Technology Your Backyard Will Love

Technology Your Backyard Will Love

Backyards are in use and it’s time to break out the outdoor tech. If you’re looking to replace old gear or simply spruce things up, there are a number of investments you can make. Speakers (photo credit: www.pixabay.com) Many consumers like to start by simply adding some music to their outdoor fun. You don’t need to blast the neighbours away, but a solid set of outdoor speakers will give you quality sound you can enjoy anywhere. Find what...


11 Things to Know About the Samsung Galaxy S8

11 Things to Know About the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new phone is expensive, powerful and ready to please. Samsung’s new smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now available for purchase in Canada. If you’re feeling iffy about all phones from Samsung because of those battery issues sure, it might not be your first pick. The exploding battery of the Galaxy S7 smartphone did result in a worldwide recall of the phone and a lot safety of problems. However, seeing as the malfunctions...


5 Best BBQ Apps for Perfect Grilling

5 Best BBQ Apps for Perfect Grilling

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) BBQ season is in full swing. It’s an ancient activity, and combining some new technology with old habits can make for great meals. Here are 5 of the best grilling apps for fresh ideas and perfectly cooked meat, every time: 1) BBQ TankMeter– Android If you’ve got gas in your tank, you’re good to go. BBQ TankMeter is an app that tells you if you have enough fuel left to cook your meal. It uses acoustics...


3 Best Reliable Gardening Apps

3 Best Reliable Gardening Apps

You might be diving into gardening with the warm weather. Whether you’re a veteran gardener or trying it out for the first time, knowing where to plant what, and being able to see what your garden will look like in the end can be useful. Here are 3 gardening apps to give you the tricks of the trade and help your garden blossom this season: 1) iScape (Apple and Android) (works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, with a Lite version available for Android) If...


How to Upgrade Your Car Radio

How to Upgrade Your Car Radio

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) You can replace and upgrade your radio easily by hiring someone to do the dirty work, or by doing it all on your own, using these 4 tips. Maybe your car radio suddenly died without explanation or saying goodbye. Or maybe you’re yearning for Bluetooth, a touch screen and video capabilities at your finger tips while you roll. Whatever your reason, if you’re in the market for a new car radio, know that you have options. You...


4 Ways to Effectively Control Screen Time in Your Home

4 Ways to Effectively Control Screen Time in Your Home

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) Google Wifi’s new feature called Scheduled Pause, as well as these other tried and true parental control methods, can get your kids off of screens and onto something else, at home. Trying to steer kids off of devices can be difficult. Every parent fears the power battle that can ensue when it’s time to end that game, video or online chat, but it’s possible to do. Struggling? Here are 4 ways you can limit...


Microchips in Humans: Employees in Sweden Are Injecting Themselves Like Mad. Here’s How You Can Try It

Microchips in Humans: Employees in Sweden Are Injecting Themselves Like Mad. Here’s How You Can Try It

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) If you love paying with a simple tap of your debit card, and swiping your transit pass with a gentle swoosh,  this next step is for you. Life might seem simple now but in reality, it could all be even easier. You could get yourself implanted. Why not? Isn’t the destiny of all humans to end up as cyborgs? More and more people are doing it. Individuals have been digitizing themselves by implanting their body with...


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Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John’s, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, Windsor, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Barrie, Sudbury, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Abbotsford and Victoria. It looks like at launch Fido will be offering an LTE Hotspot device, with LTE compatible smartphones launching later in the year. “We are thrilled to offer the benefits of LTE network technology to Fido customers this year,” said Steven Sarfin, senior director of marketing, Fido Solutions. “Our focus at Fido has always been on providing the best value to our customers. With data plans starting from $10/month, affordable LTE service is a perfect complement to the exclusive FidoADVANTAGE programs like FidoTRADE™,...


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