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Shopify to allow over 275,000 online retailers to use Apple Pay

Today at Apple’s WWDC in San Francisco, the tech giant announced that Apple Pay is coming to the web. Shopify, the Ottawa-based multichannel commerce platform, has announced that it will allow 275,000 online merchants to offer Apple Pay as a payment option for its customers. Now, customers of Shopify-hosted retailers will be able to use Apple Pay…

Microsoft announces new Xbox One S, Canadians can now pre-order for $499

At its E3 keynote in Los Angeles, Microsoft today announce the Xbox One S, a smaller, more capable version of its eighth generation console. Set to ship this August, the Xbox One S is 40 percent smaller than its predecessor, and features a built-in power supply. The console’s new design also allows future owners of…

Huawei Watch discounted by $125 in Canada

The Huawei Watch was first unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2015 and officially launched in Canada last September. This is the first Android Wear smartwatch by Huawei and has seen a fair share of promos, but none to the extent that Google is currently offing it up for. In an effort to clear inventory and Mother’s…

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P discounted by $50 until May 6

If you’re in the market for a new phone, particularly one that runs stock Android, Google has launched a new sales promotion that’ll be right up your alley. Starting this week and going on until May 6th, both the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P are discounted by $50. This brings the cost of the more affordable…

New Airbnb app feature suggests rentals based on your preferences

Airbnb began rolling out an updated version of its mobile app today, which introduces a revamped design and several new products, including features that match users to homes and neighbourhoods based on their personal preferences. Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb stated in the press release that the company built these new features to…

Canadian HTC 10s do not come with the company’s ‘Uh Oh Protection’ plan

When HTC unveiled the HTC 10 last week it immediately put its new unlocked flagship up for sale and said it would start shipping to customers within three business days. An unlocked HTC 10 purchased through the company’s online store retails for $999 — with this discount code the device can be obtained for $100 less. Some…

Toronto-based BitGold launches merchant processing service in over 150 countries

On Wednesday at the Money 20/20 Europe conference in Copenhagen, the world’s largest FinTech event, Toronto-based startup BitGold announced the launch of BitGold Business Accounts and merchant processing service. BitGold is the world’s only gold-based payments processing platform. It allows users to acquire and spend gold, which holds its value far better than traditional, more…

Rogers offering free Chromecast with purchase of any Android device

While it’s not the most earth-shattering promo in recent memory, Rogers has a new deal that offers up a free second-generation Chromecast with the purchase of an Android device. Of course, there is some fine print. Rogers notes that the purchase must be made online from its website and customers must sign up on a…

Visa to expand secure mobile payments to cars

Visa demonstrated new ways drivers can pay for gas and parking through apps that use its Token Service and Checkout online payment service, at Mobile World Congress 2016 in a concept car on the show floor. Using a Honda Developer Studio concept car, the demos were integrated in the vehicle’s head unit, communicating with its…

Visa launches payments and security platform for developers

For the first time, Visa is opening up its payments technology to developers. Visa has officially launched Visa Developer, an open platform that allows developers to access Visa’s suite of payment products and services, Visa APIs, and software development kits that work with Visa payment products and capabilities, a testing sandbox that offers application developers…

Google Play Store offers 50% off any album until January 4th

Around the holidays every big company likes to pretend to get into the giving spirit. Most price reductions are to encourage gift-giving or increased spending, but in some cases, it really seems like the goal is just to give something back. From now until January 4th, 2016, Google Play Store users will be able to…

Pebble Time Round price drops $50 USD for the holidays

Pebble is currently offering the company’s recently released smartwatch, the Pebble Time Round, for $199.99 USD, $50 USD off its original price of $249.99 USD. Unfortunately the 10 percent off entire order discount deal Pebble launched a few weeks ago doesn’t count on top of this Pebble Time discount. This also means you can grab…

“Just in time for the holidays,” Google discounts the Huawei Watch by $50

Coming off its latest promotion from Black Friday, Google has discounted one of the best looking Android Wear smartwatch by $50. Originally released in Canada back in mid-September, the Huawei Watch has received its first price reduction, and just in time for the holidays. The silver version of this Android Wear smartwatch is priced $499 while…

You can now pre-order the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL [Update]

Microsoft has gone live with pre-orders of its upcoming Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Both smartphones ship unlocked directly from Microsoft. The Lumia 950 retails for $749 CAD, while the Lumia 950 XL is $100 more, at $849, and comes with a free Display Dock accessory. Both devices begin shipping on Wednesday, November…

Toronto-based digital flyer app Flipp launches new coupon matching feature

Earlier this month, Toronto-based digital flyer application, Flipp, launched version 3.0 of its popular, feature-rich digital flyer platform, offering more detailed consumer-related data to its retail partners, as well as new capabilities to users. The free flyer and coupon listing app, which first appeared around two years ago, gives its users the ability to find sale items…

What Android Pay means for Canadians

Once again, there’s a new mobile payment solution coming to smartphones and, once again, Canadians are not part of the initial public release. That’s OK, though, because today’s announcement of Android Pay isn’t something most people should take lightly. It’s a vast, sprawling attempt to consolidate the many, many disparate elements of mobile payments into…

Samsung paid $250 million to compete against Apple in the mobile payment space

According to a new report from Recode, Samsung paid $250 million USD to acquire Massachusetts-based LoopPay. Samsung acquired the company earlier this year to enable its entry into the mobile payments space. The acquisition promises to give Samsung a possible edge over competitors when it decides to enter the mobile payments space. The technology PayLoop…

LG Watch Urbane costs $399 CAD, now available through the Canadian Google Store

The Watch Urbane is now available to purchase from the Google Store. This is LG’s premium smartwatch and it comes in priced higher than its previous Android Wear-powered device at $399 CAD. The Watch Urbane is LG’s second round smartwatch, but the first to be available to Canadians. As for specs, the wearable features a…