Dress up and Protect Your New iPhone

At this time of year holiday gifts and retailer incentives and discounts are driving the purchase of new smartphones, including the latest iPhone 11. While some people simply grab whatever’s handy when they buy their phone, others prefer to truly accessorize; to dress up, protect or enhance their new pride and joy.  So here are a few ideas from Case-Mate, Smartish, Catalyst and Apple to help you in your quest.

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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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Leadership tips from the Book of Guinness World Records

What makes a great leader?

Great leaders are passionate, encouraging, motivating, inspiring, innovative and committed to what they do. And, when faced with a challenge, they persevere, overcoming adversity and accomplishing incredible feats.

And when we think of great leaders, we often think of them sitting behind oak desks in an office tower or speaking to large audiences.

We don’t normally think of leaders as emerging from the pages of the book of Guinness World Records 2020.

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Review: TCL 32” Roku Smart LED TV– Ideal for Cord Cutters & Small Spaces

We consume media on our tablets and Smartphones, but sometimes it’s nice to be able to relax with a cold one in front of the TV. A mega-sized screen is great, but sometimes a small compact model like the the TCL 32” Roku Smart LED TV (32S327-CA), can be better suited for the job. Perhaps you’re in a small condo, dorm or cottage. Or maybe you need a second set to motivate you to get your steps in on the treadmill or just trying to earn little extra money and run an AirBnB. 

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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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New Dell certified Eyesafe display may help you sleep better at night

Cognitive health benefits are offered with Eyesafe displays

Select new Dell notebooks now certified for low blue light emissions.

Some of us are glued to our phones, tablets, computers every waking moment. We’ve all heard people say how too much display time is bad for your eyes or the blue light emitted is keeping your body alert particularly at night and possibly the reason one doesn’t sleep well.

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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…]

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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