Review: Scosche BaseLynx – Modular Charging System

As your device arsenal or gadget collection grows, so do your charging needs, so it’s reassuring you can find an elegant solution like the Scosche BaseLynx – Modular Charging System for you to expand on as the need arises.

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AnthroDesk Dimmable LED Lamp Lights Desks and Zoom Calls

As many are spending more time these days at home or at our home office, at some point you’ll likely find yourself in need of a little extra light. It may be for your desktop or night stand. You may even need a better lighting source for your eBay or Kijiji photos or need to shine a little more on those Skype or Zoom calls. For those needs, the versatile AnthroDesk Dimmable LED Desk Lamp might be the bright choice.

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Last Minute Practical Holiday Gift Ideas from Theragun, Accusonus, Roland, and Samsung

With Christmas just around the corner you may need to make some last minute purchases or gather ideas as to what to do with all those gift cards come Boxing Day. So here are a few very practical selections from Theragun, Accusonus, Roland, and Samsung.

Gift of Pain Relief

Many of us seem to be suffering from many of the stresses of life, so if you’re looking for a gift to help your loved one relieve pain, stress and stiffness of sore muscles there’s a gun for that. 

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iRobot Dynamic Duo: Roomba vacuums then Braava Jet mops – automatically

Nobody really likes to do household chores, whether it be vacuuming, dusting, or mopping, so last year around this time we were ecstatic, when we discovered the robot vacuum we were ultimately looking for. This time around, iRobot has stepped up two notches by delivering a more powerful and smarter dynamic duo, the iRobot Roomba s9+ vacuum and Braava jet m6 mop ready for review.

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Fitbit Inspire HR – Big on features, small on size, price

Fitbit Inspire HR

If you’ve been in the market for a low-cost full-featured fitness tracker but don’t want the bulk of many models or the complexities of a Smartwatch or the cost, then the Fitbit Inspire HR, the most recent addition to the Fitbit family might just be the solution for you or your loved one this holiday season. 

In reviewing it, it’s hard to miss the family resemblance, modelled, after its big brother the Fitbit Charge 3 that we reviewed here at GadgetGuy.ca and syndicated sites roughly a year ago.

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With Square, you too can accept wireless debit and credit card payments

Square Wireless Contactless (Tap) & Chip card reader

Square Reader. We’ve all seen it, or heard about it. You may have even made a purchase or saw someone swiping their credit card through a little white square dongle attached to a smartphone.

Step into a small cafe or market or stroll down any art walk promenade and you’ll probably see the iconic logo, “Square Accepted Here.” 

But have you ever thought, “I can use that?”

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Enhanced SYNC 3 Infotainment system featured in 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford Explorer with All-New SYNC 3*

Newest customer centric update developed in-house with major contributions by Ford’s Canadian software teams.

A secure, functional, seamless and enjoyable customer experience with in-car infotainment on an on-going basis is not only nice to have, it’s an absolute necessity given the advancement in today’s technology and the need to keep people safe on the road. This is why Ford has taken charge to deliver the best in-class user experience with the latest version of SYNC 3 featured in the soon to be released 2020 Ford Explorer.

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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.

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Review: All-New Waterproof Fitbit Charge 3 Health Tracker

If you want to get a good jump on this year’s New Year’s resolutions or looking for a great health and tracking gift for the holiday season, the all-new Fitbit Charge 3 might sit on the right side of your Naughty or Nice list. The latest reboot of the tried and true offers a number of new features and enhancements, the biggest being that’s it’s now waterproof. You no longer have to worry about frying it when you get caught out in the rain, you can wear it 24/7 except for when charging; then happily take it into the shower or pool and track your laps in water up to 50m deep.

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Roomba i7+ might be the robot vacuum you’ve been waiting for

With advanced smart technology, it cleverly cleans and empties even while you’re away

After working hard for years, the last thing you likely want to do is to spend time vacuuming the house, but would it make a difference if you have an automated intelligent companion like the new Wi-Fi connected iRobot Roomba i7+ Robot Vacuum? In the past you may have hesitated, thinking – I’ve looked at those before; the technology just wasn’t fully up for the job. Yes, they’re cute and cool but often lost their way and ran into a few roadblocks; pardon the pun, with their major purpose, getting your floors fully clean. 

But that’s all changed. It might be the robot vacuum you’ve finally been waiting for.

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