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LightMate lights charges and breaks glass

- October 24th, 2014

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It’s not quite a mini Star Wars Lightsaber, but the Satechi LightMate, a 4-in-1 flashlight, emergency light, glass breaker and portable USB charger that can possibly save you in a time of need. And unlike the immortalized Hollywood prop, LightMate is a real product, solidly built – made from an aluminum steel alloy that the company says can withstand the weight of an average sized car.

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Feds launch drone safety campaign

- October 22nd, 2014

On Tuesday, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt launched a safety awareness campaign for unmanned air vehicles – or drones, as they’re more commonly known.

“As Minister of Transport, it’s my job to make sure we keep our skies safe for aircraft of all sizes,” Raitt said in the press release. “This campaign will help build awareness so that Canadians always think safety first and understand how to operate their drones safely and legally.”

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FoxL Dash 7 speaker offers big bass in a tiny bar

- October 22nd, 2014

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A speaker designed by the legendary audio designer Dr. Guenther Godehard a former NASA scientist and former nuclear physicist would need to be somehow out of this world. Now it’s not something you would use out in space, but space is the operative word as it can deliver big sound and takes up little space. It’s called the FoxL Dash 7 Portable Speaker by Soundmatters and it’s designed for the discerning audiophile.

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Apple refreshes iPad, iPad mini, iMac and Mac Mini lineup

- October 17th, 2014

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It’s been barely a month since Apple’s iPhone 6 event in September and yet another has already come and gone. Now perhaps this last held one held yesterday might have been a little more anticlimactic than the iPhone 6 event but nonetheless there were some significant announcements about new iPad, iMac and Mac Mini models and of course the official announcement of Mac OS X Yosemite.

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World’s smallest battery pack jumpstarts your car and your phone

- October 15th, 2014

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You can never have enough battery power for your gadgets but to be able to have a small compact lightweight device, that can also jumpstart your car in the rare case you need to do so and usually at the most inopportune time, is an incredible bonus. That’s what JUMPR by Juno Power is designed to do in a form factor that’s not much bigger than a couple of iPhone 6’s stacked on top of each other.

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