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Here’s what’s coming to reality TV streaming service Hayu in October

Everyone knows about Netflix, Crave and Amazon Prime Video, but there are also other video streaming platforms in Canada for those who are fans of niche content. For example, NBC Universal’s Hayu is a reality TV subscription streaming service that gets new series monthly, as well as continuing series weekly. Here’s what’s coming to reality TV streaming...

Latest Nintendo Switch sales feature Capcom, Sega, Square Enix games

The eShop currently has a variety of deals on digital Nintendo Switch games from several publishers, including Capcom, Sega and Square Enix. See below for some of the most notable deals: Catherine: Full Body — $48.99 (regularly $69.99) Devil May Cry — $14.99 (regularly $24.99) Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition — $18.74 (regularly $24.99) Disgaea...

Rogers goes live with 5G network in Fredericton, New Brunswick

Coming off its recent 5G expansion in Ajax, Burlington, Grimsby, Oakville and Whitby, Ontario, Rogers has expanded its coverage to Fredericton, New Brunswick. The carrier states this is the first deployment of 5G in Atlantic Canada and is powered by its partnership with Ericsson as its 5G vendor. “As we expand into Fredericton, over time our 5G technology...

Rogers, Fido offering discounted Beats Solo Pro or UrBeats 3 with iPhone 11 purchase

Those looking to buy an iPhone 11 can currently get some free Beats earbuds or headphones if they buy the phone from Rogers or Fido. The Toronto-based national telecom on its flanker brand are both offering Beats audio devices with the iPhone 11, but the offers differ between the two. Rogers’ website lists a special offer that gives customers $280...

Apple fixes iOS 14 default mail and browser issue

One of the neatest features added in the recently released iOS 14 is the ability to set your default mail and browser. However, users soon discovered an issue that reset the default to Mail or Safari whenever they restarted their device. Thankfully, Apple is now rolling out a fix to this issue via an update that brings iPhone and iPad to version 14.0.1....

Amazon updates Fire TV OS and both its 1080p streaming sticks

In a much-needed update, Amazon has modernized the look of the Fire TV operating system and released two new streaming sticks. Amazon said it designed its new Fire TV experience to be more personalized and customizable, while also making it easier to discover content and interact with Alexa. There are now user profiles on Fire TV so that each person...

Amazon brings Netflix to Echo Show, reveals new Alexa features

During the company’s fall hardware event, Amazon revealed several new Alexa features for all of its Echo hardware and more. One of the more low-key, yet still important announcement was the fact that Amazon is bringing Netflix to the Echo Show. While most people probably don’t watch movies on smart display, official YouTube and Netflix apps were sorely...

Google Maps rolling out new COVID-19 information layer on Android, iOS

Following reports of a COVID-19 data overlay in Google Maps from earlier this month, the search giant has now announced it is rolling out the feature to users. In a blog post, Google explained that people use Maps to get “essential information about how to get from place to place,” noting that it added features like COVID-19 transit alerts to help...

Canada ranks 4th globally for mobile download speeds: report

Canada has ranked 4th globally in terms of highest average download speeds of 29.9Mbps, according to Tutela’s 2020 Global Mobile Experience report. The report reveals that Canada’s performance makes it the leader in North America. It also notes that Canada placed 26th overall for ‘excellent consistent quality’ with a result of 79.1 percent. This means...

EB Games Canada to take more PS5 pre-orders on September 25

EB Games Canada has confirmed that it will begin accepting more pre-orders for the PlayStation 5 on the morning of September 25th. Important information regarding the Playstation 5! Information importante concernant la console Playstation 5! pic.twitter.com/zCCpVTLnqL — EB Games Canada (@EBGamesCanada) September 24, 2020 A specific time was...

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