Category Archives: My Tech

New Year, New Tech

Technology is constantly improving. There are ingenious inventions created every year to improve the quality of our lives. And 2020 has no shortage of new gadgets that have hit the market. And with the year drawing to an end, this is the perfect time to surprise you friends and family with the latest technology. Here is a few unique tech … <entire article…>

Video Apps – Keeping Us Connected

When COVID-19 sent everyone into isolation, people scrambled to find the best way to keep in touch with work, friends and family while staying safe at home. Here are some of the more popular apps which also are free to use (with internet connection of course): Discord – originally designed for gamers (Mac, Windows, iOS, Android and Linux). video with … <entire article…>

The Birth of the Emoji

Emoji are more than a millennial messaging fad, they are more like a primitive language. The characters represent the first language born of the digital world, designed to add emotion to flat text. Emoji first appeared on Japanese mobile phones in the late ’90s, and have become a standard way people communicate. In 2015, (Face With Tears of Joy) became Oxford … <entire article…>

Live Streaming – An Alternative to Cable and TV

In today’s digital age, there are many new options to watch your favourite television programs or movies other than traditional television broadcast over the airwaves. With a streaming device, you can chose from one of the many services, at low or no cost:  AMAZON PRIME VIDEO – Original productions and TV to match Netflix. You can subscribe as a stand-alone video … <entire article…>

Adding Tech to the Bedroom

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…>

Cool Tech for Your Car

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…>

5 Great Apps You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

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…>

Staying Ahead with Tech Part 3: 5G Technology

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…>

Staying Ahead with Tech Part 2: The Smarter Home

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…>