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Sage Wellness essential oil diffuser review

By Erin L / August 22, 2017 / Comments Off on Sage Wellness essential oil diffuser review

We adjust the temperature in our homes with heaters and fans, but how often do we give a thought to the air we breathe? I’ve recently been trying out some essential oil diffusers and it’s made me think about how nice it is to have lightly scented, humidified air in the house. Saje Wellness recently sent me a small oil diffuser-humidifier that I’ve had a chance to try out and I’m becoming a convert.

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Starting out with Philips Hue Lights & Google Home

By Erin L / August 2, 2017 / Comments Off on Starting out with Philips Hue Lights & Google Home

One of the best new features of Google Home is the ability to use it to control your smart home devices, like smart Philips Hue lighting. It means you can turn lights on and off and more just by asking. Here’s how to do it easily.

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Philips Airfryer review

By Erin L / July 11, 2017 / 10 Comments

Deep fried food is good, but it’s so unhealthy. A new kitchen device promises deep fried flavour &crispness without fat &calories. Meet Philips Airfryer.

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D-Link Omna home security camera review

By Erin L / July 8, 2017 / Comments Off on D-Link Omna home security camera review

Home security cameras can do more than spy on creepy neighbours. Want to know if kids made curfew? Did the lawn guy arrive on time? Read our review: D-Link Omna home security camera.

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Google Home is coming to Canada

By Erin L / June 2, 2017 / 2 Comments

Goofle Home is finally coming to Canada – in both English and French. Google Home is a voice-activated smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant that helps you control the connected things in your life.

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The Nanoleaf Aurora smart light is really amazing

By Erin L / November 15, 2016 / 2 Comments

First we had fire, then electricity. Tesla, Faraday, and Franklin pioneered the technology behind electricity, and then Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb. The way we light our homes really hasn’t changed much since that auspicious day in 1879. The lightbulb is round, it screws into a fixture, which requires a tradesman to install; electricity is…

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iRobot Roomba 980 is all new: more power, more smarts

By Erin L / October 26, 2016 / 2 Comments

iRobot, the makers of the Roomba vacuum have updated their top of the line robot housekeeper with some brand new technology. The Roomba 980 looks a little different from previous models; (read my review of the iRobot Roomba 880 HERE) mainly sleeker, slimmer and with a more streamlined control panel. I had the chance to…

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Why is my tech broken? Why do my devices crash? Why is technology unreliable? How can I fix it?

By Erin L / May 27, 2016 / Comments Off on Why is my tech broken? Why do my devices crash? Why is technology unreliable? How can I fix it?

I’ve tested a LOT of technology, gadgets and devices as a tech writer, and if I’ve learned one thing, it’s that most gadgets will require regular maintenance to keep working well. Just like your car, the fluids need to be topped up, and when you hear a rattle you need to take it to a…

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Gadgets you need at home; portable wireless lamps & robot cleaners

By Erin L / April 11, 2016 / Comments Off on Gadgets you need at home; portable wireless lamps & robot cleaners

From cleaning robots to room-freshening lamps, on CTV Morning Live this month, we looked at some cool new gadgets for the home. iRobot Mopping Robot I’ve been testing the iRobot Braava jet 240. This little lunchbox-sized device will sweep and mop your floors for you. It uses small pads with cleanser infused inside them and…

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First look at the robot that’ll mop up gross stuff for you

By Erin L / April 9, 2016 / Comments Off on First look at the robot that’ll mop up gross stuff for you

Just in to the test centre this week; the iRobot Braava jet 240!  This little lunchbox-sized device will sweep and mop your floors for you.  Watch the unboxing video to see what you get, and watch the blog in the coming days for a full review of the device.

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