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Blackberry Playbook Fire Sale Sunday August 19

Staples

According to staples.ca, they will be selling overstock of the 16GB WiFi Blackberry Playbook this Sunday August 19 for a mere $159.00..Yes you heard correctly. A week after the 4G LTE Playbook launched for $550, you are able to pick up a very similar tablet for near $150 bucks! There is no mention on how much stuck Staples will carry …

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[UPDATED] iPhone 5 parts shown in several videos

iPhone 5 SIM Tray

With an Apple media announcement coming September 12, now is the time when we start to see images & videos of parts being leaked and what we see here today looks to show quite the changes to the upcoming iPhone 5. Hopefully this youtube video stays online so make sure you check it out quickly as it has already been …

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Blackberry 4G LTE Playbook coming to Canada August 9

As the Tragically Hip once sang,   it’s been a long time running,  RIM is set to launch the upgraded Playbook on August 9 at select retailers in Canada. The 4G LTE Playbook ships with standard 32GB of storage space, OS 2.01, an upgraded 1.5Ghz dual core processor, 1GB RAM, and a 7″ 1024×600 display. “We’re excited to bring customers the …

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Robert Herjavec selected as Grand Marshal for Toronto Honda Indy

One of our favourite former Dragons and now Sharks on the hit series “Shark Tank”, Robert Herjavec has been announced as the Grand Marshal for the 2012 Toronto Honda Indy taking place this weekend. “We are pleased to name Robert Herjavec as our Grand Marshal for 2012,” said  Charlie Johnstone, Vice President and General Manager of Honda Indy Toronto. “As a …

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Robert Herjavec selected as Grand Marshal for Toronto Honda Indy

One of our favourite former Dragons and now Sharks on the hit series “Shark Tank”, Robert Herjavec has been announced as the Grand Marshal for the 2012 Toronto Honda Indy taking place this weekend.  “We are pleased to name Robert Herjavec as our Grand Marshal for 2012,” said  Charlie Johnstone, Vice President and General Manager of Honda Indy Toronto. “As a …

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RIM continues to BE BOLD with BlackBerry Scavenger Hunt in Toronto

bb scav

If you happen to be downtown Toronto this week, you may notice very subtly placed BlackBerry posters indicating “BlackBerry Benefits are just around the corner”. This peaked our interest of course so we followed the signs and found a map as well showing 5 locations that will be setup during the week of June 11 through June 15. We were going …

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Unlimited Race Pass at Grand Prix Kartways

If you act quick, you can snag an unlimited race pass at Grand Prix Kartways indoor electric go kart track now for $29! This is normally priced at $62. And these are not your every day go-kart. The go karts have been engineered by Ferrari and speed limited to 35km/h. As these are electric you do not have the good …

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Apple Store is down once again for updates

Well it is that time once again that Apple takes the Apple Store offline to perform system updates. The store will most likely be down for a majority of the day until the keynote has been delivered. Apple will be holding thier annual developer conference starting today running through until June 15 in sunny San Francisco.  Apple is expected to …

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Sponsored Video – FCU investigates James Franco Pregnancy Rumor

In this latest installment of the Fact Checkers Unit (FCU), they investigate rumors that Pineapple Express star James Franco is pregnant. In the episode, Dylan (played by Brian Sacca) and Russell (played by Peter Karinen) are FCU agents on assignment to confirm James Franco (played by himself) really is pregnant based on a snapshot taken from the subway and posted to …

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Canada Copyright Board is killing the music

Don McLean wrote a song back in 1971 titled American Pie which was inspired by the death of Buddy Holly and with the message “The day the music died”. Well the time has come again and unfortunately the victim is Canada. The Canada Copyright Board has announced the most ludicrous tarriff for music at live events including weddings, conventions, karaoke bars, …

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Toronto Honda Indy Construction Begins

  The 2012 Toronto Honda Indy is not until July 8 but efforts are now underway in preparation for the big weekend. The Indy weekend is being held July 6 through July 8 in the Exhibition Place area. “It takes six weeks to put this track in and the circuit is the same track since 1986, which is a testament …

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GM set to close Impala and Equinox Plant in Oshawa

According to durhamregion.com, General Motors is set to announce the closure of the Impala and Equinox assembly plant Friday. The closure will affect nearly 2000 jobs and will likely close in May of 2013 as a full 12 months notice is required in an agreement with GM and local 222 of the Canadian Auto Workers union. Chris Buckley, president of …

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Toronto Honda Indy construction begins

The 2012 Toronto Honda Indy is not until July 8 but efforts are now underway in preparation for the big weekend. The Indy weekend is being held July 6 through July 8 in the Exhibition Place area. “It takes six weeks to put this track in and the circuit is the same track since 1986, which is a testament to …

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Nest Learning Thermostat begins shipping to Canada

Nest

Earlier this year we reached out to Nest, makers of a very innovative Learning thermostat, to enquire about the availability in Canada and sadly we were advised their efforts were focused solely in the USA.  Today we have confirmed Nest will be shipping to Canada and couldn’t be more excited. The Nest learning thermostat has won 15 awards in the …

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SpaceX delivers Dragon to Orbit

Space X

Earlier this morning, SpaceX, a privately funded company, launched the unmanned Falcon 9 rocket into orbit today in Cape Canaveral. The rocket delivered the Dragon capsule carrying 1200 pounds of supplies scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station on Friday after several days of testing. SpaceX, formerly known as Space Exploration Technologies Corporation was founded in 2002 and employs …

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