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  • Is Windows exciting again?

    Given that Microsoft has maintained a commanding lead in the OS market — more than a 90 per cent share — why would it make such a radical move? ...

  • New Horizons and beyond

    Just seven months after the hopeful craft left Earth to explore our diminutive solar companion, Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet. Debates ...

  • Apps for real world play

    I just returned from a trip to the Washington, DC, area with my oldest son. Since he’s never visited DC with me, we did our best to cover a lot ...

  • Comparing musical Apples to oranges

    By the time Apple Music comes online it will have been exactly two months since we lost Grooveshark. Like most of us, I don’t pay much attention ...

  • Criminally convenient

    For those of us who work from home part of the time, it’s great to have the option to leave the house and still be productive. Visit a local ...

  • Internet on the go

    Internet means that I can type this article using my preferred method, Google Docs. Google Docs lets me create spreadsheets, presentations and, ...

  • Apps for health

    For more than 50 years, Weight Watchers has offered products, programs and support groups for a monthly fee. It’s not that they have fallen so ...

  • A bright idea

    The Internet of Things (IoT) concept has been gradually chipping away at the obstacles to our dreams of a home that George Jetson would be ...

  • REID: Spammy Internet ads a bane to real cures

    The Internet is full of ads spouting spurious claims. Usually with a firm requirement of your credit card information up front. Casual Googling ...

  • REID: Bluetooth love

    Perhaps that can be partially explained by my disappointment when I first heard of the technology back in the mid-90s. My good friend was so ...