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New Playbulb Solar made for pool & outdoors

By Erin L / March 3, 2017 / 1 Comment

Start dreaming of summer now. Playbulb has a brand new smart light that lets you decorate your pool, pond or yard with multi-coloured light. It’s the newly launched Playbulb Solar.

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No time for yard work? Get a robot lawnmower

By Erin L / July 5, 2016 / Comments Off on No time for yard work? Get a robot lawnmower

This has to be one of the coolest and most useful gadgets I’ve ever had the pleasure of testing.  Husqvarna’s robotic lawnmower, called the Automower. The small rectangular device is abut the size of a standard lawn mower, but has no handle. One other key difference? it operates almost completely silently!  The only sound you…

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Making outdoors easy: Gardening Gadgets & App

By Erin L / June 13, 2016 / 71 Comments

Not all of us have green thumbs, but fortunately, technology can help! There are some amazing gadgets that can help make life outdoors easy this summer, plus, we can count on technology to beautify our yards too. On CTV Tech Talk this month, we looked at a few of these fun and helpful gadget picks.…

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Parrot Flower Power plant sensor review

By Erin L / June 13, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’ve never considered myself a gardener, primarily because I can’t be patient enough to learn proper techniques for planting and caring for living things. I’ll plant a vegetable garden every year, but it’s total hit or miss whether something produces or not. I’m also notorious for forgetting to water my hanging baskets, and then they…

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