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Apple HomePod coming to Canada June 18

Apple Inc.'s HomePod smart speaker will be available in Canada starting June 18 for $449, the firm announced on Tuesday. The announcement came along with an update to HomePod's capabilities via iOS 11.4.

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality might not be dead; YouTube is launching a Spotify rival; Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller

Net Neutrality tries to stay alive in the U.S., YouTube looks to take on Spotify, and Microsoft announces a controller designed for people with disabilities. From Reddit - The U.S. Senate has voted

Published on: May 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Reports surface on low-cost Surface tablet; Lyft joins Uber on sexual assault claims; Cogeco CEO steps aside

Microsoft has plans to release a low-cost Surface device, Lyft joins Uber on sexual assault claims, and Cogeco CEO Louis Audet steps aside. From Facebook - Microsoft is looking to challenge Apple in

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Google Home Max review – it’s my new TV soundbar

The Google Home Max is my new TV soundbar, thanks to the simple inclusion of the 3.5mm aux audio input that's included on this device. I've bemoaned the loss of the headphone jack (an

Published on: May 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

HP unveils new latex printer and new DesignJet Z Printer series at expo

HP Inc. is calling the world debut of its new Latex R2000 Printer a milestone achievement. The R2000 was unveiled today at the FESPA Global Print Expo in Berlin, and coupled with the

Published on: May 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – IBM doesn’t want GDPR in the US; Facebook suspends 200 apps for ‘data misuse’; Trump tweets support for ZTE

One of America’s largest tech companies is telling U.S. lawmakers it doesn’t want to see the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation matched on U.S. shores. Facebook aims to prevent another Cambridge Analytica

Published on: May 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

HP unveils long lineup of new Elite and Envy PCs

HP’s latest batch of premium Elite and Envy devices offer little in terms of surprises, but a lot when it comes to choice. HP’s professional audience will want to take a close look

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Oculus Go launches; Vine’s return on indefinite hold; Facebook raids Instagram photos

Oculus Go might be the VR gadget you actually buy, Vine’s much anticipated return comes to a standstill, and Facebook harvests more than 3.5 billion Instagram photos. From Reddit - The long arm

Published on: May 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Snap Inc. releases updated Spectacles; real-life Transformers; Sonos worth $3B?

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. releases the next generation of its wearable Spectacles camera; Japanese researchers have created a real-life Transformer; and the Wall Street Journal reports that smart speaker maker Sonos could be

Published on: April 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Google CEO’s $380M payday; Amazon, Netflix team up for lawsuit; Cambridge Analytica founder speaks out

Google CEO Sundar Pichai receives an astronomical paycheque. Amazon and Netflix are teaming up for a lawsuit against a leading U.S. provider of Android TV boxes. And Cambridge Analytica founder Aleksandr Kogan calls

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

PC market continues to decline

The PC market experienced a 14th consecutive quarter of decline, dating back to the second quarter of 2012. According to Gartner, worldwide PC shipments totaled 61.7 million units in the first quarter of

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell unveils new consumer PCs and displays

Dell hit the refresh button on its Inspiron All-In-One and XPS laptop lineups earlier today. The company shed light on the three new devices in its Inspiron lineup, beginning with the Inspiron 24

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Asus reveals ZenFone 5 Series smartphones at Mobile Word Congress

Barcelona - Asus took its opportunity on the Mobile World Congress stage to announce its new smartphone lineup with the ZenFone 5 Series, which it says will showcase new AI-powered CPUs. Asus and

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Nokia mixes old with new at Mobile World Congress

HMD Global is betting on nostalgia and curved glass to get people to buy their new lineup of smartphones. The makers of Nokia-branded phones introduced four new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in

Published on: February 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Smartphone sales record first-ever decline in Q4/17

The fourth quarter of 2017 saw worldwide sales of smartphones decline for the first time since 2004, according to Gartner’s latest smartphone market report. There are two main factors why this happened, says

Published on: February 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop