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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Ventev Mobile accessories & charging gadgets come to Canada

By Erin L / January 13, 2017 / 1 Comment

There’s a new provider of mobile and wireless accessories like cables, power banks and charging gadgets. Ventev, a US-based maker of gadgetry and smartphone gear, has arrived in Canada. I recently had a chance to try out some of the gear, and was very impressed with its durability, sleek styling, simple design and versatility.

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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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Smart charging cables & accessories for your phone

By Erin L / September 25, 2016 / Comments Off on Smart charging cables & accessories for your phone

Phone batteries never last long enough, so making sure you’ve got a backup plan is important. I’ve been checking out some new charging devices and accessories that can help you stay powered up, while looking chic, and solving some annoying problems.

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This cable keeps snoopy spouses & grabby kids at bay

By Erin L / April 19, 2016 / 2 Comments

Ever wonder if your spouse if sneaking your phone while you’re asleep? Have you caught your kids sneaking into your room to recover their grounded technology? This new cable might be able to help.  The Skross Buzz cable will vibrate and sound an audible alarm if unplugged. It could also come in handy if you’re…

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My Top 10 Tech Gadgets of the Year

By Erin L / December 1, 2015 / Comments Off on My Top 10 Tech Gadgets of the Year

I’ve had the great fortune to test some of the best and most-coveted tech gadgets this year. I’ve reviewed a lot of devices, but only these make my top 10 list for 2015.  My criteria? They have to be easy to use, perform as promised – or better – than the companies advertise, they have…

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Travel Gadgets & 5 Top Travel Tips

By Erin L / June 8, 2015 / 1 Comment

We all look forward to travel in the busy summer season.  With the number of travellers climbing, and delays inevitable, it’s a good idea to bring along some tech to keep you sane, entertained and connected while on vacation, whether it’s a plane trip or a road trip.  This week on CTV Morning Live I…

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Better Device Charging Options! Throw away that 3-foot cord!

By Erin L / December 5, 2014 / Comments Off on Better Device Charging Options! Throw away that 3-foot cord!

We use our smartphones so much today, it’s almost impossible to have a battery that can keep up.  So when the juice is gone, what do you do?  What are some better options for keeping your devices charged and at the ready?  Check out my recommendations: Trunk Charging cable: A small, compact charger that…

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