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'The Simpsons' addresses Apu stereotype criticism

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sunday night's episode of "The Simpsons" took on the controversy over a character, and not everyone thought the response was funny.<p>Comedian Hari Kondabolu's documentary "The Problem with Apu" debuted last November and looked at the show's character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon as a negative, …

Comedy

6 Colours Men Should Wear This Autumn

Summer may have been somewhat sporadic this year and we may not have had ample opportunities to wear our short sleeve shirts and shorts but fashion …

Men's Fashion

Freedom Mobile calls on CRTC to do away with unlocking fees

At the Review of the Wireless Code held in Gatineau, Quebec, Freedom Mobile’s senior vice-president of regulatory, Bob Boron, voiced dissatisfaction …

Mobile

Apple Watch, New Year’s resolutions, and losing 50 pounds

Last New Year’s Day I decided to start eating healthy, exercising daily, and filling the Activity Rings on my Apple Watch as a way to get in shape. I broke my New Year’s resolution by January 4, but I started again on April 1 and ultimately lost over 50 pounds in 2016.<p>Apple Watch didn’t lose the …

Fitness

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

San Francisco

Google commits to massive new London HQ

Tech giant announces it is going ahead with delayed plans to build a campus for 7,000 employees with Olympic cauldron designer Heatherwick Studio on board<p>Google has confirmed plans to build a new headquarters in London and create 3,000 jobs, in a move that will be seen as a vote of confidence in …

Boris Johnson

The jam-packed spiritual and historic multitudes of Bond Street: Micallef

One of Toronto’s most pleasant big city places might also be its most subtle: Bond Street. Just three blocks long, running between Gould and Queen …

What 25 Canadian websites looked like when they launched

From big companies to government to media, here were some of the earliest stops on Canada’s information superhighway<p>In December 1990 the world’s …

Canada

How 7 foreign newspapers covered Canada’s Confederation

Say goodbye to the ‘Kingdom of Canada’<p>In 1867, a new nation was born, though the newspapers of the world were hardly overflowing with optimism about …

Canada

Sidewalk Labs' smart city kiosks go way beyond free WiFi

The details of an ambitious plan from Google's sister company Sidewalk Labs to create entire "smart neighborhoods" just got a little clearer. According to Sidewalk Labs' pitch deck, which was obtained by <i>Recode</i> this week, the plan goes far beyond those free WiFi kiosks that are already on the …

Download the new iOS 10 wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Today, Apple released the developer preview of its latest mobile operating system, iOS 10. With great new improvements to iMessage, Apple Music, and …

Apple

7 (More) Websites to Help Us Be Better Architects

Last year we published a list of 22 websites meant to make an architect's job a little bit easier. From selecting the perfect color scheme to …

Comparison video drives home why iPhone 6s is Apple’s best ever phone

Particularly for those of us who have always used iPhones, it’s fascinating to be reminded of how far the technology has come in under a decade.<p>With that in mind, a recent video by YouTube channel EveryApplePro puts every iPhone model Apple has ever put out (with the exception, unfortunately, of …

Mobile Technology

300 free wallpapers that will breathe new life into your iPhone (or Android phone)

Well, I suppose it was inevitable. Late last week I wrote a quick post about how I make my iPhone look so much better than yours. Long story short, …

Android Phones

The return of The Powerpuff Girls was the most lit party at SXSW

Cartoon Network pulled out all the stops tonight for a party at Austin's Long Center Terrace in celebration of three very special ladies — Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. What's a party without pink, green, and blue cotton candy, blankets, glow sticks, t-shirts, popcorn, and... Macy's …

Tech that stands the test of time (pictures)

Oxford University

Is Toronto getting a new Apple Store? A rumour rundown

The Eaton Centre Apple Store is a harrowing place to visit. It’s roughly the size of a veal crate, it’s continually packed with a 50-50 mix of …

Toronto

A Tour Through Ivory on Adelaide's Luxury Penthouse Suite

As one of the most popular new buildings among UrbanToronto's readers in recent years, Plaza's Ivory on Adelaide—voted one of 2014's best projects in …

Bedrooms

The world’s most secretive places

From an isolated Pacific island without running water to a James Bond-like spy base in England, these five places are practically off-limits to even the most curious travellers.<p>The most alluring things in life are often those that are off-limits. And as travellers, this means that we’re fascinated …

North Pole

PopSLATE 2 Gives Your iPhone An Extra Screen

Dual monitor setups on desktop can be pretty amazing and help your productivity, but what if you could have that on your phone? The popSLATE 2 case …

Gear & Gadgets

Developer Seeks to Improve and Densify Maple Leaf Quay

Developer Coal Harbour Properties (a division of Vancouver-based Retirement Concepts) bought the rental apartment buildings at Maple Leaf Quay a few …

Happy birthday to the Bloor-Danforth subway

If you're taking Line 2, the Bloor-Danforth subway, on Thursday morning, you may want to bring a cake and some candles, if you can squeeze them …

Free TV for life? It's here, and it may even be legal

Loaded Android box promises TV shows and movies with no monthly bill<p>The online ads sound too good to be true.<p>"Say goodbye to your cable bills and get …

The Rise and Fall of Toronto’s Postwar Urban Planning

A review of Richard White's <i>Planning Toronto</i>A run-down residential street, adjacent to light industrial, in the East End of Toronto, ca. 1970. Photo …

Urban Design

Midtown Toronto: Growth to Watch For in 2016

Today, UrbanToronto's annual <i>Growth to Watch For</i> series ventures further north into Midtown Toronto with an overview of construction happening at …

Toronto Planning Opens Information Outpost on UrbanToronto | Urban Toronto

UrbanToronto is known for its extensive coverage of new planning initiatives and developments in this quickly growing city, and now we are happy to …

Relief Line Alliance Raising Public Support For New Subway Line

In the midst of the ongoing saga that is the transit file at City Hall, amid the deafening din of endless discussion, debate, red-faced outrage, and …

Toronto

Bloor West: Growth to Watch For in 2016

Moving north from our Etobicoke South coverage, UrbanToronto's <i>Growth to Watch</i> For series continues with an overview of development along Toronto's …

Skyscrapers