Business, Company

URGENT: We Need Your Help!

It is that time of year again everybody, Best of Kelowna (presented by Csek Creative & Kelowna Now) is providing local businesses and companies a digital platform to show their stuff. This is a great time to use your voting power and give your friends and local favorites a shout out.

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Apps, Hacks, Productivity

These 11 Google Chrome Extensions Will Change The Way You Internet

While we’re on a roll with the whole Google Chrome thing, today we’re going to share our all time favourite extensions to make your Chrome run faster, easier and more effectively. There are hundreds of apps available in the Google Web Store and it can be hard to weed out the winners from the vast sea of plugins. We did the hard work for you and are sharing the tried and true extensions we use everyday at Data Nerds HQ. We wold love to hear your favourite extensions as well so let us know what they are in the comments below! We could probably squeeze one or two more into our bar before it gets overloaded. 😉

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Gift Guide, Tech

We’ve Got ‘Em! The Top 5 Tech Accessories of 2015

Top 5 Tech Accessories

So now that we’ve got you up-to-speed with all the latest and greatest in technology this year, why don’t we add on some much needed accessories to complete the package? There have been some awesome tech accessories released this year that make your tech toys easier to use, faster to charge or just overall nicer to look at. We’ve put together our top 5 to make your cell phone, laptop or tablet work better for you in the New Year!

Make sure you didn’t miss any of our other tech gift guides: Part 1 (Wearables), Part 2 (Entertainment), Part 3 (Smart Home), Part 4 (Audio), Part 5 (Tablets & E-Readers) and Part 6 (Tech Toys). Also, this is your last chance to enter our Holiday Tech Giveaway! Enter at the end of this post using the Gleam widget to score a tech gift of your choice!

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Gift Guide, Tech, Uncategorized

Here’s Our 2015 Tech Toy Gift Guide, With Everything You Didn’t Know You Wanted

Tech Toy Gift Guide

Technology doesn’t have to just be about the necessities. Sure, you probably need to have a cell phone and if your laptop bites the dust it’s pretty imperative that you get a new one right away, but what about some Tech Toys that are made for nothing but fun? We’ve got em!

In this gift guide we’re sharing with you all the awesome things you never knew you wanted for the Holidays! Whether it be a mini BB-8 Droid from the new Star Wars movie or your own personal Paper Airplane drone, we guarantee you’ll find hours of fun in these tech toys!

If you’re in the market for something more necessary don’t forget to check out our previous gift guides featuring Wearables, Entertainment, Smart Home, Audio and the Top 5 Tablets of 2015. You can also enter our giveaway at the bottom of the page for your chance to win a little gift from the Data Nerds themselves! Good luck!

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Gift Guide, Tech

Our Top 5 Tablets of 2015 Are Here, And You’re Going To Want Them All!

Top 5 Tablets of 2015

Looking to spend a little quiet alone time this Holiday season with nothing but a crackling fire, warm blanket and your favourite book? Well, why not upgrade that book to one of our top 5 Tablets of 2015 so you can have hundreds of books at your finger tips, or maybe take a little break and do some after-Christmas bargain hunting on your favourite websites?

We’ve rounded up our top 5 Tablets and E-Readers from the past year to bring you an easily shoppable list you can use yourself or leave out for Santa (or your family) this December, you know, to drop a subtle hint.

Make sure to check out our other Tech Gift Guides including Wearables, Entertainment, Smart Home and Audio. You’re sure to find something for everyone on your list!

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Gift Guide, Tech

Pump Up The Jams With Our 2015 Audio Gift Guide

Audio Gift Guide 2015

The holiday’s are upon us and what better time to start thinking about your big New Years Bash or the long, boring flight home? We’ve got you covered no matter what you’re up to this winter season with the best in Portable Speakers and Wireless or Wired headphones.

A couple of these you may have heard of like the legendary Beats by Dre but some are new kids on the block and deserve a little attention. So whether you prefer in-ear, on-ear, wireless or external speaker systems, this list of the top 5 Audio Gifts will pump up your holiday!

Did you miss out on the rest of our guide? See parts 1 (Wearables), 2 (Entertainment) and 3 (Smart Home) here or head right on over to our complete guide so you can be prepared for the holiday season!

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Health and Wellness, Just For Fun, Productivity

How To Be Happier in 8 Simple Steps

Joshua

We think it’s pretty safe to assume none of us would say no to a little extra happiness in our lives. Whether you’re going through a rough time or you just want to add a little fun to break up the repetition of your busy day we’ve come up with 8 simple ways to bring some much needed joy into your life. These are so simple, you can even do a few of them while reading this post, so get reading and get happier!

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Advertising, Business, Company, Marketing, Social Media

8 Ways To Destroy Your Social Media Campaign

Joshua

Social media is probably one of the greatest networking inventions of our time. You can share your opinions, thoughts, ideas & photos with just about anyone in the blink of an eye. You can use it to connect with friends and family, create new relationships or even start a business – social media is great for everyone and just about everything!

Except when it isn’t.

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Just For Fun, Social Media

What Happens When You Drink a Can of Coke vs. A Can of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

Coca-Cola - Drinking a can of coke
Joshua

If you’ve been on the internet at all in the past week, I’m sure you’ve seen this little number floating around somewhere in your Twitter or Facebook feed. It’s the now infamous, “What happens an hour after you drink a Coca-Cola?” infographic. This post was originally written by Niraj Naik or “The Renegade Pharmacist” out of the UK, to demonstrate all the harmful effects a regular old can of Coke can have on your body in just one hour. Well, to be more specific his original post is actually explaining the detrimental effects that Fructose (which is abundant in Coke) can have on weight gain. Never the less, it has resulted in a highly debated infographic that has blown up all over the internet. So, let’s take a closer look at the original post to see just what we are dealing with.

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Just For Fun

More Deals than Black Friday with Amazon Prime? Count Us In!

Joshua

It’s true! This Wednesday, July 15th, Amazon is celebrating it’s 20th Birthday by offering amazing deals for one day only. But of course, like all good things, there’s a catch. You have to be a member of Amazon’s “pro” accounts, Amazon Prime, to take advantage of all the savings. If you’re not already familiar with Amazon Prime, it’s a yearly service offered to Amazon customers for $79 CAD or $99 USD per year and includes a lot of helpful tools and savings for the avid online shopper. I’m sure you noticed that little price difference there between the Canadian version and the US version so let’s go through a few of the top features for each service and why you need it.

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