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A Formal Round-Up So let’s dive straight back into it, shall we? Suits When it comes to the jacket, make sure that it hugs your shoulders, is slim in the body and that it covers your bottom. The trousers should be slim, not skinny, and have a break that suits…

The first time I used a blow dryer, it was an emergency. I swear. I’d been caught in a downpour and entered our office’s greenroom soaked. (I cover finance and occasionally appear on-air in our TV studio.) First, I picked up the device and trained its business end on my…

Nothing screams elegance like formal attire, but often occasions don’t call for a full suit. With the smart casual dress code being admired by many, how does a man pull it off? Recent advice has often made things confusing but I’m here today to strip it right down for you, giving you…

Flying cars are up against a wall — literally. Turning aircraft into street-safe machines requires manufacturers to prove their safety standards in crash tests. So at least one expensive prototype needs to get smashed to smithereens, while its dummy passengers survive. This is no small financial hurdle, and for... Read more
Disney tech is getting ready to grant the wish of any Star Wars fan who ever wished to stand inside the cavernous space of a Star Destroyer hanger or help fly the Millennium Falcon during a space battle. The entertainment giant has promised a “revolutionary new vacation experience” at its theme parks that... Read more
GOOGLE HAS discovered and blocked a new family of insidious Android spyware, called Lipizzan, that can surveil and capture user text messages, emails, voice calls, photos, location data, and other files. You know, pretty much everything. And while it appeared on relatively few devices, Lipizzan has all the hallmarks of... Read more
THE NOTION OF a hacker-induced nuclear meltdown is the stuff of cyberpunk nightmares. And, let’s be clear, there’s no sign digital saboteurs are anywhere close to unleashing a nuclear apocalypse. But one hacker who has prodded at radioactive hazard protections for years says he’s found serious vulnerabilities in those safety... Read more
Sometimes it feels like there’s only room for four choices when it comes to web browsers on Windows: Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer. You’ll find some people running Opera, too, but for the most part it’s all about the big four. Despite the seemingly small world... Read more
Stand down, everyone: Microsoft Paint isn’t going away after all. Microsoft signaled an about-face in a blog post Monday night by Megan Saunders, a general manager within the Windows Experiences group. Instead of deprecating Paint in Windows 10 (which seemed to many to be the first step toward oblivion), Saunders said Microsoft would... Read more
The primary colours, the simple shapes, the knock of wood on wood as the blocks tumble out – there’s nothing unfamiliar about a box of babies’ toys tipped across the floor. Then you start playing. Toss a ball into a stack of blocks and those shapes shrink and morph,... Read more
Does Siri have trouble with your accent? A project is turning to crowdsourced voice donations to overcome this problem, and iron out some of the other inherent problems with voice recognition. Voice assistants like Siri and Alexa are trained on huge databases of recorded speech. But if those don’t contain... Read more
The rapid evolution of technology today can be alarming, especially to those not familiar with it. However, it also has obvious benefits. Teachers today fretfully scold children for using their phones. At the same time, they incorporate new technology into their teaching styles each year. There seems to be... Read more
In the previous article, we saw how to implement a digital learning policy. Here, we are going to discuss the benefits of this policy. You will see that using digital learning has short, medium and long-term effects. SHORT-TERM BENEFITS In digital learning, is it impossible to separate the technophile... Read more