Rae Revet

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Here's Why Edward Snowden Refuses To Use An iPhone

Anatoly Kucherena spoke to the news agency RIA Novosti and explained that Snowden was wary of the iPhone because of his knowledge of the NSA's surveillance tactics.<p>"Edward never uses an iPhone; he's got a simple phone," the lawyer said. "The iPhone has special software that can activate itself …

Supreme Court of Canada ruling paves the way for warrantless cellphone searches

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that police have the power to search your cell phone after you’ve been arrested. The …

Two-Faced Cats: How Do They Get That Way?

At 15 years old, Frank and Louie was famous for its genetic mutation.<p><b>The famous two-faced cat, Frank and Louie (sometimes called Frankenlouie), passed away this week at the ripe old age of 15. The Massachusetts feline held the Guinness Book of World Records title for the longest lived Janus …

Winners - Overall | Medals | CBC Olympics | PyeongChang 2018

Medal as of Friday, 23rd February 21:55 BRT<p>RankRankRk<p>Country<p>Gold MedalG<p>Silver MedalS<p>Bronze MedalB<p>TotalTotalTOT<p>1<p>Norway NOR<p>13<p>14<p>10<p>37<p>2<p>Canada …

Stimulus gamble: How Ottawa saved the economy – and wasted billions

Jim Flaherty had heard enough. It was December, 2008, and the minister was on the road, working his way through a heavy schedule of meetings with business executives, local and provincial politicians, and other groups.<p>Everything was riding on a budget he was scheduled to deliver in less than six …

Canada

How to Fix Slow Wi-Fi in Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)

Lately I had a couple friends who just picked up some new 2013 27-inch iMac desktops and upon setting up their machines—they noticed incredibly slow …

Four Important Things You Must Do to Protect Yourself Online This Year

2013 was a pretty crappy year for Internet privacy, wasn’t it? While Edward Snowden’s leak of the NSA’s classified documents about the electronic …

How did Isaac Asimov eerily predict life in 2014 way back in 1964?

Amidst the torrent of astrological forecasts that typically mark the start of a new year, it's worth looking back to a set of predictions that Isaac Asimov made 50 years ago in The New York Times.<p>Yesterday, the web site BusinessInsider.com posted an article in its technology section that notes the …

Isaac Asimov

The six biggest business stories to watch in 2014

David J. Phillip/AP<p>Falling oil prices and the rise of bubble talk<p>By Eric Reguly in Rome<p>On the U.S. Gulf Coast, home to the world’s biggest collection of refineries, oil is in such plentiful supply that the industry is talking about a “glut.”<p>That’s quite a turnaround. In 2007 and 2008, when world …

Oil

Have a cellphone complaint? These are the people to call

It is the kind of problem that can drive a consumer around the bend: a wireless company sells a broken phone, then refuses to honour its own exchange policy.<p>After signing up with a new-entrant carrier, a Mississauga, Ont., man noticed that his new smartphone Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was defective. The …

How To Turn App Nap Off For Specific Apps On Your Mac [OS X Tips]

OS X Mavericks has been designed to optimize your Mac. Whether it’s an older Mac or a new one, a desktop or a laptop: Mavericks just makes everything work better.<p>One feature that helps in the effort to keep your battery from running out as fast as it could is App Nap, a way for your Macbook to put …

Apps

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks review

It's been almost exactly a year since Scott Forstall left Apple and Jony Ive and Craig Federighi were put in charge of both iOS and OS X. That gave Apple a chance to create a single, unified design, to make the iPad and Mac into one. Apple's long talked about “bringing together the OS teams” and …

Secure your deleted files in OS X

There are a couple of ways to ensure that file contents are irrecoverable when deleting files in OS X.<p>When you delete files in OS X, by default the system will simply remove the file's entry from the drive's index, which simply allocates the space used by the file as free for other uses. However, …

Operating Systems

How BlackBerry blew it: The inside story

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Shortly after the release of the first iPhone, Verizon asked BlackBerry to create a touchscreen “iPhone killer.” But the result was a flop, so Verizon turned to Motorola and Google instead.</i>• <i><br>In 2012, one-time co-CEO Jim Balsillie quit the board and cut all ties</i> …

Apple TV Setup Just Got Easier: Just ‘Touch’ It With your iOS 7 Device

It appears the setup of your third generation Apple TV has gotten a lot easier, as Apple has updated its support document for the device to indicate …

OS X 10.9 Mavericks preview: faster, smarter, and leather-free

<i>Below, enjoy our comprehensive preview of OS X Mavericks from June. We'll have an updated review for you — based on the retail version released on October 22nd — very shortly.</i><p>The 10th version of OS X, Mavericks, felt like an afterthought in the midst of Apple's radical overhaul of its mobile …

MacBook Air Preview

Here Are Five New Hidden OS X Mavericks Secrets For Your Mac [Feature]

OS X Mavericks (named after a surfing hot spot in California) was announced recently, and it contains a ton of new features for Mac users to pore over and learn anew. While not as incredible an overhaul as the concurrent update to iOS 7, Mavericks still contains some fairly helpful features and …

Operating Systems

Is Your New MacBook Air Plagued With WiFi Connectivity Issues?

Noticed by a significant number of new Macbook Air customers and several Apple employees as well, Apple’s latest MacBook Airs seem to be plagued with …

Xbox launch Tuesday highly anticipated

Microsoft event to showcase upcoming Call of Duty game<p>It's almost time for a new Xbox.<p>Eight years have passed since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox 360, …

After 10M Downloads, BlueStacks Takes On OUYA With Game Console And $6.99 All-You-Can-Play Service

BlueStacks, the startup known for bringing Android apps to PCs and Macs, has been growing like a weed. Last week, the company announced that it had passed the 10 million user milestone, nearly half of which were added in the first quarter of this year. Today, hot on the heels of the news that OUYA …

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