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GM set to close Impala and Equinox Plant in Oshawa


According to, 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 ... Read More »

Toronto Honda Indy construction begins

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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 ... Read More »

Nest Learning Thermostat begins shipping to Canada


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 ... Read More »

SpaceX delivers Dragon to Orbit

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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 ... Read More »

CIBC, Rogers partner to launch Digital Wallet


CIBC is Canada’s first bank to announce a Digital Wallet solution partnering with Rogers Canada. This system will allow CIBC customers who also subscribe to Rogers smartphones to pay at NFC-ready retail outlets (i.e. MasterCard’s PayPass) using their mobile phone as opposed to using traditional Mastercard, Visa, Debit cards, or cash. “Beginning later this year, customers will be able to use this ... Read More »

Rogers HTC One X Reviewed – Blockbuster or Bust


The HTC One X has finally landed on North American shores after making its initial debut in Europe. While the European counterpart boasts quad-core processor and double the storage size (32GB as opposed to 16GB), the North American version makes up for it with blazing LTE network compatibility. For full specification details, head on over to for both the ... Read More »

Konami announces Pro Evolution Soccer 2013


Today Konami announced Pro Evolution Soccer 2013: A Whole New Ball Game will be launching in Fall 2012 for just about every console you can imagine.. PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows PC, PlayStation2, PSP (PlayStation Portable), Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo Wii. “We’re excited to take Pro Evolution Soccer back to its roots, which is all about freedom and control.” said Tomoyuki ... Read More »

Sony announces Skype for Playstation Vita


Earlier today Sony announced Skype will be available on the Playstation Vita and Vita owners couldn’t be more excited. According to Monique Brenes, the Senior Director at Skype, the Vita app includes free Skype-to-Skype voice calling, as well as high-quality video calling that utilizes PS Vita’s front and rear cameras. The Skype app on PS Vita runs in “background mode” while ... Read More »

Introducing Cubik & Musik by Palo Alto Audio Design


  Apple is well known for their style and unique form factors. Today a company known as Palo Alto Audio Design introduces two new products that will compliment that Apple desktop or notebook.   The Cubik line claims to offer full lossless digital audio and to produce deeper bass from a small enclosure, Palo Alto Audio Design was assisted by ... Read More »

iPhone 4S Zoom Lens for $39


If you are looking to add some oomph to that iPhone4/iPhone4S, be sure to check out this 10X Zoom Lens kit that simply attaches to your iPhone and ships with a mini tripod as well. Specifications Magnification: 10X Lens Diameter: 18mm Case size: 11.5 * 6 * 1cm Lens Size: 8 * 3.2cm(L*D) Lens weight: 48g Package size: 15.2 * ... Read More »

Amazon to ship Kindle Touch 3G a week early

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Today Amazon announced the Kindle Touch 3G will start shipping in over 175 countries including Canada, a full week ahead of schedule. “Orders from customers worldwide for our new line of electronic ink Kindles have exceeded our expectations,” said Dave Limp, vice president, Amazon Kindle. “Kindle Touch 3G is the most full-featured e-reader available with a beautiful, latest-generation electronic ink ... Read More »

Braven unleashes Portable Bluetooth Speakers


Braven has announced a new line of portable and ultra portable high fidelity Bluetooth speakers with price tags all under $200. But wait..theres more! Not only are these speakers, they also act as a backup battery for charging other USB devices.. But wait! They also feature the ability to daisy chain other Braven portable speakers to enhance the listening experience..But ... Read More »

Nokia advises possible Lumia 900 issues and offers credits


As the Nokia Lumia 900 launched in Canada yesterday on the Rogers wireless network reports have surfaced of possible memory management issues. Nokia has been quick to address the issue and offer a solution to any customer experiencing issues connecting to the wireless network. While reports do indicate the problems being experienced are US customers on the AT&T network, we ... Read More »

Sony Xperia S sneaking into Canada on April 17 on the Rogers Network


Sony has announced that the Xperia S will be launching in Canada on April 17 on the Rogers wireless network running Android Gingerbread 2.3 upgradable to Android 4.0 at a later date. Availability is limited and is exclusive to Sony stores across Canada. The Xperia S does not come equipped with LTE so this will be on the Edge/3G/HSPA+ network. ... Read More »

Rogers Anyplace TV to stream entire 2012 Blue Jays Season


Rogers has announced Anyplace TV will stream the entire 162 game 2012 season for the Toronto Blue Jays via web browser, and also the Rogers Live app for your smartphone. Sorry iPad and Tablet owners, you are out of luck for the time being. Rogers promises something very soon! Now there is a small catch.. How it works: Rogers wireless ... Read More »