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Review: Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Link fan, heater & air purifyer

By Erin L / July 11, 2017 / 1 Comment

Tired of lugging the fan from storage every summer & bringing out a rattling, stinky smelling heater in winter? Dyson’s Pure Hot+Cool Link is the all-in-one device that can solve all your home heating & cooling issues, and it purifies the air too. Check out the review to see if it’s worth its hefty price tag.

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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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Easy Halloween hacks; decorate with smart lights

By Erin L / October 1, 2016 / Comments Off on Easy Halloween hacks; decorate with smart lights

Halloween is around the corner, and there’s an easy way to get your home ready. Coloured light bulbs can easily transform your home into a spooky space; whether you want orange to light up your front window pumpkin, or some darker lighting scenes to create a creepier vibe.

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Can this Robot keep up with spills? Review of iRobot Braava jet 240 Mopping Robot

By Erin L / May 2, 2016 / 2 Comments

From the people who brought you the iRobot Roomba vacuum, comes their latest home automation project; a robot that will mop your floor. The iRobot Braava jet 240 is a small, square automated robot which runs off a small rechargeable battery pack. The mop works easily and autonomously. You just fill its small tank with…

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How well can a robot mop really clean? Here’s the proof.

By Erin L / April 29, 2016 / Comments Off on How well can a robot mop really clean? Here’s the proof.

I’m currently testing and reviewing the iRobot Braava jet 240 robotic mopping device. I’ve been skeptical about how well it can actually cover a floor area on its own.  So I set up a time lapse camera to watch it work.  Boy, was I surprised.

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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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Robot housekeeper does the vacuuming while you’re away

By Erin L / February 11, 2016 / 2 Comments

There’s a new addition to my house! He’s small, only weighs a few pounds, but already feels like a member of the family. Meet my Roomba! iRobot’s robot vacuum cleaner. While robot vacuums have been around for quite some time, I’ve never had the opportunity to test one until now. Frankly, I’ve had my doubts…

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Cool EcoCapsules Are the Future of Housing

By Erin L / May 26, 2015 / Comments Off on Cool EcoCapsules Are the Future of Housing

I found these cool homes while surfing the web for new tech news and ideas.  Ecocapsule is a portable house offering, “an unmatched dwelling experience. With its immense off-grid life span, worldwide portability and flexibility it is suitable for a wide range of applications: from an independent research station or a tourist lodge to an…

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Would this house be big enough for you? Secret building project revealed

By Erin L / May 28, 2014 / Comments Off on Would this house be big enough for you? Secret building project revealed

Would this house be big enough for you?   Erin Lawrence, CTV Calgary Published Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:24PM MDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:28PM MDT It looks like a new hotel along a highway but this can’t-miss construction project turning heads just west of Calgary Alberta is a huge single-family home. It’s…

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