Archive for June 2016

Making outdoors easy: Gardening Gadgets & App

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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Parrot Flower Power plant sensor review

I’ve never considered myself a gardener, primarily because I can’t be patient enough to learn proper techniques for planting and caring for living things. I’ll plant a vegetable garden every year, but it’s total hit or miss whether something produces or not. I’m also notorious for forgetting to water my hanging baskets, and then they…

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Review: Sony MDR-XB950BT wireless over-ear headphones

Headphones are very personal. After all, of all the electronics we use, headphones are worn closest to you, right inside your ear canals in some cases. That’s why people are so passionate about their headphone choices, and it explains why a headphone loved by some will be unpopular with others; headphones are almost like electronic…

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Testing the Vitamix: is it worth the hype?

I’ve heard the hype about Vitamix, mainly from people well enshrined int the cult of the uber-powerful blender. I haven’t believed it, to be honest.  I own a “regular” blender and it works just fine, thanks. Well, at least I thought it did.  Until the Vitamix arrived. The Vitamix S55 The first tests I did…

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