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Update: Winner announced in our Google Chromecast Contest

Update: This contest is now over. We are happy to announce that Damon Rose has taken home all the Chromecast brings. NO worries if this isn’t you as we currently have two TELUS HTC One M8′s up for grabs. Fancy a Chromecast? Google officially made this HDMI dongle available to Canadians and it allows you


Bell gives the Sony Xperia Z Ultra its ‘End of Life’ notice

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra and its massive 6.4-inch display has reached the end of its life on Bell. This giant ‘phablet’ officially launched on October 15th and according to an internal doc we received shows that it’s “no longer available for ordering” and stamped with a “End of Life” tag. Bell employees are asked


Update: Bell puts the Galaxy Gear on clearance for $100 (Out of Stock)

A fire sale is happening for the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Recently the price of Samsung’s first smartwatch dipped to a respectable $200, but now Bell has completely slashed this number and dropped it down to $99.97 a clearance price. There is ample inventory in all colours (ivory, orange, black) but they’ve limited the checkout to


BlackBerry lays off 120 employees in Waterloo

BlackBerry has been on an upward trajectory over the past few months, but news today brings back lingering issues of the Waterloo-based company. According to a report in the CBC, BlackBerry has laid off 120 employees in Waterloo. Apparently the people worked out of the BlackBerry 2 building, which was recently sold to the University


Galaxy Note 3 update to KitKat now available to download

Happy Monday to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners in Canada. Bell hinted late last week that KitKat should arrive ‘by Monday‘ and they delivered. We’ve been receiving tips that the upgrade to Android OS 4.4.2 has arrived on Bell, Rogers TELUS, Videotron, Eastlink and WIND Mobile and is 437.05MB in size. Check your device:


Bright Red Nexus 5 now available at Eastlink

Similar to TELUS, WIND and Videotron, Eastlink has made the Bright Nexus 5 available to its customers. The price of the 16GB version is $0 on their EastTab or $504 retail. For a refresher the complete specs are below, but make sure you check out our hands-on of the Bright Red Nexus 5 here.