Whether you shoot nature and wildlife, architecture or people, there are principles that can be applied across all genres of photography that can help you to become a better photographer. Today in part 3 of our 'How To Use Your Camera' series, we're going to try to help you find inspiration for your journey in photography.
byLeo_Bond02-08-201602:23 AM - edited 02-08-201602:27 AM
Introducing the 3Doodler 2.0 3D Printing Pen! If you're an early adopter of exciting new technologies, you won't want to miss today's review. This pen actually does the unimaginable. It doodles in three dimensions! While this device is best suited to a very specific type of person, it's certainly got a lot of potential for big fun if you're the artistic type. Click through and read on to learn all of the pertinent details of the 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen.
byBRAD_Respawn02-07-201603:32 PM - edited 02-08-201611:43 AM
Nintendo is once again set to release the latest instalments in many of their fan favourite franchise this year. Both the Nintendo Wii U and the Nintendo 3DS are set to get some heavy hitters. Ports to the Nintendo 3DS, long awaited sequels, indie games, fan funded games and crossovers are all coming this year.
byErinLYYC02-07-201608:36 AM - edited 02-07-201606:03 PM
4K content has been kind of a chicken and egg scenario; people have been reluctant to get a 4K TV because there hasn't been a lot to watch in 4K. Producers have been reluctant to makes shows in 4K because not a lot of people were adopting 4K TVs.
It appears the tide is now turning, as a slate of new 4K content has been anounced for Canada.
It's Super Bowl weekend, and even if you're not much of a football fan or you're excited to root for the Broncos or the Pathers, I've got some great Super Bowl recipes you can make for everyone watching with you.
Sticking to your exercise routine can be so difficult at times, but there are some great tips, techniques and gadgets to help keep you on track. Read on to see what can help you stay motivated to stay your healthiest.
To upgrade your appliances or not to upgrade, that is the question. At least it has been my question quite a few times, and if it's yours right now, here are some scenarios so you'll know when to upgrade your appliances.
byLeo_Bond02-04-201608:29 AM - edited 02-05-201608:02 PM
Today we announce the impending release of a number of great titles in glorious 4K UHD Blu-Ray! Many of these titles are already available for pre-order at Best Buy. If you'd like to learn a bit about what's coming and how you'll be able to enjoy this new advancement in in-home entertainment, simply click through and read on!
on 02-03-201602:33 PM - last edited on 02-04-201609:07 AM by BBYLaura
Sony has introduced a new camera into its repertoire with the Alpha A6300, a successor to the A6000 released in 2014. The new model, while trimmed down in size, boasts more under the hood, making it one of the more compelling mirrorless cameras to hit the market.
on 02-03-201609:04 AM - last edited on 02-04-201609:42 AM by BBYLaura
On the last week of fitness tips I'm talking running. The benefits you get from running can change your life in many ways. Since it's also winter right now, I'm talking how to stay safe, and all the things you should think about when your running in the cold.
Activity trackers aren't just for adults anymore, and they aren't even just for babies. Wearables, not to mention other high-tech devices, are now available in abundance for your pets, too. Check out what's new and hot in 2016 for the family dog, cat, or other furry friend.
These days, when buying a console, not only are you getting a gaming machine, you are also getting a fully-fledged entertainment system. The consoles of today can play video games, stream movies and TV, can play music, and allow you to share user created content. Come join me, as we look at these feature-rich devices and find out how you can get the most out of your Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U.
Cordless vacuums have sure changed over the years. I can definitely see why having one would be beneficial. They're super convenient and make vacuuming everywhere a little easier. No more dragging that cord around with you from plug to plug.
on 02-01-201602:25 PM - last edited on 02-01-201603:14 PM by BBYLaura
Some people think sound bars are a waste of money. After all, if your TV needed better speakers, wouldn't manufacturers build them in? Turns out it's not that simple, and there are several reasons why a sound bar is now a must have with today's newer, thinner HD and 4K TVs. Find out why.
PlayStation 4 had an amazing software line-up last year, with outstanding games such as Star Wars Battlefront, Until Dawn, Bloodborne, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 leading the way. This year promises to be just as big (if not bigger) with tons of great exclusives, and the hottest third-party titles. Here are the PS4 games that should definitely be on your radar!
