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Election Day app

There's a City of Ottawa app out there that will stand you in good stead this Election Day Monday. Read more...

Tip of the Week

How to turn your favourite websites into desktop links. Read more...

Software Review: Handbrake (The open source video transcoder)

Handbrake Basics: Read more...

REVIEW: Comodo Backup

Comodo is a very useful program that can back up registry files, files, folders, email accounts, registry entries, browser data, partitions, or entire disk drives. The backup can be stored in almost any location you wish, including to CDs or DVDs, a folder on a network drive, an FTP server, or even sent as an email. Read more...

Tip of the Week

For those of you who enjoy Netflix, one of the most irritating operations in the latest app update is is the "Post-Play" feature. Read more...

How to save on your data plan

If you get nervous about exceeding your data limits each month, here's a simple trick to save you running over your allotment. Read more...

Review - U Watch 2S

The U Watch 2S is an inexpensive smartwatch that will take care of your most common daily needs. Read more...

Paul Middelveen reviews the "NYNE Bass" portable speaker

NYNE “BASS” Bluetooth Speaker Read more...

How to Enable Private Browsing Mode

Browsers operating in privacy mode will disable the saving of cookies, history, downloads and videos in cache for the duration of the session. This is useful for shared or public computers where security and privacy on the system might be an issue. Note this will not mask your IP address while you are browsing.

How to enable private browsing in four major browsers IE - Tools -> InPrivate Browsing or Ctrl-Shift-P Chrome - Menu -> New Incognito Window or Ctrl-Shift-N Firefox - File -> New Private Window or Ctrl-Shift-P Safari - Safari Menu -> Private Browsing

Mobile browsers for all major platforms ( iOS, Android & WindowsPhone ) also have the ability to open private browsing sessions.

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Speed up your computer's startup

Many users have no idea how many processes are running every time they start up their computer -- many of which you really don't need. Eliminating them will speed up your computer. Read more...