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The dilemma downtown churches face with dwindling congregations - CBC.ca

Sat, 2014-12-20 14:16

CBC.ca

The dilemma downtown churches face with dwindling congregations
CBC.ca
"The person who does our archives told me that it had been leaking almost since the church building was built either 1917 or 1918 and so we've had a long problem of figuring out what exactly the right solution is to fixing the roof," she said. 'I get ...

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Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Preview Issues - Microsoft Certified Professional

Sat, 2014-12-20 06:08

Load The Game

Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Preview Issues
Microsoft Certified Professional
The Explorer.exe crash affected "about 12% of PCs" using the preview, according to a December 8 Microsoft Windows forum post, which provided a workaround solution. However, the workaround isn't needed now. Aul indicated yesterday in a Twitter post ...
Microsoft Irons Out Bluescreen Problems in Windows 10 PreviewRedmond Channel Partner

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After Sony, Every Startup Should Prepare For War - TechCrunch

Fri, 2014-12-19 23:03

TechCrunch

After Sony, Every Startup Should Prepare For War
TechCrunch
Vulnerabilities are a commonplace in all software, and you shouldn't run with fear from these issues, but rather embrace them as challenges to be solved like any other customer request. Startups may once have been immune to the kind of large attacks ...

The Year of the Never-Ending Party - New York Times

Fri, 2014-12-19 22:03

New York Times

The Year of the Never-Ending Party
New York Times
It was worn to this year's Met Gala by Tabitha Simmons, a comely British shoe designer enlisted that spring evening to provide an engineering solution: a gown-propulsion device. So outlandishly large was the train that guests were forced to cluster ...

New Steam Controller Design Leaks - GameSpot

Fri, 2014-12-19 19:05

New Steam Controller Design Leaks
GameSpot
A new design for Valve's Steam Controller has been revealed. It's not that different from the version we saw in July, though it does feature some form of a D-pad on top of or alongside the left track pad. The image above was pulled from files within ...

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Duet Display Offers Tethered Solution to Turn an iPad into an Extra Display ... - Mac Rumors

Fri, 2014-12-19 18:14

Duet Display Offers Tethered Solution to Turn an iPad into an Extra Display ...
Mac Rumors
The Duet Display app is inarguably an improvement over other options today, but it is not a perfect solution. As detailed in the video walkthrough of the app below, MacRumors experienced some issues when testing the app. On a 2012 Retina MacBook Pro, ...

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These Cheap, Invisible Solar Cells Can Be Spray&Painted On Anything - Co.Exist

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:21

Co.Exist

These Cheap, Invisible Solar Cells Can Be Spray&Painted On Anything
Co.Exist
After a solution filled with the nano-sized solar cells is printed on a flexible film, it can be rolled up and carried away to wrap on anything. "They wind up like a roll of wallpaper you might buy from a hardware store," Kramer explains. "Then you ...

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Civil Rights Marches Versus the Right to Puke - CounterPunch

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:37

Civil Rights Marches Versus the Right to Puke
CounterPunch
THE DECAY OF AMERICAN MEDIA — Patrick L. Smith on the decline and fall of American journalism; Peter Lee on China and its Uyghur problem; Dave Macaray on brain trauma, profits and the NFL; Lee Ballinger on the bloody history of cotton. PLUS: “The ...

Seattle police using data on car prowl 'hot spots' to combat the thefts - Q13 FOX

Fri, 2014-12-19 07:05

Seattle police using data on car prowl 'hot spots' to combat the thefts
Q13 FOX
SEATTLE — Car prowls can happen anywhere in the city — day or night — and you only have to leave your car for a second. “I went to my car and it looked like the window was open and I was surprised and when I opened it it was unlocked and when I got ...

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Elementary: “End Of Watch” - A.V. Club Denver/Boulder

Fri, 2014-12-19 04:12

Elementary: “End Of Watch”
A.V. Club Denver/Boulder
It's not a bad procedural case in and of itself: there's never any attempt to create mystery surrounding the perpetrator, with the solution relying on connecting dots gathered throughout the episode as opposed to a major “reveal” or something similar ...

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Get with the times: Akubra takes a step into the 21st century - ZDNet

Fri, 2014-12-19 00:42

ZDNet

Get with the times: Akubra takes a step into the 21st century
ZDNet
Palin said it was a fitting solution, because it's often difficult -- particularly in the textiles industry -- to buy off-the-shelf software, and with FileMaker it enabled the company the ability to customise the software. "So making hats, suffice to ...

