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Sage Wellness essential oil diffuser review

We adjust the temperature in our homes with heaters and fans, but how often do we give a thought to the air we breathe? I’ve recently been trying out some essential oil diffusers and it’s made me think about how nice it is to have lightly scented, humidified air in the house. Saje Wellness recently sent me a small oil diffuser-humidifier that I’ve had a chance to try out and I’m becoming a convert.

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Virtual reality Coldplay concert with Samsung Gear VR

I’ve always thought virtual reality is something for teenage boys, and gamers. The appeal to a middle aged woman like me has been limited up to now. But thanks to Samsung, I’m starting to see the promise of virtual reality and how it can be expanded from gaming to real life applications.

I had a chance this week to attend a concert in Chicago, but I never left my house. I got to watch it with a glass of my favourite wine, on my favourite chair, and with no pushing, shoving crowds.

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Google Home gets new functions in Canada

Google Home, the smart digital assistant/speaker that recently launched in Canada has gotten some new and added functionality this week.

Google Home can now recognize different voices so it can customize your user experience. One of the ways it can do that is by utilizing the second new feature: the ability to make phone calls.

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Best new beauty gadgets – CTV Tech Talk

It’s all about the science of beauty on Tech Talk TV this month!

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Starting out with Philips Hue Lights & Google Home

One of the best new features of Google Home is the ability to use it to control your smart home devices, like smart Philips Hue lighting. It means you can turn lights on and off and more just by asking. Here’s how to do it easily.

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How to talk to Philips Hue & Google Home

Do you need special words or phrases to get Google Home working with your Philips Hue coloured smart lights? No! Here’s our handy list of commands.

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Camping Gear: 4 of the coolest tents

Basic tents are boring! Why not swing in the trees, suspend yourself over water, stay safe on top of your vehicle in a cozy collapsible tent, or chill in a coccoon? Check out the 4 coolest tents in the camping world.

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New Playbulb Candle S; now rechargeable & brighter

Playbulb has re-launched its electronic colour-changing Candle with a brighter, more colourful and now rechargeable version. Check it out here: Candle S

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Need Samsung accessories? These are perfect for the new Galaxy S8+

You’ve got a brand new Samsung Galaxy S8… now you need the right accessories. Here are my picks for some durable, colourful, handy and fun gadgets that pair perfectly with a new Android phone.

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Tree tents – Reviewing Tentsile Connect suspension tent

I’d first seen this futuristic space age style tent on someone’s Instagram post. It was slung in an impossibly strange place hovering over a body of water, strapped inexplicably to some trees. It was a tent, but looked like a type of hovering spacecraft. I had to know more about what this crazy contraption was.

I learned eventually that what I saw was a Tensile tent and ever since I’ve been dying to give one a try.

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Google Home Review – what a digital assistant can do for you

Heard about smart home speakers that are also digital assistants & wonder what they can do for you, if they’re worth it? I recently had a chance to spend a couple weeks with Google Home. Find out what surprised me about it.

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How to set up smart lights & home control with Google Home

Need to know how to set up your smart home or smart light devices with Google Home? Follow our easy step-by-step instructions.

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Review – Living with my new Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung’s Galaxy S8+ is a beautiful smartphone, but do the good looks match up with fast speeds, great quality and responsiveness? Read my 5-week review.

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Review: Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link fan, heater & air purifyer

Tired of lugging the fan from storage every summer & bringing out a rattling, stinky smelling heater in winter? Dyson’s Pure Hot+Cool Link is the all-in-one device that can solve all your home heating & cooling issues, and it purifies the air too. Check out the review to see if it’s worth its hefty price tag.

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Philips Airfryer review

Deep fried food is good, but it’s so unhealthy. A new kitchen device promises deep fried flavour &crispness without fat &calories. Meet Philips Airfryer.