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Beacon’s Blazar all about that bass… and treble

- November 17th, 2014

The Beacon Blazar is a definite upgrade from your cellphone’s speakers, but is it worth the hefty price-tag? It depends on what you’re looking for.

The portable device relies on Bluetooth technology to pack both a quality speaker and microphone into one small package.

From the unboxing, it’s clear Beacon wants you to think you’re in possession of something special. It comes in a novelty, leather box with heavy duty zipper.

Beacon Audio's Blazar speakers.

Beacon Blazar. (Supplied)

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Win a CANZ Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

- November 14th, 2014

Canz 808 Blue

At a quick glance, it looks like an eight ounce pop can, but there’s no pop or fizzing sound that will come from it. You will however, be able to listen to your favorite tunes with this nifty little and appropriately titled Canz Wireless Bluetooth Speaker by 808 Audio.

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Satechi monitor stand has built-in smarts

- November 12th, 2014

Satechi F3

Having your monitor or notebook on a stand on your desktop is often handy, not only to add a little visual height to your peripherals, but also to give you some extra space on an often cluttered desktop for some of your other gadgets and accessories. Satechi has taken it one step further with their F3 Smart Monitor Stand; it helps clear the clutter and also helps you optimize your productivity.

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Blast Basketball captures accurate real-time performance metrics

- November 7th, 2014

Blast_Basketball_Box

There are all kinds of data sensor capture devices out there; many of them you see are for walking running and golfing. You don’t hear too much about these types of devices for Basketball, but it makes sense that if you can use technology to measure and improve your game – why not?

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Amazon launches its same-day delivery service in Toronto, Vancouver

- November 6th, 2014

Amazon’s same-day delivery service has finally come to Canada. Well, Toronto and Vancouver at least.

The newly launched service allows for customers to choose from a select group of items at Amazon.ca. Customers can place their orders as late as noon and should expect to receive the packages by 9 p.m. the same day. The service is even available on the weekend.

Amazon basket icon

(AFP PHOTO)

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