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Watch Live: Microsoft’s Build Conference 2016

Microsoft is in San Fransisco this week for its annual Build Conference.  The traditional event has the company lay out its goals and plans...

Best of 2017 // #100: 1900’s Pentagon Mystery

Tiles made of regular pentagons - shapes with equal sides and angles - cannot completely cover an infinite plane, no matter how you arrange...

Tesla releases new video with mystery car, new next-gen Roadster footage...

Tesla has released a new action-packed video, which might actually become a quarterly thing according to CEO Elon Musk. /READ MORE// Tesla Supercharger’s Powerpacks Undaunted by...

Book Review // OLD MAN’S WAR – JOHN SCALZI

These books all take place in a universe hostile to humanity, where the search for and colonization of new worlds is viciously contested by...

Amazing Map Uses GPS Locations to Show How Territorial Wolf Packs...

n a recent post by the Voyageurs Wolf Project, they demonstrate how territorial wolf packs are through the mapping of 68,000 individual GPS locations from...

Best of 2018: Drought in Cape Town

This year, the threat of taps running dry happened in South Africa's second largest city. /READ MORE// Water For Thought // The OmniProcessor turns waste into...

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Simplii Financial Updates iOS app to V7.2.4

Simplii Banking, offshoot of CIBC, has updated it’s iOS app to version 7.2.4 to allow existing customers to view and apply for credit cards...

this.is.IONS will only report about Cute Kittens

Due to recent events globally, combined with a increasingly competitive blogging economy, this.is.ions has decided to change our focus from technology to kittens. In other...
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How To Make Your Own Frappuccino

We are complete suckers for coffee, and chocolate.  So it stands to reason that a Starbucks Frappuccino is our summer go to.  The problem is...
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Best of 2011 // 89: The Weather Can Move Continents

The movement of the Earth's crust can create valleys, raise mountains and even reshape the coastline, all influencing our climate.  So, it was unexpected...
Pretty much anyone using an iPhone or iPod touch has updated to OS 2.0.  And of those people who have updated, most are very well aware of the myriad of amazing apps made available to their iDevices now that...
With the lukewarm reception of IGTV and Lasso,  Facebook continues to attempt to keep many of its users on the platform, all while recognizing the importance of its younger audience. It another attempt, the social media platform has begun testing a product...
If you've updated your iOS device to version 6.0 or higher, you might have noticed you'll have access to a new 'Tap to Post' button in the new Notification Centre.  This button lets you post a new update to...

Halo Back Screen Protector Gives iPhones a Back Button

One major complaint that has often been heard is that iPhones only have one button, known as the 'Home Button'.  This button does exactly...

Upcoming Apple AirPod 2 Set to Release Early This Year

An updated version of the Apple Airpods has been expected for a 2019 release for some time, however, it is speculated the second iteration of...

Best of 2012: // #11: Apple Maps Fiasco

Every new iPhone or Mac usually means a big story, from rumors to the slick keynote to release stats.  New stores in new cities,...