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Il Covo sparks an Italian renaissance on Toronto’s College Street

• <b>Il Covo</b>• <b><br>Location:</b> 585 College St., Toronto Ont.• <b><br>Website:</b> ilcovo.ca• <b><br>Price:</b> Seafood dishes, $7-11; vegetable, $8-12; meat, $8-18; cheese, $7-12; desserts, $9• <b><br>Atmosphere:</b> A dark but cozy narrow room, with plenty of wood and wrought iron accents. Italian chanson plays softly.• <b><br>Drinks:</b> A long list of Italian …

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Settings changes

Microsoft's semi-annual update to Windows 10 is finally here and it's called Windows 10 April 2018 Update. (Previously, it had been named Windows 10 Spring Creators Update.) It'll usher in new features such as Timeline and nearby sharing while adding to and moving things around in the Settings app. …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Death and taxes: The question you need to ask that’s not on your return

As you sit down for the annual ritual of tax preparation, do you ever ask yourself whether someone else would be able to file them if you weren’t around?<p>While death may not always seem as inevitable as taxes, accountants say some preparation now makes life much easier for the people you leave …

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you reach the point of not wanting to watch anything anymore. This is the modern-day version of going to the movie rental store, …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

This is how to use the new iOS 11 Files app

With Apple's iOS 11 update comes the new and handy Files app. The improvement in file organization, dragging, and dropping is best put to use on the …

iOS 11: How to customize Control Center

iOS 11 brings a brand new Control Center and also some nice customization options. Follow along for how to quickly get Control Center tuned to your preferences.<p>Now that the iOS 11 public beta is available in addition to the developer beta, more and more users are giving Apple’s latest mobile OS a …

Beta Testing

The winning formulas for workplace wellness

Health and wellness can be many things to many people, and individuals will always have a preference over what works for them.<p>But for an employer, ensuring staff have the mental and physical capacity to perform to the best of their abilities with a smile on their faces can reap rewards far beyond …

The best flight search websites – tried and tested

The internet’s supposed to make things easier when comparing flights. Rather than juggle dozens of airline websites, meta-search engines do the job for you, rifling through countless prices to find the best offers. The only snag is there are dozens of such sites, too, so which should you use?<p>To …

7 Podcasts to Help You Think Differently in 2017

Challenge yourself in myriad ways with these 2017 must-listens.<p>Though podcasting has been around much of this century, for many, 2016 was the best year in podcast history. After all, so many existing podcasts really got into their groove, and more exciting and informative podcasts hit the …

How-To: Enable Picture-in-Picture for YouTube videos in macOS Sierra

One of the big new features in macOS Sierra is the new iPad-inspired Picture-in-Picture mode for Safari. This allows users to detach a video from its player so that it’s always viewable across desktops and while using other apps.<p>Although YouTube’s player doesn’t make it readily apparent that its …

Operating Systems

The Pirate Bay now uses Torrents Time to let you stream all its movies and TV shows

On Tuesday, a new simple solution for streaming torrents directly in your browser showed up on the Web. By Friday, infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay had already adopted it.<p>Torrents Time provides an embedded torrent client that lets users download and play the files inside torrents with one …

TV shows

These $20 earbuds are an obvious upgrade over the ones that came with your phone

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon If you're using the pair of earbuds that came with your phone — say, the EarPods Apple bundles with every iPhone— and you care …

Consumer Tech

MacTrast Deals: Getflix Lifetime Subscription – Don’t Let a Little Geo-Restriction Stand Between You & Your Favorite Show

- Nov 17, 2015<p>Hate going through a complex and slow VPN just to view Netflix, or Hulu from outside of the U.S.? Try a Getflix Lifetime Subscription! …

How to Download Google Maps Data for Offline Navigation on Android or iPhone

As much as cellular providers want to brag about their coverage maps, we have to be real with each other: 100% coverage simply doesn’t exist. And if …

Google Maps

How to use Notes in iOS 9 like a boss

The busier my life gets, the more disorganized I become. I fumble for a notepad when I’m out and want to get someone’s phone number. I think of get short story ideas when I’m in the shower, and I have tons of books and movies I want to get (usually when I’m broke). Don’t get me started on shopping …

How to Download Beats 1 Playlists for Offline Listening

Now that you've been testing out Apple Music for about a month, you've probably come across some questions about what else you can do with the streaming music service. We sure have.<p>If you are a fan of Beats 1 but don't want to use up your data listening to Zane Lowe's voice on your commute to work …

Apple Music

The one Windows 10 tweak every user needs: ‘GodMode’

There are plenty of Windows 10 tips and tricks that you should be aware of – check <b>our Windows 10 cheat sheet</b> to learn about many of them – but …

How to Customise the Start Menu in Windows 10

In the past few years, the Windows Start menu has been dangled in front of us and taken away more times than we can count, but it’s finally back—and …

How to get iOS 9’s News app outside the U.S.

Those with an Apple developer account can download iOS 9 beta 3, and therefore experience Apple’s new Flipboard-style news app, News, right now.<p>The problem is, if you’re not in a supported country, like the U.S. or U.K., you may not see the News app in your beta 3 installation.<p>Luckily, there’s a …

iOS

17 TV Shows That Will Spark Your Creativity

Getting started on a new creative project can be a great way to give the right side of your brain a workout. While there are a million and one ways to spark your creativity, did you know that watching TV can also be a great way to get those ideas flowing? Yup, you read that right. TV is creative …

36 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

Breakfast

How to Delete Old iCloud Backups & Free Up More Storage Space on iPhone

If you’ve recently upgraded your iPhone, you’ve probably noticed that your older iOS device still appears on iCloud’s list of backups. These old iCloud backups could be taking up a lot of unnecessary storage space and don’t do you any good either. All the documents, data, and settings you need …

How to Use Apple Music Without Eating Up All Your Data

One of the best features of any music streaming service is the ability to save songs, albums and playlists for offline listening. Like any other …

This incredibly useful app can help your old Mac run like new again

Does your MacBook start sounding like a rocket ship that’s about to take off if you have more than four browser tabs open at once? If so then you may …

Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Stuck without a data connection on the road? Free public Wi-Fi is one of those little luxuries that can make travelling easier, but you do need to exercise caution in how you use it.<p>Here are some tips on what to look out for when using public Wi-Fi, whether you use a laptop, smartphone or …

Google Announces ‘Google Photos’, Launching on iOS Today – MacStories

At its I/O 2015 keynote today, Google announced Google Photos, a new photo management and sharing service available on iOS, Android, and the web. Google Photos will begin rolling out later today with a universal app for iPhone and iPad.<p>Google Photos was introduced as "a home for all your photos", a …

The Pirate Bay is not down: Domain redirect problem has an easy fix

If you’re seeing a CloudFlare error suggesting The Pirate Bay is down, don’t fret. This is a domain redirect issue at the infamous thepiratebay.se domain, and all you have to do is navigate to one of The Pirate Bay’s four new domains: thepiratebay.mn, thepiratebay.gd, thepiratebay.vg, and …

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