Jam Xterior Max portable speaker review

By Ron Leung / May 18, 2017 / 1 Comment

The summer is all about being outdoors; camping, boating, hiking and just chilling on the patio. You need a speaker than can handle all kinds of conditions, but one that’s durable and sounds good too. Check out our review of the Jam Xterior Max .

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Bang & Olufsen B&O Beoplay A2 review

By Erin L / March 5, 2017 / Comments Off on Bang & Olufsen B&O Beoplay A2 review

Portable wireless speakers have become the standard for many homes. After all, if you’re not ready to invest in a premium home theatre system, chances are a wireless system or speaker will fill the void until you are. That’s why companies from basic to elite are offering portable options. But more than just a compact…

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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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6 smart light hacks for Christmas holiday decor

By Erin L / November 24, 2016 / 2 Comments

There are two types of people when it comes to lighting up the house for the holidays; the gung-ho Clark Griswold types, and those for whom the thought of climbing a ladder in the cold inspires dread. If you’re in the latter camp, know there are easier ways to make your home festive thanks to…

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3 Lamps and lights perfect for camping

By Erin L / July 9, 2016 / 30 Comments

Lighting is important when you’re out in the wilderness. Flashlights are a must, and headlamps are handy, but you need options that aren’t just burning-the-eyes-out bright. I tested three new lighting gadgets on a recent road trip through the northwestern US and found each of them handy. Brunton Lightwave Amp Speaker & Lantern When camping, 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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Osram Lightify Smart LED Outdoor Lighting: Video Review

By Erin L / August 14, 2015 / Comments Off on Osram Lightify Smart LED Outdoor Lighting: Video Review

Want a great, easy way to jazz up your garden, yard, or walkway? Check out my installation and review of the Osram Lightify GardenSpot Mini outdoor lighting kit. Watch my 3 minute video!

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