You can now pre-order the new Microsoft devices

Did Microsoft’s latest device lineup interest you enough to pre-order? If so, today is the day. Microsoft, Best Buy Canada and Staples Canada have all put the Surface Pro 4,…


LG G4 now available at Fido

Better late than never for Fido customers. The LG G4 has been available in Canada since the middle of June, but now Fido customers can get their hands on the…

lumia 550

Microsoft quietly announces the Lumia 550

While the stars of the Microsoft’s keynote today were its new flagship phones, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, Panos Panay, corporate vice president for Surface Computing, also quietly…


SyrupCast 52: Honeycrisp Apple

This week, Daniel and Douglas break down the highs and lows of the recent Apple event. The iPhone 6s looks like a big upgrade, but a 16GB base model is…


SyrupCast 51: From Good to Great

This week, Daniel and Douglas get into it about BlackBerry’s acquisition of rival Good Technology. Is John Chen in it for himself, or does he have the best interests of…


SyrupCast 50: The Wind-Up Carrier Chronicle

This week, Douglas and Daniel stay firmly in the warm confines of Canadian telcos with an exploration of what’s happening at Videotron and Wind Mobile. With Videotron launching a new policy…


SyrupCast 49: Alphabet City and Smartphone Islands

This week, Daniel and Douglas talk about the big topic they missed last week: Alphabet. What spurred the move, and will it make Google a better-run company? And why did…


SyrupCast 48: Galaxy Notes and Summer Doldrums

SyrupCast is back! This week, Daniel and Douglas chat about the new Galaxy phones, Motorola’s mid-range strategy, the OnePlus 2, BlackBerry’s Security Summit, and we answer your questions! Show notes:…


SyrupCast 47: Nexus Solar Plexus

This week, Daniel and Douglas chat about Android’s Nexus line, and how Google can get its groove back. We’re hearing that Huawei is going to be the company creating (one…


SyrupCast 46: Roaming with Amir Johnson

This week, Daniel and Douglas explore the many ways that Canadians roam. Rogers’ Roam Like Home makes it very easy to roam in the U.S. and Europe, but is it…


SyrupCast 45: Three’s Company

This week, Daniel and Douglas are joined by telecom expert and friend of the show, Ben Klass, who guides us through the muddy waters of the recently Rogers-Mobilicity-Wind Mobile deal….

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SyrupCast 44: That’s what people say

This week on SyrupCast, Daniel and Douglas talk about the new Wall Report and how Canadians are spending more on wireless this year than in 2014. Also discussed: The FTC’s…


SyrupCast 43: A Clean Start

This week, Douglas and Daniel go into Google I/O Rundown, talking about Google’s strengths in machine learning and internet services. But do Google’s smarts justify the rather creepy nature of…