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Heritage minister calls on CRTC to review its decisions on PNI and French-language content

Minister of Heritage Mélanie Joly is calling for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to review its decisions on programs of national interest (PNI) and French-language content. Back in May, the CRTC set the minimum PNI expenditure requirement for Bell, Rogers and Corus at five per cent of revenue. As it stands, these broadcasters…

Android O Developer Preview 4 now available, final release coming soon

Google has just released the latest — and likely final — Android O Developer Preview. Developer Preview 4 features “near-final system images,” allowing developers to finish any last minute testing they need to complete to ensure their apps are compatible with the operating system before it launches later this year. Developer Preview 4 includes “the…

Apple previews new emoji coming to iOS, macOS and watchOS later this year

Today is July 17th, which marks World Emoji Day, a celebration of all things emoji. To celebrate the occasion, Apple has shown off some of the new emoji coming to iOS, macOS and watchOS later this year. Among other emoji, users will be able to add a smiley face with stars for eyes, a smiley…

YouTube rolls out GIF-like previews for videos to all users

If you’ve used YouTube in the past several months, you may have noticed the thumbnails of some videos appear like GIFs. Now, that 3-second preview feature is available to all YouTube users. It’s important to note that these previews only show up on Chrome versions 32 (and up) and Opera version 19 (and up). Mobile…

OnePlus 5 review units accused of cheating benchmarks, co-founder responds

When the OnePlus 3T was released last year, XDA Developers uncovered that the smartphone was cheating benchmarks by activating a new ‘performance’ mode designed to result in more favourable GeekBench scores. Now that the OnePlus 5 has officially been unveiled and tech reviewers are putting the device to the test, XDA claims that OnePlus has…

CRTC to release decision from Wireless Code review at 11am EST tomorrow

Four months after the CRTC’s Canadian Wireless Code hearings, the telecom regulator is set to present its decisions tomorrow, June 15th. The CRTC announced its intentions in its weekly anticipated releases bulletin, though it did not provide any further information indicating there would be an accompanying briefing for the press or public. Cartt has confirmed the…