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Rogers WiFi in Toronto

This Internet user has more than enough problems with WiFi providers in Canada over the past 5-7 years. Add to the usual litany of Murphy’s Law downtimes, errors in billing and “ever so reachable and courteous” support services there has been more than my fair share of “promises, promises, promises” not kept. 10Mbs download and…

Gallery Hop Preview: Dimitri Papatheodorou

Dimitri is a Toronto/Warkworth artist, architect, poet, painter and musician displaying a selection of current paintings and works in clay in his historic stone studio. Your visit may include an impromptu piano recital-performance! In addition, outdoor glass installations by established artist Paulus Tjiang (Frantic Farms) will be on display. Paulus will be present during the…

Gallery Hop Preview: Clock Tower Cultural Centre

One of the big stops on the Trent Hills Gallery Hop will be the Clock Tower Cultural Centre in Campbellford where 6 artists will have their works on display. Also visitors will get to see a wide array of artistry from rug-hooking through painting to print craft and photography. Here are the artists who will have…

Gallery Hop Preview: Terra Dolus Pottery

The Trent Hills Gallery Hop is coming up Saturday October 4th and Sunday the 5th. Given the quality of the Warkworth Fall Fair’s art content, it is  appropriate to do a preview of some of the artists who will be exhibiting during the Gallery as Trent Hills continues to burnish its artistic reputation. Terra Dolus…

Free Tutorials on Web Design & Website Makeovers

Continuing our series of free tutorials at the Quinte West Library, this Fall there will be be two more. The emphasis in these tutorials are a solid overview of the topics followed by an optional, but intensive hands-on demo and  training experiences. Web Design Basics This free lecture is designed to help attendees design for…

Bowmanville/Clarington: 2 Free Tutorials

The first lecture features photo editing for the Web: The second lecture is devoted to better Web Presence using latest Design technologies: Both tutorials are free with RSVP by email or phone[905-621-6966].

Howto Create Effective Web Splash Pages

This free follow-on to the Photo Polishing and Photo Painting Lectures demos how to post and layout your photos, portfolio, or event images most effectively on the Web. Effective Web Splash Pages garner more visitors and make navigating your site easier. Key UI tools like sliders, tabs, carousels, accordions and grids are easier than ever…

Howto Photo Polish With Aplomb

Now that you have the a camera flash card brimming with fun summer photos – here is a tutorial on how to polish them for printing, friends and your Facebook or web page: This tutorial is crammed with useful tips on how to make your photos shine. The photo editing methods are remarkably easy to…

Free Tutorial: Basic Web Programming at Bowmanville Library

The 1st of 7 tutorials on Creating a Web Presence, opens Saturday at 1:00PM at the Bowmanville Library. Click here to see the full schedule of free presentations at the Bowmanville Branch of the Clarington Libraries This 35,000 feet view of the latest Web directions and programming tools underlines one of the key trends on the…

Free Tutorial on Creating Your Own Web Presence

7 Free Tutorials at Bowmanville Library at 1PM Saturday March 15th on Creating a Web Presence: Basics of Web Programming The first tutorial  is devoted to the Basics of Web Programming. The idea is not necessarily to teach all the ins and outs of Web Development; but rather to give you an overview of the…

Guidelines To Photo Composition: Free Lecture Quinte West Library

Digital Photography has become one of the most popular leisure activities. One can literally  see it it at social media like Facebook, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest. For example, Instagram alone  gets over 5 million image uploads per day. On internet sites, web images are key to tell the stories on diverse sites like NYTimes, Sports…

Quinte West Library: Free Website Creation

Do you have a website you would like to get spruced up? Or would you like to create a new one for no cost except your time and design ideas. Here is a hands on session that will allow you to create a brand new website with up to 5 new pages – say  Home,…