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Google Pixelbook laptop first look

By Erin L / November 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Google Pixelbook laptop first look

Google is hoping to rule the world with its new suite of hardware devices. Recently there was the Pixel and then the Pixel 2 just last month. There’s also Google Home, Wi-Fi and now Google is into the laptop and tablet game with the Google Pixelbook.

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Aukey Ultrasonic Diffuser & Air Humidifier Review

By Erin L / September 4, 2017 / Comments Off on Aukey Ultrasonic Diffuser & Air Humidifier Review

Thinking about getting an essential oil diffuser for your home? What can diffusing do and is the Aukey BE-A11 essential oil diffuser a good choice? Review:

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

By Erin L / July 18, 2017 / 1 Comment

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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LG V20 smartphone review

By Erin L / June 4, 2017 / Comments Off on LG V20 smartphone review

YouTubers take note. If you’re looking for a great smartphone to further your video ambitions, the LG V20 could be the phone for you. With advanced video and photo capabilities, the phone is a videographer’s dream.  I had a chance to play around with the V20 for a couple weeks to test and review.

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t3 micro twirl 360 automatic curl iron review

T3 Micro Twirl 360 smart curling iron review

By Erin L / May 22, 2017 / 1 Comment

I love testing out beauty gadgets, so when I heard about T3’s new curling iron which it says will create, “flawless curls, powered by science” I was more than a little interested.
The T3 Micro Twirl 360 is a 1.25″ barrel ceramic curling iron. While it looks like most standard curling irons, behind the nice styling is some serious technology. With a built in gyroscope it practically curls your hair for you.

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How to save Google maps directions for offline use & travel

By Erin L / May 17, 2017 / 1 Comment

Google Maps can get you out of a jam if you’re lost or trying to find a place, but it doesn’t help you if you’re travelling out of country and trying to avoid roaming charges from your cellular provider. The fix is to save Google Maps directions offline so you can access the info without using data. Here’s how to do it.

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BEDDI Glow smart alarm clock review; it wakes with light, can call you an Uber

By Erin L / March 28, 2017 / Comments Off on BEDDI Glow smart alarm clock review; it wakes with light, can call you an Uber

Hate the sound of your alarm screeching you awake? This smart alarm clock eases you into your day with gentle sunrise light and soft sounds. Plus it can call you a cab or give you traffic and weather info. Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Read the review.

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Christmas traffic; technology of when to avoid the road

By Erin L / December 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Christmas traffic; technology of when to avoid the road

It’s not your imagination; Christmas traffic gets crazy.  And there’s data to prove it. Waze, the guys who make the super cool traffic and navigation app, have released some info about when are the best and worst times to drive around some of the places that see a flood of vehicles around the holidays. Is…

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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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