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Wanting to Move, but Where?

Posted on December 29, 2007 - Filed Under Business, News, This Town | Leave a Comment

So, we’ve been in this location for two years already and have one year left on the lease, but we’re considering moving again. Business downtown just isn’t what it used to be, at least not for us. Since Ideally something a little smaller that’s cheaper on rent and cheaper on heat. We […]

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GST Being Lowered Again

Posted on December 27, 2007 - Filed Under Business, News | Leave a Comment

Canadian shoppers are getting a break again in the form of a minor sales tax cut. The Goods & Service Tax (GST) will be dropped from 6% to 5% as of January 1, 2008. For us Nova Scotians, this means an overall sales tax (HST) of 13% down from 14%.
This means for people […]

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Boxing Day Sales

Posted on December 26, 2007 - Filed Under sale, shopping | Leave a Comment

Sometimes I wish we could wait to do our Christmas shopping on boxing day and just make excuses that we had forgotten to wrap them in time so that’s why we’re late handing things out. I suppose we could shop now and just store everything for an entire year, uhm, or not. Like […]

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Playing XBox Games on XBox 360

Posted on December 26, 2007 - Filed Under Entertainment, gaming | Leave a Comment

A lot of people have been in looking for used Xbox 360 games over the last month or so, but not many people are selling them off yet even though the system has been around for 2 years now. Some ask whether you can play original XBox games on the 360, and the answer […]

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Merry Christmas

Posted on December 25, 2007 - Filed Under Fun, Holidays | Leave a Comment

I hope everyone has had a safe and merry Christmas and gotten lots of good loot. Chloe had fun ripping into all her presents and made out like a bandit this year. The general theme seemed to be kitchen stuff, toy blender, mixer, chopper and toaster along with little plates and plastic foods. […]

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Rudolf Hosting plan $95 for Life

Posted on December 23, 2007 - Filed Under computers, Internet | Leave a Comment

If you’ve been planning to get your own web hosting, now is the time to do it. Act fast though, they are only selling 1000 of these packages! For $95 USD you get hosting for life. That includes a free domain name (also for life), 250gb of storage space, 3000gb of bandwidth […]

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Horrible Time for a Cold

Posted on December 22, 2007 - Filed Under Health | Leave a Comment

I first felt it coming on a couple of days ago, and started taking cough mixture right away to try and help fight it off, but the battle is lost. Today my cold came on full swing in the afternoon and now I can hardly hold my head up to write this. […]

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Uplogix Network Solutions

Posted on December 22, 2007 - Filed Under Business, Internet, programming | Leave a Comment

If you operate a company wide network that spans the country, or especially to other countries, then you know how important it is to be able to monitor those connections remotely. Uplogix knows this as well, and has developed the Envoy network management software with fast and reliable MTTR (mean-time-to-recover) in mind. Using […]

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The Reaping

Posted on December 21, 2007 - Filed Under DVD, Entertainment, Movies | Leave a Comment

The Reaping, starring Hilary Swank as a woman who has dedicated her life to debunking miracles after her family had been murdered in a religious ceremony. Finding scientific explanations to explain away apparent miracles is her specialty and is the reason she gets contacted by a small town where the local river has turned […]

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Staples is the Culprit?

Posted on December 19, 2007 - Filed Under Business, News, This Town | 1 Comment

Had a funny question from a customer tonight as he was buying a new computer game.  “So, are you guys planning to be around for a while?”  Strange I though, maybe it’s his first time here, so I replied that we’ve been in business for 8 years and don’t plan on going anywhere.  After that […]

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Interchangeable Guitar?

Posted on December 18, 2007 - Filed Under computers, Entertainment, gaming | Leave a Comment

The closer we get to Christmas, the more calls I get daily from people looking for Guitar Hero bundles or Nintendo Wii systems.  I can’t do much about the Wii’s, but for Guitar Hero I may have a solution.  It will cost a little more in the long run, but for XBox 360 and PS3 […]

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More on those Store Closings

Posted on December 18, 2007 - Filed Under Business, computers, This Town | Leave a Comment

It appears that Microsoft is running rampant in Good old Yarmouth, NS. The recent computer store closings are related after all, according to recent rumors. Originally, a couple months back, I heard that Computers Are Us had been busted for software piracy and that another store in town had been nailed as well. […]

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GPS Tracking Key

Posted on December 17, 2007 - Filed Under gadgets | 1 Comment

Tracking has never been easier for the average Joe than it is in this new age of technology. The GPS tracking key from LandAirSea Systems Inc is very affordable and small enough to hide in a vehicle to track where it’s been. It may not help you find out where your stolen car […]

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Happy B-day Lil’ Monster

Posted on December 17, 2007 - Filed Under Food, Life | 2 Comments

It hardly seems like it, but the lil monster is turning 4 years old in just a couple of days. Since Sunday is our only day off we decided to have a little party for her at home on Sunday (today) but since the weather was so horrible, most people canceled. A couple […]

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