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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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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GadgetGreg on The Disposable Web

Technology has come a long way in the last decade or two but the changes are happening so rapidly that we’re challenged to keep up.

I recently had an opportunity to sit down and have a casual “Jam” Zoom chat with Robert Lavigne as a guest on his, “The Disposable Web” show.

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Mastering your virtual meeting presence

Top 3 pro tips for upping your game  

Wearing a headset can reduce background noise and feedback

The right stage presence can make or break any performance regardless of whatever words may be coming out of your mouth.  But as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world into lockdown moving our world on-line, many new “off-stage” rules apply, particularly in the widely accepted world of Zoom or maybe Microsoft Teams and the latest Google Meet.

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What I learned from the journey of over 12 million steps

For a dedicated athlete or an active twenty something fit individual, walking a minimum of 10,000 steps a day, for almost three years might seem like a daily workout or a walk in the park. 

For someone like me, three decades older with ancient injuries and lot more wear and tear on the body walking roughly seven to eight kilometres a day that seems more like a pipe dream. 

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Netflix Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Freshly Brewed for 2019

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Season 11: Freshly Brewed – Eddie Murphy

Get your dose of Seinfeld’s Classic Cars and Comedy– Season 11 streaming July 19th.

If you still can’t get enough of Jerry Seinfeld and you love classic cars, you’ll be happy to hear that his comedic on-the-road talkshow Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is new and freshly brewed for 2019 and will be back this month on Netflix for Season 11.

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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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Delivery Options: Drone or Driverless Vehicle with Robot?

If the thought of getting your latest Amazon or on-line purchase delivered by a drone particularly large heavy ones makes you feel uneasy, how about greeting at your door a robot that just arrived in a self-driven car? Testing autonomous delivery is not new. Back in 2017, Ford partnered with Domino’s in the U.S. to test-drive the self-driving pizza delivery experience. Previously, they’ve also partnered with Walmart, Postmates, a food delivery company and other businesses in the Miami, Florida area. [Read more…]

Play Hauler: Aisles of Glory to earn PC Optimum Points

You won’t find this game in any App Store nor will you earn free 500 PC Optimum points anywhere else every day if you practise your hauling skills and play No Frills’ Hauler: Aisles of Glory.

This web-based game truly has no frills, and that’s the idea. In fact it has no fancy animations, high-definition video nor 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound. What you get is a 1980s 8-bit 2D arcade style single player side-scrolling game. But that’s the clever idea behind the grocery chain’s latest marketing campaign. It’s designed for haulers, which they describe “as someone who gets a lot, for less and totally takes pride in the experience.”

 “Every major sport has a video game franchise, so why should hauling be any different?” says Uwe Stueckmann, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Loblaw Companies. “The best haulers aren’t born – they’re made. This game is designed to let them practice before they head to No Frills for an epic haul.”

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Phishing e-mails supposedly from friends making rounds again

Daily flooding of the e-mail inbox is often a necessary email. Some that arrive are obviously “junk” or SPAM. However, there seems to be another bunch of possible phishing emails doing their rounds trying to get unsuspecting people to click on them. They appear at first to be from a friend, colleague or someone you know – but you might want to think twice before you decide to click on it.

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