Microsoft Office Lens is one of my favourite and most useful apps. Check out my mini-review of this must have app.
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My Next Keyboard: ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II
I have been a religious user of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon since the first generation of the laptop. Now, I haven’t had much of a choice since that is the laptop of choice for my employer, but I have through GadgetSyrup used dozens of other keyboards. The only one that I liked as much…
Meet Anki’s Newest Family Member: Vector
Anki has announced what they have referred to as “an older brother” to Cozmo. His name is Vector and based on my early impressions of him, he is going to be great!
Vector, unlike little brother Cozmo, has that “always-on” functionality and will be able to zip around on his own. No precious phone WiFi connections need to be sacrificed. Vector also has upgraded internals making him more powerful than before, which should also lead to improved battery life.
Best Surface Book 2 Accessories
The Surface Book 2 may be the most “complete” notebook on the market in 2018. It checks all the boxes, but like any device, the experience is dramatically improved with the correct accessories.
Check out my list of the best Surface Book 2 Accessories!
Cozmo Goes Global With Collectors Edition and New Functionality
Everyone’s favourite robot, Cozmo, from Anki is now available to a much larger audience! He is also about to evolve dramatically thanks to a major update to his app which is being pushed out now too!
You can also pick up the Collectors Editon of Cozmo too. Which comes in a sleek Liquid Metal finish.
Check it out!
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!
**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!
**Updated** SNES Classic Edition Coming Your Way September 29th
Incoming! SNES Classic Announced by Nintendo! Coming September 29, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Special Anki Overdrive “Fast and Furious” Edition Coming in September
Anki is back it with an upgraded special edition Overdrive Kit featuring some of your favourite cars and characters from the Fast and Furious franchise.
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.
**Update** Happy Mario Day! Will Super Mario Run For Android Launch Today?
Will March 10th – MAR10 Day – finally be the day Nintendo releases Super Mario Run to Android users?
Review: Aukey Neckband Bluetooth Headset (AUKEY EP-B20)
Looking for a more affordable alternative to the Apple-Beats X Bluetooth headphones? Check out my review of the AUKEY EP-B20 Neckband headset. For $23 how do they stack up?
Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse Review
Check out my review of the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse. I recently decided it was time to improve my ergonomic setup after taking a few weeks off of work, only to return to a considerable amount of discomfort when I started using a mouse again.
Anki Overdrive Review
After talking about Anki and Overdrive for months, I finally got my hands on the Overdrive Starter Kit to review.
If you’re still looking for that big gift for the kids, this may be exactly what you are looking for!
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.
4moms Self-Installing Car Seat
Installing a car seat is a scary thing. You never truly know if it was done properly. It does not have to be that way any longer. The Self-Installing car seat from 4moms ensures that your seat is installed correctly and that you baby is riding safely.
Beer was never intended to be bottled or canned, placed into warehouses and shipped around the world. It was intended to be poured from a freshly tapped keg.
However, that is the reality we live in and this reality means that the beer we consume does not live up to its full taste potential.
This is where the Waytap from Fizzics comes in. Check it out!
With Eclipse, Cable Management Has Never Looked So Good
Tired of seeing a constant mess of cables scattered around the house or on your bedside table? Check out the Eclipse. A new, neater way to charge your daily devices.
Way Back Play Back: Sega Mega Drive Returns
Whats old is new again with the Sega Mega Drive making a return to manufacturing. Earlier this year we had the NEW Classic from Nintendo. Now we have a return, of sorts, from Sega with the Mega Drive.
That’s no moon. It’s a space station.
“Look at him. He’s headed for that small moon.” No, Luke! That’s no moon, it’s a levitating Death Star Speaker!
**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!
Anki Cozmo: Our Future Tiny Robot Overlord
Meet Cozmo, the lovable new AI driven robot from Anki. He is essentially a real-life WALL-E, and that is great!
Another New Tile! The “Tile Mate”
The Tile family of Bluetooth trackers continues to grow, by going smaller! Check out the Tile Mate.
Pebble 2 – Now Available for Pre-Order
Searching for a new or possibly your first wearable. Look no further than the new Pebble 2.
WipeBook: The “last notebook that you [will] ever buy”
The last notebook you may ever buy. Meet the Wipebook.
Review: AUKEY EP-B13 Sport Bluetooth Headphone
The Mobile Canuck search for the best budget Bluetooth headphones continues, this time with Aukey’s EP-B13 Sport Bluetooth Headphone. Sporting water-resistance and solid fit, we may have a new leader.
Serial Fidgeters Rejoice!
If you find yourself constantly “fidgeting” throughout the day then check out the Kickstarter project known as the “Fidget Cube”.
Must Have: Narrative Clip 2
Don’t miss out on the “authentic” in between moments in life. The Narrative Clip 2 is a must have for your next vacation or to simply capture the day to day moments that matter.
“Tile” goes “Slim”
The Tile family is growing, and shrinking, with the introduction of “Tile Slim”.
Must Have: Anker PowerHouse
Meet the Anker PowerHouse. This 120,000mAh portable battery will keep you up and running while going off the grid!