Category: Various News

Microsoft to end support for Windows Messenger in March

While we’ve known this has been in the pipeline for some time now, we’ve finally got a final date: The Next Web is reporting that Microsoft Messenger users are receiving e-mails informing them that they have until March 15 to finish using the program. The above banner also now resides on Microsoft’s Messenger web site, signalling that


New Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 coming soon to The Source, we go hands-on (Video)

A couple of weeks ago, Parrot came to Toronto to showcase two of their latest products: the 2.0 version of their very cool AR.Drone smartphone- and tablet-controlled quadrocopter, and their new Philippe Starck-designed Zik Bluetooth headphones. In the video after the jump, I got the chance to talk to Peter George, Parrot’s VP of Sales


XM online+ app for Android now available

XM Canada has officially released their XM online+ for Android. The app has the same features as their iPhone, iPad, iPod and BlackBerry app where you get access to music, talk shows, sports and entertainment shows… basically over 100 different kinds of broadcasts that are on XM. The price is $7.99 a month or if


BlackBerry Torch 9800 gets ripped apart…

The new BlackBerry Torch 9800 will be coming to Canada via Rogers, Bell, TELUS and Virgin Mobile. It’s a slider and it comes with RIM’s new BlackBerry 6 OS, 3.2-inch touchscreen display with a QWERTY keyboard, 624 MHz processor, 512 MB of internal flash memory, can hold up to 32GB with a microSD card, 5


“Poynt” now available on Android devices

Calgary-based Multiplied Media has created a successful location based app called “Poynt”. It’s been available on the iPhone and BlackBerry device for some time, but it’s now available for Android users to enjoy. The app is free and can help you find phone numbers, addresses, maps, directions and offers features to read movie reviews, view


Samsung looking for 30 “Mobilers” to be brand ambassadors

Samsung Canada is looking for some help. They’ve put together a Facebook contest called “Samsung Mob!ler” where you could take home a Android Galaxy Vibrant. That’s not event the best part of the contest. If you win you’ll get access to new devices, help develop future apps and possibly visit the Samsung headquarters in Korea.