Stories by Austin Blake

iFixit Teardowns: M4 iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Pro [VIDEO]

A detailed teardown of Apple's latest M4 iPad Pro by iFixit has revealed significant strides in the device's repairability. The disassembly of the 13-inch iPad Pro which also included dismantling the new Apple Pencil Pro, showcased Apple's ongoing efforts to create more repair-friendly products. The iPad Pro teardown began with heating the screen to loosen...

Apple Vision Pro Launch in Canada Now Confirmed, Says Report

Apple is set to expand the sale of its Vision Pro mixed-reality headset to international markets, including Canada, the UK, and Singapore, according to a report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Gurman confirmed on Friday, "Canada, UK, and Singapore are in as well for the first Apple Vision Pro expansion." Initially, there was doubt that Canada...

ChatGPT Launches Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive Integration

OpenAI announced today ChatGPT is introducing enhancements to its data analysis capabilities, including new features for file uploads, interactive tables, and customizable charts. Users can now upload the latest file versions directly from Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. This allows for quicker and more seamless integration with various file types, including Google Sheets, Docs, Slides,...

Public Mobile Offers New 4G Plans for Existing Customers

Telus-owned Public Mobile launched new promo plans for existing subscribers this week. After changing its $29/40GB and $15 talk and text plans to new activations only, two new plans were offered for existing subscribers after logging into their accounts. Labeled as “promotions”, the following 4G plans are being offered, according to iPhone in Canada readers:...

Public Mobile 4G Plans Limited to New Activations Only [Update]

Earlier this month, Telus-owned Public Mobile brought back its Canada-US promo plans (that match Freedom Mobile) for a limited time, plus some revised 4G offerings, making them available for new and existing customers. Update May 16, 12:42pm, 2024: Telus says its Canada-US promo plans are still available for new activations and existing customers. The company's...

Telus Commits $10 Billion to Network Expansion in Quebec

Telus has announced a significant investment exceeding $10 billion to expand and enhance its network infrastructure and operations in Quebec over the next five years. This plan is part of a broader commitment to invest $73 billion across Canada by 2028 to develop infrastructure, improve sustainability, and advance network technology. "At Telus, we know that...

Tesla Launches Powerwall 3 in Canada

Tesla announced the launch of its Powerwall 3 home energy storage system in Canada on Wednesday (via Tesla North). The Powerwall 3 is designed to detect power outages and recharge using either solar energy or the local grid, ensuring you stay online. It stores clean energy produced by solar systems for use at night or...

New PlayStation Plus Games: May 2024

Sony has announced further titles for its PlayStation Plus Game Catalog for May, detailing free games coming as of May 21, 2024. "Witness the end of the Wild West era, become the world’s greatest secret agent, take on the role of a rising underworld star, brave an alien world, and much more with May’s PlayStation...

Eve Android App Finally Coming to Control your Smart Home

Smart home device maker, Eve Systems, has announced its collaboration with Google to utilize the new Google Home APIs in the development of the Eve app for Android. The upcoming app will enable seamless control and automation of Matter devices without relying on proprietary connections or cloud integrations. The Eve for Android app will support...

Bell Outlines Plans to Keep Customers Online During Wildfires, Hurricanes

As wildfires rage in parts of the country and hurricane season looms, Bell detailed how it is implementing strategies to ensure customers remain connected during extreme weather events. A recent Nanos survey commissioned by the Canadian Telecoms Association in March 2024 revealed that over one-third of Canadians (39%) experienced service disruptions due to severe weather...

Best Apple Watch Golf Apps Shared by Apple

Beyond announcing new Accessibility features coming in future software updates, Apple today also touted Apple Watch as the “perfect golfing companion." Apple highlighted some of the best golf apps for Apple Watch to use on the course, noting the wearable has been hailed as the ideal device for golfers, offering a comprehensive experience from the...

Enbrighten Eternity Lights Bring Permanent Home LED Lighting

Jasco has expanded its Enbrighten line with the introduction of Eternity Lights. These smart, outdoor permanent lights let you set custom colours for holidays, sporting events, seasons, or year-round accent lighting. They basically stay up and never need to be taken down, so they are ready for all occasions. Eternity Lights offer endless colour combinations,...