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Feb 29th, 2008
18 hours ago by MHz
Record Breaker: 4 Huge Alien Planets Spotted Around Baby Star ...
(by Ocean Breeze)
2 days ago by Hoid
Are Automobile Warranties a Scam?
I've been wondering about this for a few years. Every new car comes with a warranty protecting the buyer against serious and expensive defects. However, how much is this warranty needed? In order to maintain the warranty the car must be taken in to the...
(by Bar Sinister)
Home security-camera recommendations?
Our security system is getting a little outdated so we're looking to upgrade. We live in a secured community with a security system at the entrances, so we don't need to go overboard on security costs; but we still want some moderate backup security to...
Hey, I think Blackberry is going to make it
All the doom and gloom nay sayers seems to be running out of steam. The new Z10 is getting a lot of rave reviews and sales in Canada, UK, and the UAE are looking very good.
Is Dolby Vision worth the added price?
Hi. I've been contemplating on the practicality of choosing Dolby Vision over HDR10 for my TV. I've been set to get Philips Momentum 436M6 (with HDR10) since June but I've recently read about Dolby Vision here:...
Oct 13th, 2018 by MHz
O CANADA: Tech Opportunities
O Canada! How To Potentially Profit from the Canadian Share of a $19.9 Trillion Super-Technology... ...
(by Ocean Breeze)
I've come to the conclusion that Twitter is merely a soapbox for self-righteous hypocrites who point the fingers at others in order to feel better about themselves while trying to obtain their 15 minutes in the spotlight. Thoughts?
(by Hoof Hearted)
How law enforcement uses social media
Hey All, This is literally my third attempt at this post. Not sure why it doesn't work - perhaps because I put links in the post? Hopefully it works this time! ...The momo challenges got me thinking about this and I started exploring the topic to get...
Computer is really f**ked up.
Getting continuous chatter through my speaker, vertical arrow key has quit working, getting heavy blue frame around everything as I type, cap lock not working properly. help! My browser is Microsoft edge. Thanks.
Aug 29th, 2018 by LisaDe
5 Ways that Social Media helps Law Enforcement to Solve Crimes
The same social media platforms we use to communicate with family and friends, are the same platforms that law enforcement uses to catch criminals, locate missing persons, and even thwart terrorist attacks. Recently reading about the 'Momo challenge' in...
Aug 29th, 2018 by LisaDe
Law Enforcement Uses Social Media to Fight Crime
Hello everyone! This is my second attempt at my first post. :D I wanted to write about something I'm interested in and I hope you guys will have some opinion on this. I don't know if anyone heard about the Momo challenge? I'll attach a link below....
Aug 16th, 2018 by Hoid
Online Ordering & Parcel Delivery
I live in a multiple dwelling residence where parcel delivery is easy. Now we here of drone delivery to individual residence. I can't see it happening successfully.
I've brought this up before, but I couldn't find the thread in the history of this site. When I use my CCleaner, after only a day or two, it tells me it is removing up to 20,000 tracking cookies. I only come to this forum and one other usually. Why is...
(by Hoof Hearted)
Aug 12th, 2018 by ramya
AR (Augmented Reality) based mobile app to provide tech help
Im doing a research project for school, trying to see if there is an interest in a AR assisted technical support mobile application. My hypothesis is that technical forum users (solutions seeker and providers) would be a good target user base, ...
Thai cave rescue
Former navy seal dies of anoxea after delivering oxygen to trapped kids. Could not make it back. I do not see how a group of...
Aug 11th, 2018 by ramya
VR based mobile app to provide tech help
Im doing a research project for school, trying to see if there is an interest in a VR assisted technical support mobile application. My hypothesis is that technical forum users (solutions seeker and providers) would be a good target user base, especially...
Worst Inventions Ever
I'd have to go with the electric can opener. I mean, some guy actually thought to himself..."This 3 or 4 turns of my wrist is wasting my damn time! There MUST be a better way!!" Then he invented the dumbest money-waster of all time. What's your...
