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Automatic app updates now illegal in Canada

As of today, new requirements for installing computer programs have come into force. Businesses installing software or computer programs on another person’s computer must now have their consent. For example, under the new requirements, it is now illegal for a website to automatically install software on a visitor’s computer or for an app on your […]

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iTunes Boxing Day Sale

iTunes Boxing Day Sale On Now!

  On Christmas Eve Apple launched its annual Boxing Day sale on the Canadian iTunes store. I expect it will run through Boxing Day December 26. Apple is offering discounts on best-selling albums across various genres including new releases and older best sellers. The albums are listed in the following categories: Hot in 2014, Essential Albums, Discovery Artists, and Musique […]

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Holiday Gift Guide from Dell

  There is still time to do that last minute shopping for that special person in your life. Here is a comprehensive selection from Dell. You are sure to find just the right gift here. For the Music or Film Enthusiast: Dell Venue tablets have the performance and adaptability to work when you need to […]

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Connected Home with D-Link Smart Devices

The connected home is the next big thing in technology. Until recently home automation was an expensive undertaking requiring professional installers. All that has changed now with dozens of new DIY devices coming to market every week. D-Link is bringing its long standing expertise in home WiFi networking to a number of new home automation […]

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Renny HOME

Smartphone Hub and Ringer

More and more people are disconnecting their land line telephones and using their mobile phones as their sole communications link. It makes a lot of sense to save the cost of the land line service but you have to be sure to have your mobile phone nearby with the ringer turned on. All too often […]

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Mobile Service Montreal Metro

New! Mobile Phone Service In Montreal Metro

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and its partners Bell, Rogers, TELUS and Videotron today announced that they have turned on a wireless network along a stretch of the Montréal metro. The green line segment, which runs through the downtown area between the Guy-Concordia and Saint-Laurent stations, is now equipped with leading edge mobile technology, […]

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Buy Apple — Fight Aids

Apple launched its campaign to support World AIDS Day 2014 with a series of App Store promotions and plans to donate a portion of Apple Store sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday to the Global Fund to support the fight against AIDS. Apple has partnered with app developers and Bono’s (RED) charity foundation to help […]

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Home Automation — Made Easy

  Home automation has become the holy grail for the DIY crowd. But, all too often we can end up bogged down in a minefield of different protocols used to control home devices…for example ZigBee won’t talk to Z-Wave and so on. This kind of conflict usually puts a quick end to DIY Home Automation […]

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MyQ Garage

Control Garage Door From Anywhere

I bet this scene if familiar to many of you. You are just taking your first look at the menu and your spouse/partner asks Did we close the garage door? Your options are limited..worry all night, go back home and check or phone a neighbour. Well if you have an internet connection the Chamberlain MyQ […]

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