Apple Patches its Mobile Software to Protect Against Large-Scale Hackers

Apple Patches its Mobile Software to Protect Against Large-Scale Hackers

Apple has issued a new security update, in response to notifications by experts of vulnerabilities on mobile phone software that could be taken advantage of. If you own and use an Apple mobile product, it is a good idea to update your system in order to protect your data. The New York Times reports that, earlier this month, Bill Marczak and John Scott Railton, from the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, and...


Introducing Amazon Vehicles, a New Online Search Tool for Vehicles, Parts and Accessories

Introducing Amazon Vehicles, a New Online Search Tool for Vehicles, Parts and Accessories

Today, Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Vehicles, a tool that makes searching for information on vehicles, parts and accessories easier for the consumer. The company stated in a press release: “With Amazon Vehicles, customers can now view specifications, images, videos, and customer reviews for thousands of new and classic car models on Amazon.com, including everything from the 2016 Jeep Wrangler and 2014 Tesla Model S to the 2000 Chevrolet...


Twitter and Facebook to Stream 14 Hours of PGA Tour Content Live Starting This Week

Twitter and Facebook to Stream 14 Hours of PGA Tour Content Live Starting This Week

According to Financial Post.com, Twitter and Facebook have announced they are set to stream 14 hours of the PGA Tour between the two of them. The PGA Tour live streaming offering, which is normally a paid service starting at $5.99/month, will now be offered for free, starting with The Barclays this week. While watching the tour, fans will be able to interact with each other online in real time and share the live stream with friends. The move is one...


CRTC Rules U.S Ads be Shown During Canadian Super Bowl Broadcast

CRTC Rules U.S Ads be Shown During Canadian Super Bowl Broadcast

Earlier this month, the CRTC announced new rules that could allow Canadians to see U.S ads during the broadcasting of the Super Bowl. Canadian broadcasters have been swapping out the sought-after American ads, deemed by the CRTC to be “an integral element of the event” and replacing them with Canadian ads during the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is the most-watched television event each year, in Canada, and the substitution, called Simsub, temporarily...


Sony’s New In-Car Audio Brings Smartphone Connectivity to Drivers

Sony’s New In-Car Audio Brings Smartphone Connectivity to Drivers

This week, Sony Electronics announced the release of its new Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-compatible XAV-AX100 in-car audio system. The new system offers drivers a way to listen to all that’s on their phone safely in the car, through a top-quality sound system. The XAV-AX100 receiver offers the ability to play a variety of media files. Using Apple CarPlay(1) with the sound system, users can access Apple Music, Maps, make phone calls, and send...


Canadian Town of Tecumseh First in North America to Launch Progressive Web App for Residents

Canadian Town of Tecumseh First in North America to Launch Progressive Web App for Residents

A Canadian town launched the latest in Progressive Web App Technology this month to engage with its local residents. The Town of Tecumseh, located in Ontario, Canada worked with InspireHUB Canada (a subsidiary of InspireHUB Technologies, the creator of the IHUBApp) to create a personalized web app experience for its residents. “Progressive Web Apps are particularly well-suited to meeting the needs of cities and towns with their compliance requirements...


Virgin Mobile is Now Offering Home Internet in Ontario

Virgin Mobile is Now Offering Home Internet in Ontario

A new option is now available to consumers looking for Internet services in Ontario. Virgin Mobile Canada is now offering two new home Internet plans. The plans are not available everywhere, but Virgin has an online tool for consumers to check the availability at their address. Plans include 300 GB for $50 per month and an unlimited plan at $65 per month. Interested customers will need to purchase a Virgin Mobile modem with WiFi download speeds of...


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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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