(by Hoof Hearted)
Jul 26th, 2018 by JLM
Facebook is dying
FACEBOOK CRACKING: 24% Drop In User Time Spent... Millennials are starting to hate social media, too
cord cutters up 30%
ono of the key trends of the last 5 years is the death of traditional television; which continues apace. Of all the...
A quadrillion tons of diamonds
New estimates out the potential total of diamonds buried in the Earth's crust at just a single quadrillion tons more than previously hypothesized. Oil and gas estimates are also...
WHO declares compulsive video game playing a mental disorder. It is obviously true. You realize that this is a video game Walter?
Jun 25th, 2018 by Hoid
cbs to stream NFL this season
you will be able to watch nfl games on your smart phone this season. standby for post from old person about declining tv viewership.
App to defeat facial recognition
U of T researchers developing tool to jam facial recognition software | CBC News UofT scientist developing technology to defeat facial recognition. A lot of people are upset that all the pictures they have posted of themselves are in AI databases and...
May 29th, 2018 by petros
I’ve done a lot of stuff with my four year old, 5 gallon, electric compressor and today the guts of the motor fell apart and what a sound it now makes. Is 4 years a good life span for a 5 gallon compressor? The tank is in perfect shape but to get the...
Been reading so many reviews not sure what is good. I do not mind spending money for a quality product. Any help is appreciated. Dashboard Camera Reviews Dash Cameras: Top 7 In-Car Dashboard Cameras-Dash Cams 2014 Dash Cam Reviews - Blog | Car...
Dog-like robot could be for sale next year: Boston Dynamics CEO
Dog-like robot could be for sale next year: Boston Dynamics CEO Associated Press Published: May 11, 2018 Updated: May 11, 2018 5:32 PM EDT Boston Dynamics' Spot robot appears on stage during day 1 of TechCrunch Disrupt London at the Copper Box on...
FLYING TAXIS: NASA, Uber team up to elevate transportation
FLYING TAXIS: NASA, Uber team up to elevate transportation Associated Press Published: May 8, 2018 Updated: May 8, 2018 5:55 PM EDT Uber introduced it's electric powered "flying taxi" vertical take-off and landing concept aircraft at the event,...
Realistic robot terrifies pubgoers by talking of machine invasion
A 'malfunctioning' robot named Fred has terrified drinkers in a London pub by smashing a pint glass while talking about a 'robot invasion'. The hyper-realistic automaton, modelled to be an exact replica of London-based actor Tedroy Newell, sat down...
Apr 7th, 2018 by Cliffy
Video : Do You Trust This Computer?
Do You Trust This Computer? Artificial Intelligence: Monster or Shangri-La? Science fiction has long anticipated the rise of machine intelligence. Today, a new generation of self-learning computers is reshaping every aspect of our lives....
Tesla: Model X crash was worsened by missing freeway barrier shield
Tesla: Model X crash was worsened by missing freeway barrier shield Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: March 28, 2018 Updated: March 28, 2018 2:32 PM EDT In this Friday March 23, 2018 photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel...
Mar 24th, 2018 by Hoid
Tesla will reveal a semi truck in September
Tesla was not immediately available for additional comment. But the automaker has long planned to add both a semi truck and a pickup truck to its lineup of cars. Musk discussed both in the second volume of his "master plan" for Tesla. "We believe the...
Mar 21st, 2018 by Murphy
Northern White Rhino
No, this is not about Walter. Yesterday handlers had to put down the last male Rhino of this species, leaving only 2 females in existence, both direct descendants of the last male. It's sad because Rhino's are cool. The horns are one of the most...
Mar 21st, 2018 by Johnnny
lots of momo for the FB ban due to finding out what they actually do. however, how can a true FBer delete their account and still tell everybody what they are doing and why they are doing it and how it reminds them of their Mom? Twitter?