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Telus starts taking pre-orders for the Essential Phone [Updated]

As per the device’s listing on the carrier’s website, those pre-ordering will get their unit by September 1. Original story follows: In the US, Sprint is the only carrier that will sell the Essential Phone directly. In Canada, Telus is in the same position, as revealed back in June.…

Looking for Ivanka Trump Clothing? Check Goodwill

While strolling through a Macy’s the summer before the 2016 election, Maddie Redder was instantly infatuated with a white, long-sleeved lacy shirt. It was beautiful. It was classy. It was also by Ivanka Trump. Initially, the brand didn’t bother Redder, a 67-year-old real estate agent who emigrated from…

Carol’s Closet: Clothing for Adult Women

Photograph by Alberto Bernasconi / LUZ / Redux It’s summer! Time to fill your commemorative World Wildlife Fund cup with some iced rooibos chai and peruse the new collection from Carol’s Closet, your source for clothing that’s slightly hipper than Hillary Clinton’s but not quite as…

Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target for hackers?

A pilot model of an Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Angelo Merendino/AFP/Getty Images A threshold was quietly crossed in the first quarter of 2016. For the first time, mobile carriers reported activating more connected cars than phones. At a vehicle tech demonstration in Manhattan…

Reading in Rhinebeck for the clothes-minded

Tracy Tynan’s memoir Wear and Tear: The Threads of My Life features stories from the fashionable lives of her parents, theater critic Kenneth Tynan and novelist Elaine Dundy (pictured above, dressed in twin faux-leopardskin pants). Author/costume designer Tracy Tynan’s godparents were Cecil Beaton and Katherine Hepburn,…

Students turn to social media for humour, info

SCHOOL GOSSIP, trend topics and all the latest news have found their way out of the narrow corridors to the social media. Facebook parody pages and memes are quickly replacing noticeboards, with students turning to the social media for their dose of humour and information. A 16-year-old college-going…