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How To (Legally) Download Or Stream Movies For Free

It's easy to find movies to download or stream; even for law-abiding popcorn munchers! If you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and …

TV shows

Five cheap LCBO wines worth a pour | The Star

As a wine critic, it’s very easy to lose sight of the price of a bottle of wine. Why? Because I don’t have to pay for the wines I taste. They’re …

8 Steps You Should Take for a Pre-Ride Checkup

It's Friday night. You have a long ride all planned and scheduled for the next day. You're fueled up, hydrated, and all your essential gear and riding apparel is laid out and ready to go. But what about your bike? <br>It's always a good idea to give your two-wheeled machine a quick once-over before a …

How to screen share with iOS and macOS to help friends and family with new devices

Over that last month your friends and family have probably purchased or been gifted a range of new devices, and odds may be good that you’re the go-to for tech support. Sometimes it works to problem solve by voice or text message when you aren’t with the user in need, but it’s often better to see …

Remote Controls

One Children’s Book . . . Different Grade Levels

In a previous blog, I described a lesson I taught to second graders using the wonderful children’s book One Is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab. At John Muir …

Teaching

HP's got new Chromebooks designed for education for $199 - Canadian Reviewer - Reviews, News and Opinion with a Canadian Perspective

HP's been churning out a lot of education-focused products and services and just recently revealed new HP Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition (EE) – …

The Space Deck

• Leave a written conversation starter in a public space that you frequent.<br>• Allow time for others to build on it.<br>• Check back regularly to read what has …

The 10 best resources for K-12 STEM projects

There’s a whole lot more to STEM projects these days than baking soda volcanoes (but those are still fun, too)<p>With the current national emphasis on …

Don’t worry, you’re probably saving enough for retirement: Mayers | The Star

When it comes to the provincial pension plan, Hamilton believes the ORPP’s prime motivation, which is to address the savings gap for middle and low …

Toronto’s early Chinese restaurants attracted both gourmets and goons | The Star

In the late 19th century, Chinese immigrants began to settle in cities throughout Canada (except in B.C. and Alberta). Unable to get waged jobs …

Finding Canada’s lost residential schoolchildren | The Star

By coincidence, an aboriginal woman who was a supervisor at the school when it operated recognized Emma from her television work. She introduced …

Google’s Password Alert Chrome extension will warn you if you enter your details on a phishing page

People trying to steal your information through carefully crafted phishing websites is nothing new, but Google actively warning you if you fall foul of these attempts certainly is.<p>As of today, there’s a new chrome extension called Password Alert that will warn you if a website that you type your …

20 apps and games to download for the new year

APPS<p><b>HERE BETA</b><p><b>Android - FREE</b><p>Looking for an alternative to Google Maps on your Android device? Nokia has made its maps and satnav app available in beta form for free. It’s impressive, whether navigating on foot or by car, particularly offline when reception is low or non-existent.<p><b>PAUSE - CURATED</b> …

Apps

Send Almost Anything To Your Phone With Pushbullet

Pushbullet is a free and incredibly useful notifications service that runs across browsers and mobile devices—it lets you get customized alerts about …

National Federation of the Blind says ‘Apple has done more for accessibility than any other company’

Last week, inaccurate reporting emerged in regards to Apple’s work on making its products accessible to all consumers. As many Apple customers are aware, and as CEO Tim Cook takes extremely seriously, Apple works hard to ensure that Macs, iPhones, iPods, and iPads can be used to their full extent …

‘Librarist’ Is Gonna Get You That Book On The Cheap

Now that you know where to find all those DVDs, video games, and CDs with Shot and Find, you might want something to read. All Librarist needs is an ISBN, a keyword, or a quick scan of a barcode, and it’ll let you compare prices from stores all over the world.<p>The scanning works really well, and it …

76 per cent of Canadian youth admit they hide online activities from parents - Canadian Reviewer - Reviews, News and Opinion with a Canadian Perspective

McAfee Canada released the findings from the company’s <i>2014 Digital Deception in Canada</i> study, which examines the online habits and interests of …

Get iOS 7’s Gorgeous Nebula Wallpaper For Your Mac

The official release of OS X Mavericks is just around the corner, but if you’re looking to bring a bit of iOS 7 to your Mac, check out this wallpaper created by Deviantart user filipe-ps, that looks similar to an expanded version of the gorgeous nebula wallpaper Apple created as the default for iOS …

OS X

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

Bike theft prevention

This is perhaps the best idea for bike theft prevention I have ever seen.

A Couples' Ride

How-To: Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollup

Relive your fruit snack-filled childhood with this handy tutorial from fifteen spatulas, which shows you how to make homemade strawberry fruit rollups from just three ingredients.<p>[via frickyeah1990s]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Dried Fruit Rolls<br>• MAKE | Recipe: Make Homemade Fruit Leather<br>• MAKE | How-To: Dry …

Homemade

Ignore The Mouse: Enable And Use Full Keyboard Access On Your Mac [OS X Tips]

Mac OS X is full of great accessibility features to help those with differing abilities access their Macintosh, whether they have visual, hearing, or motor challenges. One feature, Full Keyboard Access, is set for those who can’t use the mouse reliably. You can use it, too, if you just want to keep …