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Samsung Gear S3 smart watch review

By Erin L / May 19, 2017 / Comments Off on Samsung Gear S3 smart watch review

Thinking about getting a smart watch and don’t know what you should pick? Some of it depends on which smartphone platform you already use, but Samsung’s new Gear S3 smart watch is out. Though it’s tailor made for Android users, Apple owners aren’t totally left out. Read the review.

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Misfit Ray is pretty; but does it track well? Review

By Erin L / September 3, 2016 / Comments Off on Misfit Ray is pretty; but does it track well? Review

Want to automatically track sleep, steps, calories and exercise, without having to worry about constant charging? The Misfit Ray might just be for you. The Ray arrived to my test center recently for a review, and I strapped it on right away to get started. Misfit Ray is a sleek cylindrical fitness band that looks…

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Vimtag P1 Smart HD camera review

By Erin L / August 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Vimtag P1 Smart HD camera review

Home security cameras are becoming more popular, both because they’re coming down drastically in price, and because the quality of video is improving dramatically, not to mention the user interfaces are much easier to operate. Families are using in-home cameras for watching kids and teens, for keeping an eye on the house while out of…

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Gorgeous fitness, activity & smart gadgets

By Erin L / May 9, 2016 / 38 Comments

For many years, fitness and activity trackers were utilitarian, rubbery and, let’s face it, sometimes ugly. Now, a whole new generation of fitness and activity trackers, plus other smart devices have the look of fine jewelry, with all the smart functionality you need! Fitbit’s new trackers Meet Fitbit Alta The Alta is the fashionista version…

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Fitbit Blaze Review

By Erin L / March 20, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’ve been a Fitbit owner ever since I bought my Flex. It’s been a staple for me, not so much because I’m a gym junkie, but because it sit at a desk for the vast majority of my day. I try to keep active and get in my 10,000 steps, and my Fitbit keeps track…

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Gadgets get better looking! The rise of ‘Smart Jewelry’

By Erin L / December 8, 2015 / Comments Off on Gadgets get better looking! The rise of ‘Smart Jewelry’

This time on CTV’s Tech Talk we focused on a new trend that’s seeing gadgets get  better looking, after many years of being functional, but in some cases kinda ugly. Tory Burch for Fitbit I’ve long been a big fan of Fitbit’s Flex fitness tracker. (Read why here) My biggest knock on it has been…

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3 Minute Video Review: Ring HD Video Doorbell

By Erin L / July 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

You might wonder why you’d need a video doorbell.  After all, old fashioned doorbells work fine, and then there’s really old school: knocking. You might be surprised at how versatile and handy the Ring Video Doorbell is.  Combine that with how absolutely fast and easy it is to set up and you’re ready to start…

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