Author Archives: Christine Persaud

Fashion Gadgets for the Budget-Conscious

By Christine Persaud
We often struggle with the desire to look fashionable but also stick to a budget. While we’d all love to drop a few thousand on a pair of Prada shoes or the latest designer Gucci bag, that isn’t always feasible. The same goes with tech. And while you’d never want to trade quality for price when it comes to something you might be connecting to your mobile devices, or using to get great sound, there are affordable gadgets that balance both needs.

Innovative New Tech for Women Coming in 2017

By Christine Persaud
Just when we think new technologies for women couldn’t get any more interesting, they have. This year, there will be plenty of fun, stylish, and useful tech gear coming to market that’s geared especially toward the fairer sex.

Where To Recycle Your Electronic Gear in Canada

By Christine Persaud
When it comes to electronics, there are plenty or organizations, foundations, and retailers, working together to make it easy to keep everything from your old MP3 players, to cell phones, and computers out of landfills.

New Coding Toys for Kids Coming in 2017

By Christine Persaud
Coding toys for kids of all ages are all the rage these days. They incorporate play with learning critical skills in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Here are 3 more really cool coding toys that kids will be able to get their hands on this year to further their learning of coding.

5 super-cool headsets for the avid gamer

By Christine Persaud
Headphones are exploding in popularity in a number of categories, like wireless and active sports. And another category that’s growing: gamers, who appreciate being able to fully immerse themselves in their virtual gaming worlds.

Apps for Enhancing Your Smartphone Photos

By Christine Persaud
While it’s true that you can get pretty great photos (or at least good enough) with a premium smartphone camera these days, that doesn’t negate the need for tweaking them to make them better. Luckily, there are a number of really cool photo editing/enhancement apps that can help you vastly improve a smartphone snapshot so it’s social media share-worthy, and will stand out amongst a sea of selfies and dinner pics

Beyond the Wrist: 6 Wearable Tech Gifts for Women

By Christine Persaud
The term “wearable tech” no longer refers only to devices that can be worn around a wrist, a la smartwatches and activity trackers. When we look at gear for females, in particular, there is a wealth of cool choices that would make great gifts for any woman on your holiday gift list. Here are six particularly interesting ones.

Need to Board Your Pets? Here are 4 Apps That Can Help

By Christine Persaud
They say that pets can ground you more than kids. So much so, in fact, that pet sitting service Pawshake found in a survey last year that 56% of pet owners were prepared to cancel holiday plans if they couldn’t find someone suitable to take care of their pet while they were away.