Allen Melanson

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Hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 LED Flip Case

Samsung had a lot of cool stuff to show at its CES booth this year, but one smaller piece of tech caught our eye: the Galaxy Note 4 LED Flip …

Hands-on with BACtrack, the Bluetooth breathalyzer that pairs with your phone

CES has many terrible qualities, one of them being that the show is in Vegas and every meeting seems to be an eight mile hike from wherever you are …

Best music of 2014

From Run the Jewels to Owen Pallett, Adrian Lee and Michael Barclay name their five favourite albums from 2014<p>2013 set the bar high as far as music …

An exclusive look inside the comet lander control room

<i>Bearing Witness: 2014 — The Globe and Mail looks back on the cataclysmic news events of 2014 through the eyes of the people who were there – be they bystanders, participants or journalists. Their accounts shaped our perceptions, while their witnessing the events changed their lives.</i><p>There were …

Back in Stock: Touchscreen Gloves, Bluetooth Audio Beanie, Shipped Free [Deals]

If you missed out last time on the Knitted Touchscreen Gloves and the Bluetooth Audio Beanie sales in our <i>Deals Store</i>, more stock has arrived.<p>These …

More Canadians Are Living 'Off The Grid' Than You Think

Kurt Cehak is one of four people who live in Port Neville, B.C. He’s spent the past four years making his own electricity and living “off the grid” …

What the Big Six banks see for the loonie, GDP in 2015

The financial market strategists at RBC Dominion Securities put plainly what many see as the key to 2015: "It's still a matter of US[A] and Them."<p>Specifically, that the U.S. economic recovery "is strong enough to shoulder what has been a jagged, and at times, inconsistent global recovery." Rather …

The 29 Most Spectacular Space Photos Of 2014

The year 2014 was a stellar one for spaceflight, what with ESA's Rosetta mission putting a robotic lander on a distant comet and NASA successfully testing its Orion spacecraft.<p>But 2014 was also a great year for space photography, as you can see from these remarkable 29 images (scroll down) picked …

Meet The Globe’s Canadian artist of the year, plus seven other top talents

<b>To celebrate a remarkable year of film, television, music, theatre, visual art and more, The Globe asked its writers and critics to nominate their choices for the Canadian artist of 2014. Discover who they selected, and whom you, our readers, chose as the winner</b><p><b>THE ARTIST OF THE YEAR:</b> <b>TANYA …