Tag: mobile

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days: Welcome to MobileSyrup 3.0 [Read here] Intel’s Project Alloy Hands-on: Shooting drones in merged reality [Read here] BlackBerry partners with Giuliani security consulting firm [Read here] A look at…

Over 400,000 Canadians donated to a charity through PayPal last year

Canadians are using digital payments for more than simply to shop for themselves. In 2016 PayPay users donated over $7.3 billion CAD through PayPal, $971 million of which was given during the holiday season. Canadian PayPay users alone however donated $48.7 million USD to charitable causes, ranking second highest among the world’s top giving countries. According…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days: Samsung’s Galaxy S8 might feature PC functionality when connected to a monitor [Read here] Rogers may be expanding ‘Rogers-EXT’ [Read here] 4 ways to bolster your cyber security in…

Samsung will reportedly soon reveal exactly why the Galaxy Note 7 caught fire

After a glorious entry into the market, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 quickly went down in flames in 2016. The device was one of the nicest looking handsets the company has ever manufactured, but also came embedded with a faulty battery that caused several to explode, bringing on a full recall of its flagship smartphone. According…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days: Amazon says it delivered over one billion items with Prime this holiday season [Read here] Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is ‘thinking a lot’ about allowing users to edit tweets…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days. The best Canadian Boxing Day deals [Read here] The best Canadian carrier Boxing Day deals [Read here] Minister of Transport approves Santa to operate sleigh in Canada [Read here]…

Unlocked BlackBerry DTEK50 and Priv discounted on Amazon Canada

BlackBerry is still committed to releasing new smartphones and we will most likely see a physical QWERTY Android early 2017. If you’re interested in picking up the first Android-powered BlackBerry Priv, or the follow-up DTEK50, then there are a few deals to take note of. Amazon has once again dropped the unlocked price of both…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days. OnePlus 3T Mini Review: Victory lap [Read here] Rogers seems to be opening up Roam Like Home to customers without Share Everything [Read here] SyrupCast Podcast 100: Ghosts of…

Montreal-based Felix & Paul working with 20th Century Fox to develop VR experiences

20th Century Fox is partnering with Montreal-based Felix & Paul to create VR experiences for Fox properties. The partnership will work through Fox’s Innovation Lab, which works with production, marketing, and distribution across Fox divisions to advance new technologies like 4K Ultra HD, AR, and VR. “The Fox Innovation Lab has long understood that virtual…

Twitter integrates Periscope live broadcasting into its core mobile app

Just a few weeks ago Twitter announced plans to shut down Vine, its 6-second video platform at some point “in the coming months.” To compensate for Vine’s departure, however, Twitter has rolled out new features that allow users to more easily create and share live content within the social media platform. “Twitter is about what’s…

Canadians concerned about cybersecurity according to CIRA 2016 Internet Factbook

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) recently released its 2016 Internet Factbook, which revealed some interesting stats about how Canadians interact online. The report states that while Canadians continue to be among the most active internet users in the world, the way they access the internet is changing. Mobile services are quickly catching up to…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days. Interac predicts December 23 to be the busiest shopping day of the year [Read here] Pebble confirms it’s no longer manufacturing or selling smartwatches [Read here] Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy…

Rogers and Chatr launch the ZTE Z223 flip phone for $63 no-term

The flip phone is still alive as Rogers and sub-brand Chatr have both launched the new ZTE Z223. Bringing back the late 1990’s, the ZTE Z223 features a 0.3 megapixel camera, 2.0-inch 176 x 220 pixel display, powered by a Qualcomm QSC6270 processor, and a 900 mAh battery that ensures up to four hours of…

Apple says November 2016 had the ‘highest monthly sales ever in App Store history’

Apple unveiled its 2016 “best of” year-end list yesterday, revealing the year’s top selling App Store apps, games, books and movies. Topping the list were Canadian-made Severed by Toronto-based Drinkbox Studios and Chameleon Run by Saskatchewan-based company Noodlecake Studios. In a tweet sent out today, Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, said…