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Why I switched to ING Thrive Chequing

Saturday, March 3, 2012

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Why I switched to ING Thrive Chequing

What is better than free? This article has been updated 12/07/2013. Don’t have time (& a coffee) to read all the reasons why ING may be worth a look? Here’s the current incentive – straight up: opening an ING account before December 31st will net you a $50 bonus if you use Orange Key 16494429S1. (Account must must be open [...]

Windows 8 Consumer Preview–Part 1

Thursday, March 1, 2012

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview–Part 1

Is it worth your time? This may be the question on many minds since yesterday’s public release of the “Consumer Preview” bits. It was on mine. I took a look at the Developer Preview the day it went live – excited to see what “Windows, reimagined and reinvented” would be like. I think I promised [...]

Windows Anytime Upgrade; they really mean Anytime!

Friday, March 4, 2011

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Windows Anytime Upgrade; they really mean Anytime!

The most recent addition to our family of tech was an Asus Netbook, the 1015PN that shipped with Windows 7 Starter. Surprisingly, once Microsoft lifted the originally slated 3 concurrent program limit, the operating system became rather usable. Still, there were reasons for wanting to upgrade, namely, enabling the nVidia Optimus automatic graphics switching that [...]

New Windows Phone 7 Commercial

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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Microsoft launches a new Windows Phone 7 commercial featuring the Samsung Focus, dubbed “What if?” What if you could have the best looking phone in the room; one with Office, Xbox Live and thousands of apps? Watch to find out

Cyber attack on Canada

Friday, February 18, 2011

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Cyber attack on Canada

Few details are known thanks to the Canadian Government’s desire to keep this event quiet, but it appears Canadians have been the latest victim of cyber crime. Hundreds of servers were shut down after the leak was detected in January and only recently have they allowed them to come back online. Yesterday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper [...]

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