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  • Is Tetris a cure-all?

    Tetris is possibly the most popular video game of all time. But besides being an addictive pasttime, is it possible that Tetris can help with ...

  • Virtual getaway

    Winter 2014 is starting to feel like it will never end. Temperatures have been hitting record lows from Newfoundland to New Orleans. With the ...

  • Need milk?

    Consumer Electronics Showcase or as it’s now known — the International CES is a consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow that takes ...

  • Class tech rules

    Technology has revolutionized many aspects of our lives. From power driven toothbrushes, and remote start vehicles to touch operated ovens. But ...

  • Get rid of the bulging wallet, carry Coin instead

    Hard currency has been fading into the background for years. We have direct deposit payments from most of our employers and the government is ...

  • Swappable phones, the way of the future?

    The tag line “a phone worth keeping” is catchy enough. But can Dutch designer Dave Hakkens’ vision of a modular cellular phone become a ...

  • The game is changing

    There is Facebook and Twitter, Google+ and Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram. And those six are a very small fraction of the most popular social ...

  • 3-D Printed hygiene

    There’s no doubt that 3-D printing is cool, but its applications have yet to find their way into most of our daily lives. Sure, there are some ...

  • Classic console nostalgia

    Home video game consoles have come a long way since the first commercial release, the Magnavox Odyssey, debuted back in 1972. Still, although the ...

  • Smartphone landscape shifting

    Two clear leaders have emerged from the battle of the smartphones. The fight rages on but for the moment Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are the ...