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Roku Ultra – My review of 4K TV streaming gadget

By Erin L / December 26, 2016 / Comments Off on Roku Ultra – My review of 4K TV streaming gadget

There are plenty of TV streaming gadgets to chose from; AppleTV, Google Chromecast, and a whole array of devices from Roku. Roku Ultra is a new, top of the line media streamer with all the bells and whistles you could want. It will stream content from hundreds of online channels, it’s 4K/UHD compatible, it’s got HDR…

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How to stream with an old TV (even without an HDMI plug!) Try Roku Express+

By Erin L / December 19, 2016 / Comments Off on How to stream with an old TV (even without an HDMI plug!) Try Roku Express+

Is there a TV sitting in your basement that is basically obsolete? Wondering how you can stream today’s shows on that old TV? When HDMI ports emerged years ago, allowing reliable strong digital connections from peripherals to TVs, many sets fell out of use as the popularity of HDMI-connected gaming consoles and streaming devices grew.…

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Top 10 tech gadgets of 2016

By Erin L / December 7, 2016 / 5 Comments

I’ve tested a lot of gadgets and gear this year. Picking favourites is hard, because unlike previous years, many of the items that have come into the tech test kitchen in 2016 are really high quality, and work well, so picking the cream of the crop is a challenge. Nevertheless, here are the Top 10…

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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…

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Roku’s new 4K TV is easy to use with a gorgeous picture

By Erin L / August 16, 2016 / Comments Off on Roku’s new 4K TV is easy to use with a gorgeous picture

4K or Ultra HD is the newest revolution in TV technology. If you’re new to this TV term, 4K is all about the pixels. Millions of pixels. Millions more than the next best TV which is 1080p. If you think of a TV screen as a giant grid made up of minuscule squares, a 4K…

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Testing the new Google Chromecast lineup 

By Erin L / November 4, 2015 / Comments Off on Testing the new Google Chromecast lineup 

Google recently announced it’s expanding and improving the Chromecast lineup. In addition to a newly revamped video streaming device, the company announced an audio version. So far the Chromecast TV disc (changed from a stick) is proving easy to use and useful. I’m a little more puzzled by the Audio version. It streams music without…

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Checking Out Streaming TV; What are the options, and how do I pick?

By Erin L / October 20, 2014 / Comments Off on Checking Out Streaming TV; What are the options, and how do I pick?

You probably know there are different options for streaming TV out there. But what exactly is streaming TV? Do you need it? What will it do for you that regular TV won’t? Let’s take a look at the top three streaming TV options available in Canada, what differentiates each one, as well as their price…

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