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I really don’t want to give all of my photos to Google, but I’m going to do it anyway

But I'm not that excited about using it.<p>Don't get me wrong — Google Photos solves a huge problem that I, and I know many others, have: organizing and searching your ever-growing collection of digital photos and videos.<p>The service, which is available on the web and on Android and Apple devices, …

Google Photos

June 3 is Cell Phone Freedom Day, 3-Year Contracts Effectively Come to an End in Canada

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 is Cell Phone Freedom Day in Canada. Any existing three year contracts which have been running for 24 months or longer can be …

Telecoms

Amazon Deal: Aukey 8000mAh Portable Power Bank on Sale for 65% Off at $19.99

Need a portable battery pack that is thin, packs a punch and also a deal? Amazon.ca currently has the Aukey Portable Power Bank External Battery Pack …

This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter …

Everything you want to know about the Iranian nuclear deal

<b>When and how did these talks begin?</b><br>Talks that led to a breakthrough interim agreement agreed in November of 2013, known both as the Geneva Accord and …

The best handwriting apps for the iPad

Handwriting on the iPad has never been easier than now. There are numerous apps that incorporate this great feature, and for many purposes. Whether …

Apps

Google Releases a Tool to Launch Android Apps on Desktops

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica.<p>ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a small group of developers who got to …

The Universal Pleasures of 7 PM

At that time of day all over the world, most people are experiencing a "largely pleasant social interaction."<p>If there's a time when you'd seem least likely to be doing the same thing as someone else, a good guess might be about 7 p.m. Late at night, most of us are sleeping. During the day, most of …

Psychology

9 Essential Apps Your Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Need

As your pre-ordered S6 or S6 Edge prepares itself to be excitedly un-boxed by your eager hands, you might be wondering what apps you’ll need to get started (aside from the 58 apps that reportedly come pre-installed).<p>If you want to put the S6 or S6 Edge to the test and get the most out of that QHD …

How to choose the best protein shakes

Protein powder was once a niche product, reserved for the larders of hardcore weight lifters and possibly pro sportsmen. Not any more. Today the benefits of protein are widely acknowledged—there's even Weetabix Protein—and the sports supplement industry in Britain is now worth £650 million a …

How to install Windows 10 on a Mac

Sometimes, you just need Windows. It’s not something that Apple would like to admit, and for the most part MacOS has done an admirable job of keeping …

iPhone 6 Vs Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge: Samsung Gatecrashes Apple

This is the big one. The big kahuna. The ultimate smartphone showdown in 2015. The iPhone 6S? It will arrive too late. The HTC One M9? Loved or loathed it won’t come close to generating the same cultural awareness or sales figures. For better or worse, the iPhone 6, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are …

Dieting to Single-Digit Body Fat

I recently competed in my first ever bodybuilding show, The IBFA ‘Silver City Classic’ 2014 held in Aberdeen, Scotland where I placed 2nd in the …

Body Fat

Roam Mobility Spring Break Promo: Save 25% Off U.S. Unlimited Plans [Sponsor]

Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for a vacation. If you’re heading to the U.S. and want to save on roaming with your smartphone or …

A Chinese Environmental Call To Arms Goes Viral And Then Not

In late February, former CCTV reporter Chai Jing released a gripping video, called <i>Under the Dome</i>, on the sources and devastating impact of pollution in China on the environment and the health of the people. The video mixes hard facts, personal emotional appeals and interviews with local officials …

Solar stocks soar 32% as Chinese documentary goes viral

NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—One popular way to bet on solar stocks, the Guggenheim Solar ETF TAN, -1.99% is up 11% this week, helped by factors that …

Office 2016 for Mac preview: a first look at an overdue upgrade

It's fair to say that Office for Mac hasn't exactly been a priority for Microsoft. While it's lavished attention on the Windows, iOS and Android versions of its productivity suite, Mac users have been stuck using Office 2011 for almost five years. That's set to change very soon, as Office 2016 is …

Software

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Google Flights

App For Downloads: Spotify 0.9.15.27 For Mac OS X

<b>Spotify 0.9.15.27 For Mac OS X</b><p><b>Spotify 0.9.15.27 For Mac OS X Latest Version Free</b><p><b>Mar 03, 2015-</b> Spotify is a music service that lets you listen to …

12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 …

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?<p>Jyoti Singh, 23, had cause to celebrate. It was no ordinary Sunday. “Happiness was just a few …

India

How to beat jet lag, from a CEO with an insane travel schedule

He also spent 28 years with IBM, rising from salesperson to a top executive, in charge of IBM Americas.<p>While that seems like a career enough for any human, it's not for Thompson. He's still going strong as the CEO of a fast-growing San Jose, California, startup called Virtual Instruments.<p>What do …

20 striking portraits from the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

For A-listers lucky enough to attend the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, a simple photo booth just doesn't cut it.<p>Instead, <i>Vanity Fair</i> had renowned …

Archaeology

Galaxy S6 smartphone: Samsung’s make-or-break launch?

The Galaxy S6 smartphone may just be Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s most important product launch ever. Or launches, rather.<p>With profits at its mobile division falling off dramatically, the South Korean giant is betting that two phones – a traditionally flat Galaxy S6 and a new S6 Edge model with a …

North Korea angered by U.S.-South Korea military drills, fires missiles off coast

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its eastern coast on Monday, South Korean officials said, a defiant response to annual joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, but one which drew a swift protest from Japan.<p>The firing came hours before the …

Apple Loop: iOS 9 Available In May, Battery Life Sells Smartphones, Tim Cook's Chinese Clone

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the provisional release dates of iOS 9, battery life vs thin design, the Apple Watch’s launch event, Apple’s impressive market cap, music journalism in the iTunes store, the Apple Watch as a status symbol, the …

India's top tennis star has unfinished business

<i>India's top tennis star Sania Mirza has seen a fair share of controversies on her way to fifth in the doubles rankings and three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. Her life as a Muslim Indian girl keen to reach the top of the tennis world has often been subjected to criticism off the court.</i><p><i>In a chat</i> …