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  • You get what you pay for

    If you aren’t familiar with the differences in Netflix’s content in various countries, the statistics are stark — Netflix in the United States ...

  • Other trends are rising

    Automotive innovation made a big splash at CES this year. There were flashier, and more ridiculous, cars to see but the Chevy Bolt came out on ...

  • Mix it up with low-tech fun

    In laptops we’ve seen impressive offerings from Dell, the smartest looking MacBook in years from Apple and the first-ever laptop offering from ...

  • Safer shopping with big data

    I have an uncle who refuses to use his credit card online. He’s just not willing to take the risk. But is this the most reasonable option? ...

  • Coding for kids

    The non-profit organization Code.org has a new Hour of Code event, featuring characters from the new “Star Wars” movie, as well as some of our ...

  • Downstream

    I lived on the Northern Peninsula for a few years as a child and I knew the television schedule as well as my father knew the lineup for the ...

  • There's an app for that

    I’ve been to plenty of conferences but this was the first time I’ve experienced this level of engagement via my phone. An email from the ...

  • 'An element of fun'

    “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and … snap! The job’s a game! And every task you undertake becomes ...

  • Crowdfunding done right

    This was my first year participating in The Terry Fox Run. I had some travel scheduled close to the event, so I wasn’t certain I’d be able to ...

  • Back to school schedule bliss

    I’m a huge fan of using a calendar to manage my day to day. Our varied responsibilities with work, chores and extracurriculars demand no less. ...