Swipe Gestures in Windows 8 Along with the introduction to Windows 8, Microsoft also introduced some swipe gestures for both the mouse and the touchscreen. One very annoying ‘feature’ is the swipe on the mouse that switches screens. When you drag your finger from the bottom left corner of your screen up, it switches between […]
Project: Re-design new website with updated look and feel. Fully responsive design that displays properly across multiple devices (smartphone, iPad, desktop). Based in Victoria, Great Pacific is a full service mortgage brokerage firm, specializing in MIC fund management, as well as traditional mortgage brokerage services.
Project: Build a temporary site for the sale of almost 30 acres of land in South Shawnigan Lake The Subject represents a unique opportunity to acquire a freehold acreage in the South Shawnigan Area, in the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) on Vancouver Island.
Facebook and your Privacy Over the next few weeks, Facebook users will be able to use and control Facebook’s new ad preferences, which are available on every ad Facebook shows you, telling you why you’re seeing that advertisement and allowing you to add or remove your interests so your personalized ads are adjusted accordingly. Facebook […]
Do you know how to find Android’s Easter Egg? In computer software, Easter eggs are secret responses that occur in response to an undocumented set of commands. The results can vary from a simple printed message or image, to a page of programmer credits or a small videogame hidden inside an otherwise serious piece of software. […]
Chrome Web Browser takes the lead in the US Browser Market Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser has lost its long-time U.S. market lead to Google Chrome, according to stats published today by Adobe Digital Index (ADI). ADI, a marketing research arm of Adobe Systems, found that the Chrome browser eclipsed IE in April, with 31.8 percent […]
Check out some of these updates from the brave new world of Apple! Here are a few of the ones of interest. Messages Now Messages lets you connect with friends and family like never before. Tap to add your voice to any conversation. Send a video of what you’re seeing the moment you’re seeing it. And easily share […]
What is the Anti-Spam Legislation Canada’s new anti-spam law was passed in December 2010 and, following a Governor in Council order, it will enter into force on July 1, 2014. Once the law is in force, it will help to protect Canadians while ensuring that businesses can continue to compete in the global marketplace. On January 15, 2015,sections of […]
Keywords in Websites I recently came across this video and thought it would be great information to share. I didn’t know that Google dismisses the keywords due to over/mis-use over the years. So does Google use Keywords in their search algorithms? The answer is no. Their advice, use a good Meta Description.
Enable Flight Mode on Andriod, iPhone and BlackBerry There have been some recent changes to airlines policy for keeping your smartphones on. I couldn’t help but choosing the graphic with Alec Baldwin’s airline incident was some entertainment. Both on the issue itself and his skit on SNL was pretty funny. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said air […]
How to Change your EBAY Password Sometime in early May, EBAY discovered a cyberattack on their corporate information network. They are advising everyone to change your password. Here’s how. Changing your EBAY password Log into your Account You will see this message along the top of your page:
How to Remove Bing from Internet Explorer Under the Address Bar, click the down arrow beside the search icon The default search engine has a blue box surrounding it Simply click on Google to make it the default
How to take a Screenshot This document describes how to capture screenshots in Windows, iPhone/Mac, Android, BlackBerry. Capture your screen, or partial screen on the following devices:
Programs Use them the way you always have. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other programs you count on work the way you’re used to. Use a mouse and keyboard and organize your stuff in folders on the desktop.
Meet the New Firefox
We just updated to the new browser today. Looking pretty slick so far with a very smooth and enjoyable look. Delightful really.
Here are some screen shots:
The Issue You have probably heard about an exploit in Internet Explorer versions 6-11 (which is pretty much every current version) as reported by FireEye. The attack is targeting versions 9-11.