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Cycling with Lions in Calgary, 2016

A decent amount of snow finally fell today, signalling the end of the cycling season for me this year, at least assuming we don’t get a big Chinook that melts all the snow again. Having not cycled to work since … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Island NEW Park!

One of the things in life that takes me to my happy place is being able to explore a new park. It goes back to when I was eight years old and first allowed to go exploring on my own … Continue reading

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Nexus 10 review

I decided to drink the Google kool-aid and buy the Nexus 10 Having used it for almost a month now, I’m somewhat surprised at how much I’ve used this tablet around the house. I’m a first time pad user, but … Continue reading

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Canon Image Square

Went to the Canon Image Square store last week. I wasn’t really that impressed, but YMMV. I decided to try them out on three things retail sucks at:

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Viewsonic 15″ digital frame

Since I took the time to post on amazon.ca, I might as well re-quote it here: Viewsonic’s 15″ digital frame is a cut above the no-name brand frames in terms of both picture quality and frame quality. The frame has … Continue reading

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Security Camera D-Link DCS-942L

Synopsis: The D-Link DCS942L camera is a feature rich security camera, but a bitch to configure manually. Even the setup wizard, once I finally got it working, didn’t work without some issues. It turns out most of the wizard issue … Continue reading

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Tax time eased with StudioTax

Just finished doing my taxes using StudioTax. It’s completely free, no bullshit, no income limits. They just ask for a donation, of which they bug you about only once, when you go and submit your netfile file. Studio Tax isn’t … Continue reading

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Magpie coming back!

When I was 17 I drank some very good beer I drank some very good beer I purchased with a fake ID My name was Brian McGee I stayed up listening to Queen When I was 17 Okay – It … Continue reading

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Google Streetview in Calgary Peculuarities

Google Streetview for Calgary got released today. I ended up blowing away more time at work looking at this that I should have, but oh well, it’s not every day that Streetview gets released for your city, and being a … Continue reading

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Canon T1i review

I bought the Canon Digital Rebel T1i, the 10-22mm Canon lens and the 70-200 F4 L lens + 1.4 extender, along with the kit lens, 18-55mm. Having previously owed the original digital Canon Rebel, I found my T1i to be … Continue reading

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