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Wayne MacPhail | The untimely transformation of Wayne MacPhail's MacBook Pro into a brain-addled MacBook Pro pushed to the fore a decision he had been toying with for some time: getting rid of his laptop altogether.
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Wayne MacPhail | We are nearing the end of 2015. And, most days, after decades of innovation, our technology balances on a knife-edge between magical and maddening.
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Rick Salutin | In a way, a tablet paper is the return of the morning paper you took in off the porch. It's self-sufficient and you spend time with it, one-on-one, says Rick Salutin.
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Wayne MacPhail | If you want to imagine the future of personal computing you could do worse than watch The Grand Budapest Hotel, which envisions how digital assistants may deliver information in the near future.
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Wayne MacPhail | Buying holiday gifts for geeks is fraught, especially for the non-geeky. It's so very easy to buy not just the wrong thing, but precisely the wrong thing. Wayne MacPhail is here to help.
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Wayne MacPhail | It used to be the case folks thought laptops would become more and more like tablets. Now, though, Microsoft, Apple and Google seem to be betting on the opposite future.
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Wayne MacPhail | Last week the Internet lost its shit over Peeple. And, last week Peeple was, according to the two Calgary-based women who came up with idea, a "Yelp for people." That all changed over the weekend.
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Wayne MacPhail | Isn't it time that we come to understand smartphones and their use in social situations as a part of the social fabric, not a tear in it?
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Wayne MacPhail | Selfies capture an odd behaviour -- having a camera in hand and using it as a mirror, not a window on the world. Treating it, as it were, as "an eye for an I."
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Wayne MacPhail | Horizontal frames can tell great stories. Despite dramatic shifts in technology from passion plays to True Detective, tales told in motion have stayed with the horizontal format.
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David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | If you're a Canadian and you own a cell phone, you probably don't need an official report to tell you that you're paying way over the odds.
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Wayne MacPhail | What's most exciting about the Apple Watch right now is not what it is, but what it could be. In the near future all phones will be smartphones. And, no doubt, all watches will be smartwatches.