Tech Talk

Big Brother is watching

Jan 18, 2019 / 6:00 am

Everything we type into a search engine is being recorded: Every email and text message we send every social media post we submit every comment we make our...

Shopping the tech way

Dec 21, 2018 / 11:00 am

You can use technology to save you money — and reduce your stress. Each year, the cost of living increases, outpacing the average living wage, and...

Don't throw away the gold

Dec 7, 2018 / 6:00 am

Computer and electronic related waste remains a local and global problem, despite our progress made to clean it up the last several years. More computers and...

Want to live forever?

Nov 23, 2018 / 6:00 am

The worldwide average life expectancy rates have almost doubled over the years, from a dismal 34 to 66. Today, in 2018 Canadians have some of the highest life...

Practical Christmas gifts

Nov 16, 2018 / 11:00 am

The holiday season is fast approaching and with it comes the inevitable hustle and bustle of frantic shoppers searching for the perfect gifts. Of course,...

Imagining the future

Oct 26, 2018 / 11:00 am

I've always had a fascination with technology, often imagining the many ways it could shape our world, and what that might look like. From flying cars to...

Kids and the internet

Oct 20, 2018 / 5:00 am

The development and growth of the internet and personal computing has resulted in many benefits to society; There is, however, a growing concern among parents,...

Is an upgrade necessary?

Oct 13, 2018 / 11:00 am

To upgrade or not to upgrade, this is the question. As newer models of computers, smart phones, game consoles and other computing devices become available, many...

The singularity is near

Oct 5, 2018 / 11:00 am

In mathematics, a singularity can be defined as a unique point at which a model of behaviour breaks down and becomes unpredictable. Similarly, a technological...

Don't clean tech in sink

Sep 29, 2018 / 11:00 am

Our computers and smart phones provide us with an unprecedented ability to communicate, share information and access resources, almost instantly from anywhere...

Cybercriminals are after you

Sep 21, 2018 / 11:00 am

In 2016, U.S. intelligence agencies indicated that Russian hackers may have targeted the voting systems in many American states in an effort to interfere with...

Make sure your info is safe

Sep 14, 2018 / 1:00 pm

Information technology is everywhere, a vital component in every modern culture. Our entire way of life depends largely on the uninterrupted functionality of...