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Piper: Security Camera and Home Automation in a smart little bundle

- April 11th, 2014

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More homes are not only getting more secure, they’re also getting much smarter, thanks to the availability of affordable and easy to set up security and home automation systems like Canadian-invented Piper.

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Review: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X

- March 31st, 2014

Before trying out the Idol X, I had never used an Alcatel OneTouch phone before.  In fact, I knew very little about the phones and TCL, the company that makes them.  So I wasn’t sure what to expect from a phone of a less recognizable brand than say, a Samsung, LG or HTC product.

But the Idol X makes quite an impression.

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Last minute gadget gift ideas

- December 18th, 2013

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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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Reinvented 19th century lens raises $1 Million on Kickstarter

- August 7th, 2013

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A new Kickstarter project designed to bring a legendary 19th century camera lens back to life has already got a real boost, having raised $1.13 million U.S. in just over a week. The kicker, pardon the pun, is that the funders were originally looking for backers to pledge $100,000, an amount that they reached within a matter of a few hours. And with already over 2,700 backers, it certainly sounds like there’s a new demand for this oldie but goodie technology.

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Connect all your devices with Sony’s ‘one-touch’ technology

- July 17th, 2013
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The Sony UX Truck in front of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. (Adam Swimmer/QMI Agency)

On Tuesday, I stopped by the Sony UX Truck which was parked in front of Sony Centre for the Performing Arts at the corner of Front and Yonge in Toronto.
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