Mohammad Moahid

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When Does it Make Sense For a House Purchaser to Pay All Cash?

Maria aims to purchase a house for $200, 000. Because she has financial assets of $300,000, one of her options is to buy the house for all cash. Alternatively, she can obtain a mortgage of $180,000 for 15 years at 4% and zero fees. Maria has excess disposable income of $2,000 a month which would …

The Shrouded World Desktop

Reader Alec submitted this desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and aside from a stunning wallpaper, it’s a neatly customized Mac. Here’s how he set …

Inspiration

‘The taste is in the squeak’: Why the key to the perfect poutine is the cheese curds — just don’t refrigerate them

Poutine just isn’t poutine without that squeak. Luckily, in Quebec and Eastern Ontario, a pit stop at nearly any corner store will result in smooth, …

The best luxury hotels in York

An insider's guide to York's top luxury hotels — from historic country houses to hip boutique hotels — including the best for afternoon teas, spas with swimming pools, cool bars and gardens, near the city centre, the Minster, York Racecourse and York railway station.<p>Grays Court<p>York, Yorkshire, …

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

Apple Is Not The Next Blackberry, It’s The Next Toyota

Apple is not a once-great company in decline, but a still-great company that will face conditions over the next decade far less favorable than in the …

Costco Canada is offering free Hepatitis A vaccine to anyone who bought recalled frozen berries

Costco is offering Hepatitis A vaccinations to anyone who purchased a frozen berry mix recently recalled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.<p>The …

Public Health

This Crazy Vacation Home in Orlando is Even More Magical than Walt Disney World Itself

Sure, you can stay in Cinderella’s castle. But why would you want to, when you (and dozens of your friends and relatives) can sleep in an incredible, …

Walt Disney Company

Top 11 Airport Lounges in the US and How You Can Get in

<i>Being able to access an airport lounge can make all the difference when you’re traveling, thanks to free drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi (and thus a little</i> …

airlines

Why 'Making a Murderer' Is Netflix's Most Significant Show Ever

Netflix is no stranger to successful shows, and many of them have had their moment in the sun at one point or another the past few years. <i>House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bojack Horseman, Master of None, Daredevil, Jessica Jones</i>. All of these shows have been …

The one Windows 10 tweak every user needs: ‘GodMode’

There are plenty of Windows 10 tips and tricks that you should be aware of – check <b>our Windows 10 cheat sheet</b> to learn about many of them – but …

Logitech unveils a new look, promises to enter new product categories

As great and versatile as touchscreens are, there’s nothing quite like the feel and click of a good physical keyboard. My recent obsession with …

Logitech

Wealth secrets of the one per cent: How the super-rich became uber rich

’Let us assume, dear reader, that you are interested in one thing, and one thing only: obtaining a vast fortune.” So begins economist Sam Wilkin’s …

Bill Gates

Save a Fortune By Buying One of These New Phones Instead of a Galaxy S6 or iPhone

AT&T’s lineup of affordable smartphones expanded on Friday with the unveiling of the ZTE Maven. This $59.99 device comes equipped with 4G LTE …

The seven books Bill Gates wants you to read this summer

You don't become the world's richest man by wasting away the day binge-watching Netflix. You learn, you grow, you hustle. And you read, and a hell of a lot. Heavy reads, light reads, even breezy beach reads from time to time.<p>We're talking, of course, about Bill Gates: inventor, philanthropist and …

10 Simple Steps to Build a $10 Million Business

A serial entrepreneur shares 10 steps to building a service business<p>Building a business is no easy feat. As a two-time entrepreneur, I've experienced the ups and downs of building a company and culture. Aside from my children, however, there is nothing I'm prouder of than the two great companies …

Entrepreneurship

Mobilicity Attempting to Convince Ontario Courts to Force Sales of its Wireless Licences

Mobilicity is preparing to ask the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to force the sale of its wireless licences to Telus or another large carrier …

Stewart Lyons has found a new gig as President and CEO of TeraGo

Crazy times over at Mobilicity.<p>A filing by Ernst & Young, the company who was appointed by the Court to assist stakeholders during its restructuring, …

LG announces HomeChat platform to talk to your appliances

LG has announced a new platform for users to interface with its range of home appliances. HomeChat is a mechanism to humanize the often-robotic …

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Camera 2, debuts Selfie Alarm feature

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Camera 2 today. This is a follow-up to the Android-powered point-and-shoot Galaxy Camera that launched last …

3D display lets you interact with objects remotely

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of …

Augmented Reality

How to subtly unfriend someone on Facebook

If you want to avoid constant updates from irritating contacts on Facebook, but don't want to cause offence by publicly unfriending them, then you must do your research says Rick Maybury<p><i>My wife and I are not the brightest of individuals when it comes to IT, but we manage. One of our relations</i> …

Social Media

Ultra HD televisions slow to attract consumers

There probably aren't huge numbers of Boxing Day shoppers scouring flyers for a deal on a 4K Ultra HD TV, the next standard of high definition …

4K Ultra HD

LG rumoured to unveil the G3 and a couple wearable devices at Mobile World Congress

Fingerprint sensors will reportedly be all the rage in 2014. Apple’s iPhone 5s and HTC’s One Max both have one, and Samsung has been rumoured to join …

Samsung shows the future through a 'Display Centric World'

Tech companies have created videos of what the future may be like in the past, but it seems that some of those once-wild ideas are becoming reality. …

Phonebloks: A modular phone you update a piece at a time

One of the most annoying things about some smartphones (and other gadgets) is that they don't have removable batteries. Or you can't upgrade the memory. Or once the screen breaks, that's it, game over. Or you have found another phone with, say, a camera that better suits your needs. You have to …

Gear & Gadgets

Tests show iPhone 5s A7 chip is dual-core, still beats quad-core Android competitors

When Apple(s aapl) announced the iPhone 5s last week, it made a lot of noise about the 64-bit architecture of the phone’s new A7 chip. But other than …