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MobileSyrup is an independent resource on mobile technology in Canada – connecting to those who are mobile enthusiasts, professionals, and shoppers. We provide daily market and industry news & reviews on smartphones, tablets, wearables, IoT and automotive.

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Meet the Team

Ian Hardy

Publisher, Director of Advertising, Partnerships

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Ian Hardy

Publisher, Director of Advertising, Partnerships

I compose beautiful articles on the happenings within the Canadian wireless scene since Brick Breaker was cool. Ensuring Canadians have a voice in the wireless market is my focus and I'm the biggest fan of Tim Hortons in the world.

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Patrick O'Rourke

Managing Editor

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Patrick O'Rourke

Managing Editor

Patrick O'Rourke is passionate about video games, virtual reality and mobile technology. He's covered the tech industry for various publications since 2007. patrick@mobilesyrup.com

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Dean Daley

Staff Reporter

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Dean Daley

Staff Reporter

Dean is a graduate from Durham College's journalism program. He loves all sorts of Android devices and video games.

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Bradly Shankar

Staff Reporter

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Bradly Shankar

Staff Reporter

Graduate of the journalism program at Ryerson University. In the tech space, I'm most interested in video games, virtual reality and artificial intelligence. I'm also vehemently against pineapple on pizza.

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Shruti Shekar

telecom and tech reporter

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Shruti Shekar

telecom and tech reporter

Shruti Shekar is a telecom and tech reporter for MobileSyrup. She was formerly a political reporter at The Hill Times based in Ottawa and prior to that was a communications officer for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. She loves reading, the Raptors, and all the alcohol.

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Jonathan Lamont

Staff Reporter, Weekend Editor

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Jonathan Lamont

Staff Reporter, Weekend Editor

My passion for tech started with my first iPod and has carried through smartphones and computers of all kinds. Android is my jam, but I get excited for anything cool that happens in tech. I also enjoy gaming, building my own computers and digging into how things work.

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Brad Bennett

Staff Reporter

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Brad Bennett

Staff Reporter

I’ve been a lover of the internet since I got my first dial-up connection at seven-years-old. Since then, I’ve been captivated by weird gadgets, weird technology and the beautiful culture that surrounds them.

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Aisha Malik

Staff Reporter

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Aisha Malik

Staff Reporter

Aisha is a telecom and technology reporter for MobileSyrup. She holds a Master of Media in Journalism and Communication from Western University and obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto. She’s passionate about all things tech, especially artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.

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Ted Kritsonis

Automotive and IoT Editor

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Ted Kritsonis

Automotive and IoT Editor

I've been a freelance journalist covering the tech industry since 2003, where I've had the chance to see old industries evolve and entirely new ones emerge. It's been a thrilling ride and I have no intention of stopping now. Over the course of my career, I've written for about two dozen publications in Canada and the United States.

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