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How-to's, Mac, Resources

Here’s how to remove Adobe Flash from your Windows or Mac computer

With the official death of Adobe Flash on January 1, you will likely want to remove the software from your computer if you still have it installed. Adobe officially dropped support for outdated multimedia software after an extended shutdown period. In about two weeks, the company will block all Flash content from working in the player. Additionally, Adobe advises users to remove Flash Player as it will no longer update the software. Those who leave Adobe installed could become vulnerable to security vulnerabilities. As such, we have included some details on how to uninstall Adobe Flash from your Windows or Mac computer. Don't worry about removing Flash from your phone; you are probably not using a device that is still compatible with the software. Android stopped supporting Fla...
How-to's, Instagram, Resources

How to get the nine best Instagram photos for 2020

For reasons that are not entirely clear, Instagram does not yet offer an official year-end rollback feature of the top nine. This, unfortunately, forces people interested in finding out what their top nine Instagram photos are to turn to often suspicious third-party services. Given that Instagram is owned by Facebook, a platform that brings you nostalgia almost a week through its automated "friendship anniversary" videos, it's strange that the social network for sharing images and videos does not officially offer its own. . version of Spotify's 'Wrapped'. As some people probably know, but many are not, nothing is really free on the internet or in app stores, and this is especially true when it comes to end-of-the-year apps mining your content. With that said, if you're looking for...
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How to watch Wonder Woman 1984 in Canada

If you are a bit confused about how to look Wonder Woman 1984 In Canada, you are not alone. While it initially seemed like the only way to see the film would be in theaters and then eventually on Bell-owned Crave after its theatrical release, Warner Bros. recently announced that the film would also be streamed on video services. premium on demand (PVOD). . Currently, you can watch Wonder Woman 1984 in iTunes, Google play and the Cineplex Store for $ 29.99 for a 48 hour rental. The film is also screened in regions of Canada where theaters are still open. However, in Ontario, for example, where the province is locked down across the province until January 23 in an effort to curb COVID-19 infection rates, theaters are closed. On iTunes, Google Play and Cineplex store, Wonder Woman 1...
How-to's, Resources, Smart Home

Here are some ways smart home devices can make your vacation smarter

Smart home devices can add a lot of comfort to your home, especially during the holidays. Sure, there are the obvious ones: using your Google Home or Amazon Echo speakers to play Christmas music or setting a timer, for example, but there are plenty of other use cases that some people may not have thought of. So we've put together some ideas on ways to make your home a little smarter this Christmas. Smart plugs to power your treeIf you have a smart plug connected, it can be a great way to automate turning on your Christmas tree lights. I'm not going to go too deep into the details, as there are a variety of smart plugs available, each with different connected app systems and other setup steps. Regardless of which smart plug you have, however, you can likely plug it into the outl...
Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney +, Netflix and PVOD [Dec. 14-20]
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Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney +, Netflix and PVOD [Dec. 14-20]

Weekly, MobileSyrup reviews some of the most notable movies and TV shows to hit Canadian streaming platforms recently. Our 'Streaming in Canada' column generally focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave, and Netflix Canada, but other services such as Apple TV + and Disney + will be mentioned where relevant. We will also highlight shows or movies that are made in Canada, involve a notable Canadian cast or crew, and / or are filmed in Canada. Finally, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing many movies to hit digital platforms much earlier than planned, we will take note of the important movies, as well as any other notable news from the streaming service, to be included in this category when corresponds.Amazon Prime Video The Expanse (season 5) [Amazon Original]The...
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Here’s what’s coming to Disney + Canada in January 2021

Disney has revealed the new movies and shows coming to its Disney + streaming service in Canada in January 2021. See below for the full list: January 1stEarth to Ned - Episodes 11 to 20 [Disney+ Original] Extras - Beyond the Clouds: A Firm Handshake [Disney+ Original] Mega HammerheadJanuary the 8thChasing Mavericks Extras - Beyond the Clouds: The Anatomy of Emotion [Disney+ Original] Star Wars Forces of Destiny (Volumes 1 to 4) Marvel Studios: Legends [Disney+ Original]January 15Disney Elena of Avalor (season 3) Doctor Doolittle 3 Isle of Dogs The return of Mary Poppins WandaVision - Premiere [Disney+ Original]January 22The book of life Drumline Extras - Beyond the Clouds: The Final Touches Flicka 2 Flicka: Country ...
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Here’s how to turn off autoplay for videos in your browser.

