Enhanced SYNC 3 Infotainment system featured in 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford Explorer with All-New SYNC 3*

Newest customer centric update developed in-house with major contributions by Ford’s Canadian software teams.

A secure, functional, seamless and enjoyable customer experience with in-car infotainment on an on-going basis is not only nice to have, it’s an absolute necessity given the advancement in today’s technology and the need to keep people safe on the road. This is why Ford has taken charge to deliver the best in-class user experience with the latest version of SYNC 3 featured in the soon to be released 2020 Ford Explorer.

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Laplink unveils super-speed USB 3.0 data transfer cable


Laplink has been around since the early days of the PC. It’s been know over the years for providing an easy solution to quickly migrate large amounts of data from one PC to another. It’s particularly handy especially when setting up a new computer. To help speed up the process, the company has just introduced the new Laplink USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Cable that can offer transfer speeds of up to 10x that of the USB 2.0 version.  Read more…at Canoe Tech Blog.

Looking good at 30, Happy Birthday Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator 30th Anniversary Logo

When we think back to 1987, some may remember it as the year of Black Monday, when we saw the stock market crash and seeing the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping by over 500 points and losing over 22% of its value in just one single day.  For Apple enthusiasts, we saw the unveiling of the Mac SE and the first modular and colour capable Mac, the Macintosh II. For gamers it was the year that we saw The Legend of Zelda released for the Nintendo Entertainment System. And it was 30 years ago this month, Adobe first shipped its flagship design software, Adobe Illustrator, an application that would allow designers to create and publish vector artwork, that would change the landscape of graphic design and the way we draw.
Read more…at Canoe Tech Blog

Easily batch convert files with Preview

 PreviewImageIf you’re a Mac OS user and need a quick and dirty way to batch convert a whole bunch of files from one format to another, you may not need to seek out or even buy an app for that. In fact, for some file types all you need to use is Apple’s Preview, an app that comes with every installation of any Mac OS. 

Many of us already use Preview daily in a pinch to handle PDFs and photos. It can be pretty handy whether we want to annotate a PDF or crop, resize or colour adjust our photos. It can also be used to easily merge and combines PDFs. Read full post at Canoe Tech Blog.

Dragons bite hard on FixMeStick virus removal

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It can be pretty tough to pry any amount of money from the pockets of the five dragons on a good day, let alone walk away with a deal worth a half-million dollars. But that’s what Montreal’s Marty Algire & Corey Velan; co-founders of FixMeStick did on CBC’s Dragons’ Den this past Wednesday.

Read more…At Canoe Tech Blog

Quark extends upgrade deadline in the wake of policy change

QuarkXPress, a page layout and desktop publishing application for both Window and Mac OS, that’s been around since the late eighties and still used by a number of designers and large publishing houses, has made some recent changes in their upgrade policies.


Christmas Gifts from WinXDVD.com

Your ideal Blu-ray decrypting and backup tool that helps you decrypt and copy any Blu-ray (including AACS MKB v25, BD+ and BD-Live encrypted Blu-ray) to M2TS file or Blu-ray folder, and backup 3D Blu-ray to 2D videos. Two copy modes embedded: Full Disc Backup and Main Title copy, which will perfectly meet your Blu-ray backup requirements.


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2. Click the “Get Register Code” button.
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4. The system will auto count down once someone hits the

“Get Register Code” button until all codes run out.
5. Mac users can get iPhone Ripper for Mac from Digiarty’ Facebook Page.

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Christmas surprise?

Yes! In addition to the giveaway of WinX Blu-ray Decrypter, you can also get a coupon code for DVD backup software. 40% off!


What’s next?

We’re going to give away WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, which will be a good helper for you to convert Christmas gathering videos shot by your HD camcorders and transfer to iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, PSP, etc. And you can also keep these joyous memories by burning to DVD disc. Coming on Dec. 23…