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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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Mlais M4 Note review – amazing value for $159

Mlais M4 Note - main imageChinese (handset makers) are coming and they seem ready to take on the Korean giants. Just last week, I got a chance to play with the Mlais M4 Note, a phablet-sized device that offers an amazing bang for the buck. That’s $159 for those who count. At first glance, the M4 Note looks like a…


Sun, 07 Jun 2015 15:56:57 +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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Hot Accessories & Wearables from MWC 2015

MWC Accessories & WearablesAfter phones and tablets, we look at hot accessories and wearables that were announced at Mobile World Congress 2015. As you’re about to see, there are quite a few of these, and not all of them are available immediately. Quite the contrary, for most products listed here, you’ll have to wait for at least another…


Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:38:54 +0000
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News for Canada

Canada's plan to push for new peacekeeping pledges called 'hypocritical'

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Canada intends to push other countries at an upcoming peacekeeping meeting to pledge more troops and commitments to international operations — despite the Liberal government's continued reticence about where it will deploy its own promised peacekeepers.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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'They should have put this bus up years ago': New routes aim to make notorious Highway of Tears safer

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Two new subsidized bus routes on B.C.'s Highway 16 aim to reduce hitchhiking and provide safe, affordable transit along the notorious stretch known as the Highway of Tears, where more than a dozen women have gone missing or been murdered.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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IBM contract cost for failure-plagued Phoenix payroll system jumped to total $185M

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The massive 1,700-page contract between the federal government and IBM to implement the troubled Phoenix federal pay system provides new insight into the fiasco, showing dozens of amendments to the deal and costs that jumped by tens of millions of dollars at a time.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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Residential school runaway remembers harrowing journey that killed his two friends

Bernard Andreason, then and now

In 1972, three boys left Stringer Hall in Inuvik hoping to reach home. The 130-km journey to Tuktoyaktuk took two weeks, and left only one survivor.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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Trade pact between Canada and EU now in effect as CETA officially in force Thursday

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Canadian companies have much greater access to one of the world's largest markets starting Thursday, as a major trade deal between Canada and the European Union enters into force.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:18:57 EDT
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After woman goes public, Montreal police arrest man accused of posting her personal info in escort ads

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Montreal police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for posting a woman’s personal information in three online ads for an escort in late August.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:00:00 EDT
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Justin Trudeau to highlight Indigenous reconciliation in UN speech

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will use his speech to the world's largest gathering of diplomats to highlight one of Canada's greatest domestic challenges — seeking reconciliation with the country's Indigenous people.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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1 in 7 Manitoba search warrants in study has serious flaws

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One in seven search warrants in a Manitoba study was so flawed that it should never have been issued, says an unpublished copy of the study that was obtained by CBC News.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:00:00 EDT
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Body found in Quebec ends police search for missing man in Amber Alert case

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Quebec provincial police have found a body in a wooded area near the town of Arundel, 20 kilometres south of Mont-Tremblant, where they've been searching for 71-year-old Yvon Lacasse, who was last seen Sept. 14.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:43:00 EDT
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Fast-food restaurants closing as Quebec unemployment rate nears all-time low

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Fast-food restaurants in communities across Quebec are having trouble finding staff, with some reducing their hours and others being forced to shut their doors altogether.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT
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'Far worse off than when they went in': Inmate speaks out about Newfoundland and Labrador's largest jail

Calvin Kenny

Calvin Kenny knows he likely won't get much sympathy, but says policies and procedures need to change at Her Majesty's Penitentiary.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:30:00 EDT
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National Bank IT error exposed customer contact information online

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Hundreds of National Bank customers may have had their personal contact information and date of birth exposed online to other customers, the bank confirmed to CBC Toronto.


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT
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4 in 10 Canadians think science is a matter of opinion, poll suggests

GMO Monsanto protest, Toronto

Are scientific findings a matter of opinion? Forty-three per cent of Canadians say they agree that they are, accoprding to a new poll whose results are being described as “worrisome.”


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:13:46 EDT
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Canada running to keep up with fast-moving developments in self-driving car technology

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Calling it a disruptive technology with huge potential, Canada's transport minister says when it comes to self-driving cars Canada is doing its best to try and keep up with the pace of innovation.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:00:00 EDT
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'The landscape has changed': residents return as Waterton Lakes National Park reopens to the public

Waterton Lakes national park

Residents in Waterton Lakes National Park returned to an intact townsite but a changed landscape more than a week after a raging wildfire in southwestern Alberta forced an evacuation of the park.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:35:00 EDT
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Alberta's United Conservative leadership candidates face off in first debate

UPC leadership candidates Doug Schweitzer, Jason Kenney, Brian Jean, Jeff Callaway

United Conservative Party leadership candidates squared off for their first debate in Calgary on Wednesday night, with candidates offering their views on the carbon tax, defeating the NDP and balancing Alberta's budget.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:20:51 EDT
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Retired Mountie who smuggled narwhal tusks headed to U.S. prison

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A retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer accused of smuggling narwhal tusks has been sentenced to five years and two months in U.S. prison.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:06:28 EDT
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'It's been coming down in bucketfuls': Jasper ski area sees unprecedented early-season snowfall

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While the early snowfall in parts of north and central Alberta likely ruined more than a few late-summer plans this week, it’s already got some winter warriors thinking about heading to the slopes.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:00:22 EDT
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Teen killer remains in adult jail in 'shocking' case of segregation

Halifax provincial court

A judge has urged Nova Scotia corrections officials to move an 18-year-old convicted murderer out of an adult jail where he’s been held in virtual isolation for a year after he attacked guards at his youth facility.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:22:33 EDT
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Jagmeet Singh's unique bid to inherit the aura of Jack Layton and Tommy Douglas

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If the NDP should be aiming to be interesting again, leadedship contender Jagmeet Singh is at least that.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:05:11 EDT
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