We can do nearly anything on our phones today. In fact, I can run my entire site from my phone. Want to see how? Check out the apps Gadget Syrup cannot live without.
#HelloMoto – Motorola is Turning 90!
Motorola is one of the most iconic technology brands ever. They brought us the first ever mobile phone, the DynaTAC 8000X, the StarTac flip-phone, the Razr and the first truly modular phones.
Motorola is celebrating its 90th birthday right now, so lets take a quick trip down memory lane and check out some stellar deals from Moto to celebrate this amazing achievement.
Motorola Continues To “Push Boundaries” Announcing The Moto G6 and E5
Five years ago Motorola surprised us all with the launches of the Moto G and E series of phones. They were incredibly well built, very pleasant to use and were incredibly affordable.
Now, Moto has announced the release of the next generation G and E phones. Check them out!
Moto Z2 Play Now Available At Videotron With A Very Enticing Add-On
If you’re a Videotron cutomer and are looking for a new device you should certainly check out the Moto Z2 Play. Not only is this an excellent phone, for a limited time customers will receive a Moto Instal-Share Projector Mod at no extra cost. That is a savings of $400 CAD!
Android Wear 2.0 Causing Your Google Reminders Disappear?
Android Wear 2.0 was supposed to be a major improvement for those users still supporting the Wear platform. There were many excellent additions and updates made. However, one major bug that was introduced with Wear 2.0 causes Google Now/Assistant reminders to disappear immediately after being triggered. There is a fix, but it comes with a caveat.
HURU All-Weather Backpack Preview
HURU is an all-weather backpack that is launching today, September 26th, 2017, on Kickstarter with the goal of being your go-to bag for every possible scenario. It is designed for “both the office and the outdoors and is constructed using premium materials: army-approved, water-resistant Cordura fabric; best in the world YKK zippers; and custom steel stoppers and fasteners.”
Beer Pick Of The Month – Backpaddle Blonde Ale From Upper Thames Brewing Company
It’s that time of the month again! Time for the GadgetSyrup Beer Pick of the Month. This month is a special pick from Upper Thames Brewing Company from Woodstock, Ontario!
Pixie Bluetooth Trackers See Big Changes with iOS 11/ARkit
The Pixie Point tracking system has been one of the best and most complete Bluetooth tracking solutions available. Today they announced new updates to their platform thanks to Apple ARkit which make their product even more compelling. Check it out!
Watch the Solar Eclipse Live!
Watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse here courtesy of NASA.
**Updated** Unleash Your Inner Star Lord With This Replica Bluetooth Helmet From Marvel.
I don’t know about you, but I am very excited for the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie set to premiere later this year. As part of the marketing push from Marvel, we will see a lot of new toys and gear popping up everywhere. This on has to be the best one so far. Check out the Marvel Legends Series Star-Lord Electronic Helmet.
Anki Cozmo Review
Anki, the creators of Drive and Overdrive, released Cozmo last year. He was an instant hit thanks to his AI abilities and adorable look. However, living outside the US meant consumers needed to pay a heavy premium to import Cozmo or watch from the sidelines with envy.
Well, that wait is finally over. Cozmo is going global. Check out the full review here!
GadgetSyrup’s Favourite Audiobooks for Geeks
Looking for some good geek books to listen to? Look no further! Check out my favourite geeky books from Audible.
**Updated** SNES Classic Edition Coming Your Way September 29th
Incoming! SNES Classic Announced by Nintendo! Coming September 29, 2017.
Beer Stats Explained
If you are interested in dabbling in craft beer there are a lot of different stats you need to know. Check out this short piece which explains some of the key beer stats.
New Feature! GadgetSyrup Beer Pick of the Month
If you are following me on Instagram or Twitter, you have probably noticed that gadgets are not my only passion. In fact, gadgets may not even be number one for me.
If not gadgets, what then? Beer – craft beer to be exact.
Welcome to Canada, Cozmo!
Last year’s most popular tech toy, Cozmo, is finally getting wider distribution throughout the world. Anki is bringing Cozmo to 8 new countries, including Canada, soon. Click through to learn more about the this adorable robot!
