SaskTel Waives Long Distance Charges to Turkey and Syria

SaskTel announced on Wednesday it will waive long distance and text messaging fees from Canada to Turkey and Syria, to allow customers to stay in contact with friends and family affected by the recent devastating earthquake. “Our hearts go out to everyone who has been impacted by the deadly earthquake that struck Syria and Turkey […]

Twitter Blue Subscribers Get Longer Tweets: Up to 4,000 Characters

Twitter announced on Wednesday that Twitter Blue subscribers in the U.S. can now write longer tweets—up to 4,000 characters. Previously, only 280 characters were allowed in a single tweet, but it’s now possible for Twitter Blue subscribers in the U.S. to write monster-sized tweets. Before, users would start threads at 280 characters at a time, […]

RCMP’s First All-Electric Cruiser is a Tesla Model Y

[caption id="attachment_390109" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Image: CTV News Vancouver Island[/caption] The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has selected Tesla's Model Y for its first all-electric police cruiser, which will soon hit the roads of Langford, British Columbia  — reports CTV News (via Tesla North). West Shore RCMP unveiled the Model Y patrol cruiser, which will be used on...

Netflix Launches Paid Password Sharing in Canada

The days of sharing your Netflix password with your freeloading friends and family in Canada are over. Netflix has been hinting at a password crackdown for its major markets and now it has debuted in Canada. The company detailed the update in a blog post on Wednesday, titled, “an update on sharing”. Netflix says there […]

CBC Plans Streaming Only Future, Ending Regular TV and Radio

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) says it eventually plans to end traditional TV and radio broadcasts, and move to streaming only. That’s according to the president and CEO of the CBC, Catherine Tait, speaking with The Globe and Mail. Tait said Canadians are moving to streaming while the crown corporation is “sitting here loyally broadcasting […]

Uber Eats Canada Shares Top 10 Alcohol Orders, New Super Bowl Ad

Uber Eats and MADD Canada are partnering just ahead of the Super Bowl to offer tips for a fun and safe celebration, including the top 10 alcohol orders for delivery. Consumers 19+ can order spirits, wine, and beer for delivery to their doorstep in Canada via Uber Eats. Before ordering alcohol through the app, a...

China’s Alibaba Also Working on ChatGPT Rival

It looks like everyone wants a piece of the AI pie. OpenAI stirred up quite the storm when it launched ChatGPT, its large language model chatbot, in November of last year, and the rest of the tech industry is now racing to bring its own alternatives to the masses. Google announced its AI-powered conversational chatbot,...

Nomad Launches ‘DesignLab’ for Apple Watch Customization

Nomad has just launched its new DesignLab for Apple Watch, an interactive feature that allows users to visualize their Apple Watch with Nomad bands. With DesignLab, users can select their Apple Watch model and color, then browse through a selection of Nomad bands to find the perfect match. The feature not only provides a useful...

Amazon Deal: Spend $400 on Echo Devices, Save 10% Off

Amazon Canada has a sale right now on its Echo devices, allowing customers to take 10% off on Echo and Alexa devices on a spend of $400 or more. That's a decent deal since there are also sales ongoing right now for various Echo devices, so this 10% discount is on top. You just need...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Canada 2023: Top Tech Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and if you've been dragging your head thinking of something to get your dearest this year, we've got you covered. Here are our top picks for tech gifts this Valentine's Day: Apple.ca Valentine's Day Gift Ideas Apple released a bunch of new products in time for Valentine's shopping...

Sonos Launches Sale on Select Speakers Ahead of the Super Bowl

Sonos announced on Friday it has kicked off a sale on select home theatre products just in time for the Super Bowl. “With Sonos, fans can immerse themselves in every exhilarating play, heart pounding pass, and thrilling touchdown like never before – bringing the sounds of the stadium to their living room watch party,” said […]

SaskTel Waives Long Distance Charges to Turkey and Syria

SaskTel announced on Wednesday it will waive long distance and text messaging fees from Canada to Turkey and Syria, to allow customers to stay in contact with friends and family affected by the recent devastating earthquake. “Our hearts go out to everyone who has been impacted by the deadly earthquake that struck Syria and Turkey […]

Rogers and Bell Waive Long Distance Charges to Turkey and Syria [Update]

Yesterday, Telus and Koodo announced they were waiving long distance and roaming charges to Turkey and Syria, following two devastating earthquakes affecting both countries. Rogers/Fido and Bell/Virgin Plus have also announced they are waiving long distance calls and texts sent from Canada to Turkey and Syria. Update Feb. 8: Rogers told iPhone in Canada in […]

Telus, Koodo Waive Long Distance and Roaming Charges for Turkey and Syria

Two earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have occurred in a span of 12 hours, causing devastation in both nations, and now Telus and Koodo say they are now helping with relief efforts. Telus and Koodo said immediately, they are waiving all roaming charges for calls, text and data overages for customers currently in Turkey and Syria. […]

CRTC Website, Phone Lines Go Down for Unexplained Reason [Update]

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the country’s broadcasting and telecommunications regulator, announced on Monday morning its website and phone lines are down for the count, in what appears to be an unscheduled outage. “Please note that our website, its related applications and phone lines are temporarily unavailable, we will update you as soon as […]

How to Use Video Effects with Continuity Camera with iPhone on Mac

Apple has shared a handy video on its YouTube support channel, explaining how you can add video effects when using Continuity Camera with iPhone on a Mac. If you’re using Continuity Camera with a virtual conference app or FaceTime on your Mac, you can add these video effects from Control Center while you chat. Center Stage...

