Apple Refurbished M3 MacBook Pro Now in Canada

Apple now sells refurbished M3 MacBook Pro models in Canada, its laptop with 14-inch display that launched back in October 2023. The 14-inch MacBook Pro with Apple’s M3 chip hit the refurbished store on Friday (via MacRumors) and various configurations are available as of writing: M3 Chip, 8-Core CPU, 10-Core GPU, Silver: $1,779.00 (Save $320.00...

Public Mobile Debuts $34/50GB Canada-US Plan and More

Well, well, well, what do we have here? Looks like Telus-owned Public Mobile is the first wireless company tied to the ‘Big 3’ to match Freedom Mobile’s $34/50GB Canada-US plan. Just when we thought it would never happen, the impossible has arrived. Public Mobile is now offering a $34/50GB 5G Canada-US plan for new activations...

Apple’s First Foldable Will Be Larger Than an iPhone, Says Report

Apple is reportedly finalizing the design of its first foldable device, marking a significant advancement in the project's development, according to DigiTimes (via MacRumors). Taiwanese supply chain insiders indicate that Apple has dedicated over five years to the development of its first foldable product. Contrary to speculation suggesting the device might be a foldable iPhone,...

Officials in Hot Water Deny Blame in $60M ArriveCan App Scandal

Cameron MacDonald and Antonio Utano, two suspended civil servants, have voiced their concerns over being unjustly targeted in the wake of the $60 million ArriveCan app controversy, saying they are scapegoats. MacDonald was an assistant deputy minister at Health Canada and Utano was a director general at Canada Revenue Agency. They both refuted claims made...

PlayStation VR2 Gets New Titles, PC Support Teased

Sony has announced a bunch of new games coming soon to PlayStation VR2, alongside an exciting development for PC gamers. The announcement, made by Gillen McAllister, Manager of Content Communications at Sony Interactive on Thursday, highlights the platform's ongoing commitment to expanding its game library, which already includes a mix of all-new experiences and compatible...

Reddit Files to Go Public, Will Let Top Users Buy IPO Shares

Reddit has officially filed on Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public, aiming for a New York Stock Exchange listing under the ticker symbol RDDT. This move positions Reddit as the first significant tech initial public offering (IPO) of the year and marks the first social media platform to go public since...

New on Disney+ Canada: March 2024

We’re close to March (and spring!) and that means another list of what’s new on Disney+ Canada. Highlights include the debut of Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” on March 15, marking the streaming debut of her concert film, which has grossed over $260 million globally, making it the top-selling concert film of all-time. Also coming...

A&W Mobile App Launches 7 Days of Deals

A&W has launched a promotion within its mobile app to offer 7 days of deals, discounting select items every day when placing an order digitally. Today on Family Day, we see a Buy One, Get One (BOGO) on a Mama Burger. Tuesday will offer up a free Teen Burger with purchase, while Wednesday brings free...
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Here are Rogers, Telus and Bell Cellphone Plan Changes from Feb. 14

Here are the latest Canadian cellphone plan and device deals, plus other promos from wireless carriers such as Rogers, Telus and Bell, from our partner PlanHub. As always, the promos and plans may change at the last minute, but here they are as of Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Bell Noticeable price changes: Deal on Galaxy S24 series,...

Apple TV+ 3 Months Free Available for LG TV Owners

If you own an LG smart TV, or even a rebranded smart TV that has the LG app (such as some RCA TVs from Walmart), you can get a free three month trial to Apple TV+. This promo isn’t showing as available to all LG smart TV owners, but many on RFD saw the deal...

Amazon Echo Speakers on Sale for Up to 38% Off and More

Amazon Canada has launched a big sale on its own devices ahead of Valentine’s Day, offering up to 57% off select products. If you’ve been waiting for a sale on Echo Smart speakers, the Echo Pop, Echo Dot with Clock and more are on sale, so it’s a great time to load up if you...

Walmart Launches Sale on Apple and Beats Devices

Walmart has launched a sale on a bunch of Apple devices, including iPad, Apple Watch, and Beats earphones and headphones. The same sale is happening across other Apple resellers including Amazon, Costco, Best Buy and more. We already told you earlier today about the sale on iPad 10 at $100 off on Amazon.ca, but there’s...

