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Canada Relaxes Rule On Electronics Used During Flights
If you’re hailing from Canada, you might be pleased to learn that Canada has recently joined the US and the EU where they will allow passengers to use electronics at all stages of the flight. Previously this was not allowed as electronic devices had to be turned off before take off and landing, but now that the rule has been relaxed, passengers will be able to enjoy their electronics all […]

Canadian Company Builds A Truck Made Out Of Ice (And It Works!)
So the other day we reported on a car built out of LEGO parts that actually worked, which we have to admit is pretty damn cool, and speaking of cool, how about a truck completely made out of ice? Well maybe not completely as the wheels and engine are still the same, but the top part of the truck’s chassis is built from ice blocks that have been cut and […]

Verizon CEO Says Carrier Not Going To Canada
It was first rumored back in June that the largest U.S. carrier, Verizon Wireless, was interested into making an entry in Canada. It was said that the carrier was looking to purchase a small Canadian carrier before bidding for wireless spectrum that the country auctions off next year. Last month it was said that Verizon had decided against purchasing a small local carrier because it first wanted to see how […]

Verizon Wireless Reportedly Looking To Enter Canada
A report claims that Verizon Wireless is looking to expand its operations in to Canada, where it will reportedly purchase a small carrier and then compete to buy wireless spectrum that the country will auction this year.


Canadians Get To Cancel Phone Contracts After 2 Years Sans Penalty
Do you think that the US should follow their neighbors up north, allowing subscribers to cancel their contract without any penalty after two years?

BlackBerry Q10 Releasing In Canada On May 1 For $199
The road to release for the BlackBerry Q10 has certainly been a long one as it was introduced alongside the Z10 back in January, but BlackBerry has since stayed pretty tight-lipped in regards to the device. A release in Canada was first said to be expected in the “coming weeks” earlier this month with a rumor circulating possibly having the Q10 release on April 30. It looks like that rumored release date […]

BlackBerry Q10 Headed To Canada In 'Coming Weeks'
With the recent release of the BlackBerry Z10 in the U.S., the only other BlackBerry 10 device that is waiting to be released is the BlackBerry Q10. If you’ve been holding out for BlackBerry’s first physical-keyboard equipped BlackBerry 10 device, you might have had to do your shopping in the U.K. as that’s where we spotted the BlackBerry Q10 was available for pre-order. But if you would rather spend your hard-earned money […]

Canadians To Receive Facebook Home Weeks After US Neighbors
What is your opinion on Facebook Home as well as the HTC First which was er, for the lack of a better word, first announced just last week? Well, we do know that AT&T in the US will be the only mobile carrier to carry the HTC First on an exclusive basis, where this particular smartphone will arrive right out of the box alongside the Facebook Home launcher pre-installed to […]

Canada could drop banhammer on Huawei due to security worries
It was not too many days ago when the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence did share their recommendation for U.S. companies to actually be more wary of both Huawei and ZTE, as those two Chinese firms were not to be trusted, and a change in vendors would come across as highly recommended. There is this cloud hanging over the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s heads that the Chinese […]

Samsung Galaxy Note with AT&T radios gain FCC approval
Back in September, the Samsung Galaxy Note was spotted at the FCC, and for those who have been meaning to get their hands on it, the good news is that the phone/tablet hybrid has recently gotten its stamp of approval from the FCC which means that it is primed for release, although when that is remains a mystery for now.

Motorola Droid RAZR shows up in Rogers inventory system
For those living in Canada, you could be getting your hands on the Motorola Droid RAZR before those living in the states, according to a leaked photo of Rogers’ inventory system. The Motorola Droid RAZR is currently up for pre-order in Canada, and with a release date that is said to be “in time for the holidays”, there’s a good chance that first week of November rumored release could be […]

Reports of RIM outages extend into Canada and US
A couple of days ago, we reported that Blackberry users in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions were experiencing some downtime with RIM’s services. The service was then restored but then it looks like it went down again, this time extending further into other regions, namely Brazil, Chile, Argentina and India, but this time round it does not appear to have stopped there, with reports of service interruptions going […]

International iPhone 4S pre-orders shipping time slips to 1-2 weeks
Uh-oh, it looks like the iPhone 4S has already been plagued by shipment delays, at least for international customers. While the hardware specs of the iPhone 4S didn’t exactly wow the crowd at Apple’s iPhone event, there are still loyal fans out there and users with the iPhone 3G or 3GS who will see the iPhone 4S as an upgrade. So much so that when the clock struck 12am on […]

2,700 Blackberry Torch 9810s stolen from warehouse in Ontario
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 […]

Exclusive Canadian Xbox bundle includes Halo 3
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.

New BlackBerry release dates confirmed by Rogers
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, you […]

Xbox Kinect finds a use in Sunnybrook Health Services Center
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.

Sony Ericsson Canada hacked
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 businesses […]

Video games make people eat more?
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, […]

Best Buy in Canada begins to receive Nexus S stock
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 […]