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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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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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Linksys wireless adapter adds zip to your Wi-Fi network

- May 29th, 2013

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When it comes to Wi-Fi, we want to grab as much bandwidth as we can get. But with highly intensive activities such as simultaneous HD video streaming, we seem to push transmission limits to the edge. With the latest Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac using advanced modulation techniques and compacting more data into the digital bitstream we can now leave 802.11n in the dust, reaching throughputs of up to 1.3 Gbps, up to three times faster than 802.11n.

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Expand your network with D-Link’s wireless range extender

- January 20th, 2013
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D-Link’s Wireless N300 Range Extender. (Supplied)

I had been putting off reviewing D-Link’s Wireless N300 Range Extender (DAP-1320) because I wasn’t sure what to say about it.  The product allows you to  share your Wireless N Internet signal across your entire home so you can easily jump online even in difficult areas, such as the basement, attic and the like. And it delivers a connection speed of up to 300 Mbps.

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Enjoy free Wi-Fi with your Double-Double very soon

- July 5th, 2012

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If you are a mobile warrior like I am with a penchant for consuming copious amounts of caffeine daily, you’ll be happy to know that one more major coffee stop is adding a free Wi-Fi hotspot to its menu. Tim Horton’s will be joining the ranks of Starbucks, Second Cup and more recently McDonalds by offering a free high-speed Internet connection to its patrons across Canada.

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