Huawei Launches Ascend Y300 Smartphone in Canada

Huawei’s Ascend Y300 4G Android smartphone is now available through Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile. Running on Android 4.1 and featured in black, the Y300 has a vibrant 4-inch screen with a 5 megapixel camera equipped with video recording capabilities. Also, voice command capabilities allow the user to make calls and compose text messages hands-free. […]

BlackBerry Introducing New Q5 on Aug. 13

The new, low cost BlackBerry Q5 smartphone will be launched in Canada on Aug. 13. Equipped with a QWERTY keyboard and a 3.1-inch touch-screen, the Q5 will be available at all major retail outlets and carriers including Bell, Fido, Koodo, SaskTel, TELUS, and Virgin Mobile. “Canada is our home, and bringing the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone […]

Google Survey Reveals Canadian Smartphone Addiction On the Rise

A report from Google Canada suggests that not only are we using smartphones more but most of us won’t leave home without it. 1,000 Canadians were polled online this year and the results aren’t altogether surprising: 56 percent of adults were using a smartphone (up from 33% in 2012), 8 out of 10 users will […]

Acer Aspire All-in-One Desktop Z3-605 Reaches Canada

The Acer Aspire Z3-605 all-in-one desktop PC is now available in Canada. The Windows 8-powered system has a 23-inch Full HD IPS display with 10-point capacitive touch technology, which on some configurations offer hand recognition software that enables gestures to execute common commands. The Z3-605 comes fully equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor and […]

Longo’s & Unata Add New Digital Shopping Apps

Longo’s Fruit Markets and digital marketing firm Unata have launched a suite of mobile apps to improve in-store shopping experience. Longo’s shoppers can now create a shopping list from the store’s product catalogue, with access to prices and specials by using the Longo’s iPhone app, Android app or website. Using the app or existing account […]

SaskTel Completes 13 4G Wireless Network Upgrades

SaskTel has finished 13 different 4G wireless network infrastructure upgrades across Saskatchewan in June. The growing demand for network coverage and capacity requires the addition of traditional towers which are now being constructed across the province as well as installing carrier antennas inside of buildings and on rooftops. In some cases, installing new mobile or […]

Rogers Adds New Wireless Home and Business Phone Service

A new low-cost wireless phone service has been launched for customers outside of the Rogers home phone territory. Operating on the national Rogers wireless network, both consumers and small businesses will benefit in regions across Canada where Rogers home and small business landline services are not offered. Starting at $9.99 per month (or $24.99/month for […]

Toronto Festival of Beer Adds Digital Phone App for 2013

The annual paper-based pocket guide and map to the Toronto Festival of Beer (July 26-28) is being replaced by a mobile phone app. The new eco-friendly mobile app works for iPhone and Android users and will provide beer enthusiasts with an interactive map of Bandshell Park showcasing the Festival’s brewers from around the world, culinary […]

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