I've rarely had a virus scanner come to me on a USB stick before and certainly not one that functioned on its own through it anyway. The FixMeStick looks to break the software wall by taking its virus scanning to hardware form. With a system that work independently from your operating system, you're promised a unique and cleaner scanning experience. You should be able to catch things your OS-based scanner couldn't and help flag down the problems plaguing your user experience. But does it work like it should? Read on to find out more about FixMeStick and some of the benefits (and problems) I experienced.
Ever evolving technologies is putting unrivalled control and affordability in the hands of regular consumers and hobby music recording techs. IK Multimedia has been at the forefront of this in recent years and with their introduction of the iRig Acoustic and iRig Pro Duo devices, they are giving users the option to play and record their musical ideas without being tethered to a desktop computer (although they will work with those too).
on 01-31-201606:11 PM - last edited on 02-01-201611:08 AM by BBYLaura
Looking for a new laptop? One of the most important components you should be considering when searching for a portable PC is also one of the most confusing: the CPU. What’s the difference between a Celeron, a Core i7 or an AMD A-Series processor? For that matter, what’s the difference between a 5th generation Intel Core CPU and 6th generation version? In this post, I’ll explain the importance of a laptop’s CPU, the key differences between CPU options and how much CPU horsepower you’re likely to need for common tasks.
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon brings Nintendo’s long-running Pokémon dungeon crawler series back to Nintendo 3DS for its second grand adventure. Once again, instead of becoming a young Pokémon Trainer, you’ll enter a world in inhabited only by Pokémon, and become a Pokémon yourself!
on 01-30-201604:34 PM - last edited on 02-01-201611:23 AM by BBYLaura
February 6 is the birthday of one of the musical greats, Bob Marley. In celebration of the reggae star's birthday, here’s a sneak peek at new House of Marley speakers and audio gear on display at CES 2016, courtesy of Best Buy’s Elliot Chun.
Everyone deserves a treat day, and since we’re at the end of January and we’ve all been so good this month, I’m temporarily packing up the fruits and veggies and turning on the oven to make doughnuts. With recipes this easy, you're going to want to make them too.
Coming this February to PlayStation 4 and followed up in March on both Xbox One and PC is the highly anticipated first installment of DLC for the latest game in the Call of Duty series. Call of Duty: Black Ops III Awakening, is bringing you 4 new maps and the latest installment of the fan favourite Zombies game mode, called Der Eisendrache.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I still haven’t figured out what to get my wife. Every year it’s either a giant box of expensive chocolates, a bouquet of flowers, or a fancy dinner out on the town. Sometimes it’s all three depending on how much I have to make up for over the past couple of months. If you’re also searching for a something special for your partner (and a few romance Brownie points), it’s a sure bet that she’ll love a fashionable and fun watch for Valentine’s Day. So, we’ve lined up a few options to save you the last-minute dash to the candy aisle of the drug store this year.
on 01-28-201609:21 PM - last edited on 01-29-201601:25 PM by BBYMartin
Low-fat, no-fat, healthy fat, too much fat, trans fat-free? “What do you mean?” as my fellow Canadian, Justin Bieber, would say. I conclude my four part series on special diet with low fat cooking or ways to limit the fat intake.
on 01-28-201604:04 PM - last edited on 01-29-201612:01 PM by BBYMartin
With a trip around the world coming up I've started to look into an area I’ve always struggled with: how do you pack like the Frequent Flyers out there, and what do I need to take with me? Here’s a quick rundown of what I’ve learned, and how you can pack like a pro when you’re traveling, too!
If you’ve been in a relationship for a while, celebrating Valentine’s Day each year can get a little… repetitive. Which isn’t a bad thing (“I love you” is wonderful to hear the first, second, and ten hundredth time), but it means that after your first few years, sometimes it can be nice to mix things up a little.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but if you’re stumped for what to get that special man in your life, don’t fret because you can’t go wrong with a fantastic watch that suits his unique style. Here are four options that are sure to please even the most discerning of men.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Are you ready? If you're still contemplating what to give to the special lady in your life this Valentine's Day, then come along with me as I consider 5 beautiful gifts of jewelry that are sure to make her feel deeply loved and extra special come February 14th.
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