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How you can see 5 planets in one night, no telescope required

The night sky is just bursting with planets.<p>It's the perfect time of the year to do some planet hunting. If you have sharp eyes, you will be able to …

iOS Tips and Tricks: 3D Touch, Home Screen & General Tips

If you have been an iOS user for years, you probably think that you know all the ins and outs of Apple’s operating system. While there is a chance …

Delete Private Facebook Data Without Deleting Your Account

For those who are looking to prevent Facebook from sharing their private data without having to delete the account itself, looks like there are now a …

How to Free Up Space on your iPhone or iPad Explains Apple

Apple Support has shared a fresh tutorial on its YouTube channel, detailing how to free up space on your iPhone or iPad.<p>Apple says to head to <b>Settings</b> …

Google Photos

How to Take Museum Selfies with Google Arts & Culture App in Canada [u]

<b>Update Jan. 19:</b> The museum selfie now works in Canada, no workaround needed.<p>The Google Arts & Culture iOS app has vaulted atop the Canadian App Store …

Solar Brokers Receive $1 Million to Champion Residential Solar

It may be smack dab in the middle of winter for Canadians, but the sun is shining for one solar company.<p>Solar Brokers Canada announced that they have …

Here’s what the world’s largest firework looks like

It should come as no surprise that the United Arab Emirates takes its New Year’s Eve celebrations seriously.<p>Every year, the country welcomes millions …

Apple’s $35 iPhone Battery Replacement in Canada Now Live [u]

<b>Update Jan. 2/2018</b>: Apple is now replacing batteries for iPhone 6 or newer regardless of diagnostic tests and yep, we can confirm the practice is …

Top health news of 2017

The health unit at CBC News has chosen these health stories as the ones with the biggest impact on Canadians this past year — and that are likely to …

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

The story behind Lebanese PM Saad Hariri’s long, strange sojourn in Saudi Arabia | The Star

The prime minister’s month-long saga was another example of a brash new leader trying to change the way Saudi Arabia has worked for years, but …

COMMENTARY: The real scandal is how Justin Trudeau’s four ethics violations carry no punishment

It’s official: Justin Trudeau broke the rules.<p>Canada’s prime minister was found guilty of violating four sections of the Conflict of Interest Act …

Children’s Wish Foundation brings together teenage Syrian refugee and Justin Trudeau

A teenager who came to Halifax as a Syrian refugee in 2016 has had her wish come true – she met Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday in …

Colby Cosh: The Tale of the Handsome Prime Minister Who Did Nothing Wrong

Everybody who has written about the prime minister’s violations of the federal Conflict of Interest Act—even if they did so cautiously, long in …

Canada

Aga Khan not subject to lobbying law, says commissioner

The Aga Khan can pitch projects and offer gifts to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other Canadian politicians without running afoul of lobbying …

Trudeau should repay taxpayers for vacation to Aga Khan’s private island, opposition says | The Star

OTTAWA—Opposition parties are demanding that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repay taxpayers for all or part of the transportation and security costs …

Google’s Files Go app is now available in beta on the Play Store

Anyone looking to download Google’s new file manager for Android is in luck.<p>In lieu of the fact that the app was quasi-leaked a few days ago, the …

How to Take Screenshots of Your Apple TV Wirelessly

Previously, in order to take take Apple TV screenshots, users needed to connect the set top box to a Mac using wires and then use Xcode to capture …

Smart TV

Freedom Mobile Offers All Smartphones for $0 on Contract with MyTab Boost

Shaw’s Freedom Mobile launched all-new plans today, which includes a $50/month plan with 10GB of LTE data, part of the carrier’s aggressive move to …

Cassini spacecraft to begin 'grand finale' plunging into Saturn

NASA is preparing to send its long-lived Cassini probe into the unexplored region between Saturn and its rings for a scientific grand finale before …

Observatory releases 2 billion pixel image of stunning region of Milky Way

The European Southern Observatory has released one of the largest images it has ever captured showing a rich region in our Milky Way.<p>The image, taken …

Universe

Mozart doesn't make babies smarter — and other brain myths debunked

The brain is the most amazing organ in the human body. Somehow, this collection of billions of cells gives rise to thoughts, feelings, action — all the things that make us who we are.<p>So it's no wonder that there are lots of misconceptions about how this three-pound hunk of flesh actually works. …

Summer Produce for Health and Performance

Load up on these fresh favorites for a colorful and tasty outdoor season.<p>1 of 31<p>Apricots<p>Just three lusciously sweet apricots supply almost 80 percent of the recommended value for vitamin A as beta carotene, which helps promote both eye and heart health. Apricots also provide a good dose potassium, …

Hotspot Shield Elite VPN Promo: Lifetime Subscription for 59% Off [Deals]

If you’re looking for a VPN solution but don’t want to pay monthly, check out the offer on a Lifetime Subscription to Hotspot Shield Elite VPN, …

Wall Street

WhatsApp launches new and improved desktop apps for Mac and Windows

WhatsApp wants to make its mobile chat app even more ubiquitous; this week, the Facebook-owned company launched new desktop apps for OS X and Windows.<p>…

Opera brings private internet access to iOS with free VPN app

Opera today launched a new virtual private network (VPN) iOS application called Opera VPN, giving users more control over their internet privacy, …

The big deal

Ottawa is under fire for brokering a deal to sell $15-billion worth of light-armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, despite rules that require the government to curb shipments to countries with a 'persistent record of serious violations of the human rights of their citizens.' Steven Chase breaks down …

BBM's premium privacy features are now free to everyone

BBM Stalwarts, rejoice.<p>Starting today, two of the app’s premium privacy features, Retract and Timer, are available to all users for free. That is, …

This iOS Glitch Makes Your iPhone Run Much Faster

A harmless glitch in iOS, discovered first by Reddit user vista980622 (via <i>Tech Insider</i>) makes your iPhone feel like it’s working much faster than …

Jan. 1: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>Your thoughts will be clear and your voice will be strong over the coming year. Your way with words will open doors for you both in your personal life and at work but you should think twice before going through some of them. Be selective – you can't do it all.<p><b>ARIES (March</b> …