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Applebee’s quietly going “No Tech Tuesday”

- July 12th, 2014

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If you’re tired of hearing the people on their smartphones at the next table yelling at the top of their lungs, you’ll be happy to know that one restaurant chain in the U.S. is planning on doing something about it – at least for one day of the week.  Applebee’s plans to introduce “No Tech Tuesday” to all of its 1,800+ restaurants in the US.  In fact, according to reports, the company is filing an application to trademark the phrase.

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Microsoft’s big Surface Pro 3 deal: Is it worth it?

- June 24th, 2014

Microsoft has an interesting deal going on that tech heads might want to take note of.

Available through any Microsoft store in Canada and the U.S, Windows is willing to take up to $650 off of the new Surface Pro 3’s if customers trade in their MacBook Air’s.

Although Microsoft specifies the deal is only valid on “select” Airs , a list of accepted models doesn’t appear anywhere on the site.

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10 super advanced technologies Santa needs to deliver presents

- December 24th, 2013

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As the world’s population grows and handheld technology keeps kids right at Santa’s toes, the hidden North Pole toy factory needs to keep up with the times. Even more than ever before, Santa and his elves need to ensure they’re highly efficient, accurate and super quick in handling the billions of incoming requests, determining who’s been naughty and who’s been nice and schedule and make all the necessary deliveries around the world to the almost 1.9 billion children under 14 in one evening. All this while going totally undetected. A feat  I don’t think even the great FEDEX can even do.

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Technology companies grab top 3 in most influential brands

- February 1st, 2013

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When you think of brands that influence you, what kind are they and which ones first come to mind? According to a recent study of most influential brands, the top three, ranked highest by Canadians are tech-related. In fact, technology brands grab five of the top ten spots.

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CES 2013 Innovation Design and Engineering Awards

- January 16th, 2013

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The CES Innovation Design and Engineering Awards are like the Golden Globes for designers, manufacturers and developers of consumer products. Instead of the Foreign Press, the products are judged by a panel comprised of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade press.

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