Tech Talk: Motrr Galileo – lots of fun in a small package

July 19, 2014

I have to admit that when the Rep firm for Motrr approached me and offered to send me a Motrr Galileo I was intrigued, but not really all that excited. About the size of a coffee cup, the Motrr Galileo is a motorized self-turning dock you can stick your iPhone 4 and higher and the […]

Tech Talk: iHome’s iBN26 Bluetooth Speaker System – not just your average Bluetooth speaker

July 11, 2014

  iHome’s new iBN26 Bluetooth Speaker System is different from a lot of the other Bluetooth speakers available. First of all, it’s no wireless and doesn’t have an onboard rechargeable battery. Secondly, at a suggested retail of $79.95CAD, it’s priced a little lower than lots of the competition. Thirdly, its look is distinctive and desirable […]

Tech Talk: HP Officejet Pro 8630 e-All-in-One a great fit for a business

July 4, 2014

When I look for a Multifunction Printer (MFP), I generally look for something that would be suitable for a small or home based-business because I tend to use a copier and printer a lot. There are lots of devices on the market that fill my needs but if I were more than a one person […]

Tech Talk: Bose SoundTrue headphones live up to their name

June 27, 2014

If you knew that you could pick up a brand new set of over or on-ear headphones from Bose for $179.99 with free courier delivery what would you say? Bose has come out with some new over and on-ear headphones called the SoundTrue Headphones that have changed the way many folks look at Bose. Frankly, […]

Tech Talk: What is a Maglus Stylus?

June 20, 2014

What, you might ask, is a Maglus Stylus? A Maglus Stylus is one of the best new styli for iPad you can hope to find anywhere. A Maglus is a stylus made by a company called Applydea in Ireland. Its name comes from combining “Magnetic” and “Stylus”. The company has gone from a startup to […]

Tech Talk: Nikon Coolpix L830 – lots of bang for your buck

June 13, 2014

  Nikon’s new Sub-$300 CAD, Coolpix L830 is a welcome addition to their budget conscious Coolpix L-series of digital cameras. The features that jump out at you are the 34X zoom lens, Nikon’s Hybrid Vibration Reduction system, the 16-megapixel CMOS sensor and the ability to shoot full HD video. In addition, the new high resolution, […]

Tech Talk: Love Samsung Galaxy S4? The Galaxy S5 is better.

June 6, 2014

Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone has been available in Canada for a while now and I find it amazing that the company’s flagship smartphone is being criticized by some for a lack of features. Samsung’s got it right by offering the features in their Galaxy S5 that users might actually want and find useful. What […]

Tech Talk: Logitech’s new case+ an interesting concept that shows lots of promise

May 30, 2014

When Logitech announced their case+ suite of mobile accessories designed specifically for the iPhone 5 and 5s, I was intrigued. Case + isn’t a case for your iPhone plus some accessories, it’s a system that’s designed with practical, everyday uses in mind.  While it may not hit a home run on each separate part, as […]

Tech Talk: Check your blood pressure anywhere with the Withings Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor

May 25, 2014

  Home blood pressure monitors aren’t anything new – millions of people use them regularly at home to keep track of their blood pressure. Hypertension is a deadly thing, many people don’t have a lot of outward symptoms, so it’s become widely known as the silent killer. If you could get a truly wireless blood […]

Tech Talk: Bose Bluetooth SoundLink Speaker III review

May 16, 2014

Spring is my favourite time of year – not just because it’s the end of yet another hideous winter, but because spring is the time of year when all the new products announced start rolling out to the public. Usually announcements come out around CES in January, but the gear starts showing up on shelves […]

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