Monthly Archives: November 2010

How to find a lost iDevice.

Last week Apple rolled out a major update to its mobile operating system iOS 4. Hidden away among the improvements in iOS 4.2.1 was the ability to track down your iPad should it get lost or stolen. Best of all, … Continue reading

Posted in iPad Apps, Smartphones | 1 Comment

Hands on. Kinect for Xbox 360

Let me start off with full disclosure. I don’t play console games, I don’t own a console and game controllers make me feel inadequate. The only time I play games on a console is with my grandson and he wipes … Continue reading

Posted in Console Gaming | 1 Comment

Fashion Centre or Mobile Centre? Update

Thursday in my original post I indicated the Best Buy Mobile kiosque at Fairview Pointe-Claire would open in early December. Well that is when the “official” opening will take place but, the kiosque quietly opened today and from the looks … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Antidote to difficulties writing and speaking French

Seventeen years ago I wrote about a new product from Druide Informatique, then a small Montreal software house. The product was Antidote..a tool for people who needed to write in French and wanted to do it well. I described it as … Continue reading

Posted in iPad Apps | 3 Comments

Fashion Centre or Mobile Centre?

There never has been a shortage of Mobile Phone stores at Fairview Pointe-Claire. All of the major carriers as well as their sub-brands have stores and/or kiosques here.  There is also Bell owned La Source, Glentel owned La Cabine Telephonique, Black’s … Continue reading

Posted in Smartphones | Leave a comment