Tag Archives: Product Review

My First Look at Windows 8.1

Getting comfortable with Windows 8.1 – just before Windows 10 arrives

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Manual

There comes a time when all people break down and do the unthinkable: They read the manual. – Author Unknown – In our family – I read the manual before I push any buttons, turn any knobs, plug anything in. The Car Guy doesn’t. (This post, How to Boil Water, is a good example of […]
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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Camera – Zoom

I got a new camera a few days ago.  It is the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. I’ll skip right to the photos I took this morning so that you can see why I am very happy with this camera. This was the view from my back door this morning. The neighbour’s farm buildings are near […]
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Communications History – The Telephone

The Car Guy took a consulting job this past January. It was supposed to take only a few months of full time work, but that was not to be. Seven months in, and there is no end in sight. He is more than ready to retire again. It isn’t that he doesn’t like the project, […]
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Induction Cooking – Pots and Pans

What you’ll find in this post about Canadian Induction Pots and Pans: An Introduction to Induction Pots and Pans A  Review of all the sets I considered Photos of many of the sets A few words about the Manufacturers Introduction to Induction Cooking In the never-ending reno, the kitchen is getting an Induction Cooktop. Induction […]
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Mac vs PC – A Sony Track Record

My Dad (Mac Dad) and my Father-in-law are both in their 80’s, and are avid computer users. One is a Mac man, and one is a PC Man. Mr. PC uses his computer primarily to read mail, surf the net and play card games. Mr. Mac uses his computer for the same things, but also […]
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