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02/09/2013

Computers causing stressful relationships

Time spent hunkering over a display and tapping away at a keyboard or a screen could be hurting your relationship, a new study suggests.

According to the survey comissioned by Crucial.com, about 41 per cent of U.S. adults in a relationship say using a computer causes stress in their relationships. And it's not just the stereotypical geeky men causing the stress - the survey says women are at fault too.

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01/28/2013

PC sales sink at record rates in Canada

Sales of personal computers are sinking around the world as more people turn to tablets for their large-screen digital needs.

But according to new numbers, sales of PCs in Canada slipped the most in the world.

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12/06/2012

The 10 most overused buzzwords of the year on LinkedIn

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Do you consider yourself creative? Well then, show off your originality by not describing yourself as such on your LinkedIn profile. As it turns out, you're just like many of the networking site's 187 million other job hunters who also claim to be "effective", "motivated" and "analytical".

But these terms amount to little more than overused, empty descriptors that may sound good but say almost nothing about the way you work.

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01/20/2012

'Real Steel' release hints at the future of DVD extras

Real-steelMovie audiences who fell in love with the spectacle of Hugh Jackman's 'Real Steel' will love what Disney's done with the Blu-ray release that hits shelves this Tuesday (January 24).

Not content with a standard release, the studio is bringing a 'second screen' to viewers' iPads and PC devices. This 'app' enables viewers to interact with the Blu-ray extras as the movie plays.

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08/12/2011

The PC is 30 - but are we any better off?

The PC is 30 years old! On August 12, 1981, IBM launched the 5150 PC. 30 years on, do you feel any more productive?

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08/09/2011

Toshiba launches glasses-free 3D laptop in Canada

Toshiba launches glasses-free 3D laptop in Canada Toshiba says it is bringing the world's first glasses-3D laptop to Canada, just in time for the back-to-school season.

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05/27/2011

Evoke Flow a sound choice in internet radio players

Internet radio is an easy sell for people tired of local radio options and unwilling to fork out for Sirius/XM. All it requires is a computer and an internet connection - and you're good to go.Evoke-flow

As this genre has evolved, people have grown weary of the limitations of a stationary desktop and the inconvenience of a power-draining laptop. As a result, demand for simple internet radio players has grown.

The latest in a range of products that has already brought us the Logitech Squeezebox and the Apple iPod Touch is the Evoke Flow.

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05/20/2011

Enter to win an Asus Transformer tablet PC

MSN Tech & Gadgets has teamed up with Asus in a contest to give away two Eee Pad Transformer TF101 PC tablets. But first, you will need to read the contest rules carefully and send in a correct answer to the question below.  

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04/11/2011

Withdrawing from technology is like withdrawing from drugs: report

Sometimes people try really hard to not look at their phone while having dinner, or maybe when in bed. How about pulling the plug completely for as long as possible? It’s tougher than you think.

A new study has found that young people who cut themselves off from gadgets and other types of technology feel withdrawal symptoms similar to drug addicts who quit cold turkey.

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03/04/2011

Bulletstorm an over-the-top, fun ride

Bulletstorm If you’re allergic to fun, Bulletstorm will probably make your throat close faster than you can say your favourite four-lettered expletive.

Unapologetic and foul-mouthed, the game mashes the over-the-top explosiveness of ‘80s action movies with gritty science fiction in the vein of “Firefly” and “Mad Max” – all on military-grade steroids, while managing to take some fresh twists on the first person shooter genre while doing it.

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Danny BradburyDanny Bradbury

Danny Bradbury is a technology journalist with 20 years' experience. He writes regularly for publications including the Guardian, the Financial Times, the Financial Post, and Backbone magazine. Danny also writes and directs documentaries.

Maurice CachoMaurice Cacho

Maurice Cacho is a Toronto-based journalist mixing his love for tech with a passion for news. He's also CP24's Web Journalist and appears daily on CP24 Breakfast and weekly on the channel's tech show, Webnation, discussing tech news and trends.

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