook. This small and light buy powerful computer is already hooked up to all your favourite Google apps so you can be productive on the go. Want to know more about what the PixelBook from Google can do? There’s a full review right here.

FujiFilm SP-3 Share square photo printer

No one ever does anything with all their cool photos.  With this little gadget from Fujifilm, you can print cool Insta-square photos in an instant. Just load the film, send a photo from your device to the printer, and voila!

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Congrats to winner Jean McRae of Calgary**

**Contest is now closed**To enter, please write a (preferably nice!) comment in the comments section below and don’t forget to use today’s keyword. fujifilm instax square

You may enter today until midnight. Contest closes at 11:59pm MT Tuesday December 5th, 2017. One entry per person. Duplicate/additional entries on the same day will be discarded.

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I’ll draw one winner at random from among all the website entries. Only 1 entry per person, per day please; duplicate entries will be discarded. Contest closes at 11:59pm MT Tuesday December 5th, 2017. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Not valid in Quebec. 1 (One) winner will receive 1 (one) Fujifilm Instax Share printer. bears no responsibility for prizes not delivered, delayed or misdirected, or not claimed after 30 days. Prize has no cash value.

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195 thoughts on “Tech gift ideas on CTV Tech Talk

  1. LOVED the new gadgets you showed. Nice to see the comparison of the iphones. I really like the “new” photo printer. My kids will think it’s so fun to print SQUARE photos 🙂

  2. Square.

    A lot of cool devices were showcased this morning. Definitely have a few more gift ideas for Christmas.

  3. I was so happy to see you on CTV today! I hadn’t seen the things before and I am always looking for present ideas. My mom would love the printer so much, the SQUARE photos look awesome!

  4. Square photos used to be popular. You have a nice speaking voice. Please enter me into the contest. Regards, Maureen

  5. *SQUARE*
    just watched the lil tech segment!! Absolutely in love with that Fujifilm printer such a wonderful idea to combine the new Bluetooth technology and fancy smartphone pictures with the old fashioned polaroids! Would make a lovely addition to the holidays. 🙂

  6. Love this cute little printer and I would use it all the time as I’m a scrapbooker. Hope I win one :). Keyword is square

  7. Great job on CTV! So cool to see how Fuji is using Polaroid with new technology. Would love to print off some SQUARE pictures.

  8. Hi Erin, I am a working mom on mat leave. I have about 11,000 pictures on my phone and never seem to have the time to develop them. I watched you were CTV interview this morning and I loved the Fujifilm camera! What a great idea! I’m also thinking that Google tablet would be an awesome gift for my husband but I seem to always be wrong about what he wants. We also have my cousins are coming in from London England next week and will be able to take it manage as we show them the mountains for the first time. This way we don’t have to get pictures printed all the time we could use this to capture some of our favourite moments of the holidays !!! I’m freaking out haha I hope I win! Not sure where I enter the keyword square 🙂

  9. I loved your top on the show this morning 😊 I can’t wait to print my ” square ” photos off my fugi printer lol. Have an awesome day, Erin. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Would love to win the Instamax printer for my daughter ( who will be 12 on the 12th) she would have a ton of fun with one of these with all her friends! I will definitely buy one for her ( if I don’t win) because of the Talk Tech segment. 💗💕. SQUARE

  11. It’s really nice to see someone talk about new tech gear with professionalism and enthusiasm. Very refreshing.

    Square 🙂

  12. Thanks for the updates on all new tech stuff. I love the instant pic printer. I find it hard to develop my pic’s. This way its instant and love the SQUARE format. AWESOME!

  13. Erin, I live watching your segment on CTV morning live. You always have great advise and I look forward to all your great advise.
    Thank you

  14. I always stick around to listen to your segment before taking my dogs out for a walk. I would love to win this cool printer. Square.

  15. Our whole family is watching the segment today waiting for birthday wishes for Henry that’s turning 2 today. Would love to print some square birthday pics!

  16. I look forward to all of your tech segments on CTV morning news. Hopefully today’s keyword ‘square’ will help me win the prize offered!

