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Apple Said to Drop iPhone Branding for 5.6-Inch Model [Rumour]

Rumour has it that Apple is working to release two new handsets — one with a 4.7-inch and the other with a 5.6-inch screen — with the launch planned …

Mobile Technology

'Gargantuan' pachyrhinosaur skull found near Drumheller

Dinosaur discovery unveiled at University of Calgary<p>Calgary paleontologists unveiled a "gargantuan" pachyrhinosaur skull today.<p>The rare discovery is …

RBC iPhone App Now Uses Augmented Reality to Locate ATMs

We’ve talked about RBC’s iOS app that pioneered Interac e-Transfers to Facebook Messenger contacts for the first time in North America. Now, if you …

Augmented Reality

Apple enables two-step authentication for Canadian iDevices

After nearly a year of availability in the US and select European countries, Apple has enabled on two-factor authentication in Canada.<p>With database …

Bell goes live with Google Play carrier billing for all customers

Last month we reported that Bell went live with Google Play carrier billing. While this was true, the initial availability for all customers was a …

What Does the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Need to Be the Best?

We absolutely adored the previous generation Cadillac CTS-V, but since its 2009 debut a new generation of super sedans from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz have hit the streets. Audi‘s now sporting a 560-hp RS 7, BMW a 575-hp M5, and Mercedes a 577-hp E63 AMG S. What does the <b>2016 Cadillac CTS-V</b> need …

Non-Dwarf Norwegian Boy Steals Second Car In Two Weeks

Just last week, we brought you the story of a rather odd but inventive 10-year old Norwegian boy who stole his parents car and strapped his toddler …

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI: Bringing diesel to the people

The European taste for diesels has arrived on American plates. The quest for better fuel economy has resulted in automakers adding 13 new clean diesel offerings for 2014 to the existing 20 diesel options for passenger vehicles, with industry anlaysts expecting diesels to make up 10 percent of …

2015 Subaru WRX STI, McLaren 650S, Lotus C-01: This Week’s Top Photos

When it comes to fast, affordable four-doors, there are few options better than Subaru’s WRX STI. The latest generation packs the car’s proven …

Sports Cars

New book chronicles official history of the BMW Art Cars

200 pages, 148 images, and all the background stories.<p>Maybe you've been in this situation before: You're at an art gallery or a museum, and someone you know brings up Alexander Calder or Andy Warhol. You then awkwardly blurt out something along the lines of, "Oh, he's the guy who painted the BMW …

10 Things You Might Not Know About 'South Park'

Four foul-mouthed boys from Colorado have more substance than what meets the eye. No, really.<p>Beyond the fart jokes and raunchy shenanigans that made</i> …

Inside the Secret World of Competitive Pokémon

Nineteen-year-old Giancarlo Parimango, like many other millennials, started playing <i>Pokémon</i> at the age of 7, when his cousin let him play his copy of</i> …

The Reinvented Tamagotchi: Bright, Flashy and Just as Needy

NEW YORK — Tamagotchi, the company behind the 90s handheld virtual pet toy of the same name, is launching a new device that wants to be your e-best …

Winter Olympics Photo of the Day: Skiers Take Flight

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's two Olympic skiers.<p>Thursday's Photo of the Day gets up close and personal with Germany's Andreas Schauer and Norway's …

Olympic Ski Cross Delivers Belly-Flopping Photo-Finish

France swept the podium in men's ski cross Thursday at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but the real fun came in a rough-and-tumble, three-way …

Canada Stuns USA in Overtime for Women's Hockey Gold

Marie-Philip Poulin may be the only Canadian who has terrorized the United States more than Justin Bieber.<p>Poulin scored two goals, including the …

Skier Sarah Burke Remembered in Heart-Shaped Olympic Tribute

Sarah Burke's memory lived on at the women’s ski halfpipe competition Thursday.<p>The Canadian freestyle skier pioneered the halfpipe event, but died in …

17 Olympic Faces Showing the Agony of Defeat

With 2,871 athletes participating and only 98 gold medals up for grabs, most Olympians will go home without the coveted souvenir in their suitcase. …

30 Gnarliest Olympic Wipeouts

Athletes train for years to become the best of the best. They strive through the harshest conditions for a chance to grasp at that coveted gold …

'Merica vs. Canada Hockey Rivalry Plays Out in Bald Eagles and Bieber

Bald eagles, Bieber and lots of red, white and blue — these are the things you'll find if you're a hockey fan on Twitter.<p>The rivalry between Team USA …

Team USA vs. Canada: The Official Internet Recap

Featuring stacked rosters of hockey superstars boasting more that $200 million in combined NHL contract money, Friday morning's Team USA versus …

2 Olympians Expelled From Winter Games for Doping

An Italian bobsledder and a German biathlete were expelled from the Winter Olympics for using performance-enhancing drugs in Sochi on Friday. …

Non-Russians Named Victor Are Russia's Olympic Secret Weapon

Snowboarder Victor Wild was born in White Salmon, Wash., and lived in the United States until 2011. Speed skater Victor Ahn was born in South Korea, …

Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Lord Captured in Mazatlan

U.S. officials claimed a major victory in the war on drugs Saturday with the capture of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most notorious drug lord, …

America's Biggest Tunnel-Boring Machine Is Stuck Beneath Seattle

What's wrong with big Bertha?<p><b>Poor Bertha. North America's largest</b> tunnel-boring machine, measuring 57.5 feet in diameter, hasn't moved more than 4 feet along its 1.7-mile route since Dec. 7. And she isn't going anywhere soon, either: Crews must now replace broken bearing seals inside the 7000-ton …

Aston Martin Joins the Winter Driving Fray

Power sliding through ice and snow may seem like counterintuitive behavior in a six-figure car, but cold weather drive programs have become a <i>de rigueur</i> part of the luxury automotive landscape. From AMG to Bentley to Lamborghini to Porsche, automakers have been gilding the lily of their …

The Hot Wheels Lifehack

Beat ATM fees AND please your inner child.<p><i>Zach Bowman</i><p>If it were up to me, I'd never touch another dollar bill for as long as I live. Cash is cumbersome, but in the worlds of Craigslist and manual labor, it's still the best way to pay someone for their goods. The problem? I'm 20 minutes from my …

3 Simple DIY Gadget Fixes

Don't toss a device because of a shattered screen or broken headphone jack. A few easy repairs will keep your gadgets running longer.<p>Don't toss a device because of a shattered screen or broken headphone jack. A few easy repairs will keep your gadgets running longer.

Lotus is Building the Real Tron Light Cycle

Take a look at the majestic C-01.<p>There's a reason the Lotus Motorcycles C-01 looks like it might have driven out of the Tron universe and into the real world: Its designer, Daniel Simon, builds bikes for movies and created the light cycles for the 2010 sequel <i>Tron Legacy</i>. This isn't some …

The Gear You Need to Survive Cold-Weather Cycling

Winter doesn't have to mean no cycling.<p>The tail end of winter can be messier than winter itself, with melting heaps of snow that freeze to ice at night. The roads are so messy that it's tempting just to put the bike away for the winter. But it's possible—even enjoyable—to ride your bike in the …

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