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How Your Thermostat Can Save Energy and Money

David Dodge | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada
David Dodge

While programmable thermostats have been around for quite awhile, the product category has seen a lot of upheaval and innovation in the past few years. Internet connectivity and mobile apps meant people could turn down the heat from across town and keep reliable data on their heating habits.

Do We Need Paper Books Any More?

Jenna Em | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

Reading on my smartphone, tablet or e-reader doesn't give me the same thrill as reading an old-fashioned paper book. But why would I stop by the bookstore, or visit the local library, when I can download the latest books in seconds? Does society need paper books any more?

A History of Music in Under 500 Words

JD Halperin | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Music
JD Halperin

Before Bach, there was no music. This seriously hampered the soundtracks of movies. Then black slaves sang while being exploited in fields, paving the way for blues, jazz, and rock & roll. Now autotune could give a goat a honeyed voice in perfect pitch. Meanwhile computers liberated musicians from those old historical obstacles like money, instruments, and talent. The Internet allowed everyone everywhere to hear everything, and we haven't seen a distinct style of music since.

How Steve Jobs Changed My Life

Beverley Golden | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada
Beverley Golden

Although there will be many tributes and eulogies written about Steve Jobs, this one is simply my personal observations of how this one visionary man ...

Sony To Sell Head-Mounted Entertainment System

CP | Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Sony says it will start selling a head mounted display that provides a 3-D theatre of music videos, movies and games, targeting people who pre...