Say Goodbye to Internet Explorer

The sun is setting on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser.  Starting today, Microsoft will stop supporting Internet Explorer versions 7, 8, 9 and 10 on most operating systems.  The Redmond, WA based company has been distancing itself from IE since it launched their Edge browser with the release of Windows 10 last summer.  Internet Explorer dominated the […]

2016 Technology Trends

Hopefully you had a fantastic holiday season and will have a prosperous and happy new year.  Today we take a look at a couple of technology trends that will become more prominent this year: 3D printing 3D printing has been a popular talking point for years now. However while the technology is well-established for modeling […]

Adobe Creative Cloud

Recently, Adobe moved away from perpetual licensing for their popular creative products such as Photoshop and Premiere to a subscription model or “Software as a Service” (SaaS).  Customers can pick any particular Adobe application, pay a nominal monthly fee (usually $9.99 or $19.99) and install and run it on two computers.  Alternatively, one can subscribe to […]

Microsoft Edge Browser Tips

By now some of you have upgraded to Windows 10.  For the most part we have seen seamless upgrades.  There have been a few hiccups though, so if you haven’t yet, we might recommend waiting a little longer to let it “cook” a bit more.  Bear in mind that you have almost a full year […]

Google Maps ‘Your Timeline’

Last week Google introduced a handy new feature into Google Maps called Your Timeline.  Currently only available on Android phones and your computer, if you log into Google and allow it to track your location on your phone, you can go back and see exactly where you’ve been on any given day.  It will even […]

Music Services Roundup

If you’re a music lover, you’re probably already familiar with at least one or two of the streaming music services available today.  There are many new services available today, each having their own unique characteristics. For example, some are better for streaming music that you’re already familiar with while others concentrate on new music discovery. […]

Resolution Revolution

4K is the hottest techie buzzword of 2015 but what exactly is it?  4K Ultra HD is the next generation industry standard resolution for displays in our homes and computers ie. TV’s and monitors.  The reason it’s called 4K is that the images are approximately 4000 pixels wide.  While most of us are currently using […]

Slack – A Team Collaboration Tool

Launched in February 2014, Slack is a relatively new group messaging app that may finally sink email in the workplace. Stewart Butterfield, a BC native and one of the founders of Slack, spends his time between Slack’s two offices in Vancouver and San Francisco. He claims he hasn’t sent an email to a colleague in […]

Google Photos

Google recently released their spiffy new dedicated photos app for Android, iOS and web browsers.  The big news is that it includes unlimited storage for photos and video.  The one caveat is that the pictures are limited to 16mp (or 4608 x 3456) and videos to 1080p (or full HD).  This is more than enough […]

Windows 10 is Coming!

It’s official: Microsoft confirmed on Monday that Windows 10 is coming on July 29 as a free upgrade to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. Recently, you may have noticed a new Windows icon on your task bar next to your clock. Don’t worry, this is not some sort of phishing malware. Clicking it will […]