Mobile devices have nearly doubled the time Canadians spend online

A new report has revealed just how much time Canadians are spending online. Hint: it`s a lot. According to measurement firm comScore, there were almost 28 million Canadians accessing the internet with a computer as of August. They spent an average of 39 hours a month on the web when using a desktop or laptop. [...]

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 [...]

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. 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 newly-minted Rogers [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

iPhone 6 Plus appears to have serious bending issue

Shortly after the iPhone 6 Plus’s release last Friday, early reports began to circulate on MacRumors that the phone may bend if the right amount of pressure was placed on the phone’s aluminum frame. Screen distortions were caused by actions as simple as sitting down the wrong way or wearing tight pants with the phone [...]

Bell still fastest ISP in Canada; Rogers makes huge gains, says Netflix

by Christina Peden Bell is still on top when it comes to ISP speeds, but Rogers is certainly gaining on them, at least according Netflix Canada’s monthly ISP rankings. Bell`s fiber optic service offers speeds of 3.29 Mbps. The rankings, which were released earlier this week, also show Telus in dead last amongst Canada’s major [...]

WIND Mobile founder partners with equity firm to buyout Vimpelcom’s remaining shares

by Christina Peden Wind Mobile founder Tony Lacavera has announced a new partnership with Canadian private equity firm West Face Capital and other investors to buy out VimpelCom’s majority share in the company. VimpleCom, a Dutch-Russian owner tech conglomerate, has been trying to offload its Wind shares since acquiring Egyptian-owned Orascom, which financed Wind prior [...]

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