Tech Talk on VOCM is a weekly tech spot highlighting the latest tech news and gadget reviews. On this episode we discuss how new technologies change the expression of moral outrage and its many social consequences.
What’s the biggest complaint people have about their smartphone? Battery life. For some it is even worse: a battery that slows down their phone. You can blame our increased use of these gadgets or you can blame the lithium-ion batteries themselves, neither of which will see a change anytime soon. …..
Rituals are arguably a universal feature of human social existence: just as one cannot envision a society without language, one would be equally hard-pressed to imagine a society without rituals. From morning grooming routines like brushing your teeth and getting a shower to the ways in which we greet and …..
TV REMOTES are an iconic staple of Canadian homes. Developed in the 1950s with model names like the “Lazy Bones,” they were crafted to keep us planted in the overstuffed couches that eventually devoured them. Couples have sparred over remotes. Cable channels crafted slogans and game shows around them. Comics …..
Belgium researchers are warning that a newly discovered vulnerability which secures modern Wi-Fi systems could leave devices vulnerable to hackers. The flaw would put personal information such as identification and credit card details at risk. The bug, dubbed Krack, detected in the current Wi-Fi protocol can hijack private communications and …..
A strong Wi-Fi signal is one major factor that helps many Canadians decide where they want to stay when on their summer travels. While a hefty majority of Canadians believe their information is safe while using public Wi-Fi networks at hotels, restaurants and elsewhere, a new report reveals that these …..