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Meet the design guru trying to make Windows Phone relevant

Former Nike designer Albert Shum joined Microsoft five years ago to infuse design thinking into the software giant's product development process.

By April 8, 2013


As Apple says sorry, Google Maps gets a little better

Google Maps now comes with new 45-degree imagery for 51 cities, and satellite and aerial imagery has been updated across 112 countries and regions.

By September 28, 2012


How the NBN will change education

The NBN will change education irrevocably, in the same way that the construction of railroads did so long ago.

By July 10, 2012


So long, Canadian penny. I won't miss you

Canada has axed the irksome cent, and should do likewise with other coins and banknotes, says Crave writer Tim Hornyak. Do you want to live in a cashless society?

By March 31, 2012


Hockey-playing robot can stick it to you

Meet Jennifer. She's cute, she's from Canada, and she wants to play hockey. She may be a robot but she's aiming for the Stanley Cup.

By February 15, 2012


Microsoft Kinect scrubs in to help surgeons operate and the blind see

The Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect has been put to its most imaginative use yet: saving lives.

By March 18, 2011


CNET to the Rescue: Don't be a sucker and other advice

Guest Brian Cooley joins Rafe for a rambling discussion about home network safety, home security cameras, and how to avoid getting ripped off at Best Buy. Plus, as always, your questions answered.

By March 16, 2011


The 404 757: Where we crash your Valentine's date (podcast)

It's the most miserable day of the year, aka Christmas 2.0, so we're Debbie Downing with all anti-Valentine stories like anaphrodisiac recipes, a dating site for STD victims, and techy deal breakers for men and women!

By February 14, 2011


CNET to the Rescue: Special Mac edition

Today, MacFixIt author Topher Kessler answers Mac questions. Topics tackled include the curse of the slow start-up, the forgotten Wi-Fi password, and the touchy Time Machine backup. Also, for good measure: Some non-Mac questions.

By February 9, 2011


Toronto law firm preps Facebook privacy suit

The firm behind the complaint, which alleges that Facebook knowingly deceives users into releasing far more information than they would otherwise, is a prolific class action litigator.

By July 8, 2010