shomi to Launch Next Tuesday on Xbox One

shomi to Launch Next Tuesday on Xbox One

Canadians will soon be able to watch shomi content on Xbox One . According to shomi, on Tuesday, May 3, members can start thinking “inside the box” when the subscription video on demand service launches on Xbox One. Shomi members will be able to use the Xbox Live network on Xbox One to watch shows and movies, kids and family content, and shomi Collections. Xbox One owners will also be able to stream exclusive and buzz-worthy series, like Mr....


Wind Mobile Completes Second Major Network Upgrade In Calgary

Wind Mobile Completes Second Major Network Upgrade In Calgary

WIND Mobile customers in the Calgary area are now enjoying better network coverage, faster data speeds and improved call quality following the completion of a major network infrastructure upgrade. “We are really pleased to have completed the second Western market in our continuing network upgrade journey. It is so exciting to hear customers tell us that they are experiencing a noticeable improvement in their service,” said Alek Krstajic, President...


YouTube Space Toronto Opens its Doors to Content Creators, Offering Free Equipment and Studios

YouTube Space Toronto Opens its Doors to Content Creators, Offering Free Equipment and Studios

YouTube has special spaces around the world in nine cities dedicated to providing video creators with equipment, mentorship and classes, and Toronto just joined the list. YouTube Space Toronto, the only of its kind in Canada, opens this Wednesday on the campus of the George Brown College School of Design at 230 Richmond Street East. The Google-sponsored space hosts events that are free but often require creators to have a minimum number of subscribers...


Canadians Hunger for Smarter Homes as Technology Increases

Canadians Hunger for Smarter Homes as Technology Increases

Connected smart home devices are well on their way to becoming as prevalent as smartphones and tablets according to a new study conducted by MARU/VCR&C*. The study, commissioned by TELUS, found a significant gap between those that believe smart home technology will benefit their lives (61 per cent) and those who currently own a smart home device (34 per cent). How common will smart home technology be in the future? 63 per cent of people surveyed...


Shopify Becomes First Commerce Platform to Integrate with Facebook Messenger

Shopify Becomes First Commerce Platform to Integrate with Facebook Messenger

Shopify Inc. the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, announced earlier this month an integration with the new Messenger Platform. This allows merchants to provide live customer support, automatically send order confirmations, shipping updates, push notifications, and more, all within Facebook Messenger. “Messaging apps are enabling us to rekindle the conversations we are used to having...


Amazon’s Thinner, Lighter Kindle Oasis is Here

Amazon’s Thinner, Lighter Kindle Oasis is Here

This April, Amazon announced the arrival of their newest e-reader, the Kindle Oasis. Said to be designed for comfort and extended reading, the Kindle Oasis is 30% thinner on average and over 20% lighter than previous versions and includes a physical design that is made to shift the center of gravity to the reader’s palm, resting in the hand like the spine of a book, creating balance for one-handed reading. According to Amazon, Kindle Oasis comes...


Sheridan’s Digital Interactive Media Management Students to Hold Open House

Sheridan’s Digital Interactive Media Management Students to Hold Open House

Interested in apps, design, coding and all things interactive? This coming Wednesday, April 27th, 2016, the talents of up-an-coming interactive media specialists will be on display at Design Cofounders in Toronto. Sheridan College graduates from the Interactive Media Management post-graduate program will be hosting an open house to display their work on Spadina Avenue, in Toronto, Ontario. Known for producing students who are ready to operate at the...


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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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