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MobileSyrup goes holiday shopping with Cory Joseph

When our friends at Best Buy let us know that Cory Joseph was looking for some help picking new tech for the holidays, we jumped at the chance to lend a hand. First, helping Canadians out with their tech needs is just what we do. Second, HE’S CORY FREAKING JOSEPH, POINT GUARD FROM TORONTO, #6…

Ipsos study shows increasing relevance of mobile devices while shopping

As the year wraps up and the Christmas season comes ever closer, retailers are looking for any way to gain an advantage and encourage customers, especially younger ones, to shop more. Increasingly, that means stepping up and offering a simple, convenient way to make purchases online. A new Canadian study from Ipsos indicates a five percent jump in consumers…

Announcing the Syrup Shop!

Everywhere I go, I see great smartphone cases and accessories. I often think to myself, ‘I need that. That would look great on my phone.’ There is no shortage of great brands selling fantastic products, either. From Nomad to MiPow to Tylt, Moshi, Griffin and Verus, there is a product to fit every style and need. After…

App of the Week: Bring! Shopping List is a simple, fast grocery list app

Let’s face it: creating shopping lists is a task nobody really enjoys. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of reminder list applications on iOS and Android, all with varying feature sets. Most highlight a significant number of different use cases and aim to work in various situation. The app I’m taking a look at today focuses…

Ottawa-based Shopify helps Facebook up its e-commerce game

Ottawa-based Shopify, one of Canada’s most recent startup success stories, is helping Facebook launch a new way for users to shop on the ubiquitous social network. Over the next couple of weeks, Shopify merchants will be able to showcase and sell their wares directly on Facebook. They’ll also be able to choose whether consumers are…

Shop.ca announces plans to pilot drone delivery service

Shop.ca announced it started testing drone delivery through a pilot project with Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada (DDC). The company noted the partnership with DDC will provide “unparalleled, just in time delivery for Shop.ca customers who desire immediate product delivery.” There is no indication of the specific markets the drone delivery service will be included in,…

Billy Bishop Airport app lands on mobile

PortsToronto, the owner and operator of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, has launched a new mobile app called Billy. Designed to make the travel experience easier for people using the airport, the new app includes a flight-tracking tool, weather and traffic conditions (both for departure and arrival cities), airport information, ground transportation and a break…

The Source unveils new “tech-centric shopping experience”

The Source, which is owned by Bell, has unveiled its first “experiential-format” location at Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall. This new store experience, which looks impressive compared to the confusion of its current stores, is part of a brand reinvention strategy and will give customers the ability to test out products in-store before they buy. The initiative has been…

Adobe Photoshop Touch disappearing, replacement Project Rigel teased

Adobe has been hard at work over the last few years making useful productivity tools for mobile devices to complement its extensive desktop Creative Cloud suite. However, this means that some of the early Adobe mobile apps must shuffle off to make room for the new ones. Adobe announced on Thursday that it will no longer sell…

Apple plans to let you shop for an iPhone from your Watch (Update)

Update: The Apple Store app was updated to include Watch support, but it doesn’t include the ability to purchase. Users can, instead, track existing orders, find the closest Apple Stores, and book meetings with Genius members. — Most people who have ordered the Apple Watch are still waiting eagerly for their shipments, but that doesn’t…

Apple will offer workshops on how to use the Apple Watch starting next Friday

Starting on April 24, the day that the Apple Watch launches, Apple will start offering workshops aimed at helping Apple Watch owners get acquainted with the ins and outs of their new wearable device. Those interested in the class can find out if their local Apple Store is offering the workshop by visiting Apple’s website….

What it’s like shopping for an Apple Watch

This morning, Apple opened its retail stores around to world to journalists, customers and curious onlookers to try what could be one of the most interesting and vexing products released in the past half decade. The Apple Watch is actually going on sale in two weeks, and will be sold (out) exclusively online, for the…