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  • Going up

    Sir Arthur C. Clarke, British writer, inventor, explorer and television host was once asked, “when will a space elevator become a reality.” His ...

  • Outside of straight-up wooden blocks, it’s hard to get lower tech than Lego

    Sure, Lego blocks are produced from Space Age, primarily ABS, plastics and advanced robotics are used on the production floor at the Billund, ...

  • Smart travel photos

    It took a long time, Google+. It’s been almost two years since initial launch, but you finally have my attention. How did you do it? I just ...

  • Ransomware — Pirates want your phone

    Ransomware. Even the term lends itself to images of nefarious lurkers in the shadows, waiting for the ideal moment to snatch something you love ...

  • Net neutrality — Internet in the fast lane

    Or in the slow lane if someone chooses not to pay the toll. Last Thursday, the U.S. telecommunications regulator, the Federal Communications ...

  • Do some research before choosing a system cleaner

    If you use Google Search or visit any other website that has ads, which is hard to avoid, you’ve probably seen ads for products that claim to ...

  • Spring or not, it’s time to get cleaning

    This may seem like the winter that won’t end, but that’s no excuse to delay spring cleaning your tech. The first round this year has to be your ...

  • Ignore random negative opinion pieces

    Corner Brook was recently placed in the number one spot on a list of the top 13 small cities in Canada. On another list from the same website, ...

  • User grab

    Expanding functionality is the byword of the week in technology. Either through acquisitions, opening options to the public or tacking on ...

  • Car conversations

    Talking cars are a reality. Not like you might think though. Rather than talking to you, vehicles in the near future will be conversing with each ...