Investing

Living At The Spa

Versante, the 183-suite condominium development adjacent to Lansdowne Mall will be Canada’s first residential building to have an in-house spa and wellness center offering five-star services to residents and the public. The 13,000 square foot Versante Spa and Wellness Centre will be part of the Versante luxury complex on Lansdowne Road with 16 and 12 storey towers. Resident will have […]

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Technology

The Aliens Have Landed

Alienware — the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktops, notebooks, media centers, servers and professional systems — has opened its first retail location at Dadeland Mall, located at 7535 N. Kendall Drive in Miami. The new location allows customers to try out the latest Alienware products, speak face-to-face with technology experts, sign up to take instructional classes and play the hottest […]

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Ramblings Technology

The Invites Just Keep Coming In

The 2006 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is still a month away but already I’ve received a ton of invites for parties. Right now the party count is at 18 and I’m sure there will be over 50 before the end of the month. Trying to attend 50 plus parties over 5 days is really not possible. Like last year […]

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Technology

The Under $100 Techie Holiday Gift Guide

While the Ultimate Techie Gift Guide is great for the super rich, most of us can’t really afford to blow $250,000 on a 30 screen LCD display. For the more price dependant gift giver who’s on a budget, this under $100 techie gift guide is for you. Every gifts listed here can be purchased for less 100 smackers. While the […]

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The Net

Google Adsense On A Personal Blog?

You might be wondering why there are Google ads on my personal blog. Well they won’t be here for long. I’m just testing out this new template that is geared toward blogging for AdSense income. While I like the general layout of the theme, I have found some problems with it. The first being I can’t lock down the width […]

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Technology

Redefining High Resolution With Dual Widescreens

The Dell UltraSharp 2005FPW 20.1-inch Flat Panel LCD Monitor is a wide aspect desktop display that takes LCD monitors to a new level. The wide screen 2005FPW offers up to 1680 x 1050 resolution, allowing you to watch DVDs in their natural format and run multiple applications simultaneously. The high resolution and 16 by 10 aspect ration allows for improved […]

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The Net

Taking Back The #1 Spot On Google

Well, that didn’t take long at all! For the past few years I’ve been missing from the list of search results for “John Chow”. This wasn’t really surprising to me since I haven’t updated my home page in over five years and one of the factors Google looks at when ranking pages is how often it’s updated. Well, now that […]

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Ramblings

Paying To Cook My Own Dinner

Tonight I went to a “Hot Pot” restaurant. For those who don’t know, a hot pot is a place where you pay to cook your own food – the restaurant doesn’t cook for you. They just provide the raw food and a hot pot. At the center of the table is a stove where the pot is placed. You have […]

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