Alex J. Rollinson

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The Swapper review

Few games tackle the type of heady subject matter that the The Swapper does. Like the best science fiction, Facepalm’s puzzle-platformer uses its …

The Besties 60 - An embarrassment of riches

Is it Christmas in June?<p>Usually the period around E3 is like a desert in which the year's worst games are left to rot under the sweltering summer sun. But as you may have gleamed from the carousel of review scores on the Polygon homepage, we have been submerged by a flood of excellence: <i>Animal</i> …

BioShock Infinite 53% off well before Steam Summer Sale

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p><b>Update:</b> Steam’s Summer Sale is just around the corner (rumor to be July 11 at 10am Pacific). BioShock Infinite Season Pass is now available at GMG for only $21 after coupon code GMG30-LY2G6-UKDYY (yup its a Steam key).<p>On May 31st GameFly launched their own …

Saudi billionaire prince sues Forbes magazine over claims it understated his wealth by about US$10B http://natpo.st/13qykFP

Globe Editorial: U.S. surveillance of law-abiding citizens is dangerous and wrong

The scale of the U.S. government's surveillance of private telephone calls and Internet usage is disturbing. People around the world, including those in Canada, who have no links to terrorism or any criminal activity at all are being subjected to what amounts to electronic surveillance inside their …

How Harper and Obama are alike on science policy

The first time that John Holdren, the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology, was asked to write a policy memo for President Barack Obama, he had been warned that no one should give Mr. Obama a memo longer than two pages. Dr. Holdren was suitably succinct. Not long afterwards …

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'De-extinction' of woolly mammoth possible in 30 to 50 years

Q: Could extinct species be brought back to life?<p>That was the fantasy of the classic film, <i>Jurassic Park</i>, but a Hamilton researcher thinks it can …

BlackBerry Q10 now available at WIND Mobile

A few days ago we let you know that WIND Mobile was on the cusp of releasing the BlackBerry Q10. This QWERTY/Touch device will officially be …

Rogers increases Early Upgrade Fee for Smartphone and Premium Smartphones to $20/month

Fresh off the news of the CRTC’s “Wireless Code” is the first notable change from a carrier. Could be coincidence or just unfortunate timing. …

Digital Extremes takes a chance with free-to-play game

If there's a sign of how the times are a-changing in video games, Digital Extremes is surely it. As per usual, the London, Ont.-based studio will be at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles – which runs next week – showing off its new console game <i>Warframe</i>, a sci-fi shooter for the …

Ancient Mars rover Opportunity makes a watery discovery

After almost 10 years of roaming the red planet, the Opportunity rover has made a new discovery that offers scientists more clues about Mars's watery …

Rise of jellyfish reveals sickness of world's oceans

The rise of jellyfish populations in many of the world's oceans may be more than just an inconvenience for swimmers who want to take a dip.<p>The rapid …

Ottawa's wireless strategy: consumer agenda that’s not quite complete

With the government stuck in a messy controversy over Senate expenses, the federal Conservative Party reached out to donors this week with a message to change the channel: Just look what we've done for consumers lately.<p>"Our Conservative government is taking action to reduce your cellphone bill – …

60% of Fortune 500 Companies Testing or Using BlackBerry 10 Currently

According to BlackBerry, well over half of US-based Fortune 500 companies are now testing the company’s next-gen mobile platform for potential …