Twitter Makes First Canadian Media Deal: Live Streaming of TVO’s The Agenda on Twitter and Periscope

Twitter Makes First Canadian Media Deal: Live Streaming of TVO’s The Agenda on Twitter and Periscope

  If you want to follow Canadian current affairs on-the-go, it’s now even easier. Viewers have been able to find The Agenda with Steve Paikin, TV Ontario’s nightly current affairs program,on TVO’s website for some time now. But for those who love to have options, a new one has arrived. Watchers can now find the program that covers contemporary social, political, cultural and economic issues affecting Canadians, on Twitter. Good news. Starting...


DuoSkin Digital Tattoos: A Taste of the Future?

DuoSkin Digital Tattoos: A Taste of the Future?

Sometimes tech advances seem to take forever, and sometimes we seem to be moving forward at an alarming rate. When it comes to tattoos, Duo Skin’s on-skin technology is an example of this. Researchers in MIT’s Media Lab in collaboration with Microsoft Research, have developed a digital material that you can place on your skin like a tattoo. The invention uses gold metal leaf and users can customize it to control their mobile devices, display...


Spotify vs Apple Music

Spotify vs Apple Music

If you’re a music fan you, having access to a streaming service is close to being a must these days-but there is so much to choose from. Spotify vs Apple Music- which is better?   There are more than a few services on the market and each has its own way of doing things. Two of the most popular at the moment are Spotify and Apple Music. While they’re similar, differences exist. Here’s a quick run down of what you get, with both. Spotify...


Uber Movement is Opening Up Access to Traffic Data

Uber Movement is Opening Up Access to Traffic Data

Driving from point ‘A’ to point ‘B’? Not sure how long it will take? Uber Movement can help.   Uber has developed a new tool and is opening up its traffic data to interested users. The online resource, called ‘Uber Movement’, will offer users the ability to track driving travel times. Users will do this between any two places in a city, at any given time of the day. The site is currently open to select planning agencies...


6 Best Tech Gadgets for Your Car

6 Best Tech Gadgets for Your Car

Want to upgrade your car in 2017? Go from the inside out, with these 6 best devices. There is a plethora of tech gadgets on the market that can be used in your car, and choosing the best can be tricky. It’s a pretty subjective task, and it depends on what you want to do. Do you need to keep your coffee warm and charge your phone, or do you want to soothe your baby, while they fall asleep? Everyone has different needs. You might be someone who never...


10 Best Fitness and Weight Loss Apps

10 Best Fitness and Weight Loss Apps

New Year’s resolutions: apparently only some of us make them and successfully keep them. But there is always the old saying, “if you don’t succeed, try and try again!” So, here are some choices to up your chances and find something to help you succeed that suits both you and your fitness style. Here are 10 top fitness apps as rated by menshealth.com, digitaltrends.com and PCmag.com: 1) Johnson and Johnson Official 7-Minute Workout...


6 Best International Calling and Texting Apps

6 Best International Calling and Texting Apps

Who isn’t trying to call and text for next to nothing these days? If you’ve got a cell phone package that includes long distance and international communications at no “extra cost”, good on you. If you don’t, you could likely use one of these apps. Here are 6 of the best international calling apps that let you talk and text within Canada and around the globe, for free, or at a very low cost:  1) Fongo Based in Waterloo, Ontario Fongo...


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Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

Fido rolling out LTE network this summer

During the course of this summer, Fido customers will start being able to access LTE throughout Canada. This will begin in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, St.John’s, and their surrounding areas.. By the end of 2012 it should also include Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, Windsor, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Barrie, Sudbury, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Abbotsford and Victoria. It looks like at launch Fido will be offering an LTE Hotspot device, with LTE compatible smartphones launching later in the year. “We are thrilled to offer the benefits of LTE network technology to Fido customers this year,” said Steven Sarfin, senior director of marketing, Fido Solutions. “Our focus at Fido has always been on providing the best value to our customers. With data plans starting from $10/month, affordable LTE service is a perfect complement to the exclusive FidoADVANTAGE programs like FidoTRADE™,...


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