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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY | February 26, 2010

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Future of ecommerce according to Jerome Paradis | PodCamp Toronto

Future of ecommerce according to Jerome Paradis | PodCamp Toronto

I  wish to point out the session that my husband Jerome Paradis gave to PodCamp Toronto. Jerome talked about his vision of the future of ecommerce. He has an innovative concept of what is next for ecommerce. Jonathan Kennedy wrote a recap on the blog of NVI. Jerome Paradis named his concept Semantic Commerce. It offers advantages for […]

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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY | February 25, 2010

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Balsamiq Mockups Feels Like Hand Drawing your Interface

Balsamiq Mockups Feels Like Hand Drawing your Interface

Balsamiq Mockups is one  tool I use to build my upcoming community site. Following a tweet I made last week, I saw that many of you were curious to know what I was thinking of Balsamiq Mockups. So, here we are. Before you build any software, Web site or even a blog, you need is […]

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TECHNOLOGY | January 31, 2010

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The iPhone and now the iPad will Push the Boundaries of Web design

The iPhone and now the iPad will Push the Boundaries of Web design

After covering what the iPad should do for magazines and newspapers, Fast Company published an interesting article on how five websites push the envelop of web design. We are entering a new era. I cannot wait for an enhanced experience. Imagine how more fluid browsing a site like MoCo Loco could be if you navigate it on […]

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TECHNOLOGY | January 29, 2010

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My Take on the iPad

My Take on the iPad

Apple revealed its iPad last Wednesday. I took a couple of days to think it over before I shared what I think about this new device. I will probably get one! Let’s be clear, I do really need it but it’s cool and some features make the experience more enjoyable than using my 13-inch MacBook […]

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TECHNOLOGY

June 18, 2009

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Bad Search Results Hurt Customer Service

Bad Search Results Hurt Customer Service

Here is another missed opportunity to provide good customer services by a telecommunication company. I am going to San Francisco next week. I read on PCWorld that with iPhone OS 3.0 AT&T will deliver free Wi-Fi access non-U.S. carriers who include Wi-Fi access in their plans. Naturally, I am curious to see if the plan […]

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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY

June 1, 2009

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Need for More User Control with Mashups

Need for More User Control with Mashups

One of the main reasons why I migrated my blogs to WordPress is to be more independent technically. I wish to be able to add features using plugins without needing the help of a programmer. For the most part, it works fine. But as many other bloggers, I often wish to mix and match plugins […]

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TECHNOLOGY

May 6, 2009

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Official Blogger at Webcom Montreal 2009

Official Blogger at Webcom Montreal 2009

The 6th edition of Webcom Montreal is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13th, 2009. This is a bi-annual one-day conference. I am writing a quick note to tell you that I will be publishing posts live (assuming no technological problems) one week from now. Readers of On The Web will be lucky since you will get […]

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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY

April 10, 2009

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Tungle Simplifies Booking Appointments

Tungle Simplifies Booking Appointments

You know the drill. Every time, you need to book a meeting with someone we go to this back and forth dance to find a suitable timeslot. The Meet with Me feature of Tungle simplifies everything since it eliminates the need to constantly open your calendar as you are answering emails. Here is how it […]

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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY

March 1, 2009

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Envisioning the Future Technologically

Envisioning the Future Technologically

I watched a cool 5-minute long video by Microsoft that explores how easy it could be to communicate, share ideas and documents, make plans, get informed and play in the future. New devices and natural user interfaces will be invented to make our life easier. Just things of all the progress we did over the […]

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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY

February 5, 2009

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Having fun catching bugs with Crazy Frog for the iPhone

Having fun catching bugs with Crazy Frog for the iPhone

Igor Pusenjak, one of the co-founders of Lima Sky said in an interview that they make games for kids. Let me tell you that Crazy Frog is as fun for adults. I saw my husband playing it before dinner. My first reaction was “It is so cute!”. Then, I said “I want it!” The game […]

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TECHNOLOGY

January 25, 2009

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PC or Mac: Which laptop is best for bloggers?

PC or Mac: Which laptop is best for bloggers?

Many non tech savvy people around me are having this dilemma:  should I go for a PC or a Mac laptop? I prefer the Mac, unconditionally. I used to be a PC user (I still have a desktop at the office) but I do not intend to go back for my daily activities. I feel […]

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TECHNOLOGY

January 22, 2009

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Quick Guide for Canadians Traveling with an iPhone to the USA

As we arrived in Los Angeles, my husband and I turned down the data roaming on your iPhone since the fees add up pretty quickly. Then, the iPhone becomes a simple cell phone with a contact book. Nothing smart about it. I felt naked. It is easy to forget the technological advancement as we get […]

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