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Update: Bell puts the Galaxy Gear on clearance for $100 (Out of Stock)

A fire sale is happening for the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Recently the price of Samsung’s first smartwatch dipped to a respectable $200, but now Bell has completely slashed this number and dropped it down to $99.97 a clearance price. There is ample inventory in all colours (ivory, orange, black) but they’ve limited the checkout to…

Twitter reportedly working on a commerce play, leak reveals ‘Twitter Commerce’

Twitter could be heading straight into the commerce space. According to the latest leak, courtesy of Re/code, Twitter is expected to launch “Twitter Commerce” that will enable users to buy items directly from a tweet. The screenshots — which has Bell listed as the carrier for some reason — reveals mockups of how a checkout…

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…