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Erin Lawrence
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Erin is a journalist, writer, and TV producer with a fascination for technology and a love of gadgets. Watch her on Tech Talk, monthly on CTV Morning Live Calgary.

5 waterproof and water-friendly Portable Speakers

 There’s nothing like getting outdoors as the weather turns from winter to spring. Taking music with you just makes the time spent in the fresh air all the sweeter. Even better than having a speaker that likes being outdoors, is having one that won’t mind splashes or spills. We’ve assembled a list of speakers that aren’t afraid of the water.

How to Stream using Apple TV

If you’re new to streaming TV, the choices can be intimidating. So too, can the thought of getting connected; how does streaming TV work, what are the options, and how easy is it to get started? We’ll answer those questions and more in a brand new blog series, starting with Apple TV.

Golfing with Garmin : 3 new gadgets to improve your game this season!

Golf can be a frustrating game.  Why not get all the help you can, by grabbing some new golf technology? Garmin has just released three new golfing gadgets that can help you keep track of your game and make improvements too. From a swing sensor, to the score tracking abilities of a sleek golf watch, help for your game is as close as your wrist and your smartphone.

Glamping: how to nail it this summer!

My mother used to say, there’s no problem with camping that a hotel room won’t fix. Camping isn’t for everyone, but if you’re curious about the outdoors and looking to ease yourself into being more outdoorsy, we’ve got some suggestions for places to go and gear that can help make the forest feel more like home.

What is HDR and how does it affect your 4K TV experience?

If you’ve started hearing the term “HDR” when it comes to TVs, you might be wondering what it is, and what it means for your new television purchase. HDR is a type of technology that allows more brilliant colour and starker contrasts in your video picture, which, when combined with stunning 4K resolution, make for a hyper-real video experience. It is another TV acronym you’ll want to learn and you’ll likely fall in love with.  

Learn about the new 4K Insignia Roku TVs available at Best Buy

While Roku and Insignia have been collaborating on TVs for some time, the addition of a 4K TV to their shared stable is huge, and the sets will only be available at Best Buy.

Hands On with Monster’s Complete Ultra HD TV Solution Pack

When you get a new TV, it’s common to forget the other accessories you’ll need to really make your purchase sing. A new 4K TV kit from Monster puts all your new TV must-haves into one box, and makes it easy to start watching 4K TV, and to keep your new purchase safe.

Hands On with Monster’s Complete Ultra HD TV Solution Pack

When you get a new TV, it’s common to forget the other accessories you’ll need to really make your purchase sing. A new 4K TV kit from Monster puts all your new TV must-haves into one box, and makes it easy to start watching 4K TV, and to keep your new purchase safe.

Movies optimized for 4K versus full 4K Ultra HD: what’s the difference?

By now many of you are familiar with the 4K video format. As new content is starting to emerge in 4K, we’re also seeing some new terminology, including the release of new discs that are “mastered in 4K.” What does the term mean, and can it give you the true 4K video experience?

Music can have amazing effects at home: The Sonos and Apple Music Experiment

There's a saying music can soothe a savage beast, but could it be true the mere act of playing music out loud in the home could improve family dynamics, make people want to spend more time together, increase the frequency of sex and even make your food taste better?! Check out the results of a fascinating new study on the power of playing music out loud in the home.

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