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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…

BBM Shop turns one year old, BlackBerry celebrates by sharing usage stats

It’s sometimes hard to remember that in between all the fake products that are launched April Fools’ Day, a couple real ones escape into the wild too. Case in point: one year ago, BlackBerry launched its BBM Shop. BlackBerry marked the occasion today by sharing some usage stats on its official blog, Inside BlackBerry. According…

Future Shop is closing down

After some 33 years as one of Canada’s largest electronics retailer, Future Shop will be closing down. This morning, Future Shop owner Best Buy, which purchased the Canadian retailer in 2001 for $580 million, announced that it will close down 66 of Future Shop’s 131 retail locations. The remaining 65 will be temporarily closed before…

Best Buy and Future Shop bundle free Chromecast with Nexus 9 purchase

If you’ve been waiting for the Nexus 9 to be bundled with the Chromecast, then now is your time. The two Google-branded products are now on sale together at both Best Buy and Future Shop. While the price of the 8.9-inch Nexus 9 remains unchanged at $429.99 for the 16GB and $529.99 for the 32GB model,…

BlackBerry Z30 comes to Shop BlackBerry for under $275 (Update)

Update: Looks like the $274 price was only temporary, and the BlackBerry Z30 is now back up to its $399 base price. Hope all got one yesterday who wanted one! BlackBerry has begun selling its Z30 phablet smartphone on its Shop BlackBerry e-commerce site for $274, a heavy discount from its $399 MSRP. The phone,…