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Amazing technology in sports headphones

By Erin L / July 16, 2016 / Comments Off on Amazing technology in sports headphones

They may be just small speakers for your ears, but there’s a dizzying array of headphones out there. From on-ear, to over-ear and ear buds, to wireless, there are all kinds of different specialized headphones available to consumers. Recently a new category of headphones has emerged: Sports headphones. Let’s take a look at what they’re…

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Review: Sony MDR-XB950BT wireless over-ear headphones

By Erin L / June 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Review: Sony MDR-XB950BT wireless over-ear headphones

Headphones are very personal. After all, of all the electronics we use, headphones are worn closest to you, right inside your ear canals in some cases. That’s why people are so passionate about their headphone choices, and it explains why a headphone loved by some will be unpopular with others; headphones are almost like electronic…

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Reviewing the Sony “Extra Bass” SRS-XB2 wireless speaker

By Erin L / May 31, 2016 / Comments Off on Reviewing the Sony “Extra Bass” SRS-XB2 wireless speaker

Summer is the perfect season to test wireless portable speakers; whether travelling, camping, having friends over, or spending hours outdoors working on the yard, or barbecuing with buddies, there are all kinds of reasons you may want music on the go. It was good timing, then, that the Sony SRS-XB2 Extra Bass landed on my…

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Parrot Zik3 Headphones Review

By Erin L / February 18, 2016 / Comments Off on Parrot Zik3 Headphones Review

Just when I thought I’d seen it all when it came to headphones, I found myself surprised again! The Parrot Zik3 over ear wireless headphones seemed at first glance to be headphones like any other. It wasn’t until I started reading into and experimenting with all the amazing features these headphones have, that I realized…

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Seeing Panasonic’s Invisible/Transparent TV

By Erin L / January 14, 2016 / Comments Off on Seeing Panasonic’s Invisible/Transparent TV

It turned out to be the coolest thing I’ve seen in technology in the last few years. At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Panasonic was showing off its futuristic Transparent TV. While the model on the show floor was a prototype, the Panasonic rep told me this TV could become reality in about 2-5 years!…

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Want a better movie experience? Get a Projector like the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema Projector 2040

By Erin L / December 28, 2015 / Comments Off on Want a better movie experience? Get a Projector like the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema Projector 2040

Super-sized flat screen TVs are all the rage.  Mention a home theatre projector, however, and people will tune out.  After all, many folks remember projectors as dusty, weak-beamed devices with a noisy fan and little appeal.  Not any more. Movie theatres use uber-powerful projectors to kick out Hollywood-sized images with crystal clear definition, amazing contrast…

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Reader Q and A: Glow Headphones

By Erin L / December 8, 2015 / 9 Comments

Since I posted an unboxing video and review of the Glow headphones, I’ve had many questions and my YouTube Channel has been pumped with inquiries seeking more info about the product. It’s my understanding this gadget started on Kickstarter, and I’ve heard from several backers who say they’ve been left in the dark about the…

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Review: Jabra Sport Coach – Wireless Bluetooth In-ear Headphones that give you fitness feedback

By Erin L / July 20, 2015 / Comments Off on Review: Jabra Sport Coach – Wireless Bluetooth In-ear Headphones that give you fitness feedback

Cords suck at the gym.  They get tangled in your equipment, wrapped around your arms, and generally get in the way. So I was happy to test out a new set of (mostly) wireless headphones this week from Jabra.  The Jabra Sport Coach headphones fit snugly in your ear, and lock in place with customizable…

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VIZIO TV Review

By Erin L / July 5, 2015 / Comments Off on VIZIO TV Review

You’re probably not familiar with VIZIO TVs. They are a brand-new entry into Canada, launching just last fall. VIZIO markets their TVs as ‘smart’ TVs. So what makes them smart? Well, they have a lot of built in features that allow you to access social media, YouTube, Netflix and other streaming services, it’s all built…

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All About the Smart and Modular Sonos Music System

By Erin L / May 18, 2015 / Comments Off on All About the Smart and Modular Sonos Music System

For decades, the best audio systems in the world have consisted of giant, heavy tower speakers, huge components and accessories, and meters of speaker wire wrapped around your room. Wired systems have limits, obviously, and getting them into, say, your bedroom or bathroom? Forgeddaboudit. Fortunately times have changed and so has technology, and getting top…

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