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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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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Managaing Fonts in Windows 7

Windows 7 has a Font Viewer and Management program that will likely be adequate for many users. To View the fonts installed on your computer, open the “Control Panel”. Turn on “View by: Small icons” and then click on “Fonts”. This opens the Fonts Viewer. There are three main tool bar areas available to view and […]
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