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Amnesty Calls Out Lack Of Privacy In Instant Messaging

In today’s digital age, more and more people jump on the social media bandwagon without giving it too much thought. We often quickly set up accounts on  popular platforms without understanding how they can infringe on our privacy. Sure, we may know at this point to be careful about the kinds of photos we share on Facebook in case they get back to an employer. But many assume that social media services automatically conceal what we share via instant messaging from the eyes of an unwanted third party.…

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5 Tech Magazines That Any Tech Junkie Will Love To Read

Staying up to date on all things tech is actually pretty easy. Sure, the tech world advances by leaps and bounds almost every day and there is an immense amount of news to keep up on, but that’s all pretty manageable if you have the source of info. That’s where Texture comes in, an app that compiles some of the tech world’s best publications into one place. Accessible on smartphones, computers, or tablets, Texture makes certain that a tech junkie is never very far from…

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5 Things To Consider When Buying A Mirrorless Camera

Holiday shopping season approaches, and that means savings on everything from socks to TVs and everything in between, cameras included. Depending on your photographic needs, a mirrorless camera may be the item to buy this Cyber Monday, but there are a few things to know before you commit any money. From the basics on what a mirrorless camera is/does to searching out reviews on specific models, here are five things to consider when buying a mirrorless camera on Cyber Monday. Understand What Advantages Come With A…

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What You Need To Know When Buying A Memory Card For Your Digital Camera

A digital camera is nothing without the right memory card. You can’t take a great photo without the means to save it, after all. And fortunately, purchasing the perfect memory card isn’t as complex as finding the ideal camera, but there are some things to consider. First of all, you should figure out just how much memory you need. Will you be taking HD videos on your camera or just a few photos here and there? Having more storage capacity is always better, but you…

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The “NES Classic” Is The Blast Of Nostalgia You Need This Holiday Season

Nothing beats the classics, and that’s especially true for video games. As much as insanely detailed graphics, free-to-roam worlds, and online multiplayer experiences have remade the video game experience into something completely new, there’s truly something special about the retro games of the 80’s and 90’s. Despite featuring 8-bit pixelated characters and environments, the original batch of Nintendo’s massively popular games were something special. Focusing on quality (and addictive) gameplay, titles like the original Legend of Zelda and Mario Bros didn’t need amazing graphics to…

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5 Reasons Why You Need A Digital Camera, Not A Smartphone

When every single phone built nowadays has a built-in camera, is there a reason for buying a dedicated digital camera? Simply put, yes, but don’t take that brief answer as truth just yet. Read on below and see exactly why a digital camera will always outperform a smartphone when it comes to taking pictures. Shoot Clearer Pictures In Any Environment If you’ve ever tried to take your smartphone out for some nighttime photography, you more than likely became very frustrated. Without adequate levels of light, smartphone…

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Mirrorless Cameras Are The Best Choice For Amateur Photographers

If you’re new to photography, you may not be familiar with the term “mirrorless camera”. To better understand what makes a camera mirrorless, let’s talk about how traditional cameras operate first. When you look through a viewfinder in a typical DSLR camera, light enters the lens, gets bounced of a mirror, and through a special prism. When you press the shutter button, the mirror flips up, allowing light to hit the image sensor and create a photograph. This is a traditional photography technique that dates back…

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Stay On Top Of Tech News With Texture Digital Magazines

Like technology itself, tech news moves fast. If you want to stay on top of the latest news, it’s important to subscribe to the best science and technology magazines. But constantly buying magazines from the racks can take a toll on your wallet and your space. Plus, constantly buying magazines and throwing them out isn’t the most environmentally-friendly choice we can make. If you love magazines, but wish that buying them was more convenient, Texture by Next Issue may be for you. Texture provides digital…

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This Is The Bike Lock That Literally Makes Thieves Vomit

Being a cyclist can be more stressful than one might think. Yes, cyclist don’t have a cumbersome car to worry about, but they do have to face the ever-present threat of bike thieves. Unlike cars, bikes can be fairly easy to snatch, even when a lock is attached. The most expensive bike locks will only take a skilled bike thief about a minute to remove. So for many cyclists, leaving their bike unattended is something of a gamble. This is especially true in major biking…

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Virtual Reality Arcades Becoming More Popular Across Canada

If you’ve never been one to call yourself a gamer, new VR (virtual reality) arcades that have started opening across Canada might change your mind. Unlike video games you play on your TV screen screen at home, these arcades take gaming to the next level — offering a virtual reality experience that would let you be a participant in the game itself, rather than just controlling a character. A VR arcade’s space doesn’t necessarily look like much from the outside, but once you put on your virtual…

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