NextBox™ 2.0 available in Ontario

Rogers announced today their new TV and home entertainment solution, called NextBox 2.0. The new offering essentially consists of three new feature sets: * Whole Home PVR: Exactly as it sounds, this allows you to watch anything you have recorded on your PVR  on any other TV with a NextBox HD terminal. The rise in […]

Starbuck lets you pay with your iPhone

Starbucks Canada has launched a free iOS application which lets Canadian customers pay for their purchases right from their iPhone.

The app builds upon the mobile payment rolled out in the U.S earlier this year and the Starbucks Rewards loyalty card program launched last month in this country.

Sirius Canada updates iOS app

An updated version of Sirius Canada’s iPhone and iPod Touch app is now available on the iTunes Canada app store.

Version 1.1, the first update since the app was launched in November 2009, includes support for iOS 4 multitasking.

Bell launches CTV iPhone app and TSN iPad app

Bell Media this week has announced two new free iOS apps, a CTV news app for the iPhone and a TSN app for iPad.

The CTV news app features top news stories, editorial photography along with Local news, entertainment, health stories and, of course, the latest CTV television schedule.

Global TV app now works on iPhone and iPod Touch

Shaw Media said today that Version 1.2 of their Global Video App is now available on the Canadian App Store. When it was first released last December, the app could only run on an iPad but with V1.2, the Apple iPhone and iPod touch are now supported.

Sirius XM updates iOS app for iPad users

Sirius XM Radio this week released an update to its Apple iOS application which features a new iPad-optimized user interface.

Included in the new design are album art and artist biographies which provide the listener with added information while listening to their favourite music.

Pioneer adds four Home Theatre receivers to its line-up

Pioneer Electronics Canada today announced the addition of four 5.1 and 7.1-channel audio video (A/V) receivers to their line-up.

Recognizing the the impact the Apple iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad has had on Digital Home owners, the new Pioneer VSX-521, VSX-821, VSX-921 and VSX-1021 receivers all come with a USB/video cable so homeowners can playback of audio and video from their iOS device. The higher end VSX-1021 receiver can also be used as an Apple Airplay wireless device.

Free UPS Mobile App lets Canadians track their packages

UPS said today that its UPS Mobile App for iPhone is now available for customers in Canada. The application enables customers to ship and track packages as well as find the nearest UPS location from their iPhone.

The company now offers a UPS Mobile app for Android, Blackberry and iPhone users.

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