  17. Thanks for the insight on this mornings CTV News…..I love the printer!! Brings me back to childhood 😊
    SQUARE 😊

  18. The Square Fujifilm Instax share Photo Printer is awesome and cool, I just watched it and even recorded the clip👍.

  19. Hi Erin, I always enjoy your tech talk segments. I would love to win today’s printer. Have always wanted one. Have a good day! Elaine

  20. I love the idea you have for using the Fujifilm Instax Share photo Printer at parties. With everyone in my immediate family birthday coming up in the next three weeks PLUS the holidays we would have square pictures galore and have some great memories captured. Thanks for the clear and concise tech specs on these products, really appreciate your brevity.

  21. Don’t be SQUARE, print your photos and enjoy them. They don’t make you happy sitting in storage. As always, love the tech segment! Keep up the great info Erin.

  22. The Fuji Instax Film Printer would really be great to print all pictures and share with family and friends. Square pictures would be wonderful to arrange in albums.

  23. I watch you today at ctv news and it was great to know from you the new technology about the new iphone as well as the new printer by fujifilm.

    Keyword: square

  24. Always love your segments on CTV. My son would love a printer for all his pics for Christmas. It prints so cool with the SQUARE format now. Thanks for all the info!

  25. MERRY CHRISTMAS! What a great idea for a Christmas gathering. Everyone would love to take home a picture. SQUARE.

  26. Hi Erin, thanks for all the tech information this morning! Love your Tech Talk! I loved the SQUARE vintage pictures!!!!

  27. First time viewer of your segment on CTV Morning News. Was impressed with your presentation this morning.
    The key word this morning is SQUARE.

  28. Square ….I always appreciate your segments very informative which always helps me make informed decisions when i go to buy, a joy to watch !

    Thank you Erin, Merry Christmas !!

  29. This my favorite part in the morning show always look forward to this segment when it’s on I guess I have to mention the word square to enter the contest that Fuji Square printer, would be amazing

  30. Hi Erin,

    How great would this be to instantly print pictures for a memory/inspriation board! I would love to win this “square” Fujifilm Instax. 🎄😀



  31. Hello Erin, I just switched to CTV morning show and loved your segment. I need the photo printer, key word SQUARE. Thanks!!

  32. What an awesome fun idea. Having com from the polaroid era and remembering how much fun it was. This would be a great get together party gift. The keyword is SQUARE.

    Marry Christmas

  33. Morning – always enjoy your updates. The Insta printer would be a great item at our next holiday party! “Square” photos are the best

  34. Good Morning! What wonderful gift ideas you have. I love the Fuji film photo printer I take lots and lots of pictures and always love sharing them with family and friends. [ and at my Christmas party I know it would be a hit if I win}With Christmas around the corner you offer some great gift ideas like the pixel book . My daughter loves drawing and I think that would be something she would love to have. So I am going to check into it .Thank you for sharing . Happy Holidays! Answer to the contest is square. Have an awesome day!

  35. Phones are another small computer, with the new “Square” Fuji share Photo printer, this is Ideal on the Go.

  36. Wow… took me long enough to figure out how to enter.

    If i win this… i can give my love aomerhing nice for xmas w/o breaking the “no gift buying” rule we committed to… fair and square 😉

  37. Love learning about all the new tech stuff from Erin. I would print way more pic’s if I could do it instantly. Kids would be so happy. Love the old SQUARE shape. Takes me back to my childhood.

  38. Direct printing from a phone would be a perfect gift for my 13 yr old daughter – if I won, I wouldn’t be square anymore 😉

  39. Thanks for the information. I just got an iPhone 7 last year but looks like I should have waited for the “X”. The kids would love to see the old school Polaroids! SQUARE

  40. Hi Erin!

    Loved your segment this morning on Calgary CTV Morning Show! I always look forward to what you are featuring every time you are on! This printer looks very cool!

    Keyword: Square

  41. Great piece today. Loved seeing the side by side of the new iPhones. The Square photo option on the printer was great to see too!

  42. It’s a real throwback to my old Polaroid.
    ……. And far from being what we called “square” back in the day

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