Greater Toronto to Get New Area Codes 437, 365 on March 25

The Greater Toronto Area is set to get new area codes as of March 25th due to increasing demand for telephone numbers, the Telecommunications Alliance has announced: Starting March 25, 2013, two new area codes will be introduced in the Greater Toronto Area. In Toronto, the 437 area code will be added to the 416/647 […]

Check Out Audi Canada’s Slot Car Race Track Controlled by iPads [VIDEO]

Audi Canada along with ad agency Zulu Alpha Kilo created a documentary detailing the company’s project of creating a pretty cool slot car race track, as part of a marketing program known as the Audi quattro Experience. The coolest part? The scaled down model cars had cameras mounted inside to provide a point of view racing […]

Hailo and Molson Coors Giving Away $1M in Taxi Fares in Toronto

The taxi app Hailo has partnered with Molson Coors Canada to give away $1 million dollars worth of taxi fares for the upcoming holiday season in Toronto, part of a campaign to ensure people get home safe for the holidays. “At Hailo, we make it easy to get home from any holiday gathering – allowing […]

Taxi App Services Face Proposed Regulation by Cities Like Toronto

The Wall Street Journal reported U.S. and Canadian cities part of the International Association of Transportation Regulators (IATR) planned to release proposed regulations to reign in on smartphone taxi services. Currently, the 2012 conference is underway in Washington, DC (Nov. 15-17). The association includes member cities such as Toronto, where smartphone taxi operator Uber has come under […]

Sherway Gardens Apple Store Grand Reopening: Sat., Oct. 27th

Toronto’s Sherway Gardens Apple Store is having a grand re-opening this Saturday, October 27th at 9:30am. Apple has notified customers on its website and via email of the new redesigned store: The redesigned Apple Store, Sherway Gardens, is opening soon, and it’s bigger and better than ever. You’ll find more Apple products to test-drive and […]

Hailo iPhone Taxi Cab Service Up and Running in Toronto

We briefly covered in August how the taxi company Hailo received its licensing to start operating in Toronto. Well, the service (originally started in the UK) went live yesterday and people of Toronto have yet another taxi service they can hail from their iPhone. “Technology is driving the change that the taxi industry so desperately needs. […]

Porter Airlines Brings Passbook Support to iPhone Users

Looks like a Canadian airline has quickly jumped onto integrating Passbook as a check-in feature for its customers. Porter Airlines has posted on its Facebook page to announce Passbook support in iOS 6. How to use Passbook with Porter Airlines? 1. Web check-in from your Passbook-supported iPhone 2. Launch Passbook on your iPhone and boom–your […]

Siri in Canada Location Bug: Defaults to Toronto

Did you update to iOS 6 today? One of the most anticipated updates was the addition of full location support for Siri in Canada. You can now ask Siri about restaurants, movies, sports and more. However there appears to be bug that has been present in Siri, even leading back to iOS 6 beta. When […]

Calgary Added to 3D Maps in iOS 6 to Go Alongside Toronto and Montreal

Back in early August, Apple added Toronto and Montreal to its list of cities with 3D map capabilities. Now, it appears Calgary has been quietly added with 3D maps too. Check out the image below: Here’s Toronto and Montreal if you haven’t seen them already:   Under Apple’s iOS 6 Feature Availability page, Canada isn’t […]

Fido’s LTE Network Expands To Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto And More

We have excellent news for Fido users, we have just received word that the LTE network has launched in and around the surrounding areas of Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and St. Johns. During late July Fido announced those markets would first receive LTE coverage, then expanding furthermore into Moncton, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Québec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, […]