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Why get a dash camera & what to look for in a dash camera

By Erin L / August 28, 2017 / 7 Comments

Dash cams may have once seemed like an extravagance; the tech toy of a crazy car buff wanting to show off. These days there are many more practical reasons for getting a dash cam. In-car recordings are increasingly making news and being used as evidence but there are other reasons you should consider a dash cam now too.

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Virtual reality Coldplay concert with Samsung Gear VR

By Erin L / August 20, 2017 / 2 Comments

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

By Erin L / August 19, 2017 / Comments Off on 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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Starting out with Philips Hue Lights & Google Home

By Erin L / August 2, 2017 / Comments Off on 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

By Erin L / August 2, 2017 / 1 Comment

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

By Erin L / August 1, 2017 / Comments Off on 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

By Erin L / July 31, 2017 / 3 Comments

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+

By Erin L / July 26, 2017 / Comments Off on 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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How to set up smart lights & home control with Google Home

By Erin L / July 18, 2017 / 1 Comment

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+

By Erin L / July 13, 2017 / Comments Off on 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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