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Twitter announces plans to shutter Vine

Posted: October 27th, 2016 at 5:30pm Featured, LIFE, tech, BUSINESS
Twitter has announced plans to shut down its extremely popular video service Vine. The looping, short-video app says its users will be able to download their Vines. All of your…

Up to half of global Internet knocked offline

Posted: October 21st, 2016 at 3:30pm Featured, LIFE, tech
Having trouble getting online Friday? You're not alone. Up to half the Internet is unavailable as a major attack is underway. A massive DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack has…

Google car faces worst self-driving crash yet

Posted: September 26th, 2016 at 6:00pm Featured, LIFE, tech
One of Google's self-driving cars has been involved in its worst crash yet. It took place last Friday at a controlled intersection in Mountain View, California. The vehicle was operating…

World Wide Web became what it is thanks to Linux

Posted: August 26th, 2016 at 7:30pm Featured, LIFE, tech
ONLINE — They say the web wouldn't be what it is today without Linux. The world wide web just celebrated its 25th birthday on Thursday. Experts say it grew to…

Juno set to swoop down on Jupiter

Posted: August 26th, 2016 at 7:00pm Featured, LIFE, tech
OUTER SPACE — NASA's Juno spacecraft will take its first up-close pictures of Jupiter. The probe is set to swoop in towards the gas giant Saturday morning. Juno will come…

8 Best Car Accessories You Shouldn’t Be Without

Posted: August 26th, 2016 at 1:23pm tech, AUTOS
If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to be more prepared, more organized and more able to handle any challenge that comes your way, innovation in car accessories may…

Send in your computer questions for new column

Posted: August 21st, 2016 at 1:00pm Featured, LIFE, tech
MANITOBA — Got a computer question? MyToba's Andrew McCrea is starting a new tech column. Some articles will provide simple answers to help you with your computer troubles. Others will…

What’s inside my computer?

Posted: August 20th, 2016 at 12:30pm Featured, LIFE, tech
WINNIPEG — I recently had a part in one of my computer towers fail. It was most likely a power surge that fried my motherboard. That component is pretty much…

Master web design basics in four minutes

Posted: July 26th, 2016 at 8:00pm Featured, LIFE, tech
WINNIPEG — Ever wanted to learn the basics of web design and have four minutes to spare? A new website promises to get you up and going that quickly. The…

Pokemon Go launches in Canada

Posted: July 17th, 2016 at 6:50pm Featured, LIFE, tech
On Sunday afternoon Canadians were finally able to officially download Pokemon Go. The wildly popular augmented-reality game was already available in the US, Australia, New Zealand, and 26 European countries…
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