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Woman rides her bike with a smartwatch heart rate monitor.

Feb. 10, 2017 | Miles Durie

Techno Training


Wearable tech has the potential to revolutionize your physical fitness

We humans are great at finding shortcuts, simple solutions and quick fixes. We instinctively avoid doing things the hard way. This drive has spurred amazing innovations in areas from transportation to telecommunications and automation. Everything from the wheel to the silicon chip has sprung from our need to avoid work.

But there's a downside: the easier we make our lives, the less active we are and the more difficult it becomes to stay physically fit. And even though we all know there's no magic bullet that will make us fit, strong and healthy, that doesn't stop us from looking for one.


March 11, 2015 | CREBNow

Digital by design

Technology influencing all factions of real estate

In today's digital world, buying a home can become a strictly online affair – making proper marketing an all-important factor in distinguishing a home for sale from one that's sold.

In a survey by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), searching online is the first step an estimated 90 per cent of potential buyers' take to owning a new home.

In addition, the NAR Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report found more than half of Generation X (born between the early 1960s through the early 1980s) and the following Generation Y (born in the early 1980s to early 2000s) used a mobile device during their home search.

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