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6 Gadgets to Give Parents a Moment of Zen

While playing around with consumer electronics and finding moments of zen may seem like mutually exclusive activities, the right tech can in fact have a calming effect on your mood. As such, we’ve seen a new crop of devices designed for relaxation, meditation and mindfulness, for those moments throughout the...

Which Cloud Service Is Right for You?

Amazon, Dropbox, Google, iCloud, OneDrive, or none of the above? Tech expert Marc Saltzman gives us the goods. If you’re reading this article—perhaps on a laptop, tablet or smartphone—chances are you’ve wrestled with how to best protect your digital info on those devices. That is, with all the important files you...

5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Wordle

Even if you haven’t yet played Wordle, chances are you’ve at least seen the little green and yellow squares all over your social media feeds. Created last fall by software engineer Josh Wardle as a fun digital diversion for his partner, the free-to-play daily word game now boasts millions of...

Dollar Store Haul: 6 Inexpensive Tech Toys for Families

Whatever the reason that cash is tight—paying down credit card bills from holiday shopping, losing a job to the pandemic or a New Year’s Resolution to curb your spending—there may be less to go around in February. But that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself or the kids to a...

Unwrap a New Gadget Over the Holidays? Try Out These 6 Tech Tips and Tricks

Can’t figure out how to use your new tech toy? You’re not alone. But we've got the tech tips to help. While you may have found a new phone, smart speaker, tablet or laptop under the tree this past holiday season, you might be a little overwhelmed with all its...

6 Gadget Gift Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

Good news for cost-conscious holiday shoppers: You don’t have to break the bank to pick up some cool gadgets and gear. It’s been a challenging year for many, so perhaps a sleek 80-inch television or pricey drone isn’t in the cards for 2021. Whether you’re looking to spoil the kids...

3 Ways to Protect Your Parcels from Porch Pirates

Several million Canadians discovered the myriad benefits of online shopping for the first time during the pandemic, with online sales jumping severalfold since early 2020, according to StatsCan and several private companies, like PayPal. After all, you can shop 24/7 in the comfort of your pajamas; you don’t have to...

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Scanner

Your smartphone, with its built-in camera, can help you take some extraordinary images—but the camera can also double as a pretty good flatbed scanner. It's ideal for digitizing photos in albums, within frames or on a wall. But along with that, it can convert documents you need to keep, notes...

iPhone Storage Full? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Your Photos and Videos

It's so frustrating when your iPhone tells you it's out of room. Here's how to deal with "storage full" warnings.