Issue: June/July 2018
- What does Father Really Want for Father’s Day?
- Swim Suits for Every Body Shape
- Be Kind To Our Pollinators
- Your Own Garden Patch: Less than 100 Miles!
- Let's Talk Local Patios and Win!
- Local Farmers’ Markets
- Let’s Celebrate Canada Day Together!
- Eat the Rainbow to a Healthier You!
- Ice Cream, Ice Cream, We All Scream For Ice Cream!
- Summer Reading
Category Archives: My Tech
Alexa, Siri, Google: you may already have one of these “voice assistants” in your home that answers your questions, plays music, even gives updates on the weather. For those who are wondering about the differences between the three smart home devices, or what they actually do, here’s some helpful information. The History First came the Echo, featuring the cloud-based voice … <entire article…>
Whether you’re trying to charge multiple devices at once, keep your stuff more secure, or clear up clutter, there are some innovative and inexpensive tech gadgets today that can make all of this happen. Here are just a few of what the experts suggest, and all for about $25 or less. LCD writing tablets: Inexpensive, various choices feature a letter-sized … <entire article…>
In the past, if you wanted to listen to music or any other type of audio, you downloaded an audio file in a format such as MP3. You then saved the songs to playlists or albums, until you ran out of storage! Today, the tech-smart music lover uses a streamlining delivery method to hear their music. Streaming music, or more … <entire article…>
Many travel through the summer or get together with friends and family they haven’t seen in months or years. Our photos are precious reminders of these wonderful times, whether we are with family in our backyard, or trekking through the Alps. Don’t let the failure to back up your photos take away those memories. The technology is available, easy to … <entire article…>
What is identity theft? Identity theft doesn’t just happen in movies. It’s when someone is using some of your personal information, including their name, bank information, credit rating, or even your reputation for criminal purposes. According to Canada’s Anti-Fraud Centre, there are over 12,000 Canadian victims of identity theft each year. Check out our helpful tips to make sure you … <entire article…>
So many apps out there that help you save the most, spend the least, and make life a little easier. Even saving a few dollars each week can really add up, so pick an app to help put a bit of extra away in a savings plan or for that next special purchase. Cut your gas bill with GasBuddy – No … <entire article…>
Whether you are on the go, in your office or at home, new technology gadgets can save you time as well as make life easier. Check out some of these great new gadgets. ALEXA – You’ve probably already seen her in action in television shows! Alexa is the intelligent personal assistant developed by Amazon Lab126, made popular by Amazon Echo. … <entire article…>
It is the time of year for gift giving, but how do you keep track of what you’ve bought or who you’ve bought it for. How do you make sure you’ve stayed within a budget? Or perhaps you don’t set a budget, but want to spend similar amounts on each family member? And what if you had that great idea … <entire article…>
There are now over 2 million apps available, and the number grows each day. Some, like Facebook and YouTube are used by almost everyone. Others, much less known, have a loyal following because they appeal to a specific need: an entertainment app like Candy Crush, the exercise goals of MyFitnessPal, or productivity from Trello. Many are free. Some have a … <entire article…>