Repetition Can Be A Good Thing 

“Your call is important. Please stay on the line and someone will be with you shortly.” After hearing that for the 27th time, it starts to become annoying, doesn’t it? NO, it simply drives you crazy. It even happens when you’re on a virtual chat. If you’re like me, you probably dream hearing it in your sleep. It might even become your worst nightmare.

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Sonos Roam Smart Speaker for home or when you want to roam

Not everyone wants to wear a pair of headphones or earbuds to listen to their music, radio stations or podcasts but sometimes speakers can be such a pain. They’re often bulky, cumbersome with using them with multiple devices and typically susceptible to the elements so they’re not great for the outdoors.

Unless of course you have the Sonos Roam.

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Making Freaking Meetings Fun & Productive – Podcast

Many people avoid meetings at all costs – they feel they’re unproductive, a waste of time and simply a bandaid for bad communication in an organization. In this episode Greg speaks with return guest Matt Abrahams, educator and coach whose extensive exploration, research and experience has led him to discover a collaborative approach to keep meetings fun and exciting. More importantly they be can productive in achieving the goals of the organization and add value to the teams. And you might even be thanked for running a meeting.

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Trouble hearing voices on TV? Try ZVOX AccuVoice

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could actually decipher and properly hear the dialogue in on TV and in movies? Yes, it’s baffling. As technology advances and the advent of immersive technologies like surround sound and Dolby Atmos, to enjoy as show, we still might have to crank up the volume, which may help marginally or turn on close captioning. Sometimes we may even have to “rewind” and go back to make out what’s actually being said. Of course, adding long term exposure to noisy environments, a little too much loud music and perhaps a little aging doesn’t help the cause either.

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Uber Canada offering 50% off round trips to vote

Discounts of up to $5 off each trip 

If getting to the polls is a reason not to get out and vote, Uber Canada is reaching out to help. As part of the company’s commitment to get people out to the polls, they’re offering discounts to riders. The discounts apply to on roundtrips to and from their local voting stations of up to 50%, up to five dollars off per trip, not including tips.

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Sonobo Earbuds: Ground-breaking noise canceling, noise isolating & HD Sound

Sonobo ONE

Whether it’s listening to music, a podcast, people during a Zoom meeting or simply a phone call, you’ve probably found you’ve been spending more time than ever before with buds in your ears. It has become imperative that the earbuds give us the best quality sound possible (while eliminating unwanted noise), be comfortable to wear and still maintain decent battery life.

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MEATER: No more guessing to grill your meat to perfection

Whether you’re tracking the time or simply gauging by touch, some people just have the knack for knowing exactly when their meat has been cooked to perfection. For others like me, it’s always been about constantly hovering over the hot stove or grill poking your chicken, steak or fish with a thermometer or cutting into it to make sure it’s cooked right.

Dual Sensor Waterproof Wireless Probe

MEATER by Apption Labs, a gadget and companion app is one solution that can change all that. It’s a dual-sensor thermometer probe only 130mm long and 6mm diameter you leave in your protein. It’s also fully wireless as all the electronics are embedded and should last for up to 24-hour continuous use on a single charge. It’s waterproof and rustproof and made from highly durable stainless steel with a ceramic top. It’s also dishwasher safe so it’s easy to clean.

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Thermapen ONE instantly perfects your grilling

Perfect for checking for doneness

Even after years of preparing steak, fish or even chicken, do you still find yourself having to cut into your protein to make sure it’s cooked just right or well enough? Personally, even though I’ve used a typical thermometer, I think it’s due to a combination of its inaccuracy and perhaps some of my ineptness as a grillmaster.

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Locked out of your own WordPress site?

After being alerted to so many failed attempts for scoundrels to hack into my WordPress website, I thought it was high time I limit the number of attempts that can come from a particular IP address. I used a a plug-in that allowed me to configure a secondary authentication with limited log in attempts for added for an added level of security. So when I attempt to log in to my site to create a new post, it send me a 6-digit code to enter in order to login.

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11 highlights for Windows 11 coming October 5

Looks like 2021 will be known as the year of Windows 11, will begin being phased in starting October 5th, 2021. This comes a little over six years after the unveiling of Windows 10.

The newest iteration of Windows, the company says, “is designed to bring you closer to what you love,” and get ready to power your productivity and creativity.

Windows lovers will be happy to know that the upgrade is free.

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