Last minute family friendly holiday gadget gift ideas

Four tech options that will entertain the entire family, record family moments, or keep the family safe

Last minute family friendly holiday gadget gift ideas// EDMONTON, AB, Dec. 23, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Gadgets make great gifts and many seem to fit in the personal technology category. It's nice to know that you can find some this holiday season that expand the personal to the entire family. Family Printing First up is the Epson Expression Premium XP-830. It's a small…

The elfLight takes the hassle out of hanging Christmas lights

Take the stress out of hanging Christmas lights this year

The elfLight takes the hassle out of hanging Christmas lightsDownload this column on hanging Christmas lights Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, Alta. Nov 29, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Originally, the Elf Light was either a beam of light from the sky reflecting off shiny ornaments or the glow of Rudolph's red nose. But today, the Original elfLight – a gadget designed to make your…

Selling merchandise during tour just ducky with country star Paul Brandt

The most popular sale item on Paul Brandt's music tours is a rubber duck

Selling merchandise during tour just ducky with country star Paul BrandtDownload this column on country star Paul Brandt for your publication or website. FREE with coupon Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Sep 1, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Merchandise is as much a part of the concert tour experience as the music for many fans. It’s also a much needed revenue generator for many…

Virtual ticket to Toastmasters International convention marketing genius

The next best thing to being there

Virtual ticket to Toastmasters International convention marketing geniusDownload this article on Toastmasters for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Aug 12, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Toastmasters International’s mission is a simple one: to empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. But while this 90 year-old worldwide organization values and encourages face-to-face interaction, it isn’t…

Is your microwave killing your Netflix?

How to fix interrupted Wi-Fi signals

Is your microwave killing your Netflix?Download this column on Netflix for your publication or website. FREE or Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Aug 6, 2015/ Troy Media/ - There’s nothing more frustrating than when the family is binge-watching House Of Cards Season 3 on Netflix and your son decides to make microwave popcorn. All…

Major web upgrade comes to Netflix

The app like design provides consistency across platforms, including mobile devices

Major web upgrade comes to NetflixDownload this column for your publication or website. Price starts at $10 [WPGP gif_id="86106" width="480"] EDMONTON, AB Jun 16, 2015/ Troy Media/ - After four years, Netflix has finally decided that it was time for an overhaul of their website. Gone are those cascading box shots that scrolled right to left like moving sidewalks at…

Apple Watch in-store preview and on-line pre-orders begin Friday

But you'll still need to order on-line

Apple Watch in-store preview and on-line pre-orders begin FridayEDMONTON, AB, April 9, 2015/ Troy Media/ - After much anticipation, Apple confirmed today that the Apple Watch will be available for in-store preview and on-line pre-order beginning tomorrow. Previews can be made at local Apple Stores in Canada, the U.S.. Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and the UK, along with select galleries in…

Cashing in on your loose change

What to do with all that loose change rattling in around your couch

Cashing in on your loose changePurchase Cashing in on your loose change EDMONTON, AB, Feb 10, 2015/ Troy Media/ - With the new year just getting started, it’s probably time to do a little post-holiday cleanup. If you're like me, you'll probably find bits of change hanging around the house. Think sofas, chairs and bedside tables. Over time, it can…

4G on a tight budget

For $200 you can't go wrong with Nokia’s Lumia 625 handset

4G on a tight budgetEDMONTON, AB, Jul 8, 2014/ Troy Media/ - If you're in the market for a budget 4G Windows smartphone without being tied down in a two-year contract, you’ll be surprised to find out that the Nokia Lumia 625 might just fit the bill. And the price is right; for only $200, you can have one…

Building a better World Cup team

The US players' jerseys come with built-in sensors that tracks their performance

Building a better World Cup teamEDMONTON, AB, Jun 17, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Can you imagine what goes into training for the World Cup? While it’s no secret that every team, every coach and every player will use whatever technology is available during training to track and monitor their performance progress, you may not realize that tracking does not stop…