Issue: Dec/Jan 2019/20
- Holiday Greetings...
- O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
- Everyone Has One, What’s Your Story?
- Winter Protecting Your Home
- Glamming Up Without Breaking the Bank!
- Seeing Beyond the Dollars
- Holiday Gift Guide @ Local Shops
- 2020 Awards Season & Sports Galore Schedule
- Your Essential Home Kit for the Winter
- Sampling The World In Toronto
Category Archives: My Tech
This time of year, we all have less and less time for ourselves. Longer days at work, holiday parties, shopping and various school concerts and sports tournaments. It seems that the only time we have for ourselves is when we go to bed for the night. So, why not make it a better experience? The following items are some gadgets … <entire article…>
We spend so much time in our cars, we are always trying to fill it with the most advanced technologies. Today’s vehicles are filled with so many conveniences it’s hard to believe there are more you would need, but we always do. Here are six gadgets to make your drive even more fun-tech-filled. Air purifier – Plug into your car’s … <entire article…>
Today, it’s hard to imagine not having everything you need right in your pocket. Our mobile devices help us do everything from shop to get around town to go on a blind date. Apps like Twitter, Spotify, and Amazon are on most of our phones, but what about those lesser-known ones? Here are five great and yet obscure apps you … <entire article…>
In the last edition of Beaches|life, we featured Home Automation as part of our three part series: Staying Ahead with Tech. In this final part, we are looking at the future of mobile technology – 5G. What is 5G? The simplest way to explain it, 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. It has faster data rates and lower … <entire article…>
In the last edition of Beaches|life, we featured Augmented Reality as part of our three part series: Staying Ahead with Tech. In part two, we are looking at the Smart Home. Smart home gadgets let you turn your lights on using your smartphone, stream music to a speaker, remotely lock your doors, clean your house, and much more. More than … <entire article…>
Every year, thousands participate in the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and thousands more write and talk about the latest trends in technology equipment and gadgets. This year, the Las Vegas show featured hundreds of presentations from exhibitors on what’s to come in tech in the foreseeable, and at times, somewhat distant future. Over the next three editions of Beaches|life, … <entire article…>
3D printers are a new generation of machines that can make everyday things. They can make pretty much anything from ceramic cups to plastic toys, metal machine parts, stoneware vases, fancy chocolate cakes or even (one day soon) human body parts. They replace traditional factory production lines with a single machine, just like home inkjet printers replaced many printing presses … <entire article…>
If you are considering a home theatre, you can join the majority with a large television or really get the theatre feel with a high-definition projector. There are questions you should ask yourself, such as: brightness, resolution, can it be mounted on the ceiling, but one big factor is how big is your room and how large a screen can … <entire article…>
Some days, especially when you are spending time around younger adults and kids, you might wonder how you can ever catch up with what’s happening with social media. Just when you are used to Facebook, everyone is talking about Snapchat! Here is a short guide of what is current now! (be warned, we have no idea what will be trendy … <entire article…>