While there are a variety of ways to get sound in and out of your PC, sometimes a simple way is the best.  One of the products that caught my eye recently is the CAD U2 USB Stereo Headphone with Microphone and the manufacturer was kind enough to send one over for review. The U2 […]

Choosing a camera is tough. Choosing a camera for someone else is even tougher. So with Christmas on the horizon, we’ll help you wade through the sea of cameras at your local retailer and narrow down the choices to a more manageable number. The key to choosing a camera is to consider it a tool. […]

Our friends at Panasonic were kind enough to send over their top suggestions for this holiday season. RP-HJE160 – Ergofit Noise Isolating Earbuds (Green, Pink, Blue, Purple, Orange, Red, Black, White) MSP: $29.99 A Perfect Gift For: Dorm Bound Students, Transit Commuters, High-Tech Tweens Wish List Worthy Features: ErgoFit design and soft ear caps for […]

 This year, with Father’s Day on the horizon, I invited some of our favourite companies to give us their best Father’s Day suggestions.  Here’s what they had to say!   Nikon COOLPIX S630 – $349.95  The COOLPIX S630 is for the Dad who wants a piece of the action. He will never miss a moment […]

We’re giving this gift to all our readers at Christmas time but we hope it will bring you joy throughout 2009 — on whatever date your birthday comes up! So, without further ado, we commend your attention to the Day of Birth Web site, which is your gateway to a wealth of information on your […]

From: CNN.com — Remember how amazing Chatty Cathy, Furbees and even music-playing greeting cards seemed when they fist appeared on the market? 2008 has apparently produced a bumper crop of toys and grown-up gadgets that could similarly be characterized as hot new techologies in low-tech packages. As CNN’s Cherise Fong reports, “This holiday season, it […]

There may not be enough time left before Christmas to knit one yourself but there might still be time to order one with express delivery — if only we could tell you where to order it from. Nevertheless… On news that the next version of the Firefox Web browser will have a ‘private browsing’ feature, […]

Okay… CNet.com’s 2008 top ten gadget gift ideas for under (US)$500 was bound to include smart phones, netbook mini PCs, pocket camcorders, GPS units and MP3 players. But there’s also a programmable power bar that saves juice and bucks. And what about an eco-friendly keyboard and mouse cased in resilient yet stylish bamboo? Or a […]

Wal Mart seems to have cornered the market on the Nintendo Wii game and entertainment console this season… The popular alternative — both in price and function — to the more-expensive Microsoft (MS) Xbox and the Sony Playstation 3 has been notoriously hard to get. In fact, most of the major big-box and department store […]

From: Yahoo! Tech — Retail market observers say there’s an iPod shortage looming this holiday season — a shortage of ‘iPhone’ proportions, as market analyst Shah Wu of Kaufman Brothers investment bank put it. As Yahoo! tech reports, “Wu checked his retail sources and found that Amazon.com, Best Buy, Target, and Wal-Mart have all been […]

From the classic to the (slightly) crazy, io9.com offers it’s gift suggestions for the compulsive experimentalist on your holiday gift list. Along with the traditional chemistry sets and telescopes, io9’s Scifi Gift Guide features more-modern technology including hobby lasers, robots and even a giant, ‘floor-model’ Tesla coil. There’s something for every budget — from (US)$10 […]

The ultimate gift choice for the well-off giver with a photography buff on her list this holiday season may just be the remarkable new Nikon D3x digital SLR camera. The D3x’s 24.5 megapixel resolution, near-silent operation and burst speeds of up to five frames per second put it at the top of the list for […]