How We (Millennials) Use Tech to “Adult”!

millennial using cellphone
Many millennials use technology to help with everyday “adulting”.

There is no question that access to technology is a major mark of the millennial generation. And, being on the young end of the millennial spectrum, it’s especially hard for us to remember a time without things like the internet. So it makes a lot of sense that we’re so comfortable integrating tech into our adult lives. In fact, we do most of our “adulting” with technology.

It’s not that we need different things than the generations before us. We still want happy relationships, good jobs, financial stability and much more… it’s just that the way we do or achieve these things is different… often because of tech! Keep reading to see all the ways we (millennials) use technology to help us “adult”. read more

8 Tips & Tricks to Save Money on Tech

Using Ebates to shop online
Ebates is a great way to get cash back!

We love having the latest and greatest tech, but it can be a very expensive thing to keep up. So, we’ve learned some tips and tricks along the way to save money and get great deals on tech.

And now, we want to share our tips and tricks with you! So keep reading to learn how to save on your next big tech purchase.

Apps:

Ebates

Ebates is a cool app that we started using a couple months ago. When you’re shopping online, use Ebates to get cash back at your favorite stores.

Ebates has a large selection of popular online stores that give cash back if you make a purchase through the app. A few tech-related store options include Amazon, Best Buy, The Source, Lenovo, Dell, and Apple Certified Refurbished (occasionally). read more

Apple Pay: Benefits, Security & Setup

Using iPhone to make a purchase.

We’ve been using Apple Pay since the day it launched in 2016, when it initially rolled out in Canada. It has been completely life changing, especially as more and more stores accept Apple Pay as a payment method.

However, in our research, we’ve learned that a lot of Canadians are still googling questions about this form of digital payment, despite the fact that it’s been available for 2.5 years. So, hopefully after you read this post, you’ll feel more confident about integrating Apple Pay into your life! read more

My Journey into Tech (as a woman!)

iphone user

Hey! It’s Caro – half of N & C Talk Tech.

Today is the International Day for Women and Girls in STEM (Science/Tech/Engineering/Math), so I’ve written a post about my experience as a woman entering into the world of tech.

I will also share some of my favourite female tech influencers, and some great resources if you’re looking to learn more about tech, participate in the community or build new skills. So keep reading!

The Beginning

Less than 6 months ago, Nick and I started an Instagram (and then this blog!) all about technology. He has a lot of knowledge about tech trends and products, and I love writing. So, we decided to merge our passions and use Instagram as a creative outlet. Little did I know how much this creative experiment would change the way I see the world. read more

5G: Everything You Need to Know Before Its Launch.

the current iPhones are not 5G compatible.
iPhones currently on the market will not be compatible with 5G.

There’s a lot of buzz around 5G right now. And of course, questions always come hand-in-hand with buzzwords.

So, keep reading this post for a deeper dive on what 5G is, how it differs from current mobile technology, and how it could change our lives.

What is 5G?

5G is the newest generation of mobile technology (aka the cellular data your smartphone uses to make calls, browse the internet or stream content). We currently mainly use 4G LTE, or 3G in areas with worse connectivity. In Canada, we can expect 5G to roll out sometime in 2020, although other countries may see it launch this year! read more