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  1. Denon AVR-S370H - easily exit "Mobile Apps" screen

    A/V Receivers and Amplifiers
    Hi all, I recently purchased my first Smart TV (an LG OLED65C7P - 65" OLED TV), as well as a Denon AVR-S370H home theatre receiver. I'm loving both, but have a bit of a conundrum that I'm not finding an easy solution for. My wife/kids primarily are viewing content using the Netflix app on the...
  2. Manitoba’s MTS Puts More TV on Mobile Devices and In Customers’ Hands

    Industry News
    Last Thursday, MTS- Manitoba’s leading full-service telecommunications provider-announced that its customers will now have increased access to entertainment on their mobile phones and tablets. The company has launched more TV on mobile devices, via the TSN GO and CTV GO mobile apps, which are...
  3. Shopify Launches New Selling App, Sello, Allowing Users to Sell Through Social Networks

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    Yesterday Canada’s shopping website, Shopify, launched a new mobile app called Sello, which feels like Instagram, and operates a bit like Etsy. Shopify is marketing the app as the ‘simplest way to sell online’, allowing users to sell through their social networks. It encourages potential...
  4. Tim Hortons launches new mobile payments

    Industry News
    by Christina Peden Tim Hortons has launched mobile payment options using the company’s popular TimmyMe app, the company announced today. All customers have to do is register their prepaid Tim Card on the app—available on iOS, Android and Blackberry 10— and they will be set to pay on-the-go...
  5. Longo's & Unata Add New Digital Shopping Apps

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    Longo's Fruit Markets and digital marketing firm Unata have launched a suite of mobile apps to improve in-store shopping experience. Longo's shoppers can now create a shopping list from the store's product catalogue, with access to prices and specials by using the Longo's iPhone app, Android...
  6. Canadian Tire Building Cloud Computing Centre in Winnipeg

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    Residents of Winnipeg, Manitoba will have one of the most advanced digital hubs in North America this October. The 28,000-square-foot facility, which will be located on the second floor of the Air Canada Centre on Portage Avenue, will also add 50 new jobs to the area. “The Canadian Tire...
  7. TIO Networks Partners with Mobilicity on Mobile Payment App

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    Bill payment firm, TIO Networks (TSX-V: TNC) has teamed up with wireless carrier, Mobilicity to develop and launch a smartphone-based payment app. Now available in the Google Play Store, the My Mobilicity Payment App supports Android smartphones, providing customers the flexibility and...
  8. Canadian Tire Steps Up Digital Strategy

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    Who says you can't teach a 90-year old retailer new tricks? Canadian Tire announced that it will be significantly enhancing its digital technology practices in the next few months and to show it means business it has partnered with Communitech, a startup accelerator based in Kitchener-Waterloo...
  9. Peer 1 Hosting Maps Out the Internet in 3D

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    Web hosting leader PEER 1 Hosting, a subsidiary of Cogeco Cable (TSX: CCA), has launched an interactive 3D app that maps out the Internet. So here's your chance to see a digital representation of the world's networks and how they are connected. PEER 1 says the interactive app brings to life...
  10. Tim Hortons Mobile App Simplifies Coffee Runs

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    Do you have trouble remembering everyone's order on your daily Timmy Run? Tim Hortons' upgraded its mobile application, TimmyMe, to help you keep track of what's left on your Tim Card and store beverage orders for up to 20 of your closest friends and co-workers. The TimmyRun feature on the...
  11. AOL Canada Launches New Video Service

    Industry News
    AOL has just introduced a new video platform in Canada. The new service, AOL On, will deliver curated News, Entertainment, Style, Health, Autos, Business and Technology content across multiple digital platforms including desktop, tablet, mobile, mobile apps and connected TVs. The AOL On video...
  12. Apple's App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads

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    Apple announced on Jan. 7th that its App Store has crossed 40 billion downloads. The new milestone was achieved with an extremely strong 2012, with nearly 20 billion downloads taking place. Furthermore, a whopping 2 billion apps were downloaded in December alone. Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice...
  13. Rogers Providing 3G Wireless to Sony PlayStation Vita

    Industry News
    Rogers will be providing the wireless connectivity for the 3G-enabled PlayStation Vita when it launches in Canada on October 2nd. While the PS Vita Console with WiFi only has been available since February for $250, expect to pay $300 for the 3G/WiFi bundle. Rogers will be providing the 3G...
  14. car2go Expands Operations in Canada, and US

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    car2go North America LLC will expand its carsharing operations in Canada and the United States this summer, ensuring more convenience, flexibility and wider availability. car2go, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, will officially start operations in Toronto on June...
  15. Hydro One Adds Power Outage App

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    Hydro One wants you to stay on top of power outages in your area and a free mobile app helps you do just that. Compatible with iPhone, Android and BlackBerry devices, Hydro One is the first Canadian utility to offer customers a free, downloadable outage tracking app. Laura Formusa, President...
  16. Calgary App-Maker Poynt Eyes Chinese Market

    Industry News
    There's a good chance that if you were checking for apps to locate nearby businesses, bars, gas stations, cinemas or restaurants, you found Poynt. The free search app provides listings, directions and quick information based on your smartphone's GPS signal. Canadians finally have the gas...
  17. Consumers expected to spend $6.2 Billion on mobile apps in 2010

    Industry News
    A recent report from Gartner predicts consumers will spend $6.2 billion on mobile applications in 2010, up from $4.2 billion in 2009. Gartner also estimates that consumers will download over 4.5 billion apps this year, four out of five of which will be free, up from 2.5 billion in 2009. “Games...
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