09/23/2011, After disappointing Q2 results from RIM this year, especially in terms of PlayBook sales, RIM announced that it would be discounting the QNX tablet - but with incentive programs, rebates and deals. However, it looks like retailers in Canada have other plans in mind and have started reducing the price tag of the PlayBook instead. According to reports online, the tablet can now be found for prices as low as $249 – […]
08/26/2011, If you’re looking to get your hands on the new Blackberry Torch 9810 from other sources such as eBay or perhaps Craigslist, you may want to make sure that the Torch that is being sold is a legitimate copy and that the seller is someone, whom at the very least seems trustworthy as it seems that a warehouse in Mississauga, Ontario, was broken into and 2,700 Blackberry Torch 9810’s were […]
08/25/2011, Good news Canadians, it appears that an Xbox bundle which seems to be exclusively for Canada is expected to be released this week! In order to attract more customers and add to their already huge fanbase, Microsoft will be releasing an Xbox bundle for their Canadian customers that comes with several games pre-installed on the 250GB console.
08/10/2011, Yesterday we reported about the new BlackBerry Torch phones arriving on Telus’ network in Canada on August 15th. Well, thanks to a recent tweet from Rogers, it looks like the phones will be arriving even earlier than expected. According to the announcement made, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 will be available on August 10th, while the BlackBerry Torch 9810 will arrive on August 12th. So for those of you in Canada, […]
07/14/2011, A while back we had reported that Microsoft saw a future where the Kinect could be used within the healthcare industry, and it looks like that future has arrived. It seems that the doctors at Sunnybrook Health Services Center in Canada have started to use the Kinect within the confines of the operating room.
05/25/2011, Remember yesterday when I said it wouldn’t be a surprise if Sony was hacked again? Well, they did and this time it’s Sony Ericsson Canada’s website. The hackers stole the names and email addresses of about 2,000 customers from the website adding to the growing list of stolen data retrieved from the company’s networks. What started as an attack on the game network has spread to the rest of Sony’s […]
04/19/2011, It looks like people are just trying to discourage today’s youth from playing video games. In one of the strangest studies that recently took place, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition came up with a conclusion that video gamers tend to eat more than people who don’t play video games. As reported by the National Post, Canada, the doctors believe that video games aren’t only poor replacements for physical activities, […]
04/01/2011, Our friends living in Canada will just have to wait for two more weeks or so before they are able to get their hands on the Google Nexus S which will have Android 2.3 Gingerbread right out of the box, as it finally makes its way to Canada. Stock of the smartphone have already been arriving at Best Buy locations throughout the Great White North, and the rest of the […]
03/28/2011, Netflix has just issued a statement that they will be slimming down the bandwidth demands of its video service in Canada, which means streaming there will rely on a lower 300MB per hour bitrate which consumes 66% less data but with “minimal impact” on the perceived image quality. This choice would mean the viewer can watch around 30 hours of Netflix on 9GB of data, and that without reaching its […]
03/22/2011, RIM has officially announced the pre-order details for its highly anticipated QNX tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook. According to them, the tablet will hit the shelves in all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores in the US and Best Buy and Future Shop stores in Canada on April 19. Starting today after 8am EDT, the tablet will be up for pre-order in the US and in Canada as well. RIM […]
02/07/2011, Our friends living in the Great White North catch up with us, as their Starbucks stores in Toronto and Vancouver now offer more than just great coffee (something tells me there will be others who dispute this) and free Wi-Fi connectivity – we’re talking about interactive window displays that is guaranteed to grab the attention of any passers-by. This interactive display comes in the form of a vinyl screen, aided […]
12/20/2010, Bell subscribers out there who are rocking the Galaxy S might want to take note. Word is out that the carrier has pulled the phone’s Android 2.2 Froyo update after many users who attempted the upgrade via Samsung’s Kies desktop software ended up with inaccessible internal storage, which definitely isn’t the desired result of a software upgrade. Hopefully this issue will be sorted out soon, but if you’ve been thinking […]
09/21/2010, Word on the street has it that the Netflix streaming service will arrive in the Great White North tomorrow, according to a Netflix spokesman who mentioned in a phone conversation with CNET. There was not official confirmation though, but it does seem to go toward the right direction since such an idea was originally announced back in July this year. Similar to folks living Stateside, Canadian Netflix customers will be […]
09/10/2010, Speed bumps are there for a very good reason – they hope to slow down vehicles, particularly in busy areas or places where plenty of human traffic is. Well, like a lot of things in life, nothing really works out as planned, which is why we more often than not see bumpers scrape the asphalt due to cars that cannot slow down fast enough when tackling a speed bump. Perhaps […]