Play Hauler: Aisles of Glory to earn PC Optimum Points

You won’t find this game in any App Store nor will you earn free 500 PC Optimum points anywhere else every day if you practise your hauling skills and play No Frills’ Hauler: Aisles of Glory.

This web-based game truly has no frills, and that’s the idea. In fact it has no fancy animations, high-definition video nor 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound. What you get is a 1980s 8-bit 2D arcade style single player side-scrolling game. But that’s the clever idea behind the grocery chain’s latest marketing campaign. It’s designed for haulers, which they describe “as someone who gets a lot, for less and totally takes pride in the experience.”

 “Every major sport has a video game franchise, so why should hauling be any different?” says Uwe Stueckmann, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Loblaw Companies. “The best haulers aren’t born – they’re made. This game is designed to let them practice before they head to No Frills for an epic haul.”

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Cable Wrangler helps corral your cables in place

It ranks so high on the usefulness scale and is so simplistic, it’s a wonder it wasn’t invented sooner

Silk’s Cable Wrangler is a nifty gadget designed to magnetically keep cables in place on your desk or night table. It ranks so high on the usefulness scale and is so simplistic, it’s a wonder it wasn’t invented sooner.

It looks somewhat like a pincushion with a solid rubberized base covered with a funky fabric. Under the fabric is a magnet that attracts the connector of your cable so it doesn’t move around. [Read more…]

Duct Tape and Tablets Don’t Mix

Protective gear and proper mounts like iKlip 3 keep your tablets safe and secure

Today, it’s not uncommon to see video being captured on a tablet with high-definition cameras now built-in. However, if you plan on using one to stream Facebook Live, Instagram or collect footage for your next viral YouTube video make absolutely certain it’s properly secured before you hit the record button. I’ve witnessed just one too many examples of people being pumped up, energized and excited capturing the moment only to see enthusiasm hit rock bottom. They watch in horror the slow motion descent of their precious iPad, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire or other tumbles to the ground and there’s little they can do to stop it.

But don’t let that painful visual deter you. [Read more…]

Roku introduces Press Paws Remote pet-friendly streaming remote

Roku,  believes TV is for everyone – even for pets! According to their customer feedback, many of you lean on the TV to help entertain their playful pooch when they’re not at home. For our favorite furry friends, the television viewing experience can be static, and dare we say, unfulfilling…and that’s ruff. [Read more…]

TP-Link Unveils Deco M4 AC1200 Whole-Home WiFi Mesh System

If you’re looking for an affordable wireless mesh systemTP-Link Canada announced the availability and newest addition to the brand’s lineup of mesh solutions, the Deco M4 AC1200 Whole-Home WiFi Mesh System. It delivers seamless AC1200 dual-band speeds to multiple wireless devices in your home while you move from room-to-room and floor-to-floor, removing buffering delays over a maximum area of up to 5,500 square footage (with a 3-pack system). [Read more…]

Air Deck 2.0 – The ultimate travel playing cards

You don’t always need to be attached to electronic devices, especially when you are travelling; Sometimes you just need to sit back chill and play a little cards. But after a while, they get worn, torn and depending on where you are can sometimes be bulky especially when playing in tight places like an airplane. [Read more…]

Why Leaders and Book Lovers need a Kindle Paperwhite – Podcast

Toastcaster 110: Why Leaders and Book Lovers need a Kindle Paperwhite – Podcast

[10:21] I learned many years ago that to be a great writer, you must also be an avid reader. I’ve continued to take that sage advice and always make sure I have a book, a magazine or something to read in tow. [Read more…]

How to avoid an onstage meltdown – Hollywood Style

Four tips to ensuring your speech or presentation doesn’t end in disaster

Stuff happens. But when it does, especially to a high-profile individual at a major event, you can bet the whole world will know about it seconds after it happens.

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Netflix Sharing to Instagram Stories for iOS Now Available

If you’re like most people you likely find it’s just as much fun to share your favourite must-see Netflix titles with family and friends as it is to watch them. Now if you’re an Instagram Stories fanatic (I’m not there yet), you may be interested to know that via the latest version iPhone Netflix app, released just last week now supports Instagram Story sharing.

According to Netflix, to do so simply…

      • Navigate to any title on the iPhone Netflix app and tap share.
      • Select “Instagram Stories” from a list of apps, and be taken directly to Instagram Stories where they can have some fun with the title’s background art and text sticker.
      • When ready, they’re able to post directly to their stories or send directly to one or more friends’ DMs.
      • Friends and followers can click on the link in the Instagram Story to view the title on the Netflix iPhone app.

    The app had previously supported sharing to other platforms like What’s App, Messenger, Twitter and others.

No more YouTube autoshare to Google+ and Twitter after Jan 31st 2019

 

 

 

If you are a regular poster on YouTube and rely on YouTube’s autosharing feature to tweet out your latest creation to Twitter or share on Google+, starting after tomorrow, January 31, 2019 ( I guess that means Feb. 1st), you’re going to have to post your YouTube activity manually or find a new way to do it. [Read more…]