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Before my first hoverboard experience, I thought riding one would be a breeze. I pictured myself stepping on to the board and immediately zipping by pedestrians and cyclists with ease. I was mistaken. Riding them takes some getting used to, so with that in mind, here are some hoverboard riding tips and tricks to consider before you step on to one for the first time.

Working on the go is a reality and coffee shops are selling more than lattes and donuts, they're providing a workplace, Internet connections and a virtual office for mobile workers. Here are 5 must-haves to pack for using your laptop in a coffee shop. In today's economy, digital nomads, freelancers, students and travellers can get by hours worth of work with a Wi-Fi connection, a laptop and a hot cup of coffee. Coffee shops have adapted to this trend by offering...

Laptop design has come a very long way in the past decade or so. There are still plenty of relatively boring looking black or grey plastic boxes. But manufacturers have pushed the envelope to release cutting edge new designs that are thinner, more elegant and more eye-popping than ever. I’ve put together a list of five that really stand out from the pack for making a big impression. If you want to make a statement, these are laptops you...

Having never seen a Cole Haan handbag, online or in-person, before I was unsure whether I would become a fan. But after taking three different bags for a spin, I now understand why so many are 'crazy for Cole Haan'.

2016 has been a great year of progress for Home Automation and an unfortunate year for our hydro and gas prices. With the rising costs of both, this edition of the Smart Home Series takes a look at how you can take some of those systems Steven Hill has been blogging about to apply them to conserving energy and shaving dollars and cents off those bills.

In previous instalments of my ongoing Smart Home System Series, I took a look at different frameworks and protocols that enable all your various Smart Home devices to talk, connect and work together. One such device that is really useful for understanding and controlling your whole living environment is a Smart Air Quality Monitor. Read on for a peek at some Smart Home Air Quality Monitors you can add to your own set up today.

Play as Lara Croft in Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for PlayStation 4. In this most comprehensive version of the game, you get the main game, bonus storylines, modes, outfits, skins, weapons, DLC, and PlayStation VR support. Come find out why this is one of my favourite games this year.

Following the highly successful launch of XCOM 2 earlier this year on PC, Firaxis and 2K Games have brought their critically acclaimed turn-based strategy game to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gamers worldwide. XCOM 2 is bigger, better and more rewarding than its predecessor in many ways: the stakes are higher, the challenge is stiffer (yet still fair), and new tactical options make your gameplay decisions more crucial than ever before. If you love strategy games, this is a game at the pinnacle of its genre.

Halloween is only a few days away. If you're planning on doing a little Halloween baking this weekend, here are a few treats you can try.

Anyone with an interest in hobby drones is sure to want to read this review. It's of the all-new Parrot Mambo drone, which takes the entire concept of hobby drones to a whole new level. This thing has a canon that shoots small BB shot (gently), a grabber claw mechanism that can pick up small objects, and the obligatory built-in camera. It's a small, lightweight drone that doesn't try to compete with professional photography drones, but is still super fun! Click through and read on if you love flying & having fun!

Make this the year your home gets smarter! For several years now people have been talking about “smart home” technology. Do you know how smart your home could be? Rate your own home on our “Domestic IQ” scale for a chance to win great smart home prizes.

Start the spooky Halloween fun early by creating your own ghoulish decorations. Turn your house into the haunted house of your nightmares (and have a fun time crafting with the kids while you're at it). Here are some ideas to get you started.

Today it's all about the robots, and specifically the ones that are great for entertaining your family. But these bots aren't just fun, they're also highly educational. Click through and read on if you'd like to learn more about a few fun robots that are always eager to entertain & educate.

Building your Smart Home doesn't have to be a costly up-front task. Yes, it's true that most gadgets will set you back over $100 at a time, but Rome wasn't built in a day and neither does your home. Without going in dollars and cents, I want to show you how to build a functioning smart home over time and how to determine what works best for your home.

Today, Nintendo made the huge announcement we've been waiting for: their next video game console is a 2-in-1 home/portable hybrid, and it's called Nintendo Switch. This revolutionary new device will connect to your TV for a powerful home console experience, and can instantly turn into a fully portable game system by connecting two controllers to the unit's body. Nintendo Switch gives you the freedom to play wherever you like, be it at home, at your friend's house, or anywhere in-between.

Robot vacuums are helpful all year, but they really dig in and do the job in the fall and winter when your floors are a mess. Here are a few reasons to put a robot vacuum on your must-haves for fall.

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