Archive for November, 2012

Tech Tuesday: Lytro Reinvents The Camera, Again & Task One iPhone case

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver I talked about these items: Lytro Reinvents The Camera Once Again: The Lytro Light Field Camera is a unique camera that captures […]

A weekend getaway to Victoria

Recently I was offered a stay at a hotel in Victoria. I’ve stayed at many different hotels downtown, but never the Harbour Towers. The timing was perfect as it was […]

Tech Tuesday: 3d printing props for the Hobbit & reusing those electric car batteries

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver I talked about these items: The Hobbit gets 3d printed: Props for the upcoming Hobbit movie from Peter Jackson were largely 3d […]

MAKE international 3D printing meetup

Last night was the first international maker meetup on 3d printing, hosted by MAKE magazine. I was able to help gather about 17 folks down at the Vancouver Hack Space […]

Perhaps I shouldn’t have 3D printed this

But I couldn’t resist Landru’s awesome model of the T-800 Terminator Exoskull. It was also my first time printing something with support. I used MakerWare’s built in support option in […]

Tech Tuesday: New mobile payment options & a facial recognition service for retailers

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver I talked about these items: Facial recognition service for retailers: NEC has launched a facial recognition system, right out of the movie […]

Roam Mobility Liberty Hotspot

Earlier this year, I was able to try out the Liberty Hotspot from Roam Mobility while at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Anytime I travel in the US, it’s always a […]

Tech Tuesday: Belkin NetCam and Nike+ Fuel Band

This week on News 1130 Radio in Vancouver, I talked about these items: Belkin NetCam: a new webcam from Belkin ($129) lets you put a wireless security camera anywhere in […]

2013 Ford Escape Titanium: first impressions

Ford Canada recently loaned me a 2013 Ford Escape Titanium edition for a week. I’ve been fortunate lately to be able to try out a number of new vehicles and […]

Future Shop launches a new retail concept

I was recently invited to check out a preview of Future Shop’s latest endeavour in retail at their newly remodelled store in North Vancouver. This store is located pretty close […]