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Pebble Steel announced, costs $249 and shipping mid-February

Update: Pebble has officially announced the Pebble Steel. This is now available to order for $249, which is $100 more than the base model of Pebble, and shipments heading out mid-February. Pebble is seeking a premium audience as this smartwatch come with a brushed stainless steel body or a matte black finish, plus outfitted with…

2013 Gift Guide: 10 Futuristic Holiday Gifts You Can Get Right Now

We may not yet be able to buy the hoverboard we drooled over in Back to the Future or the gloves that Tom Cruise used in Minority Report, but there are a lot of gadgets on the market today that will still make you feel like a star in a Sci-Fi movie. We’ve put together…

Wearable Tech Black Friday Deals

If you have been debating whether or not to give wearable technology a try, now may be the time to take the plunge. Black Friday has arrived and wearable tech is one of its hottest categories. Here are five of the hottest deals we found on wearable tech.

Update: Future Shop and Best Buy Canada to stock Pebble smart watch, pre-orders now open

From massively successful Kickstarter campaign to retail product, the Pebble smart watch has shipped and gone on to find success amidst rumours of impending competition and the promise of mass market appeal. The company has inked a deal with both Best Buy and Future Shop to stock the watch, with pre-orders beginning this Friday, October 25th. Pebble…

Frank & Oak launches Android app and expands its mens clothing expertise to the iPad

Montreal-based online mens clothier Frank & Oak has finally launched an Android app. The company brought its catalogue of themed monthly issues to the iPhone in January, so the wait was long, but largely worth it. Customers can browse the latest issue and select clothes based on high-resolution photos and, when finished, check out using…

WIND to launch BlackBerry App World carrier billing, hopefully in time for BlackBerry 10

WIND Mobile has partnered with Wmode’s Affiliate Commerce Exchange (ACE) platform. According to the press release this allows WIND the ability to offer their customers the option to purchase “digital goods,” such as apps, books, music or movies from their smartphone and have it directly appear on their monthly bill. The first presence of this…

A plethora of Android apps are now on sale

If you check out Google Play you’ll see they are having a “Player Appreciation” sale that discounts several Android apps, or offers up free updates, in-app purchase discounts and exclusive content. Digging deeper into this I stumbled onto a Reddit thread that shows a ridiculous amount of apps on sale. Apparently theses prices will be…

Update: Winners announced in Royal Canadian Mint’s “MintChip Challenge”

It’s been a long road for those who took part in the Canadian Mint’s “MintChip Challenge.” Officially kicked off last April, 500 developers challenged themselves to create a digital payment app on various platforms (iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, desktop and mobile browsers) with the goal to one day help the Mint bridge into the…

Apple Notifications sends you a text message for order updates in Canada

Apple has launched ‘Apple Notifications’, a service that provides periodic text message updates for orders made on its online store. This can be activated during Checkout, in addition to email notifications, and can be turned off by replying STOP to the message itself. The notifications include shipping and delivery times. The company must have a…

Nexus 7 shipping to Canada in July, 8GB version is $209 and 16GB is $259

The Nexus 7 8GB tablet is coming to Canada (and we’ll have a hands-on soon) but Google has announced it is coming soon to Canada for $209 for the 8GB, $259 for the 16GB. The tablet will ship in mid-July and will come with Android 4.1 Jellybean, along with new features on Google Play such…

Android app revenue one quarter of iOS for developers: Flurry

Even though Android has huge volume momentum right now, and has reached over 10 billion downloads in its Marketplace, app developers are still struggling to make money. According to Flurry Analytics, which tracks nearly 50,000 iOS and Android apps from around the world, developer interest in Android has decreased by a third since the beginning…

NFC and what it means to you…

A few months ago when Google along with Samsung Mobile announced the Gingerbread release of the Android platform and the new Nexus S flagship device, they also announced one of the main features, Near Field Communication (NFC). NFC is an enhanced version of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology which works over short range using electromagnetic…

Public Mobile signs exclusive distribution deal with Eyeshot Media

Public Mobile recently started selling their wireless service in 60 Gateway Newstands in Toronto (Montreal will be launching soon). In addition, they are currently doing a trial in select Toronto Money Mart locations. Today they expanded their distribution reach by 4 more locations in the Toronto area by partnering up with Eyeshot Media. Don’t be…

How to order a Nexus One if you live outside the USA

Google announced the Nexus One last week but unfortunately for us Canadians we were officially shut out of the game. Mobile enthusiasts were finding any sort of angle they could find to score themselves one. Rumours are that Wind Mobile will eventually sell it… but for now, the easy way is through eBay or if…

If you speak French you might get a free Rogers webphone

Yesterday we wrote about how Rogers dropped some prices of their “webphones” to $0.99. Stellar deal for some good solid devices. If you are looking to save a buck you might be in luck. Thanks to Pat who spotted some slight benefits of speaking French. Visit the Rogers.com site and click on the “Français” link…