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Tech Tips | Device Picks (Fall 2017)

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Fall is here and I’m pretty happy about that. Cooler weather, pumpkin spice and, of course, fall beer. Anderson Craft Ales, one of London’s top craft breweries, has a Pumpkin Ale which I need to try. And, of course, with the new season comes new device picks. Let’s hop into those right now. Mid-Range Laptops Dell Inspiron 15 – $749 …

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Tech Tips | Device Picks (Spring 2017)

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We made it. Winter is finished. Not that it was a particularly bad winter, it’s just nice to be done. Now it’s onto warm temperatures, sunny skies and patio beers! Oh, and I’ve also got a few new device recommendations but none of them are as exciting as patio beers. Not much is, actually. Hmm… Come to think of it, …

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Tech Tips | Device Picks (Winter 2016 / 2017)

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Winter is such a crazy season. It starts out great with Christmas but gets really depressing with the lack of sunlight, bunch of snow and freezing cold temperatures by the time February rolls around. Good thing there’s alcohol. Speaking of which, here’s one of my favourite drinks, Crazy Uncle Hard Root Beer. There are other hard root beers out there …

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Tech Tips | Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals

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On December 5, 2016, The Microsoft Store is starting their annual promotion “12 Days of Deals”. Each day will have a different deal on a different product and this year there are some pretty interesting promotions. But you’ll have to act quick as each deal only lasts that one day that it’s on or while supplies last. Check out the …

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Tech Tips | Device Picks (Fall 2016)

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Oh the fall. This is my favourite time of year. We get to wear jeans again, open our windows and all of the Ontario craft breweries release their fall beers. Mid-Range Laptops Dell Inspiron 15 – $547 15.6 inch screen, AMD A10, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Hard drive, 5.34 lbs Dell Inspiron 13 – $549 13.3 inch screen, Intel Core i3, …

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Tech Tips | Device Picks (Summer 2016)

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It seems like everyone is in “Summer Mode” right now and that’s no different for my picks. Not much has changed from Spring. Let’s dive in: Mid-Range Laptops Dell Inspiron 15 – $547 15.6 inch screen, AMD A10, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB Hard drive, 5.34 lbs ASUS X555DA-US11 – $599 15.6 inch screen AMD A10, 8 GB RAM, 1 …

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Tech Tips | Device Picks (Spring 2016)

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Finally, I’ve got some new recommendations. This update has been a long time coming. All of those new laptops that were announced last fall are starting to trickle into the Microsoft Store. So this update is kind of exciting. At least for me anyway. I know, I know, I’m a nerd. It’s not like some new Term 10 product that …

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Tech Tips | Device Picks (January 2016)

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A new year means new picks right?! Not exactly. We’re still waiting for a few recently announced products to enter the marketplace but in the meantime here’s what interesting for the start of 2016. Mid-Range Laptops Dell Inspiron 15 – $600 15.6 inch screen, Intel Core i3, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB Hard drive, 5.25 lbs. High-End Laptops Dell Inspiron …

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Tech Tips | Ease your tech issues with pictures

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You know what sucks? Computers! Yup, it’s true. It seems like there’s always something wrong with them. Some error that keeps popping up or a weird message appearing over and over. And when those types of thing happen what do we do? It’s usually 1 of 3 things: Call someone and try our best to describe what’s going on. Email …

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Tech Tips | Device Picks (December 2015)

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With boxing day approaching many of you may be tempted to join the Dark Side and buy a computer from BestBuy. Resist the urge! Instead, check out the Microsoft Store online or in person and see what deals they have going on. Moving along, here are my picks for December 2015. Mid-Range Laptops Dell Inspiron 15 – $599 15.6 inch …

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