How Much Will You Pay For An App That Respects Your Privacy?

It’s the Internet’s newest favourite adage: if you don’t pay for a product, you are the product. There’s a lot of truth there. Free online services generally harvest your data in some way or another and sell the information to advertisers—if you’re lucky. Most users are aware of that—but how … Read More

5 Coolest Things at the Toronto Festival of Beer

So, you’ve bought your tickets to Toronto’s Festival of Beer, you’re up to date on the best ways to survive a beer festival, and you’re ready to fight your way through throngs of Pan Am volunteers to get at that sweet, sweet beer. So, what’s left to plan? Well, we … Read More

Smart Rope

Skipping rope can work for boxers, and it can work for you too. Actually, it can work even better now, thanks to this smart rope ($60 on Kickstarter). Basically, it has a bunch of sensors and whatnot that connect with an app, which allows you to catalogue your workout. Or, … Read More


Want to keep an eye on your house when you’re not around? This sweet new camera can help. Netatmo ($TDB) doesn’t just alert your phone whenever it detects motion. It can actually recognise faces, so you can have it send you texts, when, say, the kids get home, and video … Read More

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