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Feds Want Secret Backdoors for Network Surveillance: Experts

Kate Robertson, a senior research associate, and Ron Deibert, director at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, have raised alarms about a federal cybersecurity bill that is set to progress through Parliament, writes the experts in an opinion piece in the Globe and Mail. The bill, known as Bill C-26, contains provisions that would allow...

All-New Apple TV+ Android App Might Be Coming, Hints Job Posting

Apple is actively recruiting a senior engineer to develop a television and sports app for Android, hinting at the company's plans to bring its TV+ service to the rival smartphone platform. According to a job listing published this week, Apple is looking for a candidate to lead the development of “fun new features” and build...

Bell 5G+ Speeds in Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo Just Got Faster

Bell has announced the deployment of 3800 MHz spectrum in select areas of Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo, boosting speeds on its 5G+ network. The new 3800 MHz spectrum acquired in 2023, is expected to provide even faster and more responsive mobile experiences, with theoretical peak download speeds reaching up to 4Gbps in select areas. Bell says...
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Here are Rogers, Telus, Bell Cellphone Plan Changes from May 29

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, May 29, 2024. Bell Noticeable price changes: Get Samsung Galaxy...

Fitbit Ace LTE Smartwatch for Kids Debuts, Not in Canada Yet

Google has unveiled the Fitbit Ace LTE, a connected smartwatch designed for children aged seven and up. This new device offers kids interactive 3D games on their wrists while giving parents peace of mind through calling, messaging, and location sharing. A connected smartwatch with a cellular connection means you can stay in touch with you...

Five More Ontario School Boards Sue Meta, TikTok and Snapchat

Five Ontario school boards and two private schools have filed lawsuits against tech giants Meta, Snapchat, and TikTok. They accuse these platforms of creating unsafe and addictive products that harm students' mental health and disrupt their education. The statements of claim were submitted to Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice by the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School...

LEGO Debuts Legend of Zelda Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set

LEGO has announced The Legend of Zelda Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set, a tribute to the iconic character from Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda series. This detailed set allows fans to recreate the Great Deku Tree from either The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time or The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. "Our...

Nomad Introduces Tracking Card for Effortless Wallet Tracking

Accessory maker Nomad has launched its new Tracking Card, designed to help users easily locate their wallets using Apple's Find My app. Priced at $62 CAD, the Tracking Card is notably slim and offers has one huge highlight: it’s rechargeable. The Tracking Card measures just 86mm x 54mm x 2mm, making it as thin as...

Rogers ‘Winback’ Offers $45/100GB Canada-US Plan to Some

If you recently ditched Rogers, the company’s ‘winback’ team has been calling some former customers and again offering sweetheart deals to bring you back to the company. According to a recent call received by an iPhone in Canada reader, the latest offer was in the form of a $45/month 5G plan with 100GB of Canada-US...