How to Turn Off Aggravating Autoplay Videos

How to Turn Off Aggravating Autoplay Videos

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) Disturbing the peace? Here’s how to bring back silence. It’s ironic that when researching this topic to make sure my points were consistent, a video popped up and began to play automatically. I couldn’t find it quickly on my screen and had to simply press ‘mute’. What’s most annoying about autoplay videos is that they assume you want to know more than you do. It feels like the creators think you have...


How to Stop Facebook From Tracking Your Online Browsing

How to Stop Facebook From Tracking Your Online Browsing

Feeling violated by all the targeted ads? One simple step can fix it. Online privacy is kind of an oxymoron, for most of us. Whether you’re shopping for toilet paper or comparing college tuition rates, Google and Facebook seem to always know what you’re up to. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Back in 2014 when Facebook announced it was going to allow users to have more control over the ads they saw on the site, of course it wasn’t all...


Technology Your Backyard Will Love

Technology Your Backyard Will Love

Backyards are in use and it’s time to break out the outdoor tech. If you’re looking to replace old gear or simply spruce things up, there are a number of investments you can make. Speakers (photo credit: www.pixabay.com) Many consumers like to start by simply adding some music to their outdoor fun. You don’t need to blast the neighbours away, but a solid set of outdoor speakers will give you quality sound you can enjoy anywhere. Find what...


11 Things to Know About the Samsung Galaxy S8

11 Things to Know About the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new phone is expensive, powerful and ready to please. Samsung’s new smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now available for purchase in Canada. If you’re feeling iffy about all phones from Samsung because of those battery issues sure, it might not be your first pick. The exploding battery of the Galaxy S7 smartphone did result in a worldwide recall of the phone and a lot safety of problems. However, seeing as the malfunctions...


5 Best BBQ Apps for Perfect Grilling

5 Best BBQ Apps for Perfect Grilling

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) BBQ season is in full swing. It’s an ancient activity, and combining some new technology with old habits can make for great meals. Here are 5 of the best grilling apps for fresh ideas and perfectly cooked meat, every time: 1) BBQ TankMeter– Android If you’ve got gas in your tank, you’re good to go. BBQ TankMeter is an app that tells you if you have enough fuel left to cook your meal. It uses acoustics...


3 Best Reliable Gardening Apps

3 Best Reliable Gardening Apps

You might be diving into gardening with the warm weather. Whether you’re a veteran gardener or trying it out for the first time, knowing where to plant what, and being able to see what your garden will look like in the end can be useful. Here are 3 gardening apps to give you the tricks of the trade and help your garden blossom this season: 1) iScape (Apple and Android) (works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, with a Lite version available for Android) If...


How to Upgrade Your Car Radio

How to Upgrade Your Car Radio

(photo credit: www.pixabay.com) You can replace and upgrade your radio easily by hiring someone to do the dirty work, or by doing it all on your own, using these 4 tips. Maybe your car radio suddenly died without explanation or saying goodbye. Or maybe you’re yearning for Bluetooth, a touch screen and video capabilities at your finger tips while you roll. Whatever your reason, if you’re in the market for a new car radio, know that you have options. You...


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Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John’s, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, Windsor, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Barrie, Sudbury, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Abbotsford and Victoria. It looks like at launch Fido will be offering an LTE Hotspot device, with LTE compatible smartphones launching later in the year. “We are thrilled to offer the benefits of LTE network technology to Fido customers this year,” said Steven Sarfin, senior director of marketing, Fido Solutions. “Our focus at Fido has always been on providing the best value to our customers. With data plans starting from $10/month, affordable LTE service is a perfect complement to the exclusive FidoADVANTAGE programs like FidoTRADE™,...


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