Anki X-52 ICE Supertuck Review
Late last year I reviewed the Overdrive Starter Kit from Anki which pits you against either your friend’s or AI-controlled Supercars.
The Supercars are a lot of fun, but the intensity is sure to increase when you add a Supertruck to the mix! Check out my review of an exclusive Supertruck, X-52 ICE.
Summer 2017 Essential Travel Camping Tech
If you are heading out for a camping trip or road trip this summer you should step up your travel tech game. Check out this list for a few ideas on some essential travel and camping tech gear for this summer.
Sphero is at it again: Now you can own your very own Lightning McQueen
Love your Sphero BB-8 App-enabled Droid? Then you’re really going to love what Sphero has come up with next. Check out the Ulitmate Lightning McQueen, just in time for Cars 3.
Microsoft Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S Thoughts
In less than a month Microsoft will start shipping the Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S. This is Microsoft’s first traditional laptop device but it will come running a new Windows 10 version, one that is locked down to the Microsoft Store. Will the story of the Windows RT be relived, or has Microsoft finally figured this out?
Midnight Black OnePlus 3T Mini Reivew
Meet the OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black. An already great phone made even better! Click through for my min-review.
May The 4th Be With You: The Best Star Wars Toys & Gadgets To Celebrate Star Wars Day
Celebrate Star Wars Day in style! Check out the GadgetSyrup list of favorite Star Wars Toys & Gadgets and May The 4th Be With You!
OnePlus 5 Wish List
The rumor train is getting up to speed regarding the OnePlus 5 which is slotted for a Q2/Q3 2017 release. With that in mind, why not spin up a wish list of things that must be a part of the next “Flagship Killer”?
Pixie: A Better Bluetooth Tracker?
Always losing your keys or wallet? Kids forgot where they stashed your iPad? TV remote swallowed by the couch? Check out the Pixie Bluetooth tracking beacon. The Pixie is a slightly different take on Bluetooth trackers that mixes in augmented reality.
Meet the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ & Where To Buy In Canada
Check out the specs, pricing, and availability of the S8 and S8+.
Cornerfly: Add Round Corners to Any Android Device
Rounded display corners are the hot new design theme with 2017 Android flagships. However, you can enjoy the look of rounded corners on your current Android device with this simple, yet useful app. Meet Cornerfly.
The Google Play Store Turns 5, Check Out These Top 5 Lists From Google
The Google Play Store is 5! Check out the “Top 5” Lists from each Play Store Category.
BioLite CampeStove 2
Remember when camping involved packing up the car with a tent, sleeping bags, matches, clothes, food and bug spray?
Forget all of that. We can’t camp today unless we have smart devices and power to keep them charged! The BioLite CampStove 2 is here to meet that need. Check it out!
Kickstarter Spotlight: Webcam Privacy Cover from Intelligent Security
“Protect yourself from hackers, without looking like a hack.” If you are looking for a way to protect your camera from prying eyes, the IS Camera Cover is a premium looking solution to a potential security issue.
Geeky Gadget Gift Guide
Looking for the perfect gift for the geeks in your life? Check out a few that are likely to be on every geeks wishlist this holiday season.
Must Have Travel Tech 2016
It’s that time of year where you are likely going to be traveling a bit more than usual with Thanksgiving in the USA followed closely by Christmas. For all that time spent on the go this holiday season, check out this list of must have travel tech to make your trip a little easier.
MobileCanuck.com is now GadgetSyrup.com
MobileCanuck is now GadgetSyrup! Read more to find out why!
Super Mario Run is Launching on December 15th
Super Mario Run is only one month away from launch. The game launches on December 15th on iOS devices.
Picbot – A motorized and automated mount for your Smartphone
Step up your smartphone photography game with the Picbot, an automated camera mounting rig designed with an intuitive easy to use design.
**Updated** Battle and Race Robotic, AI Powered Supercars with Anki Overdrive!
Anki, having recently released the adorable, Wall-E like, AI driven robot named Cozmo has a fair amount of mind share right now. But it didn’t start with Cozmo for Anki, it began earlier with “Overdrive”. If you were a Hot-Wheels or Matchbox loving kid, you will love this!