eGurus July Newsletter

Travel Tech Tips

If you are planning on taking your phone traveling and are going to be outside Canada you'll need to be aware of US and International Roaming rates that your cell phone carrier can charge. If you use your phone without a plan you can face a large bill because you could be paying international rates to make calls, use data or send texts. If you are a Telus customer, Telus made changes to itsInternational Easy Roam fee to $12 per day as of May 2018. Bell and Rogers all offer plans for U.S. and international travel.

Telus, Bell and Rogers were also mandated by the CRTC as of Dec 1 2017 to sell unlocked phones to all their customers.

When you are traveling you will have to charge your devices at some point and you may run into challenges around the type of outlets that are available. The Targus World Power Travel Adapter creates a universal solution that allows you to connect to any standard wall outlet worldwide. Targus World Power Travel Adapter is 19.99 at London Drugs.

Before you get on the plane you can find the best seat on any flight on any airline with Staying connected when you travel is important. Depending on where you are you may need good Wi-Fi at your next hotel. You can test it before you go at

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There are just a few days left to take advantage of our Canada Day offer. This offer applies to appointments made and completed by Saturday July 7th 2018.

If you book a two hour appointment with us this week we will give you 15 percent off our standard rates. You can also book a 1 hour appointment this week and you will get 15 percent off as well. Our minimum charge is 75 dollars for a 1 hour appointment.

In order to take advantage of this offer please call 1 855 832 4878 or email us at You can also submit an appointment request via our Contact Form on our website.

Think your Mac doesn't need antivirus software? Actually, it does.

There's a common misconception that Macs don't need antivirus software. Unfortunately that's not true.

Mac's are generally more secure than PCs, thanks to a more secure operating system where certain aspects of its software are more locked down and harder to
infiltrate by rogue software. Also, fewer people own Macs meaning fewer targets for criminals. However, that doesn't mean that it's impossible to get a virus on your Mac, or receive a suspicious piece of malware either.

Read the complete article here on Yahoo News.


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Video of the Month

This video came via our Twitter account and it is an eye opener for sure. An iPhone battery exploded after being bitten by a customer, who apparently was checking the authenticity. The incident was filmed by security cameras at a shop in Nanjing City, China. While these videos are entertaining we don't want our clients to try this at home.
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