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The newest iOS – things you surely did not know

iOS new featuresSince iOS 11 was launched, everyone is hyped with its potential and new features. Even though Apple users were already used to the interface of iOS, the latest version surprised everyone with its major changes in term of appearance and features. Since both iPhone 8 and X were launched some while ago, it was almost…


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:20:31 +0000
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iPhone No Sound: Tips on How to Fix this Common Issue

iPhone No SoundiPhones are great devices, no one will deny this! However, they too have floods and, despite what Apple is trying to sell you, they can be easily broken. For instance, there is a problem that is quite common on many Apple devices, regardless of their version number, and that is the iPhone no sound issue.…


Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:18:52 +0000
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Transferring money through mobile: Why digital wallets are the future of commerce?

digital walletTransferring money through mobile is becoming increasingly popular as mobile wallets continue to develop and evolve. Millennials are in particular aboard the hype and helping to drive the digital wallet revolution. It’s no secret that the functions of the smartphone are endless, but their payment capabilities now represent a whole different ball game. And it’s…


Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:25:15 +0000
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Will the New Nokia 3310 be a Success?

Nokia 3310With Nokia poised to release a new, upgraded version of the iconic 3310 handset, opinion in the marketplace has been polarised. While the device has been subjected to ten-times more pre-registration interest than any other flagship handset so far in 2017. For example, some dissenting voices have claimed that the device will struggle to compete…


Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:32:33 +0000
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Two Companies Apple Should Acquire: Evernote and VMware

Apple StoreWith Apple’s cash pile growing with the day, we are wondering when (or whether) will they start making big moves, as in – big acquisitions. The iPhone maker typically acquires smaller firms, but with more than $200 billion sitting at their offshore accounts, one wonders how on earth will they spend/invest all the cash. There…


Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:44:34 +0000
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Jabra Storm review

Jabra StormLet me start by saying this – the Jabra Storm is by far the best Bluetooth headset I’ve ever used. Period. I know there are (arguably) better models, but I haven’t been able to play with one of those. The Storm offers a great sound quality, it’s easy to carry around (you can forget you…


Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:06:11 +0000
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Review: Shine laser light Bluetooth headphones

Shine laser light Bluetooth headphonesIEC Technology — which has offices in Shenzhen, China and London, UK — has recently launched its laser-light based Bluetooth stereophonic headsets, called Shine, on Kickstarter. We had a chance to try them out before the general public, and this article is all about our experience with the product. But first, let’s look at Shine’s…


Sun, 06 Dec 2015 18:04:03 +0000
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Martian Aviator B10 review: regular looking watch with a brain

Martian Aviator B10 in handThese days we get to see a number of different smart watches. There are those that look and act like small computers, running a kind of specialized operating system, like Apple Watch, Samsung’s Tizen watches, Pebble and an array of Android Wear devices. Products made by Martian are different. First and foremost they look like…


Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:00:56 +0000
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Amazon should acquire BlackBerry; here are 4 reasons why that could be a good idea

BlackBerryIf Chinese handset makers like Huawei and ZTE don’t cut it — due to security and “all that jazz” — perhaps the best contender to take over BlackBerry is Amazon. There are a few reasons why this could be a good move for the online retail giant: 1. Amazon wants its own eco-system, not the…


Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:27:30 +0000
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Neptune Suite smart watch with phone and tablet screens killing it at Indiegogo

Neptune SuiteNeptune wants to completely redefine how we think of mobile devices. They don’t see a smartphone in the center of it all; rather, they think that position should go to an Android-powered smart watch that will simply have bigger screens to connect to. One of the screens would come in the form of a traditional…


Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:52:15 +0000
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News for Canada

Majority of B.C. — and 3 other provinces — under special weather statement due to wildfire smoke

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Smoke from hundreds of wildfires burning across B.C. has left virtually all of the province in a haze.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:30:44 EDT
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Heroes for a nation: 2 Fredericton police officers honoured at regimental funeral

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Just over a week after they were killed in the line of duty along with two civilians, Fredericton police Constables Robb Costello and Sara Burns were honoured in a regimental funeral before over 1,000 family members, friends, first responders and dignitaries, following a street procession that attracted hundreds on a rain-swept day.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 06:00:00 EDT
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Despite 'Good Samaritan' law, many drug users too scared of arrest to report overdoses

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The government introduced the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act in May 2017 to provide some amnesty for drug users - but a year after the legislation was passed, many people are still too scared to call for help because they fear arrest.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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CRTC's unlocked phone rule has sparked a crime spree, Bell and Rogers say

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Bell and Rogers say new rules mandating that Canadian carriers sell unlocked phones have triggered a rise in phone thefts. But their submission to the CRTC is short on numbers and details.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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Bison destroyed after wandering out of Banff National Park

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One of two bison that wandered out of Banff National Park earlier this month has been destroyed.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:09:31 EDT
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Why scientists suspect proof of a turning point in Earth's history is sitting in a lake in Milton, Ont.