Public Mobile Debuts $34/50GB Canada-US Plan and More

Well, well, well, what do we have here? Looks like Telus-owned Public Mobile is the first wireless company tied to the ‘Big 3’ to match Freedom Mobile’s $34/50GB Canada-US plan. Just when we thought it would never happen, the impossible has arrived. Public Mobile is now offering a $34/50GB 5G Canada-US plan for new activations...

Big Telcos to Benefit from Canada’s Record Immigration Surge: Report

According to credit-rating agency Morningstar DBRS, Canada's significant immigration surge is driving subscriber growth for the nation's four largest telecom providers, specifically Rogers, Telus, Bell and Quebecor. However, the report warns that substantial investments in network infrastructure are necessary to accommodate the rising demand for services. According to the report, Canada's "ambitious" immigration strategy, which...

Bell EPP Plan: $30/100GB Canada-US After Extra Employer Discount

Bell has come out with some updated Exclusive Partner Program (EPP) plans, which are offers made for businesses to offer employees. The EPP plans out today include the following: $45/50GB 5G $55/100GB 5G+ Canada-US for 24 months (goes back to $65/month) $55/100GB 5G+ Canada-US-Mexico (after ongoing $40/month bill credit) for new activations and hardware upgrades...
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Here are Rogers, Telus and Bell Cellphone Plan Changes from Feb. 21

Here are the latest Canadian cellphone plan and device deals, plus other promos from wireless carriers such as Rogers, Telus and Bell, from our partner PlanHub. As always, the promos and plans may change at the last minute, but here they are as of Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Bell Noticeable price changes: Deal on Galaxy S24 series,...

Xplore’s Next-Gen Satellite Internet is Now Available

Last summer, SpaceX launched the Hughes JUPITER 3 mission into low-Earth orbit, which was the world’s largest communications satellite. Xplore will be leveraging the JUPITER 3 satellite to offer internet to its customers and as of today, this offering is now live. "Hughes' rocket scientists collaborated with Xplore’s technology wizards to unlock the full potential...

Samsung, Telus, AWS Partner for Better Cellphone Roaming

Samsung, Telus, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have partnered to have Telus as the first North American telecom provider to transform its roaming architecture. The traditional method of routing roaming traffic—encompassing voice, data, and SMS—through the provider's home country often leads to reduced speeds. Telus plans to integrate its network within AWS Regions globally through...

How to Open Control Center on Apple Vision Pro

We all know how to use Control Center on our iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac, but what about on Apple’s latest Vision Pro headset? How to open Control Center on the Vision Pro? Apple has shared a video tutorial detailing how to do just that. All you have to do is look up, then...

How to Turn on Apple Vision Pro Accessibility Features [VIDEO]

Apple's Vision Pro headset also features numerous accessibility features, like the rest of the company's devices. A recent video tutorial shared by the Apple Support channel on YouTube detailed some of the accessibility features available. Dwell Control enables users to interact with the Vision Pro without physical gestures. Instead, simple head movements, wrist actions, or...

How to Download Offline Maps on iPhone and iPad

Apple introduced a new feature in iOS 17 to allow iPhone and iPad users to download maps for offline use in Apple Maps. This is a feature that debuted 10 years ago with Google Maps. But hey, Apple likes to take its time, right? With the Maps app in iOS 17 and later versions, you...

How to Watch UFC 294 in Canada: Makhachev vs Volkanovski

After Charles Oliveira withdrew from the UFC 294 main event due to injury, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a replacement that has garnered significant attention. Lightweight champion Islam Makhachev will now face Alexander Volkanovski in a rematch, following their initial bout at UFC 284 in February. The UFC 294 main event is scheduled...

How to Use FaceTime on Apple TV 4K: A Guide and Overview

Apple has introduced FaceTime support for its Apple TV 4K, starting with tvOS 17. The feature allows users to make video calls on a larger screen, enhancing the FaceTime experience. "Starting in tvOS 17, you can use FaceTime on your Apple TV 4K to make your video calls larger than life," said Apple Support's newly...

How to Pre-Order iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro in Canada

Is 2023 the year for an iPhone upgrade? What time can you pre-order Apple's iPhone 15 series devices in Canada? According to Apple's website, you can pre-order iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max in Canada starting at 5am PT/8am ET on Friday, September 15. For those residing on...

