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DomainsAtCost.ca Eliminates Auto-Renew

The Web | July 28, 2014
Canadian Registration DomainsAtCost.ca has recently decided that customers do not need to have a say in auto-renewing their domains and instead have made all domains automatically auto-renew. Now this move may be ok for those who have one or two domains and plan to keep renewing them, but for small businesses like us with hundreds...

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation to take effect July 1st, 2014

E-Commerce, News | June 12, 2014
For any organization or business that sends regular electronic communication to their clients, customers or marketing leads will have to comply with the new Canada Anti-Spam Legislation that takes effect on July 1st, 2014. This includes Section 6, which relates to the sending of commercial electronic messages. Section 8, the section that deals with the installation of computer...

Using Apps to Track your Workouts

Technology, Thunder Bay | May 26, 2014
One of the best uses of a smartphone is to supercharge your workouts and motivate yourself by using an App to track and compare your outdoor activities. Save each run/ride and compare to previous speeds to challenge yourself. My favourite app is called Cyclemeter GPS which obviously by name is made for Cycling but can also...
 

Netflix Speed Rankings Released

Technology, The Web | May 15, 2014
Earlier this week Netflix released ratings of Canadian ISPs and their connection performance for streaming videos. The move by Netflix to release these ratings makes sense to keep customers in the know and demanding good connections – and to shame poorer performing ISPs. Most if not all ISPs throttle speeds, typically for things like peer-to-peer...
 

Backing up Large Files to the Cloud

Technology | May 3, 2014
If you are like me and have a ton of archived digital photos and videos – you are going to want to ensure you have a good backup. I currently have over 250gb of media files that date back to my first digital camera in 2002. Unfortunately, I have met dozens of people that have lost...
 

211 Ontario North iPhone App

TBayIT | March 1, 2014
The 211 Ontario North App connects you to our comprehensive database of community, social, health and government services. With extensive listings for the Districts of Kenora, Rainy River, Thunder Bay, Algoma, Cochrane, Nipissing, (Greater) Sudbury and Timiskaming and the major towns and cities of Kenora, Dryden, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, North Bay and...
 

New Websites

TBayIT, Thunder Bay | February 15, 2014
TBayIT has been busy working on several large and small projects over the past several months including some really nice websites. Unfortunately that means attention to updating the news section and blog on our website takes a back seat, so here are some of the sites we have been working on: Leadership Thunder Bay Thunder...
 

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