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An Easy Guide to Getting a Bitcoin Wallet App and Getting Started with Cryptocurrency

If you are looking for some help to buy bitcoin, the place to start is to get a bitcoin wallet app. Of course, once you have the app, you may still have just as many questions, if not more. You may believe that bitcoin is only used by cybercriminals, for instance, when in reality it is used by huge corporations ... Read More »

Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium gets an option to correct image distortion

Sony introduced a new camera for the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia Xzs, which fixed the corner softness that was so characteristic of Sony cameras. And now the company has fixed the remaining issue of the wide-angle lens it uses – the distortion. Part of the Oreo update, the feature is hidden behind a toggle in the camera settings. If you’ve updated your XZ ... Read More »

Afghanistan: Girls Struggle for an Education

“By the time we walked to school, the school day would end.” – Najiba, 15, explaining why she and her eight siblings did not go to school in Daikundi, Mazar-i Sharif, July 2016. (Kabul) – Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 to educate girls have significantly faltered in recent years, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Sixteen ... Read More »

‘Toughest places for girls to get an education’: Africa gets 9 slots in top 10

A development campaign group, ONE, has disclosed that countries in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a ranking of places unfavourable for the girl child to get an education. The One report released on the occasion of International Day of the Girl (October 11) was titled: “The Toughest Places For A Girl To Get An Education.” It said due to existing hurdles that girls ... Read More »

How to transfer music to an iPhone without using iTunes

*Representative image For some reason, there is this weird notion about using iTunes. People automatically assume that it is difficult to use even before giving it a shot. Once you get used to it, you’ll know it is one of the most convenient media players out there that actually organises your files. But having said that, iTunes is also one ... Read More »

The Evil Within 2 hands-on preview: An artistic approach to horror, and vice versa

I never finished The Evil Within. I’d say it’s on my Pile of Shame™, but to be honest I’m not very ashamed—I hated it. I hated its clunky player movement. I hated the boss battles, which were often about as buggy as they were annoying. I hated how long it took your character to open a damn door. Most of all ... Read More »

Moto G4 Plus Bluetooth Share 7.0 Issue Gets an Unofficial Fix

HIGHLIGHTS A Bluetooth connectivity issue is affecting several Moto G4 Plus users Google and Motorola (Lenovo) haven’t acknowledged the issue yet There is an unofficial workaround you could try in the meantime A workaround has surfaced to temporarily fix an issue that appears to be affecting several Moto G4 Plus customers. A significant number of Moto G4 Plus users have complained of ... Read More »

Why Canada fails to be an education superpower

Almost 10 per cent of Canadian 15-year-olds do not have the science proficiency level required to participate fully in society. (Shutterstock) Canada’s recent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) have been celebrated widely. In August 2017, the BBC marked Canada as an “education superpower” because we were one of the top-ranking countries. In fact, in-depth analysis indicates that our high ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 May Have a Bug That Could Prevent You From Making an Emergency Call

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is said to reboot when users dial 911 It remains unclear what’s causing the issue This isn’t the first time OnePlus 5 has run into an issue If some users’ complaints are to believed, the newly launched OnePlus smartphone may have a bug that reboots the phone when an emergency number is dialled. The issue was first discovered by ... Read More »