How to Watch: Stream Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz Fight in Canada

Jake Paul's boxing career may hang in the balance as he faces off against the formidable Nate Diaz, who’s fighting outside of the UFC for the first time in 17 years. Having suffered a defeat against Tommy Fury earlier this year in a pay-per-view (PPV) headliner in Saudi Arabia, the 26-year-old Paul, known as "The...

How to Choose the Right Battery for Your Solar System

The trend towards using solar power as a free and sustainable energy source is becoming more and more popular. If you're a homeowner who has capitalized on this trend and installed a solar system on your roof, you're likely enjoying the benefits of renewable energy. However, having just a solar system isn't a foolproof solution,...

Apple Refurbished M3 MacBook Pro Now in Canada

Apple now sells refurbished M3 MacBook Pro models in Canada, its laptop with 14-inch display that launched back in October 2023. The 14-inch MacBook Pro with Apple’s M3 chip hit the refurbished store on Friday (via MacRumors) and various configurations are available as of writing: M3 Chip, 8-Core CPU, 10-Core GPU, Silver: $1,779.00 (Save $320.00...

European Union to Fine Apple $539 Million US, Says Report

The European Union is set to slap a historic fine against Apple, marking the company's first such penalty for antitrust infractions within the EU, according to The Financial Times. The fine, expected to be around €500 million ($539 million USD), stems from a European Commission investigation into Apple's music streaming service practices. According to sources...

Apple Splits iTunes for Windows into 3 Separate Apps

Apple has made a big change for iTunes users on Windows 10 and later, splitting the regular iTunes for Windows into three separate apps: the Apple Music app, Apple TV app, and Apple Devices app. This move aims to streamline the user experience by providing dedicated platforms for music, video content, and device management, spotted...

Apple’s New MacBook Air and iPads Coming End of March: Report

Apple is said to be planning a new range of iPads and MacBook Airs, according to sources familiar with the company's plans, reports Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. We now have a more pinpointed launch timeline accord to Gurman's sources. This lineup is expected to feature the most extensive revamp of the iPad Pro to date, along...

Apple’s M2 MacBook Air Hits Clearance at Costco

Apple’s current M2 MacBook Air has hit clearance pricing at Costco warehouses and if you’re lucky, you can save some money compared to buying new. According to info shared by an iPhone in Canada reader, Apple’s 13.6-inch M2 MacBook Air is on clearance for $1,499.97. Any Costco item ending in .97 means it will not...

Apple Celebrates the 40th Birthday of the Mac

Today celebrates the 40th birthday of Apple’s Macintosh computer. Apple CEO Tim Cook said today, "Mac changed everything when it was introduced 40 years ago, and through the years it has done so again and again and again." He added, "Today’s Mac lineup is the best in the history of the personal computer, and it’s...

Fix for Apple Watch Touch Issues are Coming

Apple is currently investigating a touch-related problem impacting the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2, as revealed in an internal memo to Apple Authorized Service Providers, seen by MacRumors. The issue has been described by some customers as "ghost" touches, leading to weird, random screen behaviour and unintended actions such as accidental...

Fossil Group Exits the Smartwatch Business

Fossil Group announced its decision to exit the smartwatch market and concentrate on its traditional product lines. As a prominent player in the production of Google’s Wear OS smartwatches, Fossile’s departure is expected to leave a void for those looking for alternative smartwatch designs that aren’t from Apple or Samsung. “As the smartwatch landscape has...

Apple Watch Sales Ban Should Be Reinstated, Argues ITC

Apple previously briefly halted the sales of its Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 in the U.S. due to a patent dispute with Masimo, a California-based medical technology company. But now the saga continues. The dispute centres around the blood oxygen sensing feature in these Apple Watch models. Following an appeal in...

Masimo’s ‘War’ vs Apple Has Cost Nearly $100 Million: CEO

Joe Kiani, CEO of Masimo, is currently engaged in a high-stakes legal battle with Apple, a conflict that has put the future of his company on the line. Masimo, known for its blood-oxygen measuring technology, has already spent approximately $100 million USD in its fight against Apple, a dispute that temporarily halted sales of the...