How to choose a great school backpack

Choosing a great school backpack sets you up to achieve. Here's how to choose the right mix of features for your in-school and out-of-school needs.

Why add a second display?

One of the key features of your laptop is its compact, portable form factor. Open it up and you have a fully functional, self-contained PC, complete with a built-in monitor. Snap the lid closed and you can scoop it up and take it anywhere. So why would you want to add a second display? Doesn’t that defeat the purpose? Actually, an external monitor is one of the best additions you can make to any laptop, and it’s a useful addition to a desktop PC as well.

Valentine’s day gift guide

Valentine's Day gift giving is easy when you know what they Valentine really love. Check out these ideas for all types of interests this Valentine's Day.

Guitar Effects Pedals 101: An Overview

Considering buying guitar effect pedals can be a daunting task. With a myriad of different brands, copious advertising that seems to make impossible claims, and multiple effects and their variants it can be overwhelming to sort through. In this blog I will give you a brief overview of what various guitar pedals are intended to do and help you sift through to a general understanding that should help clear the path.

Upcoming video game events every gamer should keep on their radar

 Take one look at an upcoming video game events calendar and you can’t help but recognize that gaming’s popularity is off the charts these days. Gamescom, PAX West, Tokyo Game Show, Paris Games Week, Fan Expo, X16, Nintendo Tour—and many more—all in the next three months alone. To get you primed on the hottest video game events of the summer (and beyond), here’s a list of gaming events happening soon to keep on your radar.

10 things I wish I knew before having a baby

You’ll be bombarded with advice from so-called experts in child-rearing once you announce impending parenthood. But even with all of the advice, reading, and research, there are still things you don’t quite truly understand until your little one arrives. That said, I’ve broken down 10 things that I wish I knew before having my son.

New tech that will change your life with a newborn

Life is busy. And parents are particularly busy. Thankfully, there’s some cool new tech in three key categories of baby products – car seats, monitors, and strollers – that can help ease some of that stress.

New tech for washer dryer sets

If you're in the market for a new washer dryer set you'll want to research all the new tech options and features available.

Easy Fit(ness) with activity trackers

How about taking your fitness outside the home? Nope—not the gym. Think about getting an activity tracker.

Fire Emblem Fates: Interview with Chiko Bird of Nintendo

To celebrate the launch of Fire Emblem Fates, Nintendo recently held a hugely successful preview event in downtown Toronto at the historic St. James Cathedral. The theme was “Choose Your Path” and gave eager fans a chance to play the two versions of the game—Birthright and Conquest—to help them decide on their preferred path. While there, I had the rare opportunity to interview Chiko Bird from Nintendo’s Treehouse to learn what gamers can expect from these hugely anticipated games.

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