Math Makers kid’s game teaches math without parent’s supervision

Math Makers Screenshot

It has to be fun to learn math, unless you’re one who doesn’t like to have fun. That’s where Math Makers a new title by Montreal-based Ululab comes in. Like hiding turnips within the mash potatoes like Mom used to do, math lessons are seamlessly hidden within the gameplay of this app so kids will enjoy making their way through physics-based puzzles, not realizing they are learning lessons along the way. They’ll have fun and stay engaged as they encounter wacky and wonderful creatures, collect pets without feeling like they’re studying in school.

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Smart photo frame makes for a smart gift choice

Think of the plethora of pictures you snapped on your smartphone; chances are you haven’t printed one in eons but more likely shared them to the dark depths of Instagram and Facebook. But try to have that one particular memory at your fingertips to share at home or with family and friends without hovering around your phone or having to sign up for social media. 

It’s not such an easy task without a smart digital photo frame.

Today’s frames are smart and no longer simply grainy passive display mechanisms sitting off in a corner on some desk rotating through a bunch of grainy pictures. Many models from innovative companies like Nixplay and Photospring produce crisp images. 

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Inventor reimagines Beer accessory to create better mask

James McCrimmon is the inventor of a beer accessory to help keep your beer cool. His Alberta-based business relies on major events like CFL football games and the rodeo for sales. 

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit McCrimmon found his proverbial keg empty. But instead of crying into his frosty mug he decided to reimagine his product into one that could save lives.

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Protecting you from your phone and yourself

There’s no doubt we’re all trying to be better informed and protect ourselves and loved ones by reducing exposure to the COVID-19 virus and its variants. We’re social distancing, wearing masks and constantly sanitizing and washing our hands, but how many of us think about our smartphone, as a major source of threat to our health? 

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Google’s Pixel Buds 2 offers an enjoyable smart listening experience

Quite Mint model in wireless case

More and more people have already “cut the cord” when it comes to home entertainment, so why not make life more convenient and easier on your ears with your smartphones and tablets, as well? If you’re the active type or constantly on the go and happen to be a modern Android user, then Google may have the answer you’re looking for. No, not the search engine, but the rather the Google Pixel Buds 2.

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ProLab Mouse: Your Coin Sized Companion

ProLab Mouse (Kickstarter)

For many, the computer mouse has become a thing of the past. It’s big and bulky and takes up a lot of room on your desk. And often not really practical for use with a laptop or a mobile device. Sometimes, a mouse can come in handy. Enter the ProLab Mouse. At only 29mm in diameter and 13.5mm high, it’s not much bigger than a pop bottle cap. And at only 8 g this tiny little new piece of technology can you give you selected mouse functionality not only for your laptop, but also your tablet and your smartphone. 

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Podcasting for Nurturing Young Minds

Kevin Achtzener

A good friend of mine, Kevin Achtzener decided to go back to school to complete an after degree in Education. He thought that getting his students to create their own podcasts would not only show the power of podcasting, but it would be a novel and fun approach to educating his class with new material as part of a Spanish Language Arts curriculum as part of his final year practicum.

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Last-minute gift ideas ideal for this unusual holiday season

Fitness trackers, webcams, tiny batteries, protective cases for your smartphone and cheaper ways to keep your house clean

This year, celebrations, gift-giving and the whole shopping experience may be a whole lot different. Many of us will be separated from our loved ones this holiday season.

So here are a few gadget gift ideas you can easily order online and have sent directly to them:

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Scientist’s View of Protecting You from Your Phone & Yourself

June Lai, Founder, CEO Catalyst Case

It’s no secret that everyone is trying to be better informed and protect themselves and others and reduce exposure  to the Covid-19 virus. They’re social distancing, wearing masks and washing their hands, but how many of us think about our smartphone as a major source of a threat to our health? Or how many of us are missing key pieces of information that can help us and our loved ones stay safe? [Podcast]

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It may not be COVID but the air in your home could make you sick

A professional can test for radon levels and other air pollutants in your home, or you can do it yourself with a detection system

You may think you’re doing your duty to help flatten the COVID-19 infection curve but staying home may expose your family to different types of health risks.

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