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Bell CEO Says Canada’s Wireless Prices are ‘Going Down’

Bells' President and CEO, Mirko Bibic, defended Canada's high prices for both wireless and fixed broadband internet in a recent interview with SaltWire. Bibic didn't shy away from the fact that Canada has some of the highest internet prices in the world. "Our prices are certainly not the lowest in the world and I’ll never...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, Z Flip 4 Canadian Pricing Tops Out at $2,749

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4, along with some more new products, at its 'Galaxy Unpacked' event on Wednesday. Canadian pricing for Samsung's latest foldable flagships is as follows: Galaxy Z Fold 4 The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is available in three premium colours: Graygreen, Moon Beige, and Phantom Black. 256GB...

Batteries App Update Brings iOS 16 Battery Percentage Icon to Mac

Developer Rony Fadel has just rolled out an update for his popular Batteries app for macOS, that makes iOS 16’s new battery percentage appear inside the battery icon on the Mac (via MacRumors). For those who aren’t familiar, Batteries for Mac is an app that lets you view battery percentages for an iPhone, iPad, Apple...

Virgin Plus Now Sells Certified Refurbished Cellphones, Including iPhones

Virgin Plus announced on Thursday it now offers Members “pre-loved” smartphones, which are essentially certified like-new and gently used devices that have undergone 10-point inspections. A Virgin Plus spokesperson told iPhone in Canada these pre-loved smartphones are only available online and come in “like-new” and “gently used” conditions. Each mobile phone is inspected and tested...

Telegram CEO Blasts Apple for Delaying App Update

Pavel Durov, the CEO and founder of encrypted messaging app Telegram, has slammed Apple for a delay in reviewing and approving a major new update to the app "without explanation,” iMore is reporting. Durov says the upcoming Telegram update will "revolutionize how people express themselves in messaging.” However, he continued that he finds it discouraging that...

Facebook Testing End-to-End Encrypted Backups for Messenger

Facebook has today revealed its plans to test a new secure storage feature for backups of your end-to-end encrypted chats on Messenger, as well as other updates to deliver the best experience across the platform. The social media giant is currently testing 'secure storage' to back up end-to-end encrypted Messenger conversations stored on a user’s phone...

Apple Announces New Initiatives to Celebrate 40 Years in Australia

To celebrate its 40 years in Australia, Apple has announced some new initiatives to help advance renewable energy use, increase coding pathways, and support indigenous communities. With the purchase of clean energy from a new wind farm in Queensland, Apple will help address the energy customers use to power and enjoy their Apple products. The...