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FitBark Dog Activity Monitor Review

by Blogger on ‎03-27-2015 12:21 PM - last edited on ‎03-27-2015 02:54 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Dogs, just like people, need to be active to be healthy.  In the wild, canines run free, hunt, and play at will.  But domesticated dogs are a lot different from their wild canine cousins.  How much does your dog really get up to play or run?  You can find out using the FitBark Dog Activity Monitor. We went hands-on with it to check how well it works, and what you can learn.

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Why Do People Go Gluten Free?

by Blogger on ‎03-27-2015 11:30 AM - last edited on ‎03-28-2015 08:30 AM by Blogger

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It’s nice to see more gluten-free options at restaurants and grocery stores, especially for people who have celiac disease. But people who aren’t celiac are also leading a gluten—or at least a wheat—free lifestyle to lose weight or avoid bloating. I attempted to follow a gluten-free diet to dig deeper into this trend. Read on to find out what I learned:

 

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Review: HP Envy X2 13.3" Touchscreen Convertible Laptop

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2015 08:35 PM - last edited on ‎03-27-2015 08:52 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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HP's Envy X2 13.3" touchscreen convertible laptop follows in the footsteps of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 by combining all the guts and ports of a laptop in a standalone tablet with a magnetic keyboard cover. The result is one of the more unusual takes on the 2-in-1 notebook class that's been designed to take advantage of Windows 8.1 and this year's upcoming Windows 10.

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Wedding gifts on a budget

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2015 07:25 PM - last edited on ‎03-28-2015 08:42 AM by Blogger

 

 

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It seemed like once I hit my mid twenties and into my early thirties everyone around me was getting engaged or married and the wedding invites were never ending. All of a sudden I found I had to include wedding gifts into my monthly budget.

 

 

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Throw a dazzling dinner party your guests will remember forever

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2015 03:32 PM - last edited on ‎03-26-2015 04:24 PM by Blogger

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When it comes to throwing the perfect dinner party, there are a number of considerations one must consider! Not the least of which is the question of "What kind of a dinner party will it be?" Today I present a cautionary tale, one that could perhaps be subtitled, “How to throw the ultimate Spy's dinner party—or just a dinner party in general, that may include a spy or two as guests.” Like all stories involving espionage, the following blog is Rated PG-13.

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Explore the exciting world of PC Gaming

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2015 01:20 PM - last edited on ‎03-26-2015 01:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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PC gaming has often been the domain of hardcore gamers and enthusiasts who put a premium on power and performance. For these people, an advantage in hardware and software can spell the difference between dominating a game or being someone else's target practice. Various manufacturers now offer powerful gaming-focused PCs and notebooks.  These make it easy for everyone to enjoy the latest and most demanding PC and network games out of the box while doubling as powerful personal computers.

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Easter entertaining: what do you eat at easter (besides chocolate eggs)

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2015 09:46 AM - last edited on ‎03-26-2015 09:49 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Maybe it's my childhood memories coming back to me, but when I hear the word Easter I think chocolate eggs and Easter egg hunts. As I've gotten older, gotten married and had kids of my own, Easter now also makes me think of all the new traditions we've adopted over the years like a turkey dinner and a scavenger hunt for the kids. Cooking at Easter gives us the opportunity to create memories for the whole family

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Free Your Wrist: Three Fitness Trackers You Don’t Wear Like A Watch!

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2015 03:08 AM - last edited on ‎03-26-2015 04:48 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Health and fitness have always been important considerations for most of us, yet today there seems to be more emphasis placed on our collective health than ever before. For this reason, today I sum up three great fitness trackers that may be worn in other ways than watch-like on your wrist. So, read on to learn all about these awesome little devices whose only goal in life is to help you to live a healthier one!

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Review: Motorola Moto E

by Blogger on ‎03-25-2015 04:56 PM

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Sometimes a good smartphone isn’t always the best — or even among the best. As flagship smartphones keep battling it out at the top echelon, mid-range and more budget-friendly handsets have been an interesting subset deserving of some attention. Motorola has doubled down on devices like these, offering a few different options to choose from. The Moto E is pure entry-level, and yet, it comes with a surprisingly good user experience.

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Top Fitness Gadgets coming for 2015 & what you can get until they're here

by Blogger on ‎03-25-2015 04:16 PM - last edited on ‎03-27-2015 08:40 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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There's been some really cool space-age tech stuff being introduced this year.  The Apple Watch is going to be huge, just for starters.  Wearables are popular with consumers nowadays, and so are fitness gadgets. Combine the two, and you've got 2015's must-have tech gadgets. 

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Boss Pedals Reviewed: BD-2w, OD-1X and TE-2

by Blogger on ‎03-25-2015 11:40 AM - last edited on ‎03-25-2015 03:41 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The Japanese company Boss has created the most historically significant collection of compact (“stompbox”) guitar pedals and continues to build quality electronic products for modern musicians. Starting in 1977 with the iconic (and orange-colored) DS-1 distortion pedal, Boss has created and released over a hundred pedal models. See that “wall of pedals”? That picture was taken by yours truly at the NAMM 2014 conference.  Lots of them are still sold worldwide and can be heard on recordings by famous artists. I had the privilege of trying three of the most recent innovative guitar pedals by Boss in the course of the last few weeks. Two gain-based pedals, and an echo (or reverb) model. What a treat!

 

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Get set to embark on an epic adventure with your friends, and hundreds of other players from around the world, when The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on June 9. As a special bonus for pre-ordering the game online on futureshop.ca, or in-store at Future Shop locations, you’ll receive the Explorer’s Pack digital bundle that gives you the ability to join the alliance of your choosing — no matter which race you play as — plus a personal Scuttler pet and a bonus treasure map!

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Review: Dell XPS 15 laptop

by Blogger on ‎03-24-2015 02:06 PM

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Using a 15-inch laptop tends to be a matter of choosing power or screen size, but in some cases, both become complementary factors influencing a buying decision. Dell's XPS 15 is one of those, and it’s a PC equivalent to a MacBook Pro 15-inch, sporting similar specs under the hood. It may not have a distinct style on the outside, but it’s what’s on the inside that will count most when getting things done.

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Review: Logitech tablet keyboards and cases

by Blogger ‎03-24-2015 10:54 AM - edited ‎03-25-2015 12:38 PM

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Isn’t it ironic that brands like Apple and Samsung design their products to be as thin as ever, yet those same products are so fragile that our instinct is to buy a case to carry them in? Despite often being ostentatious and bulky, these cases are designed in all shapes and sizes to complement each of our individual tastes and use-case scenarios.

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Glasses

 

In today's blog I consider various selections of glassware as gifts for friends' weddings. If you know someone who's getting married soon and might like glassware as a gift, or if you simply want to know what's available for the next time you're wedding gift shopping, then this blog can definitely help you! Click through and read on for the full "wedding gift glassware" summary!

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