Autoplaying videos are a pretty annoying trend that has taken the web by storm in recent years. Fortunately, many web browsers offer built-in tools to prevent websites from automatically stopping playing videos, or at least reducing how annoying those videos are. As such, we have put together the steps to disable video autoplay in most major browsers. Read on to find out how: Google ChromeLet's start with Chrome, which is the most popular browser right now and also one of the few options that doesn't have built-in tools to stop video autoplay. Although the browser used to have an experimental "flag" setting to disable video autoplay, it is no longer available. That said, Chrome blocks some autoplay videos, but users can't do much to control how it works. Chrome tracks how often...
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How to try Google Stadia for free

If you've been intrigued by Google Stadia now that you're getting some positive feedback regarding its handling of Cyberpunk 2077, This guide can help you try the service for free to see if it works for you. Before I dive into how to do this, I'll explain how Stadia works. Google's video game service streams games from the Internet to your computer, phone, or Chromecast. Stadia works by leveraging the power of Google's servers around the world, so people don't need to have physical PCs or consoles at home. This also means that there are no downloads, so as soon as you buy a game, you can instantly start playing. If you're still having trouble understanding how your PC can play this game, and wondering if your graphics card is powerful enough, you've been off track. Remember, this...
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Here’s how to turn off autoplay for videos in your browser.

Autoplaying videos are a pretty annoying trend that has taken the web by storm in recent years. Fortunately, many web browsers offer built-in tools to prevent websites from automatically stopping playing videos, or at least reducing how annoying those videos are. As such, we have put together the steps to disable video autoplay in most major browsers. Read on to find out how: Google ChromeLet's start with Chrome, which is the most popular browser right now and also one of the few options that doesn't have built-in tools to stop video autoplay. Although the browser used to have an experimental "flag" setting to disable video autoplay, it is no longer available. That said, Chrome blocks some autoplay videos, but users can't do much to control how it works. Chrome tracks how often...
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What’s new in Xbox Game Pass for console, PC, and Android late December 2020

Microsoft released a list of titles targeting its Xbox Game Pass service later in december. The company tends to release two title lists every month; You can see the first round of games that landed on Game Pass in December 2020 here. Along with several new titles, Microsoft shared a reminder that starting December 15, EA Play will be coming to PC gamers who subscribe to Xbox Game Pass PC or Ultimate. For those unfamiliar with EA Play, it is EA's game subscription service that gives subscribers access to a collection of EA games, exclusive in-game rewards and member-only content and a 10 percent discount. on EA digital purchases. On top of that, EA Play allows players to play select new releases up to 10 days prior to release ...
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Here are some tips on how to get PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S in Canada

This holiday season, three of the newest tech products are Sony's PlayStation 5 and Microsoft's Xbox Series X and S. However, as is often the case with these kinds of things, the demand far exceeds the supply. Therefore, consoles often sell out within a few minutes of being online at retailers' websites. With that said, you can adopt a few strategies to (hopefully) increase your chances of getting a console. See below some of these options: Don't gamble on store purchases This is perhaps the most obvious, but given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and widespread closures / restrictions across the country, you're unlikely to get consoles in stores. For the most part, major retailers like Walmart, Best Buy Canada EB Games have only restocked the consoles on their websites. Follow the r...
How-to's, Resources, Video Games

Here’s how to watch The Game Awards 2020 in Canada

Each year, Canadian journalist and host Geoff Keighley presents The Game Awards, a massive ceremony honoring the best games of the past 12 months. At the same time, the show offers a series of first looks at new game trailers and other announcements. This year, the event will take place on December 10 at 4 p.m. M. PT / 7 p. M. ET, with a preview presentation at 3:30 p.m. M. PT / 6:30 p.m. M. ET. As is the case every year, Keighley makes sure the show airs to a large number of platforms around the world. In Canada, you can tune in through Youtube (with 4K support), Facebook, Twitter, Twitch Y Steam.It's almost time, this is our December. Do not miss #TheGameAwards live around the world next Thursday. Here is the trailer for this year @geoffkeighley, special thanks to @linkinp...