Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to be released October 24

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to be released October 24

Samsung today confirmed that its much-anticipated Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will hit Canadian shelves on October 24th. With its 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen, the Note 4 is definitely a handful.  It also comes equipped with a built in stylus that Samsung has dubbed “S Pen”, which will allow you to handwrite emails and texts, capture and edit meeting notes and add handwritten messages to your photos. A feature called Multi Window will allow...


LG’s new 55” curved OLED TV lives up to the hype

LG’s new 55” curved OLED TV lives up to the hype

It may not be 4K, but LG’s new curved OLED TV does not disappoint.  In fact, the picture quality kind of puts all those other guys to shame (seriously). LG’s new 55″ curved OLED TV (bottom, centre) boasts extraordinarily impressive picture quality Digital Home recently had the chance to get up close and personal with LG’s 2nd generation OLED TV at a press event in Toronto. LG released the first iteration of its OLED set last September...


Vizio’s P-Series line of 4K TVs coming to Canada

Vizio’s P-Series line of 4K TVs coming to Canada

by Christina Peden Vizio will be releasing their first endeavor into 4K  technology to Canadians in the next few weeks, Digital Home has learned. Vizio’s 50″ P-series 4K TV in action. Pictures don’t do it justice. Representatives from Vizio demonstrated the company’s new P-series 50” model at a press event in Toronto last night. The news comes less than a month after the company announced their first foray into the Canadian...


Rogers’ NHL GamePlus gives fans a new perspective on the game

Rogers’ NHL GamePlus gives fans a new perspective on the game

Your NHL viewing experience is about to get a whole lot different … if you’re willing to shell out the extra cash, that is. Hockey legend Mark Messier is interviewed by Sportsnet’s Christine Simpson at a press conference in Toronto on October 6, 2014. At a press conference today in Toronto, Keith Pelley, president of Rogers Media, announced what the company is branding “the biggest NHL innovation since the replay”. Hockey legend and...


Moto X to be released October 1st as Telus exclusive

Moto X to be released October 1st as Telus exclusive

The new Motorola Moto X is set to be released tomorrow, October 1st, as a Telus exclusive. It will be available for purchase both in stores and online for $100 on a 2-year contract or $600 outright. The much-anticipated Moto X will only be available in in soft-touch black for the time being. A white version, complete with bamboo backing, will be released later this fall. Motorola’s latest flagship device operates on Android 4.4.4 KitKat and comes...


Blackberry Passport officially unveiled in Toronto

Blackberry Passport officially unveiled in Toronto

Blackberry CEO John Chen was in on-hand in Toronto yesterday to officially unveil the company’s new flagship device, the Passport. While the device’s square design has raised more than a few eyebrows, it seems to be garnering relatively positive reviews. Time will tell if the Passport will be the kind of commercial success that Blackberry is banking on. With a massive 4.5’’ screen, 1440×1440 pixel HD display, 30 hours of active battery...


shomi strikes programming deal with FX, Fox

shomi strikes programming deal with FX, Fox

by Christina Peden The competition for your streaming dollars just got a little stiffer today. shomi, the Rogers-Shaw joint venture into subscription video-on-demand, announced that they have reached a deal with Twentieth Century Fox to secure the programming rights to past seasons of FX, FXX and Fox original series. These include the likes of Sons of Anarchy, The Strain, American Horror Story, New Girl, Modern Family and Sleepy Hollow, just to name...


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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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