They give us free Internet services that we can hardly do without. They champion for a free and open Internet. They make great products and give consumers an alternative to Apple or Microsoft. Sometimes it seems Google can do no wrong. Until now.
A new report shows a correlation between low levels of personal contentment and heavy use of media. About one in five people is considered a heavy user.
Today, almost 80 per cent of searches in Canada go through Google. As a result of their dominance in search, the company makes billions per year in advertising sales. Google's success has its drawbacks, though. For those paranoid about privacy, any company that has such vast stores of information on its users is bad news.
A new University of Saskatchewan iPhone and iPod Touch application is getting the computer science department national attention. The app, called iUSask, is the first of its kind in Canada. It features class schedules, campus news, the library catalogue, a campus map and more. The current version features 12 unique buttons, with four more being added
Horst Zoller is a horologist, a member of a shrinking group of people skilled in repairing timepieces. He has been fixing watches for almost five decades, starting as an apprentice in 1960. Zoller's store, House of Time, mostly serves people over 30. And with the rise of cell phones and other technologies, he has noticed