CTV Tech Talk

CTV Tech Talk smart tooth technology

By Erin L / April 18, 2017 / 75 Comments

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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Smart lighting for fun & health – CTV Tech Talk

By Erin L / March 14, 2017 / 53 Comments

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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Photography gadgets you need

By Erin L / January 17, 2017 / 79 Comments

This week on CTV Tech Talk, I showed Jefferson gadgets for taking better photos and devices that can help you print them easily at home too. From flexible spider-like tripods, to mini pocket printers you can bring to a party, check out the gear that makes photography fun again.

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Top tech gift picks

By Erin L / December 13, 2016 / 123 Comments

There were so many great gadgets through my tech test center this year. I picked just a few as some of my most favourite for 2016.  Be sure to check out my longer “Top 10 tech gifts” list too.

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Top picks for smart lighting

By Erin L / December 5, 2016 / 22 Comments

Smart lighting can make your holiday decorating easier. Today on CTV Tech Talk I showed a selection of smart lighting:

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New Charging Technology – CTV Tech Talk

By Erin L / November 15, 2016 / 1 Comment

This month on CTV Tech Talk, I showed gadgets for keeping your phone charged and ready. Get a longer cable  I hate short charging cables. There’s nothing worse than having your nose to the wall, crouched on the floor by an outlet, waiting for your phone to recharge, while still trying to use it. The…

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Clarisonic Mia Fit Review: facial cleansing for women & men

By Erin L / October 7, 2016 / Comments Off on Clarisonic Mia Fit Review: facial cleansing for women & men

It’s a small, compact face brush with ultrasonic vibrations that promises to shake loose dirt and oil from your pores. But this kind of beauty technology can be expensive; and can it really do the job long term? I put the new Clarisonic Mia Fit and Alpha Fit for men to the test.

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Great gear for back to school – CTV Tech Talk

By Erin L / September 11, 2016 / 8 Comments

This week on CTV Tech Talk I showed you three cool gadgets that can make back to school easier and more fun. Moleskine Smart Writing Set This gadget has really surprised me in terms of how versatile it is, and how well it works. It would be great for students, artists or just compulsive note-takers…

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No time for yard work? Get a robot lawnmower

By Erin L / July 5, 2016 / Comments Off on No time for yard work? Get a robot lawnmower

This has to be one of the coolest and most useful gadgets I’ve ever had the pleasure of testing.  Husqvarna’s robotic lawnmower, called the Automower. The small rectangular device is abut the size of a standard lawn mower, but has no handle. One other key difference? it operates almost completely silently!  The only sound you…

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Gorgeous fitness, activity & smart gadgets

By Erin L / May 9, 2016 / 38 Comments

For many years, fitness and activity trackers were utilitarian, rubbery and, let’s face it, sometimes ugly. Now, a whole new generation of fitness and activity trackers, plus other smart devices have the look of fine jewelry, with all the smart functionality you need! Fitbit’s new trackers Meet Fitbit Alta The Alta is the fashionista version…

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