TechGadgetsCanada.com

digital

weiser premis kwikset smart lock kevo

Weiser Premis smart lock review

By Erin L / September 21, 2017 / Comments Off on Weiser Premis smart lock review

Does the idea of a smart door lock scare you because, hackers? I took the leap into smart Wi-Fi door lock so you didn’t have to. My review of the Weiser Premis smart connected door lock with Apple HomeKit connectivity.

Read More

iRobot improves app, adds mapping & Amazon Alexa integration

By Erin L / March 15, 2017 / Comments Off on iRobot improves app, adds mapping & Amazon Alexa integration

Regular readers and viewers know I’ve become pretty attached to my iRobot Roomba vacuum. (Read my review of the newest iRobot 980 here, or the BraavaJet 240 mopping robot here to see why.) This week iRobot announced it was making some pretty serious upgrades to the cloud connectivity of the iRobot app. You’ll remember from…

Read More

Smart mirror is robot concierge for hotels

By Erin L / January 6, 2017 / Comments Off on Smart mirror is robot concierge for hotels

At the world technology show CES 2017 today, Panasonic and IBM have introduced a product that will help travelers make the most of an unfamiliar city. Smart mirror is digital concierge Built into hotel room mirrors (which are essentially transformed into large touch screen computer terminals), this smart mirror concept is basically a robot concierge…

Read More

Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite Review: take another look at an e-reader

By Erin L / November 17, 2016 / Comments Off on Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite Review: take another look at an e-reader

E-readers have been around a long, long time. Even so, there’s still heated debate among book lovers about whether digital can really match the tactile experience of a printed book. Amazon was one of the first to release a mass-market e-reader in 2007; it sold out in about 5 hours, and readers have been soaking…

Read More

Great gear for back to school – CTV Tech Talk

By Erin L / September 11, 2016 / 8 Comments

This week on CTV Tech Talk I showed you three cool gadgets that can make back to school easier and more fun. Moleskine Smart Writing Set This gadget has really surprised me in terms of how versatile it is, and how well it works. It would be great for students, artists or just compulsive note-takers…

Read More

Write on paper, see it on your phone or TV instantly; Moleskine Smart Writing set

By Erin L / September 10, 2016 / 2 Comments

If there’s one gadget that’s blown my mind this year, it’s this; Moleskine’s Smart Writing set is a paper notebook and special pen, that allows you to enjoy the tangible feel of writing with the power of technology. What is the Moleskine Smart Writing set? The set consists of a thick notebook in traditional Moleskine…

Read More

Smart padlocks mean lost keys, forgotten combos are a thing of the past

By Erin L / March 1, 2016 / Comments Off on Smart padlocks mean lost keys, forgotten combos are a thing of the past

I was late for a bike ride, and tearing apart my closet and a cabinet looking for the key to my bike lock. Since it was nowhere to be found, I was forced to buy a new lock, only to find the key in a pocket weeks later. Fussing with lost keys or forgotten combinations…

Read More

No key? No problem! Digital padlock opens via your phone

By Erin L / January 3, 2016 / 3 Comments

Who hasn’t momentarily forgotten their combination on a padlock at the gym, the back gate, or on the shed? I’ve misplaced (or outright lost, forever) the key to the padlock on my bike, meaning I need to both buy a new one, and find some bolt cutters to take care of business. Now, a new…

Read More