Thursday, December 27, 2012

Tim Hortons' new extra large coffee

Upper Canada Mall Panorama

Upper Canada Mall was crowded on Boxing Day.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Square Enix Games For Android are now on sale

Final Fantasy 1 is now on sale for $4.99, Chrono Trigger is now $6.99, Chaos Rings and Chaos Rings Omega are both $3.99 each at the Android Play Store.  

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Play as the new Blue Jays in Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3 or XBox 360

The Toronto Blue Jays are going for the World Series win this year.  The $99 Wii Mini is a great way to play  as the Blue Jays.  The Wii mini is a motion control system.  You can also exercise as well.  There was a  Major League Baseball 2K12 game for the Wii last year.  The 2K13 version is not out yet.  It may come out soon.  The Playstation 3 and XBox 360 cosole machines are more expensive.  They also have motion controls.  

Monday, December 17, 2012

Use IPad or IPhone to take screenshots of New Year's TV events

All IPads and IPhones can take screenshots.

1)Before the events, practice taking screenshots by holding Home Button and Press Power while the home button is held down.
2)Open the Photos app to see the screenshot
3)Once you master the take screenshot technique, open a TV App.  (eg. Rogers)
4)Tune to a channel such as NBC.
5)Wait for ball drop or fireworks
6)Hold Home Button and press Power to take screenshot

Toronto Christmas in years past

Nathan Philip Square Fireworks:

Eaton Centre Christmas Tree:

Yonge And Dundas Square:

Friday, December 14, 2012

Marble Slab Creamery offer 15% Off every Tuesday and Wednesday between 12 and 4pm

Marble Slab Creamery offer 15% Off every Tuesday and Wednesday between 12 and 4pm

2012 Holt Renfrew Glass Coke bottle

This is a great Christmas decoration.

5 Reasons To Use a Smartphone In Toronto, Canada

1) Twitter...
Many major retailers uses twitter to promote their products.  All news organizations use it to spread news.  You can also communicate with friends.

You can receive and send e-mails on the go.

Many major retailers have their own apps.  You can check out and buy products everywhere.  All news organizations have apps.

4)Check stocks and weather...
Stock information and weather at your local area is always available.

5)Maps and Navigation Apps...
Google Maps and other navigation apps has lots of information about Toronto.

Great Christmas Gifts You Can Get in Toronto Canada

1.  Chocolate Hawaiian Nuts at Costco
2. Toronto Blue Jays Gear (The Blue Jays signed some good players for next season)
3. $0.99 Macleans issues on android

4. Android Toronto Life issues are also quite inexpensive
5. Frank Stronach's Autobiography...."The Magna Man" (available everywhere)

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Yahoo Mail and GMail have separate E-Mail Apps

The 3 individual apps of Yahoo Mail, GMail and Mail apps in IOS each have push notifications. This means 30 e-mail headlines can be displayed in the notifications bar.

Haagen Dazs inside the Shoppes of Venetian in Macao is great

Having a Haagen Dazs Illy coffee in your hand while taking a picture beside the Grand Canal is a great experience.  The Haagen Dazs shop is located inside the Grand Canal Shoppes area.

Jade Dragon Restaurant (City Of Dreams, Macau)

Google Maps App for IOS 6 is now available in Canada

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 3G ICS in Canada

2012 Hong Kong Christmas

2012 Hong Kong October 1st Fireworks

The last minute of the 2012 Hong Kong October 1st. fireworks was amazing.

Macau 2012

The trip to Macau was great. It had lots of good food and things to see.

Yorkdale Christmas

Yorkdale mall in Toronto has good Christmas decorations

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Cantonese Milk Bun (From a restaraunt in Bejing in 2010)

This is a serving of Cantonese Milk Buns from a restaurant in Beijing.  It will be great if someone can tell me the restaurant name.

Favourite Restaurants in Toronto

1)Messini Authentic Gyros
2)Oliver And Bonacini (Bayview Village)
3)Hollywood Gelato
4)Old Country Inn (Unionville)
5)The Musket
6)David Duncan House
7)South Street Burger
8)Myung-Dong Noodles (Thornhill)
9)Asian Legend (Multiple Locations)
10)Costco $1.50 Hot Dog and Drink

Saturday, June 2, 2012

How To Photo Stream From Windows Computers to iPhone, iPad, Macs and Windows PCs

iCloud is the Apple cloud sharing service for photos and files being shared between i-devices, Macs and Windows machines.

If you know Apple iCloud ID and password:

From Windows Computer:

Step 1: Download iCloud Control Panel for Windows at
Step 2: Install iCloud Control Panel
Step 3: Watch This Video:
Step 4: If you have trouble understanding the video, please read the "After iTunes is installed in Windows" section

If you don't know Apple iCloud ID and password:

Step 1: Turn on iPad
Step 2: Make sure her iPad is using iOS 5.x system
      1)Tap on Settings on the iPad 
      2)Tap on General
      3)Tap on About
      4)Look at Version

If it says need to hook it up to a Windows computer and update it.
If iTunes is not installed on the Windows computer, goto to download the latest iTunes.

After iTunes is installed in Windows:

Step 1: Open iTunes
Step 2: Plug the iPad into the USB port of the Windows computer
Step 3: Let iTunes detect the iPad
Step 4: Click check for latest update
Step 5: Download and install the update
Step 6: Repeat Step 2 of "If you don't know Apple iCloud ID and password"

The version number should show 5.x now.

If system version says 5.x:

1)Tap iCloud 
2)Enter Apple id and password or tap on "Get a Free Apple ID"
3)Copy the id and password onto paper.  You need this when you share photos from Windows
4)Turn on "Photo Stream" to share photos and to receive photos from Windows

If you just registered a new Apple ID in the previous steps:

5)Go to Windows PC and download iCloud Control Panel for Windows at
6) Install iCloud Control Panel

Saving photos from Photo Stream to i-device Photos:

1)Tap Home (The Bottom Center Button)
2)Tap Photos
3)Tap "Photo Stream"
4)Tap Share button (The button to the right of "Slide Show")
5)Tap on the photos you want to save to i-device
6)Tap 'Save'
7)Follow on screen instructions