Category Archives: How To

Canadian Couch Potato Investing with Questrade

Thursday, June 14, 2018 @ 4:52 pm

Five years ago I started investing using the Canadian Couch Potato index fund strategy with TD using their e-Series funds. Last week I initiated the transfer of my funds from TD to Questrade and this post will revolve around the pros/cons of TD vs Questrade and the process on how to move to Questrade.

Firefox Container Tabs

Monday, April 2, 2018 @ 4:28 pm

What I’d consider to be Firefox’s killer feature is its Container Tabs: allowing you to “contain” websites, and associated cookies, into various containers.  It even colour-codes the tabs with a subtle bottom line to provide you the tab’s context.

Moving to a Data-Only Mobile Plan

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 6:10 pm

Recently my former cell phone carrier – Public Mobile – proposed a fee increase of 25% (Feb. 15th, 2018) before retracting their proposal the next day in response to over ~1,600 CCTS complaints filed within a day-and-a-half. Their announcement includes the following statement: “While all good things must come to an end at some point […]

Setting up the XiaoMi XiaoFang Security Camera

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @ 8:54 am

The XiaoMi XiaoFang is an excellent budget indoors security camera. The only catch is that XiaoMi has attempted to make it harder to use outside of China. This post will help you get around the georestriction and customize the XiaoFang.