tech

5 exciting technologies from 2017

It is difficult to narrow down the best technology releases in 2017 because of how much progress was made across many industries. However, here are five technologies that have the…

UVic student and YouTube tech guru hits 200 000 subscribers

Walk into any university lecture hall and you’ll see kids on laptops. Some are scrambling to write down every word out of the professor’s mouth, others are finishing homework that…

Local startup aims to change Victoria’s clubbing scene

Have you ever found yourself in a position in which you wanted to go to a club but had no one to go with? Or perhaps you ended up at…

Local iPhone app gets international praise

For professional photographers, or those looking for full control of their cameras, Victoria-based app developer William Wilkinson created Manual, a camera app providing users with control over their ISO, shutter,…

Will to game: Check yourself, before you wreck your game shelf

Demos are always a welcome, crucial step in researching a purchase. They can also be fun games in themselves, whether you’re a fan hungry for a taste of an upcoming…

‘Snatch Cap,’ and other ways in which technology is ruining the dating world

The game has changed, people. Nobody else is saying anything, so I’m taking it upon myself to break the silence and up the ante on dating in 2014, because the…

Victoria crowdfunds movies and more

Correction: This story has been edited since publication to reflect that a four per cent fee is collected from successful fixed funding campaigns, not those that fall short.   Entrepreneurial…

The cyberbirds and the cyberbees

Cybersex may be a taboo subject for some, but in academic circles, no issue is off the table. Post-Doctoral Fellow Krystelle Shaughnessy, of the Department of Psychology and the Centre…

Will to game: Multi-touch

Playing games is a great way to share experiences with your partner, possibly while gaining experience points. Video games in particular can be an important part of any relationship; they…