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Rogers – Shuts Down Rogers One Number Service

Most Rogers customers were unaware of the Free VOIP Service available to them known as Rogers One but I used it frequently when travelling and saved hundreds of dollars on long distance and network charges. Rogers One Number allowed you to … Continue reading

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Lutron Smart Connected Lighting Solves Problems

When building a new home or renovating and existing home sometimes the location of the light switches doesn’t work well or efficiently and changes need to be made.  Moving hard wired light switches can be costly but sometimes using wireless Smart … Continue reading

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Panasonic Revamps Lumix Lens Lineup @ CES2017

Panasonic introduced a new 12mm-60mm, f/2.8-4 Power O.I.S. Micro Four Thirds lens at CES this year. This lens perfect for shooters looking a high quality all-in-one lens for their micro four thirds camera.  I just purchased a new Panasonic G4 … Continue reading

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D-Link’s New Whole House Wi-Fi System

D-Link’s trying to make extending the Wi-Fi network in your home a little simpler and easier with their new Covr Wi-Fi System (DKT-883) and the Covr PowerLine Wi-Fi System (DHP-W732AV) The Covr Wi-Fi System is simple to set up and … Continue reading

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D-Link Introduces 3 New Security Cameras @ CES2017

D-Link introduced three new Security Cameras this year at CES2017. The budget priced DCS-8000LH is a self standing table top camera with 720p HD video, 120 degree field of view and 16 foot night vision. The higher end DSC-8100LH is … Continue reading

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How to Fix HDMI Syncing Issues

Anyone who’s worked with HDMI extenders knows eventually you will run into a problem where no matter what you do the HDMI Signal will not stay synced with the display/TV. HDMI distribution is like VooDoo Science to me.  Sometimes it works … Continue reading

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On-Line Shopping Not Just for Millennials

For several years pundits have been predicting the demise of bricks and mortar retailers, especially in the technology and electronics space. Last weekend we attended a dinner.  The average age of the dinner guests was 56 and seven out of … Continue reading

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First Look At URC’s New HomeSet Remote Control

URC (Universal Remote Control) launched a brand new product at ISC West this year specifically designed for Security Dealers and Integrators. HomeSet is a brand new remote control system built from the ground up and features new technology, new hardware … Continue reading

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Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Preview – ISC West 2016

Qolsys had a huge billboard in the hallway just outside the main show floor announcing the introduction of their new Super Thin, IQ Panel 2.  Not only is the IQ Panel 2 the thinnest alarm panel we’ve seen but the … Continue reading

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Alarm.com’s New Products at ISC West 2016

This year alarm.com changed things up at ISC West by hosting their own booth on the main Show Floor in addition to their training and demo rooms off the main floor. The alarm.com booth was filled with new products and … Continue reading

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