Showing posts with label technology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label technology. Show all posts

August 3, 2022

Types Of Access Technology

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Using access control technology makes it easy to control who is allowed in and out of your premises. There are many different types of access control technology in the market, and each of these have their own pros and cons. Here are some details about each of these technologies to help you find the most suitable one for your needs.

September 23, 2021

Getting The Control You Deserve Over Your Home

Sometimes, our homes can feel out of our hands. Even though you own your home, and live in it 24/7, you can still feel a bit like a tenant who expects the landlord to come round any minute. And this is especially true for first time home owners!

August 26, 2021

Tips to Make Your Laptop Last Longer

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Buying a laptop is a big investment, so you want to make it worthwhile. Taking care of your new tech and ensuring you maintain it should be a priority if you want to keep it efficient, performing well, and last a long time.

July 6, 2021

How To Stay In The Loop When You Are Travelling

Although a big part of traveling is to get away from the everyday routine, it is important to try and stay involved and in the loop while away. Whether it’s missing opportunities in the workplace or big family news, it is easy to feel out of the loop when travelling if we don't make the effort to stay updated.

June 2, 2021

Cool Ways To Use Touch-Free Technology In Your Home

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Touch-free tech is any type of technology that can be controlled without touching it. Throughout the pandemic, such technology has been important for reducing the spread of the viruses. However, touch-free technology has many uses beyond this - it can help when you’ve got messy hands from cooking or arts and crafts, or it can help when you’ve got your hands full from carrying shopping or a baby. Below are some of the different forms of touch-free technology and their cool uses around the home.

August 5, 2020

Welcoming Kobo Nia

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With more time spent at home these days, reading on the Kobo has a been a source of comfort for us. Everyone in our family loves reading regularly on the Kobo - and we are happy to welcome the newly released Kobo Nia into our family! Kobo Nia is an affordable, compact, easy to use device with lots of cool features for our reading comfort! 

May 21, 2020

Alfred DB2-B Touchscreen Smartlock

alfred db2-b touchscreen smartlock
We love using smart technology in our home because it provides comfort, convenience, and security. Over the years, we have connected different smart locks from a touch screen lock to a connected Smart lock. Recently, we connected the Alfred DB2-B Touchscreen with the optional Z-Wave accessory. We love how Alfred International Inc. has designed the smart lock to not only be smarter, but also to make it look sleek, modern, and futuristic.

July 31, 2018

Driving the stylish 2018 Mazda CX-9

Mazda CX-9 2018 review
We recently got to drive and discover the features of the 2018 Mazda CX-9. The CX-9 is positioned as a Mid-range SUV that has style and does the heavy lifting. We recently packed the CX-9 for a road trip and got to experience most of everything it had to offer.

February 21, 2018

Microsoft Brings inclusivity into Canadian classrooms

I believe that every one of us is unique in every way, and with opportunities we can all strive to do our best and feel proud of ourselves. February is Inclusive Education Month in Canada and Microsoft is working with partners like Fair Chance Leaning to bring inclusive learning tools to the classroom. They want to highlight how a classroom that includes technology can strengthen inclusivity and ensure children, of all learning abilities, are set-up for success. 

November 6, 2017

Healthy Lifestyle: Food, Fitness and Probiotics

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I have been paying more attention to my lifestyle especially fitness and healthy eating while taking probiotics. Probiotics are friendly beneficial bacteria that live in our gut, which is important for our digestive system. It helps our body produce vitamins, digest food, support our immune system, and controls the over growth of bad bacteria and fungi. 

October 12, 2017

Streaming Smarter with Google

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From historic facts and figures to little known answers for peculiar questions, in our home we turn to google. Since my first encounter with google couple of decades ago, I have been "googling" and learning from it. Google has changed our lives!

August 23, 2017

Security Cameras from EZVIZ helps us keep an eye on our home

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It is surprising how far technology has evolved, making it easy for us to keep an eye in our home and surroundings from far away through crystal clear quality video. As we travelled many places this summer, we are glad we installed a couple of security cameras from EZVIZ.

February 21, 2017

Keep Exploring During March Break with DK Canada Books

March Break is a time to play, relax and explore and break the school days' routine for a week! Children will have lots of time to relax and try different activities. Having fun and exciting books to refer to can help children get inspired to explore. Here are three books from DK Canada that will help children build exciting computer projects, including games, music, and designs on the computer, or learn to draw, or do science experiments.

January 24, 2017

Microsoft Celebrates #Canada150 Through #ExploreTeachBuild

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Microsoft's #ExploreTeachBuild challenge celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary of confederation through a series of educational opportunities that students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 across Canada can engage in. Students can connect with a tour guide from national heritage sites and engage in real-time through Skype Virtual Field Trips, use Minecraft: Education Edition to re-create Canada's historical sites and submit their creations into a national collection and win prizes. The student created collection will be featured globally on July 1st 2017 on Microsoft Canada's 150 National Sway.

January 16, 2017

Review of the Alcatel IDOL 4

alcatel idol 4
We reviewed the Alcatel One Touch IDOL 3 smartphone last year and loved it. This year Alcatel has released a newer version – The Alcatel IDOL 4. We have been using the IDOL 4 on the Bell network and enjoyed some of the features in this phone.

December 14, 2016

Phantom Glass Screen Protector

phantom glass iphone screen protector
We have used Phantom glass on our previous devices and love the quality of the product. With larger screen smartphones, such as the new iPhones it is becoming necessary to protect the screens of our valuable investment. This is where Phantom glass screen protectors help us. They are a valuable addition to our smartphones, as it helps protect the screens from scratches and fingerprints.

November 22, 2016

Sphero SPRK Edition App-Controlled Robot is Fabulous for STEM learning

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With the holiday season coming there are lot of toys and technology options we can choose to present as gifts to our children. As parents, we all know some toys will be a hit and others will be enjoyed for a while before it is put aside. Although, tablets, video games and television can be fun they can have some harmful effects if children use it for long periods of time. The best way to avoid our children being engaged in tablets, video games and television is to divert their energy to do fun stuff with technology that would be beneficial to them. We introduced our children to the Sphero SPRK Edition App-Controlled Robot.

August 6, 2016

Breaking Free from the Everyday with Hyundai Tucson

hyundai tucson
We did break free from the "everyday", as we drove the Hyundai Tucson recently for some of our road trips this summer! The features of the 2016 Hyundai Tucson deliver sporty driving dynamics, and its safety technology makes everyone feel safe, which gives us confidence to enjoy the drive. 

December 23, 2015

The Keyless Future with Schlage

Schlage keyless deadbolt
The hassle of losing or forgetting house keys or any set of keys can be very cumbersome and nerve wracking. Imagine a life without keys? I think with our busy active lifestyles it is sometimes best not to worry about the simple things such as house keys. This keyless future is currently sitting on my front door! We installed a Schlage Touch Keyless Touchscreen Deadbolt recently and have been surprised and happy about how stylish, easy, practical, and functional it is.

December 10, 2015

Phantom Glass will help protect the screens on our devices

A good investment like smartphones and tablets need to be protected! When you plan to give gifts to your loved ones, consider getting them a solid screen protector from Phantom Glass that will help them protect their tech devices such as phones, tablets, and digital cameras.