Today is moving day. We may be off line at times for the next few days.

Home Technology Montreal (HTM) is moving to a new hosting company. This move will enable me to add more features that will make the site more fun and interactive.

The move will take place Thursday June 9 and Friday June 10 so I will be unable to add new content until the move is complete. Once that is done the domain will have to be redirected which could result in it being unavailable for a time . If that happens you will be able to reach the Home Technology Montreal site at this temporary URL:

Our permanent address will be but because of the way HTM is currently set up your bookmark may be If that is the case, please change it to the permanent URL or just go to and re-create the bookmark.

Thank you for visiting HTM and I hope you continue to visit as we settle down in our new permanent digs.

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An electronic wallet that works!

You probably have never heard of Moneycell. It is the major product of  Quebec DH International Ltd. It has developed a Near Field Chip (NFC) solution that has just finished a 6 month pilot project at Montreal’s École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). Continue reading

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Extend your home WiFi network

My Home WiFi Network works fine anywhere in the house, but now that the warm weather is here I want to take my iPad 2 outside. Unfortunately my Bell supplied Linksys WAP610N just doesn’t have the ooomph to push the signal through brick walls. Continue reading

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Apple copies from Android for iOS5

Apple showed of the next operating system for iDevices..iOS5 at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. It showed off a whole bunch of new features but the most interesting is the new noticication bar..we all know the current iOS notification system is terribly intrusive. Continue reading

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Protect your children. There is an app for that

A parent’s worst nightmare is the disappearance of a the event that horrible event happens the more information you can give to the Police the better. That is where Child Alert for Iphone and Android can help. *This post has been updated to reflect the availability on the Android app..officially available next week but I have the links today.* Continue reading

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