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Rogers eliminating price matching policy on January 16th

What a way to ring in 2015. Effective January 16th, Rogers will eliminate its price matching policy. This initiative originally launched August 2013 as part of the Freedom Advantage program,…

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Canada unlikely to be launch market for Apple Watch

The Apple Watch was one of the most high profile products that didn’t launch in 2014. Announced alongside the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, we’re not used to…

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Smartphones and Audi’s MMI system

There’s a dichotomy in today’s modern vehicles that continues to be a vexing issue for the world’s top automakers. Despite technology under the hood that is improving actual driving performance,…

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SyrupCast 27: Auld Lang Synecast

On this, the last podcast of the year, we talk about the stories that made the year so interesting… and controversial. From the rise of wearables to the death of security,…

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14 Predictions for Wearables in 2015

It’s that time of year: tech predictions! If you thought 2014 was the year of wearable tech, hang on to your connected hats. 2015 is going to see this space…

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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro review

It’s safe to say 2014 was a tough year to be a tablet. As the global adoption of phablets continued at a pace beyond imagine even three years ago, it was…

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Looking back: Canadian wearable tech in 2014

Back in November of last year I introduced seven Canadian wearable tech companies working on technologies that were set to change how we live our everyday lives. From gesture control…

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Gift Guide 2014: Accessories for all

Each year, we buy a lot of accessories. They’re the side dish to a great main course, making the whole meal taste better. Many of them are for smartphones or work in…

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SyrupCast 26: InfoSec Taylor Swift

On SyrupCast 26, we enjoy the company of our first guest, freelance writer, security analyst, .Digest curator and all-round awesome guy, Matthew Braga. Topics discussed on this security-focused episode: How important is…

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BlackBerry Classic review

Few tech companies elicit as emotional a response to Canadians as BlackBerry. But the once-quintessential tech giant, stifled and contracted, has eaten crow for nearly two years, and is ready to…

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Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review

There are big tablets and small tablets, expensive ones and cheap ones, Android ones and other ones. There are useful tablets and frustrating tablets, recommendable ones and heinous ones. Ultimately, though, there are…

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SyrupCast 25: No one puts BlackBerry in a corner

This week, the BlackBerry Classic is on its way, and we’re curious about why everyone is so interested in it. Is it mainly the nostalgia factor — and the Classic…

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TELUS gives Canada its first IoT business marketplace

TELUS today announced the launch of the TELUS IoT Marketplace to help Canadian business accelerate the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) tech. The marketplace is designed to allow businesses…

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Lemur BlueDriver review

The increasing complexity of today’s modern vehicles is such that there are all kinds of sensors and modules feeding information to an onboard computer. When that Check Engine light comes…