Francine McCarthy - Martin Head

Some scientists believe human activity and technology have pushed us into a new geological epoch called the Anthropocene. What they still need to figure out is exactly when this turning point began. A team of researchers believes Crawford Lake west of Toronto has preserved the answer.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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3 N.W.T. plane crash victims were tourists from Alta., Sask.

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The three people who died in Thursday’s deadly plane crash near Fort Simpson, N.W.T., were tourists from Alberta and Saskatchewan who were on a day tour of the Nahanni National Park Reserve, according to the owner Simpson Air.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:41:43 EDT
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12-year-old girl found dead in California was from Waterloo, reports say

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Officials have identified a 12-year-old Canadian girl as the victim of a deadly boat accident in California.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:43:48 EDT
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Alberta's new normal could be a 'constant state' of drought: expert

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Farmers and ranchers across the prairies have been facing off against hot and dry weather conditions for the past year, and a drought researcher says simulations show it's time to start treating these conditions as the "new normal."


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:30:00 EDT
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RCMP commissioner 'not sure' handgun ban is the answer to gun violence

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There are growing calls across the country for a handgun ban after a recent spate of shootings, but the new head of the RCMP isn't convinced.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:00:00 EDT
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Calgary police officer seriously injured when hit by suspected stolen truck

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Police later found the truck in the southwest community of Evergreen.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:02:19 EDT
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Feeling the burn: B.C. tourism industry hit hard by wildfires

Tracy Calogheros

Caravan Theatre has been filling seats and delighting audience on its 80-acre farm for forty years. But over the last two years, audience numbers are slipping.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:00:00 EDT
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Boarding ships and air attacks: Operation Nanook begins in Labrador Sea

Boarding party HMCS Charlottetown

We take you on board an annual exercise that tests the military's ability to operate in the Arctic.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 05:30:00 EDT
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Time to let Tina Fontaine rest, cousin says, 4 years after grim discovery

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A family member of Tina Fontaine's is planning to let her memorial site be.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 01:24:22 EDT
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B.C. judge refuses to recuse herself for crying in court

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A B.C. provincial court judge has ruled not to recuse herself from presiding over a sexual interference case after a defence lawyer accused her of not being able to deliver a fair sentence because she cried during a victim impact statement.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:12:20 EDT
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Sign vandalized after MP Maxime Bernier calls out Winnipeg park for 'extreme multiculturalism'

Jinnah Park sign

Days after Conservative MP Maxime Bernier singled out a Winnipeg park named after a Pakistani leader in an attempt to demonstrate that multiculturalism has gone too far, the park's new sign was vandalized.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:29:01 EDT
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Smoke from raging B.C. fires seen from space by NASA satellite

NASA B.C. fires

The fires raging in British Columbia aren't just confined to the province: a NASA satellite captured the smoke as it blanketed the skies over Alberta and Saskatchewan earlier this week.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:59:40 EDT
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Canadians believe in immigration but concerned about asylum seekers: study

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​Canadians are generally supportive of current immigration levels, a survey of public perceptions commissioned by the federal government suggests — but they are also worried and confused when it comes to the issue of asylum seekers.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:20:28 EDT
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'Anti-colonial vandals' deface Sir John A. Macdonald statue in Montreal

Sir John A. Macdonald statue Montreal

An anonymous group issued a news release saying the act is a response to the city of Victoria, B.C., removing its statue of Canada's first prime minister.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:31:14 EDT
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Judge lifts publication ban on details of deadly Fredericton shooting

Justice building, Fredericton

A New Brunswick judge has lifted a publication ban on previously reported details about the Fredericton shooting a week ago that claimed the lives of two city police officers and two civilians.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:24:51 EDT
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