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ROGERS - Google shouldn't take us for granted

November
29
,
2015
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GOOGLEe has become so dominant that we often don't even talk about searching any more. We google it. Worldwide, Google's search engine market share is <a href="http://www.statista...

ROGERS - Let’s talk about exes and sex

November
22
,
2015
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BACK IN in 1962, Neil Sedaka sang Breaking Up Is Hard To Do. Too bad they didn't have apps back then because these days technology makes breaking up easy — even fun — to do. For example, our friend Facebook, now used by...

ROGERS - Paris

November
15
,
2015
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I WAS GOING to write about pet finders on Facebook. They work great. If ever you lose your dog or cat, go to Facebook and search "missing pets." You can also add the name of your city. You'll discover that there are hundreds of...

ROGERS - Trudeau scores big on social media

November
8
,
2015
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OUR NEW prime minister has taken to social media like a duck to water. Soon after winning the election, Justin Trudeau posted on Facebook an answer to a woman's list of hopes and dreams that she had also posted on Facebook. Within...

ROGERS - Steve Jobs movie all about drama

October
25
,
2015
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WITH STEVE JOBS the movie, Steve Jobs the man has made the transition from real life to mythology. If you want to watch a drama about a person who resembles the man who built Apple into the success it is today, then by all means go see the...

ROGERS - Passwords may soon be passé

October
18
,
2015
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OVER THE YEARS, I've accumulated dozens, perhaps hundreds, of passwords. Most of them I keep stored in an app, which itself requires a password. Scrolling through the list there are passwords for things that have been long forgotten. For...

ROGERS- After the movie, let's go to Mars

October
4
,
2015
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THE MOST POPULAR movie this weekend would never have seen the light of day before the Internet. Andy Weir, an author with a background in computer science, couldn't get The Martian published the old-fashioned way, so he put it on his...

ROGERS - Internet for all is a worthy goal

September
27
,
2015
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MOST PEOPLE in emerging and developing countries see the Internet as a good thing when it comes to education and the economy. And so do giants of our technological age such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, spoke...

Apple security breach could impact Canadians with iPhones and iPads

September
21
,
2015
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TORONTO — Apple announced a rare security breach over the weekend that means some Canadians may have unwittingly infected their iPhones and iPads with malware that could expose their iCloud passwords and other personal data. ...

ROGERS- Readers rebel, publishers listen

September
20
,
2015
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IF YOU GO to Apple's web page to find out what's new in the latest version of the software that runs its iPhones and iPads, you'll find no mention at all about content blockers. And yet this is the iOS 9 feature that appears to...