Post Thumbnail

Canucks don't have much choice for streaming video services. Netflix is the de facto pick, and its Canadian division's selection (historically smaller than in the US) isn't going to satisfy everyone. However, cable giants Rogers and Shaw think they have a better option for some viewers -- they've ...

7 months ago 0 Comments
August 26, 2014 at 11:39AM
Post Thumbnail

It looks like robots can trust us humans to take care of them, after all. Hitchbot has successfully completed its hitchhiking trek across Canada, landing in Victoria, British Columbia this past weekend. The ride-bumming robot didn't survive its 4,000-mile journey completely unscathed. Its LED prot...

7 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Former Precursor Games and Silicon Knights designer Ken McCulloch was sentenced this week in an Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines, Canada on child pornography charges. Judge Joseph Nadel sentenced McCulloch to 12 months of time served; McCulloch has been jailed since his arrest in late Jun...

8 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Our brothers and sisters to the north will soon have extra incentive to pick up a PlayStation 4, as Sony announced that it will ship a The Last of Us Remastered-themed PS4 hardware bundle in Canada this week. The package includes a PlayStation 4 console, a DualShock 4 controller, and a digital c...

8 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Canada is used to being jilted by online media providers that avoid the country like the plague, but that era may be nearing an end -- just weeks after Google Play Music got the all clear, Spotify has confirmed that it's coming to the True North Strong and Free. While the internet music service is...

8 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Congratulations, citizens of Canada, it's your God-given right to travail the internet as UrTheWurst420 hurling sexually graphic insults at children singing pop songs on YouTube. And, unless the police get a warrant, they won't be able to tie that account to your actual identity. In a landmark rul...

9 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Canadians are used to getting short shrift on internet media services compared to their American neighbors -- just ask them how little Netflix content they get. They're receiving better treatment today, though, as Google Play Music has finally arrived in the true North strong and free. You can now...

10 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Canada got LTE relatively quickly, but that fast data currently has a big catch: since it doesn't run on low frequencies like in the US, you sometimes drop to 3G when you head indoors. Thankfully, those slowdowns won't be an issue for much longer. Rogers has officially switched on its 700MHz netwo...

11 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While it might not be the worst-case scenario, a security breach at the Canada Revenue Agency could be the worst known real-world exploit of the Heartbleed vulnerability since it went global last week. The CRA claims that almost 1,000 Social Insurance Numbers, as well as unspecified business data ...

11 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you've flown to or from Canada in recent years using one of its airlines, you've probably noticed the lack of in-flight WiFi; apart from a couple of aircraft, you're incommunicado until you reach the ground. You won't be stuck reading books and taking naps for much longer, though. Air Canada ha...

11 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Aniplex is bringing Persona 3: The Movie #1 - The Spring of Birth on Blu-ray to 50 countries including the US and Canada on May 20. However, it'll only be subtitled in English, so don't expect to hear the dubbed voices that you're familiar with from the PS2 game. Aniplex is releasing both the ...

11 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Sony's Xperia Z2 is already available in a few corners of the world, but North America has so far been left high and dry. That drought will soon come to an end, though, as Bell says that it's bringing the waterproof Android flagship to Canada this May. While the carrier isn't divulging pricing at ...

12 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

BlackBerry has been signalling for weeks that it would sell most of its Canadian offices in order to save some badly needed cash, and today it reached a deal to do just that. The pact will see the company sell over 3 million square feet of property in its homeland, leasing some of it back; the Wat...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's not uncommon for gamers to hold off on purchasing new consoles, games and accessories until a price drop; what's is uncommon is waiting, and being rewarded with a price increase. The Toronto Sun reports that starting today, the PlayStation 4 will cost $50 more in Canada, up from its previous p...

1 year ago 0 Comments