Review: datAshur PRO+C iStorage keeps your data safe

You can’t get in without a PIN!!!

Our physical and personal safety is always important, but how often do you think about your data? Now you may feel confident having securing your desktop computer or laptop, but it’s so easy to overlook those handy and convenient USB Flash drives – often called USB sticks or thumb drives.

Easily portable, USB sticks are often toted around in pockets, purses, knapsacks and even on keychains. They are typically used for easy backups sharing data or to move files from one device to another – but what if they have your latest tax returns, sensitive personal information or even family photos?  What happens if they are lost, stolen or inadvertently damaged?

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Control all your home automation devices easily with Homey Pro

Control, customize, and simplify your smart home experience with Homey Pro

Home automation gadgets promise convenience and ease, whether you’re enjoying the comforts of home or on the go. However, with the plethora of devices, brands, apps, and communication protocols out there, making them work seamlessly together might seem like a distant dream.

Enter Homey Pro, a remarkable creation by Netherlands-based Athom B.V.: Homey Pro serves as an advanced and secure universal smart hub within the Homey home automation ecosystem. Homey Pro effortlessly brings all your gadgets and electronics under one roof, eliminating the need for multiple apps and compatibility concerns.

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Memory Station by Vivid-Pix makes preserving memories easy

Memory Station by Vivid-pix a game-changing solution for digitizing and enhancing cherished memories

In an era where memories are often relegated to dusty attics or shoeboxes filled with fading photographs, the rise of the Memory Station by Vivid-Pix offers a refreshing solution. It’s a game-changer for those looking to digitize cherished moments, artwork, documents, and more.

Let’s explore how this innovation is breathing new life into our treasured memories.

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TP-Link Tapo C420S2 Wire-free Security camera system for worry-free living

Security cameras are a must-have in this day and age. While some people install cameras in every corner of their homes and offices, sadly, others don’t bother due to overly complicated setups and placement challenges. TP-Link changes all that with a new wire-free smart security camera lineup under the Tapo brand family. These cameras are water and dust resistant, easy to set up, and can be placed virtually anywhere, whether it’s indoors or outdoors.

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Creative’s Outlier Free Pro headphones a delightful out-of-ear experience

The bone-conduction magic of the Creative Outlier Free Pro is a revolution in sound

Earphones, earbuds or headphones, there’s no shortage of wired or wireless personal devices for enjoying your favourite music or podcasts on the go. These devices are typically designed to be worn in or over the ear.

Enter the Creative Outlier Free Pro, a newcomer on the scene that employs Bone Conduction Technology and is comfortably worn around the head, nestling just outside the ear.

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Yoodli –  Your AI-Powered Public Speaking Coach

While I may sound old-school, but when it comes to improving our public speaking and literally any form of communication, there’s really nothing like doing it face to face. For me, as those who know me know, I credit the Toastmasters program and those weekly in-person meetings for truly helping to make a difference. Meetings over Zoom has also been helpful for when those face-to-face meetings were not possible. But with technology having come along way, there’s a new kid on the block that can help add value to all of the above. It’s called Yoodli: Your AI Public Speaking Coach. And in a recent podcast episode, I was able to sit down and speak with Yoodli co-founder Varun Puri.

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Sensibo Elements Real-Time Indoor Air Quality Monitoring

Being couped up indoors during the pandemic for many has really brought the subject of air quality up to the forefront. And as the mercury plummets we once again find ourselves spending a significant time in enclosed spaces, often wondering, “Am I actually breathing in clean air?”

Some of the headaches, chest congestion, coughs and feeling fatigue amongst other symptoms could be signs of bad air which could potentially negatively impact  our long-term health.

To “see” what’s floating in the air, climate-tech company Sensibo launched a new product – Sensibo Elements – Smart Indoor Air Quality Monitor. It’s a small and sleek gadget with companion app designed to monitor select harmful contaminants and alert you so you can take action. (Updated March 8, 2023)

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Trombe – Powerful Airborne Dust Cleaner

3-step filtering with Automatic A.I. Operation 

We’re all concerned about the quality of the air we breathe – especially at home and we often think we need an air purifier? We ask, what kind should we get?  HEPA? UV? Active Carbon, Negative Ion? – And will it really even do the job? 

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Fitbit Charge 5 – It’s time for the most advanced health and wellness tracker

Fitbit Charge 5 in Steel Blue and Platinum.

Consider the state of the world, there’s no better reason not jump on the health and wellness bandwagon. If you’ve been seriously pondering trading in that wrist watch for a health and fitness tracker then the latest Fitbit Charge 5 is the one to take along for the ride. It may help you turn over that new leaf, helping you keep a pulse on your stress, heart health fitness, typical daily activities and overall wellbeing regardless of your age or daily activity level.

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Kokoon Nightbuds for a Good Night’s Sleep

Fully functional but, unlike other earbuds, Kokoon Nightbuds Earbuds are smart and designed for sleep time

Trying to get a good night’s sleep is something many people continually strive for. Pressure, anxiety of the times, late nights, hot weather and Netflix binging likely don’t help their cause. For Tim Antos, this was no different. His work-related insomnia was so severe he required the services of a sleep clinic.  Realizing that this was not accessible or convenient for everyone, he embarked on a quest and along with a fellow engineer came up with a sleep solution the Nightbuds Earbuds by London U.K. based Kokoon.

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