Air Canada Mobile Check-In: Let’s Try This Again…..

A few weeks ago I attempted to use Air Canada’s mobile check-in.  I’ve been jealously watching the Blackberry carrying passengers walk onto the plane after a quick flash of the screen of their device.  My first attempt did not go well.  Despite the service as being advertised as working with a windows mobile device, it…

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Webware: Apple apps on Windows…not so great.

Rafe Needleman thinks that the current batch of Apple apps on Windows isn’t as impressive as Apple makes it out to be.  He also thinks it is a ploy to convert more Windows users (a point I agree with). He points out that Safari is not an application people need use: “Yet they will, and…

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The CN Tower Goes All Colourful With New LEDs

The folks at Torontoist aren’t big fans.  I think it’s about time the tower got some light – maybe not neon, but something is better than nothing.

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Tip: Want To Save Paper?

One thing I cannot stand is needlessly printing out paper copies of emails, online purchase receipts and other confirmations, web pages with interesting articles, recipes, directions – basically anything that you want to keep “just in case” for later. The good thing about email and rss is that you have them contained in some kind of reader -…

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Rick is looking for a new way to get to the gate….

A timely post from Rick about airport travel, especially given the amount I am flying this month. “First, would you pay for a simple, dedicated security line?  Not the line cut to get into the security scrum rather the whole metal detector, shoes off, thing. One line only available to people who paid to be in…

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Community Connection: Are User Groups Dead?

An interesting post from Rodney on the future of User Groups on the IT Pro Community Blog. “You probably think I am crazy.  You are probably thinking about the 30+ IT pro user groups in Canada with 10,000+ members with monthly attendance at meetings surpassing 2500 nationally.  You might then remember me being at some…

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Our Events Go Green(ish)

Anyone who attended our recent Unify Tour event in Toronto may have noticed that we had our friends from Bullfrog Power onsite during the event.  I have talked in a past post that I switched the power I use at home to Bullfrog (something I feel great about).  The Unify Tour stop was our “beta…

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Out In The Cloud: Interview With Rick Segal

Over on the Wellington Financial Blog, my friend and power-blogger Rick Segal is the subject of a featured interview.  A few interesting quotes: Question #3. Is the Angel investor network in Canada robust enough? Answer: No. Another 10 million dollars in angel money flowing into new ideas, projects, etc, would be great. I got the…

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Searching For Search

Well, this is interesting 🙂

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