Apple provided a convenient function for parents like me to let their kids play on their devices without much worry. It’s called “guided access” and it allows me to lock my phone so that they cannot leave the application or restrict other inputs as needed with a simple shortcut of triple clicking the Home button.
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There’s some recent news regarding how a person was charged for a fatal accident in Calgary. If you consider what had happened it does make sense, but consider two other factors:
It happened at 10:15 p.m. i.e. in the evening, so its dark.
From he article:
Staff Sgt. Paul Stacey with the Calgary Police Service traffic unit said witnesses recalled the overhead pedestrian crossing lights had not been activated at the time of the collision.
However, that’s not what’s at issue here. The issue is how media such as CBC and CTV can manipulate the message making the driver fully at fault by removing some facts from their article.
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Recently I’ve been just trying out food places at random just because I’m already out with my wife anyway. Some of the food does taste great, but shortly after I get some weird sensations ranging from numbness of the tongue to fatigue.
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Among the tech-savvy peers is the notion of leaving traditional phone systems for cheaper VOIP systems. I am one of the hold-outs in that I still have a POTS (plain old telephone system) line at home, not even a Rogers Cable Home Phone. Why? 911.
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