Tag Archive | "Tech Talk"

Tech Talk: Office for the iPad; is it worth the price?

April 11, 2014

  OK, so maybe the headline’s a bit off the mark because, as everyone knows, Office for iPad is FREE from the iTunes App Store. But is it really? Not exactly; you have to have a subscription to Office 365 in order to do anything other than open and read documents in Word, Excel or […]

Tech Talk: LaCie Fuel: add a TON of capacity to your iPad or iPhone

April 5, 2014

Wireless hard drives have been around for a while now, but LaCie’s new Fuel is different than the others. It’s different from a traditional hard drive in that you can access the Fuel via Seagate’s Media App. or your local network. It’s more like a Network Attached Storage (NAS) device than just a typical hard […]

Tech Talk: SENNHEISER MOMENTUM Over-Ear Headphones offer great sound

March 21, 2014

I’ve tested out and reviewed quite a few different types of on-ear headphones over the years. Some I loved the second I put them on, some, not so much, but I learned one thing for sure – you get what you pay for. I have to say that I am not an audiophile. That is […]

Tech Talk: What’s a Glasshole?

March 14, 2014

After reading two articles about recent incidents involving Google Glass I started really thinking about the whole wearable trend that’s gathering momentum, particularly in North America. One incident involved a woman wearing Google Glass while driving. She got a ticket for wearing the device, fought it in court and won. The second involved a woman […]

Tech Talk: Bose SoundTouch 20; a great addition to the home or office

March 7, 2014

I’ve been testing out the Bose SoundTouch 20 system for a few weeks and I’ve found it to be one of those devices that I don’t want to be without. I’ll reluctantly return it to Bose at the end of the loan period, but reluctant is the operative word. I’ve built up a pretty large […]

Tech Talk: booq Mamba Courier 13 – a terrific bag for a road warrior

February 22, 2014

I travel a fair amount and I always am looking for a better bag to carry my gear. I’ve used a backpack for years, but lately I’ve started carrying a “murse” (never thought I’d admit to that!) in the form of a small courier bag. While I like the bag I use, it’s way too […]

Tech Talk: Wren V5 – gorgeous looks and great sound in one package

February 14, 2014

The folks at Wren Sound Systems have a unique product in their new Wren V5 sound system. The V5 is a very beautifully designed wireless speaker that’s designed to work with Apple’s AirPlay, Android Play-Fi, or Bluetooth devices. Many wireless speakers on the market today are Bluetooth, and while Bluetooth is extremely easy to set […]

Tech Talk: WAKE UP! with iHome

February 9, 2014

I’m pretty well hooked on my iPhone 5s – it’s almost like I can’t stand to have it out of my sight for very long. Kind of weak I know, but that’s the way it is. I don’t spend every waking minute on it, but I want it near me in case something comes up. […]

Tech Talk: New Apple Mac Pro – OMG!!!

January 31, 2014

I’ve been using and writing about Macs since the very first Mac was introduced in 1984, and I was excited when I got the opportunity to test out their newest, and most powerful Mac to date; the spanking new Mac Pro. The original Mac weighed 16.5 pounds, and was 14” tall. Apple’s flagship Mac Pro […]

Tech Talk: Take your iPad Air on the road in safety with the Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio

January 26, 2014

I use my iPad Air a lot, and when Logitech sent me their new $149.99 CAD FabricSkin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air I was very interested in trying it out. I’ve tested out keyboards and keyboard folios from time to time and although I really like the opportunity to have a keyboard for use with […]

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