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Super bright LCD projector ideal for the big game

- January 31st, 2015

Epson 3500 Front angle

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner and if you want to watch the big game and of course the ads at home on the big screen and a big television isn’t in the cards then perhaps the next best thing might be the full HD 1080p Epson Home Cinema 3500 Projector. It features projection technology that has come a long way from the days when these types of units were considered poor cousins to televisions.

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Last minute gadget gift ideas

- December 18th, 2013

DropCamHD Xmas

Gadgets as gifts are truly great to give and to get but how do you select just the right one from the wave of offerings out there? The truth is it’s tough. So here’s a selection of just a few to give you some last-minute food for thought and help you wade through the sea of gadgetry for this holiday season.

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Dropcam Pro drops intelligently into Canada

- October 10th, 2013

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Historically, when home monitoring or engaging in your own do-it-yourself security, the ability to see and possibly hear what was going on was good enough. For the most part, video quality suffered with the trade-off for low bandwidth.

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Review: Sharp Aquos LC-60LE857U 3D LED Smart TV

- July 27th, 2013

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About two and a half years ago I had the opportunity to test-drive Sharp’s 46” Aquos Quattron and gave a review here at Canoe Tech blog. Remember the commercial featuring George Takei (Mr. Sulu from Star Trek) in his white lab coat?  At that time 46″ was still considered reasonably large and I really wanted to see whether that one little yellow pixel would really make a difference. Fast-forward to today and Sharp Aquos Quattron has taken a leap forward. Not only have screens increased up to 90”, they’ve also become a lot smarter in the 6, 7 & 8-series models.

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