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Zhiyun Smooth-Q 3 Axis Handheld Gimbal for Smartphone

High quality gimbal that works better than I was expecting at this price point I’m no cinematographer and it shows in this short video but without the Smooth-Q I would be a lot worse. I’ve played with other gimbals but not had anything like this before. TL;DR – Everything I expect from a high end […]

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Anker Elite 2-Port 24W USB Wall Charger PowerPort 2 with PowerIQ

A charger that works with everything I have There are a ton of charger options these days, some good and some not so good, this has proven to be one of the really good ones. There’s a lot of things I really like here. The two USB A ports provide enough power at the same […]

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Western Digital 1TB My Passport Portable External Hard Drive-USB 3.0-WDBYNN0010BBK-WESN

I’m happy with the little drive, well my wife is which translates to me being happy. I’m a long time WD fan so when my wife needed an external back up device I didn’t need to do a lot of looking. Hooking it up to her Windows 7 machine was simple. The OS immediately recognised […]

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SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8 GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ60-008G-B35

Got 8GB’s to transfer, get a pot of coffee on as this is gonna take a while The documentation here states that this (8GB version SDCZ60-008G-B35) is a USB 2 device but there is no way this gets close to USB 2 write speeds. I’ve tried numerous times but the best I could get was […]

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SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8 GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ60-008G-B35

SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8 GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ60-008G-B35 Price: CDN$ 16.53 Got 8GB’s to transfer, get a pot of coffee on as this is gonna take a while The documentation here states that this (8GB version SDCZ60-008G-B35) is a USB 2 device but there is no way this gets close to USB 2 write […]

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Seagate STFX1000400 Duet Cloud-Syncing 1TB Portable External Hard Drive Plus 1-Year Unlimited Amazon Drive Plan

Seagate STFX1000400 Duet Cloud-Syncing 1TB Portable External Hard Drive Plus 1-Year Unlimited Amazon Drive Plan This combination of the Seagate STFX1000400 1TB external drive with Duet Cloud-Syncing software and 1-Year Unlimited Amazon Drive Plan makes for a very nice on the go back up system. There are really two parts to look at, the external […]

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PC printing is ok, copy and scan are slooooooowww

Epson XP-440 Expression Home Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner and Copier (Office Product) The 440 is a cute little printer with what looks like some nice features. There’s a lot to like at first but after using it for a few weeks I’ve discovered a few things that would keep me from putting it […]

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ALTMAN Bluetooth Transmitter and Receiver Digital Optical TOSLINK Spdif

ALTMAN Bluetooth Transmitter and Receiver Digital Optical TOSLINK Spdif and 3.5mm Wireless Audio Adapter for TV / Home Stereo System – AptX Low Latency Offered by ALTMAN Price: CDN$ 49.99 Easily connected to a range of devices and provides excellent audio on the receive end I have a couple of other BT transmitters, I primarily […]

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Lexar High-Performance JumpDrive Tough 32GB USB 3.1 Flash Drive – LJDTD32GABNL

Lexar High-Performance JumpDrive Tough 32GB USB 3.1 Flash Drive – LJDTD32GABNL Price: CDN$ 21.99 Decent price for the quality of build but still not a screamer in the write department I’ve owned a lot of Lexar thumb drives plus other memory products and haven’t been all that happy with them. Generally, I found that the […]

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TP-LINK Wi-Fi Smart Plug HS100

TP-LINK Wi-Fi Smart Plug HS100 Offered by Duty Free Shop Price: CDN$ 60.65 The Smart Plug is a brilliant idea that’s been well implemented What’s in the box When you open the box you’ll find the usual. The Smart Plug itself and paperwork on how to get support, a rather unusual document (have a read […]

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Amcrest 2K WiFi Video Monitoring Security IP Camera IP3M-941B

Amcrest 2K WiFi Video Monitoring Security IP Camera with Pan/Tilt, Two-Way Audio, Dual-band, Full HD 3-Megapixel (2304×1296) @ 20FPS, Wide 90° Viewing Angle and Night Vision IP3M-941B Offered by FirstVision Technologies CA Price: CDN$ 199.99 This is simply the best consumer SMB camera I’ve gotten my hands on In the past I’ve used several different […]

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TOPLUS Micro USB Cable , [3-Pack 3m] Nylon Braided

TOPLUS Micro USB Cable , [3-Pack 3m] Nylon Braided Android Charger Cables- for Smartphones Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, LG, Sony, Xiaomi, HTC, Motorola, Kindle, PS4 Controller, and More – White Offered by TOPLUS Price: £9.99 Super strong and work on all devices! We have all seen the news when someone bought a cheap cable online and what […]

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WiMiUS Sports Action Camera 4K Wi-Fi Ultra HD

WiMiUS Sports Action Camera 4K WiFi Ultra HD 1080P 16MP Dual Screen (back:2.0 inch+front:0.66 inch ) Waterproof Video Camera Camcorder Include 2pcs Batteries With Mounting Accessories Kits (Q4) (Silver) Offered by digital_family Price: CDN$ 99.99 More features than other cameras in its class plus the display is easy for us older types to see Of […]

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Archeer 17W/3.4A Dual Port Wall Charger Adapter Home Travel Dual USB Charger

Archeer 17W/3.4A Dual Port Wall Charger Adapter Home Travel Dual USB Charger for iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini4, Samsung S7 and other USB Powered Mobile Devices -Black Offered by Archeer Price: CDN$ 15.99 Provides enough current too fast charge most of today’s smart phones What I wanted was a nice solid […]

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MPOW Extendable Bluetooth Selfie Sticks with Built-in Remote Shutter

MPOW Extendable Bluetooth Selfie Sticks with Built-in Remote Shutter, 270 Degree Adjustable Head, Fill Light Offered by Patec Price: CDN$ 28.99 The is not your average selfie stick kids, this is in the Cadillac or Lincoln Continental class All hail the new selfie stick King! There are selfie sticks by the dozen and some are pretty […]

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