Clean with mopping robot, talk for cheap with NetTalk
NetTalk Duo Wifi
Landlines are cheap but if you want to cut the cord for more savings and still keep a home phone number then look at the NetTalk Duo WiFi phone connector. This device lets you keep your home number and makes and receive calls over your internet connection using your home phone handset. You buy the product for about $75 and get a year of free service, then you renew for an annual fee of $39.95. You also receive additional benefits such as free calls within North America, Caller ID and Call Waiting. You will find setup a breeze. Just plug the device into your internet router and plug in your phone.
More info: nettalk.ca/duowifi
Price: $74.95 + free service for one year
Toshiba Quosmio X70
If you are looking for the ultimate gaming or movie-watching machine, the Toshiba Quosmio X70 is a must-have device. Loaded with extra features, it provides a truly immersive gaming and multimedia experience. The Toshiba AirGet feature lets you use your Qosmio X70 as a personal storage cloud with remote access from any Windows, Android or Apple device. If you like to watch movies you will enjoy the stunning high-resolution visuals of the TrueBrite display and the custom-tuned DTS Studio Sound. Best of all, it is rare that you will experience any lag time with the speed and power of the Intel 4th Generation i7 processor and a massive 3GB of GDDR5 discrete graphics memory. The bottom line: this computer means serious business for those who like to work hard and play hard too. It is a large machine, however at 7.6 lbs it’s luggable. For those who need a computer but don’t stray too far, or those who need a powerhouse laptop that will be shuttled between home and cottage, it’s a worthy beast.
More info: toshiba.ca
iRobot Braava Floor Mopping Robot
Following the acclaimed floor-cleaning inventions Roomba and Scooba, iRobot is now introducing the Braava home robot. Unlike its two predecessors, which administer automated deep cleaning to rugs and floors, the Braava is used for those in-between times when gentle maintenance is required. The mini mopping system is controlled by a Northstar Navigation cube that sends a gps signal to the device and guides its direction. If you want a dry or wet mop apply the correct cloth and hit the appropriate bottom. While it works you can work too, as it silently glides across the floor and does the house cleaning you no longer have to do.
More info: irobot.com