How to Save a Template in Reminders on iPhone and iPad

If you use Apple’s Reminders app to create lists of your To Dos and more, here’s a way to save a template so you can quickly make more never-ending lists. Apple shared a new video on Thursday detailing how to save a template in the Reminders app on iPhone and iPad. Here’s how to do […]

How to Use Apple Music Sing on Apple TV [VIDEO]

An Apple support video on YouTube details how Apple TV 4K users can use the new Apple Music Sing feature to sing along to songs with adjustable vocals and perfectly timed lyrics. With Apple Music Sing, you can sing along to supported songs with lyrics that appear line by line and beat by beat. To use...

How to Use Your iPhone as a White Noise Machine, No App Needed

Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad and Mac have an Accessibility setting that allows for Background Sounds, essentially turning your device into a white noise machine, drowning out external noise that can help you sleep or concentrate. How to turn your iPhone or iPad into a white noise machine? It’s simple and takes seconds […]

How to Remove Duplicates in Photos on iPhone and iPad [VIDEO]

Apple has shared a handy new tutorial on its YouTube support channel, explaining how you can quickly find and remove duplicates from your iPhone’s photo library. Starting in iOS 16, the Photos app identifies duplicate photos and videos in your photo library in the Duplicates album. You can then merge these duplicate photos and videos to...

How to Pair and Set Up Your Apple Watch [VIDEO]

Apple recently shared another handy video on its Apple Support channel on YouTube, explaining how users can pair their Apple Watch with their iPhone and set it up. "Have your iPhone ready and follow these simple steps to get up and running with your new Apple Watch," reads Apple's description for the video. Before beginning, make...

Download WhatsApp for macOS Beta and Chat with iPhone Offline

If you want a native macOS version of WhatsApp, an open beta version is now widely available for download on the messaging app’s website for all, instead of being just available for limited TestFlight testers before. According to WABetaInfo, the macOS Catalyst app is now available to download and test. Mac Catalyst allows developers to […]

2023 M2 Mac mini Reviews Roundup [VIDEOS]

Image via @JustinTse Apple last week refreshed its 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro laptops with M2 Max and M2 Pro chips, while also updating the Mac mini as well with M2. The Mac mini gains M2 plus the M2 Pro for the first time. On Monday morning, the first M2 Mac mini “reviews” hit the […]

2023 MacBook Pro with M2 Pro/Max Reviews Roundup [VIDEOS]

Last week Apple announced new M2 MacBook Pro upgrades for its 14 and 16-inch laptops and now the first ‘reviews’ from media with early access have hit the web. Apple’s new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips are the newest and most powerful releases of Apple Silicon to date, so let’s see how they fare […]

M2 Mac mini vs M1 Mac mini: Differences, Specs, Price, and More

Apple today unveiled its refreshed 2023 Mac mini, with a choice between the tech giant's M2 and all-new M2 Pro chips. The new model directly succeeds the 2020 Mac mini, which was the first of the company's small form factor Mac desktops to feature Apple Silicon in the M1 chip. While the Mac mini's form...

2023 Mac mini Canadian Pricing with M2/M2 Pro Starts from $799

Apple today announced its new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, now available for 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro laptops. The Mac mini also got updated, now available with M2 and for the first time, M2 Pro. “Mac mini with M2 packs the speed you need to get more done faster. And M2 Pro takes […]

Apple Watch Series 8 on Sale for the First Time, Save Up to $70

Apple has debuted what appears to be the first sale on its latest Apple Watch Series 8 at various authorized resellers. Both 41mm and 45mm Apple Watch Series 8 GPS models are on sale right now, at up to $70 off. Check out the following Apple Watch Series 8 discounts on Amazon.ca right now for […]

Apple Launches New Black Unity Watch Band for Black History Month and More

February is Black History Month and Apple announced today how it plans to commemorate the month with exclusively curated content across its apps and services. The Black Unity Collection for 2023 includes a new special edition Apple Watch Black Unity Sport Loop, to go with a matching watch face and wallpaper for the iPhone 8 […]

University of Toronto Seeks Apple Watch Users for COVID-19 Fitness Study

The COVFIT Research Study is being conducted by the University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, seeking to use anonymous Apple Watch activity data during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The goal of this study is to describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult physical activity in Canada,” explains Shelby Sturrock, Epidemiology PhD […]

Apple Watch Ultra Black Friday Deal 2022: Get $220 Back in Points

There’s a major Black Friday deal coming from Sport Chek that is offering up 50x back in Canadian Tire Money, when you buy an Apple Watch from November 24 to December 7, 2022. These bonus CT Money events coupled with Apple Watch are the best time to purchase one of the latter, as you’ll get […]

Apple Watch Series 7 Hits Clearance Pricing at Costco at $349.97

Costco warehouses have started to clear out Apple Watch Series 7 smartwatches in 45mm size, down to one of the lowest prices we’ve seen to date. Apple Watch Series 7 GPS in 45mm size is available for $349.97, as spotted at the Costco warehouse in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, notes a RFD user. Currently, this same Apple […]