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Mar 19, 2018
Home safe

Security systems are becoming an integral part of today’s smart home, with the latest technology linking locks and video cameras with energy-saving apps. The experts at PC Mag have compiled a list of the best smart home security systems for 2018, many of which are available in Canada.

Sep 25, 2017
Smartwatch evolution

In 1984, the Seiko RC-1000 Wrist Terminal became the first watch to interface with a computer. Smartwatches have come a long way, baby.

Feb 24, 2017
Going electric

It’s getting easier to crunch the relative costs and benefits of owning an electric vehicle (EV).

Oct 10, 2016
Pattern recognition

Always forgetting to program your thermostat? Don’t worry; the latest smart thermostats use sensors that detect temperature and movement, generating thousands of data points used to anticipate your routine. When your schedule changes, smart thermostats automatically make adjustments. No more heating or cooling an empty home when the game goes...

Jun 22, 2016
Shower of savings

Looking to save hot water and thus reduce your overall household energy usage? A low-flow shower head can help.  By definition, a shower head that uses 9.5 litres of water per minute (LPM) or less is considered low flow. However, if you want to save even more, look for the...

Mar 1, 2016
Get the hang of air drying

As winter turns to spring and the weather starts improving, there are more opportunities to air-dry your clothes. Aside from the environmental benefits of using a laundry rack, air-drying your clothing can also help you lower your BC Hydro bill. If you need ample drying space, look for bigger racks that...

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