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

Using Apple’s HomePod in Canada

Americans have been able to get their hands on Apple's smart speaker, the HomePod, for a few months now. But with no Canadian release date in sight, we smuggled one across the border

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

Should the NHL adopt goal line technology? – Tech in Sports Ep. 42

All the latest sports tech news, including Twitter broadcasting ESPN's Sportcenter, Steph Curry trivia, betting with Bitcoin at the Kentucky Derby, and more! Plus, after several controversies in recent weeks, we discuss whether

Published on: May 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian solution providers optimistic about future channel opportunities thanks to new innovations

New innovations continue to drive change within business, and as customers start demanding services like the cloud or artificial intelligence-enabled products, technology providers need to keep up. The results of CDN’s annual Top

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Kanye West-Elon Musk bromance; Shazam! Apple slapped by regulators; dead guy can’t unlock his iPhone

Kanye West and Elon Musk just can’t get enough of each other on Twitter. Apple is running into trouble with European regulators. And police in Florida attempt a unique, if somewhat grotesque, way

Published on: April 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Addigy’s MacOS management platform adds iOS support

Addigy users can, for the first time, service iOS devices through its new Mobile Device Management (MDM) platform, a function the Apple-focused company says has been the most-requested feature from customers for years.

Published on: April 20th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Amazon reveals its number of Prime subs; Marissa Mayer finds next venture; Apple introduces environmental-friendly robot

Amazon has revealed how many Prime subscribers it has for the first time ever, former Yahoo-boss Marissa Mayer announces what she is doing next, and Apple’s latest piece of tech is an iPhone

Published on: April 20th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Startup Genome to release 2018 report; Toronto mayor’s Silicon Valley tour; Backpage shut down

A prominent think tank is releasing the latest edition of its annual startup report; Toronto Mayor John Tory is embarking on a streaming-centric tour of Silicon Valley; and the U.S. government has forced

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Gmail’s getting a facelift; Facebook collects data on non-users; HomePod a bust?

Google’s email platform is getting a facelift; Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges that Facebook collects data on non-users; and Bloomberg reports that the HomePod isn’t selling as well as Apple hoped. First, on LinkedIn: Google

Published on: April 13th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Apple tags first Canadian company for its Business Chat service

With the release of iOS 11.3, Apple has launched its Business Chat service in beta for users in the U.S. , and Apple has chosen a Waterloo-based company to help power it. InTheChat

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Paypal going after traditional banks, Facebook’s continued problems, China’s dystopian ranking system

PayPal is moving closer to “mainstream banking”, Facebook suspends another data analytics firm for using tactics like Cambridge Analytica, and China is testing a social credit ranking system straight out of a Black

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – US wants social media data for visas, HP’s Zero-G printer for the International Space Station, Apple to replace Intel chips in Macs with its own

The Trump administration has yet another not-so-great idea regarding social media collection and visas, HP has created a zero-g printer for the International Space Station, and Apple plans on replacing Intel chips in

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Health Canada recalls 27 USB chargers; Apple unveils new iPad; Hollywood, meet Apple.

Twenty-seven USB chargers have been recalled by Health Canada, Apple goes back to school at its latest event, and Apple is entering alien territory: Hollywood. If you bought your USB charger in a

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Alex Coop