ZZ Photo Is A Photo App That Can Organize Your Snapshots By Pet - TechCrunch

Thu, 2014-12-18 22:29

ZZ Photo Is A Photo App That Can Organize Your Snapshots By Pet
TechCrunch
Does your photo management solution recognize your cat? Your mom? Your dog? No, it does not. That's why there's ZZ Photo. The app, built by a Ukrainian team, is essentially a shoebox for all of your photos but with a few smarts built in. It is Windows ...

Microsoft Irons Out Bluescreen Problems in Windows 10 Preview - Redmond Channel Partner

Thu, 2014-12-18 19:30

Microsoft Irons Out Bluescreen Problems in Windows 10 Preview
Redmond Channel Partner
... Windows forum post, which provided a workaround solution. However, the workaround isn't needed now, as Aul indicated in a Twitter post on Tuesday that the latest hotfix issued for the Windows 10 preview had addressed the Explorer.exe problem: ...

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Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Solve Windows 10 Update Problem - Tech Times

Thu, 2014-12-18 15:00

Maximum PC

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Solve Windows 10 Update Problem
Tech Times
According to Gabriel Aul of Microsoft, the easiest solution is now available through Windows Update which offers a new hotfix to the problem. "One more hotfix today for #WindowsInsiders addressing a second high frequency explorer.exe crash. Replicating ...
New Microsoft Security Fix Is Worse Than the ProblemThe New American
Microsoft Issues Hotfix for Windows 10 Update Issue, 12 Percent of Users RejoiceMaximum PC

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Best High-End Laptops: Holiday 2014 - AnandTech

Thu, 2014-12-18 13:05

AnandTech

Best High-End Laptops: Holiday 2014
AnandTech
About the only knock against the MacBook Pro Retina 15 (or 13 if you don't need the added performance of a quad-core CPU and Iris Pro Graphics / GT 750M) is that the price is higher than the competition, but there is not a single Windows laptop that ...

WD Green speed? - Tom's Hardware

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:52

WD Green speed?
Tom's Hardware
I'm sorry to hear you have issues with your drive. Have you tested it with DLG (Data Lifeguard Diagnostic) when you say that the SMART attributes are OK? I'd recommend that you run also the Extended Test to see what's the situation and give a feedback ...

Patrolling a Disputed Line, Israeli Border Police Become a Focus of Anger - New York Times

Thu, 2014-12-18 01:06

New York Times

Patrolling a Disputed Line, Israeli Border Police Become a Focus of Anger
New York Times
The barrage bounced off the vehicle's special plastic windows and the metal grating covering its windshield. That is a routine event for members of the force charged with the challenging task ... Chief Superintendent Ketafi had said as he toured the ...

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Lumia 535 Touch Problems, Bug Fixes: Microsoft Developing Update to Fix Issues - Christian Post

Thu, 2014-12-18 00:17

Christian Post

Lumia 535 Touch Problems, Bug Fixes: Microsoft Developing Update to Fix Issues
Christian Post
The video from Winphone Viet showed problems with the phone's multi-touch feature as the touch screen on the smartphone made it hard for the user to use the Word Flow, which is a Swype-style swipe feature that is available on Windows Phone 8.1 and is ...
Microsoft Admits to Lumia 535 Touch-Sensitive Screen Bug; Company to ...International Business Times, India Edition

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Bird-Friendly Film Solution Sought for New Glassy Stadium - Window Film magazine

Wed, 2014-12-17 15:49

Bird-Friendly Film Solution Sought for New Glassy Stadium
Window Film magazine
Glass is no new foe to birds, but the ongoing construction of the new Minnesota Vikings' stadium—which will utilize approximately 190,000 square feet of glass in a migratory area—has gotten the fresh attention of activists and legislators alike ...

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2014: I'm still sick of Android - ZDNet

Wed, 2014-12-17 13:11

ZDNet

2014: I'm still sick of Android
ZDNet
In 2014, I'm now on my third generation of iPhone purchases and my second generation of Windows Phone. ... Until that problem is solved, I'm going to be extremely reluctant to spend my hard-earned money on Android tablets, let alone smartphones.

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