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  1. Industry News
    Telus and the good folks from JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) have teamed up again for their annual walk to cure diabetes. In 2011 the walk made more than $7.5 million, and they are hoping to help the cause even more this year. For information on the walk, to register as a...
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    This video was produced by Rogers and essentially generalizes statistics surrounding  Canadian consumer tech usage and patterns. You can check out the video at  http://roge.rs/IZ8Wf9 , where there are also a list of sources that were used to compile the information used in the video. The video...
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    The editors of the Canada Top 100 Employers list have announced their 6th annual top 50 list of the Greenest Employers in Canada. While we won't break down every winner and reason here (you can go to their site and see the reasons for each choice at http://www.canadastop100.com/environmental/...
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    There are a couple of reasons that this phone launch is an exciting one. First, the phone is exclusively available at the Sony Store, where you can buy it outright or on a contract through Rogers. Second, this phone ties into the Sony Entertainment Network, including the Sony Music Unlimited...
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    The average American watched traditional television for an average of 32 hours and 47 minutes a week according to a recent Nielsen research report entitled "State of the Media: Consumer Usage Report 2011." The ratings giant said that American Seniors (Adults 65+) watched the most television, a...
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    California based Netflix said today that its subscribers watched more than two billion hours of video in the final quarter of 2011. With more than 20 million customers, it means the average Netflix customer viewed close to 100 hours of video in the quarter or about one hour per day. In case...
  7. What's On In Sports?
    Caught this today on Twitter, from @asifintoronto New RealSports app for Xbox360. GolTVCanada in HD, $6.99 a year Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment has partnered with Microsoft to stream its three live sports television channels — Leafs TV, GolTV Canada and NBA TV Canada — to Microsoft Xbox...
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    California based Netflix has announced that its "Just for Kids" section is now available to Netflix members in Canada through the Wii game console. The child friendly category, created in August but only available through the Netflix website until now, caters to the almost 50% of Netflix...
  9. Industry News
    In September, 20.1 million Canadians ages 13 and older used mobile devices according to recent estimates by research firm comScore. The researchers, who extrapolate the ownership numbers using responses gleaned from online surveys, estimate that 40% of Canadian mobile users owned a smartphone...
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    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is federal agency responsible for regulating and supervising the Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications systems. The regulator`s mandate is to ensure that both the broadcasting and telecommunications systems serve the...
  11. Industry News
    A new twenty-seven page paper from the CBC entitled "Why Advertising on CBC/RadioCanada is Good Public Policy," argues that advertising does not detract from the public broadcaster's mandate and that there is no good public policy reason to eliminate advertising from its television services...
  12. Industry News
    Bing, Microsoft’s web search engine today announced its Top 10 lists for the most searched people, news stories, celebrity events, and consumer electronics in 2011. Apparently the software giant is unaware that there is another month left in 2011 but why let a dose of reality spoil some fun...
  13. Industry News
    A story on video game blog Kotaku is reporting on a new in-store labeling practice by EB Games in Canada that appears to be an attempt to deceive customers into believing used games are actually new games. According to an internal EB Games Canada memo sent to Kotaku, the video game store is...
  14. Industry News
    A new Canadian survey confirms what Digital Home readers already know, that bigger is indeed better when it comes to high definition televisions (HDTV). The Sharp Canada sponsored survey of just over 1,000 Canadians found that a larger screen size was the number one feature respondents wished...
  15. Industry News
    The average Rogers Wireless customer spent $61.79 a month on wireless services in the third quarter of 2011, down 4% from the $64.38 in the same quarter of 2010 and down 7% from the same period in 2009 according to figures from Rogers recent financial statements. The average post-paid customer...
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    The following statistic might surprise some readers of Digital Home but a Statscan report released yesterday found that 80% of Canadian aged 16 years and older used the Internet for personal use in 2010. In its 2010 Canadian Internet Use Survey, the federal reporting agency found the largest...
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    While tech bloggers and critics complain the new iPhone 4S is short on new features and a new design, consumers seem quite happy to shell out many hundreds of dollars for the new smartphone.   Apple yesterday announced pre-orders of its iPhone 4S topped one million last Friday, surpassing the...
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    The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), a trade organization representing the wireless industry in Canada, reports that Canadians sent 37.5 billion person-to-person text messages in the first six months of 2011. The number of text messages sent during the second quarter of...
  19. Industry News
    According to a June 2011 survey BBM Canada, an estimated three out of five Canadians (60.1%) now own an HDTV, up significantly from an estimated 52.1% in June of 2010. The ratings agency also found that the number of homes that own a PVR is up 34% over the same period in 2010. An estimated...
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