Should You Get a Solar Charger for Your Phone?

Should You Get a Solar Charger for Your Phone?

The sun is a resource sitting right above your head and an easy one to tap, if it actually does the job. I’m totally going to show my age, but writing the title for this article made me smile. If someone had me asked that question when I was a teenager, I would have thought they were crazy. Anyways, keeping your phone charged is obviously a real need. Solar chargers exist, and the idea of being able to charge your phone on the go is enticing. Do...


5 New Smartphones Coming to Tempt You in 2017

5 New Smartphones Coming to Tempt You in 2017

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) 5 new phones are probably coming- when, what and how? Read on. Spring is a time of re-birth and the world of cellphones knows it. Few of us around here actually need a brand new smartphone but that doesn’t seem to stop us from entering the ritual of renewal and why? Because it’s fun. Sure, some of us broke our screens, had toilet mishaps and suffer from cameras in our phones that for some lost unknown reason simply...


Crime Drama SNATCH Coming to CraveTV April 17th

Crime Drama SNATCH Coming to CraveTV April 17th

All caught up and craving more? Check out CraveTV’s new exclusive offering. Coming April 17th is a show that’s sure to catch the eye of crime drama fans. SNATCH will be showcased on Bell media’s subscription channel, as a new CraveTV original. Bell describes the series, which yes, is loosely based on Guy Ritchie’s movie by the same name, as one that “centers on a group of twenty-something, up-and-coming hustlers, who stumble upon a truck...


Highlights of the 2017 Game Developers Conference

Highlights of the 2017 Game Developers Conference

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) It’s all about games and what makes them tick. Here’s what took place. Last week marked the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, an event that showcases and honours the work of developers around the world, from top players to startup. The event is described as the world’s largest and longest event of its kind, and hosted more than 26,000 professionals from the gaming industry. What...


Best Wearables for Women in 2017

Best Wearables for Women in 2017

(photo credit: www.pixbay.com) From style to fitness and safety, wearables for women offer something different. Anything that can be worn by a man is good enough for a woman, but sometimes special features can make a difference. Tech fashions are adding new options for consumers every day. Here are some of the top wearables recommended for women in 2017: Fitness Trackers (photo credit: www.youtube.com) It doesn’t really matter if your male or...


All About Google and Levi’s Connected Smart Jacket

All About Google and Levi’s Connected Smart Jacket

Love your phone but wish your jacket was connected to the world as well? Levi’s has heard your requests and has the product you’re looking for coming soon. Levi’s has partnered with Google to develop a smart jacket that will hit the rack this coming fall. It’s made of denim and is building on the iconic Levi’s Trucker Jacket to make it interactive. Primarily promoted on Levi’s website as a wearable for bicyclists and others who need to...


Kick Back and Watch: The Best Big TVs of 2017

Kick Back and Watch: The Best Big TVs of 2017

Whether you’re watching the game or binging on Netflix, a TV with the best reviews is what you want. Big screens are where it’s at. The bigger the better. March is a great time to upgrade, what with spring cleaning taking place, (out with the old, in with the new), and tax refunds on the way.  Walking into an electronics store and staring at all those screens simultaneously though, can be mind boggling. To help you figure out what to buy we...


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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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