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Steven Hill
I am an award-winning writer, freelance journalist and blogger who is a self-confessed geek and tech lover. When not playing the latest video games or salivating over the newest gadgets, I enjoy cooking for my family, mountain biking or snowboarding the deep powder on Whistler Mountain.

Review: Dog and Bone Keyless Bluetooth Padlock

 Technology is changing everything, transforming even the mundane into something pretty cool. Take padlocks, for example. You know, those big metal things you use to secure your valuable stuff? Well, they’ve evolved quite a bit from the rusty old dinosaur that used to adorn your grandfather’s shed. Today, you don’t even need keys to unlock them, and you can manage a range of different locks with a tap on your mobile phone. Sound way-out and futuristic? Read on and I’ll give you my review of the Dog and Bone Keyless Bluetooth Padlocks.

Which drone is right for you: Sports enthusiast

 Once, drones were an out-of-reach technology used by the military and rich, pro photographers and cinematographers. Today, however, everyone from amateur videographers to aerial hobbyists can own a decent drone. Just take a look at YouTube and you’ll find tons of amateur footage shot using drones. But, if you’re just getting started, how do you narrow the field from all the options out there? Well, if you’re looking to buy a drone to shot some cool action, I can give you a couple of options as to which drone is right for you: sport enthusiast.  

Ooma conveniently delivers business phone services to your home office

 You’ve no doubt seen the pithy television commercials featuring the nerdy dad-type talking to a piece of technology called Ooma. I love the banter between nerd dad and the female actress who voices Ooma, however I must admit those ads never really made me retain whatever it is the product is supposed to do. It’s, like, phones or something? Does it talk? Well, if you’ve also been wondering just what the heck an Ooma actually is, read on and I’ll fill you in on the benefits of Ooma for offices.

Review: Sony MDR-XB650BT Wireless Headphones

 Do you like music that rattles your bones with the sound of thundering bass? Are you also someone that likes your music on the go and personal? Then you might appreciate the new Sony MDR-XB650BT Wireless Headphones with Extra Bass (that’s what the “XB” stands for). I got the chance to demo a pair of these new wireless phones, so read on to find out if they’re worth the good Sony audio name, and if you should be switching over to these babies.

Best gear for Festival Camping

There is absolutely nothing like spending several days hanging out in the hot summer sun, listening to awesome bands and chilling with friends, then retiring beneath the stars at night to fall asleep listening to the sounds of the communal campsite. It’s time to grab some shades and sunscreen, see what shows appeal to you this summer, and make sure you have the best gear for festival camping.

Five Essential Items Every Home Office Needs

 So, you’ve decided to give up your long commute to work and set up your own home office. However, to really create a solid working environment, you know you’re going to need to do a bit more than just slap your laptop down on the kitchen counter. But, what do you really require to create a decent work space in your abode? Read on and I’ll show you the five essential items every home office needs.

Camping in B.C.: Top Family Spots

 Now that awesome and sunny summer weather has finally arrived in British Columbia, it’s time to drag your camping gear out of the garage, or storage space, and start thinking about where to pitch your family’s tent this season. To get you started with your vacation planning, I’ve compiled a list of the top family camping spots in B.C.

Tips for creating the best password for your mobile accounts

     Hacking into mobile accounts is all over the news these days, with either cyber criminals compromising consumer data, or the FBI wanting to break into criminals’ phones for evidence. Security is on everyone’s minds and you should be thinking about it, too. Your first line of defence for any mobile account, of course, is a solid and strong password. So, stop using “password” or your cat’s name, and read on for a few tips for creating the best password for your mobile accounts.

Why running a home-based business is easier now than ever

 Are you looking to start a home-based business, but are worried about what it all entails, and more importantly, how much it will cost? While once it may have been quite an investment to create your own work environment in your abode, today, thanks to better and more inexpensive tech, running a home-based business is easier now than ever.

New LG sound bar with built in Google Cast

LG Electronics is one of the top makers of home theatre systems, so you can bet they know a thing or two about reproducing great sound in your living room. The company has announced its new LG Sound Bar, promising it will deliver “the Smartest Sound.” How are they going to do it? Read on to find out the juicy details about the new LG Sound Bar.

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