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G-RO Smart Luggage Review

By Erin L / December 14, 2017 / Comments Off on G-RO Smart Luggage Review

Smart luggage is growing in popularity. With charging built in + tracking and a ballistic nylon design G-RO promises to change the way you travel. Read the review.

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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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The evening bag that charges your phone; MightyPurse review

By Erin L / July 10, 2017 / Comments Off on The evening bag that charges your phone; MightyPurse review

Tired of running out of power on your big night out? This smart evening bag has a power bank built in. Made of the softest leather, MightyPurse is a great bag on its own, but add in the fact it can keep you going for a whole evening and it’s worth adding to your handbag repertoire.

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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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MiTagg lamp – multipurpose tech & charging center

By Erin L / September 6, 2016 / Comments Off on MiTagg lamp – multipurpose tech & charging center

I get some of my most interesting ideas for tech gear and blogs from coworkers; Neena stumbled across this unusual gadget, and had to know if it was all it’s cracked up to be. The MiTagg desk lamp is much more than a light; it’s a multi-talented tech and charging center. What the MiTagg lamp…

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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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BioLite’s cooking and camping gear charges devices and may blow your mind

By Erin L / May 23, 2015 / 1 Comment

I’m forever sourcing out new camping gear. Every time I pack up, I realize how much duplication we have, how heavy or unwieldy some of our items are, or that we often bring things we just don’t need. So when I read about BioLite, I was intrigued. The company develops and manufactures what it dubs,…

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