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How to access Vudu and Pandora on Boxee Box in Canada

BoxeeBox is a great media streaming device which allows both access to your own files, and also to streaming content from the internet. Vudu was just added to the Boxee with the newest firmware update, and is available only to the USA. Pandora is another application which offers music streaming to the USA only. If you are interested in accessing …

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Motorola Xoom coming as early as February 17

Engadget is reporting that a Best Buy insider has tipped them off and a leaked memo shows the Motorola Xoom tablet, featuring Android Honeycomb OS could be launched on February 17.  The price shows $699 USD for the 32GB version. This is very exciting news for all Android fans, as well as iPad fans I am sure. There is nothing …

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Boxee Box firmware update still has no Netflix.

Boxee by D-Link shipped back in November claiming Netflix support. Here we are in January, 3 firmware updates later, and still no netflix support. Another partner, Vudu, was also promised and users in the USA can finally have Vudu with the latest firmware. Yes, Canadians, yet another site that is blocking us. Despite the Dlink Canadian site, showing Vudu in the …

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XBMC for iOS AppleTV (ATV2) [Quick Look]

So we were able to get our Apple TV jailbroken to 4.2.1 (4.1.1) and install XBMC, so here in a nutshell is our findings. 720P/1080P .mkv playback worked with the odd freeze, but definitely exciting to try this out.  It found no problem accessing our SMB shares. And no iTunes! XMBC does a great job handling the scrapers which identify …

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Google to compete with Groupon with Google Offers

Last year, Google saw the value in groupon and tried to grab a piece of the pie with a $5 Billion dollar offer which was rejected.  Speculation now has Groupon valued at a 15 Billion IPO and Google still wants a piece of the pie. Which brings us to our headline story. Google has been contacting small business owners and offering …

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XBMC for iOS devices is now available via Cydia

Users with jailbroken iOS devices can rejoice as XBMC is now available for all iOS jailbroken devices including Apple TV 2nd generation. XBMC plays back videos/pictures/audio files including the popular xvid and mkv files through SMB network sharing. XBMC was first created for the original Xbox but has come along way since then. XBMC is still a work in progress …

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iMainGo for iPad Coming Early 2011

As we await our review unit for the iMainGo X, we noticed Portable Sound Laboratories have announced a specific version of iMainGo for the iPad. Although the iMainGo X will work for any device with a 3.5mm audio output, a device specific version would be great as it would act as a case as well as a portable sound solution. …

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Nintendo announces 3DS to arrive in Canada on March 27

Nintendo has announced the Nintendo 3DS will arrive in Canada on March 27th and is available in Aqua Blue and Cosmo Black.  The 3DS will offer a 3D gaming experience without the need for 3D glasses or any additional hardware.  As for pricing, the 3DS has a MSRP of $249.99 USD, so hopefully we can expect similar pricing in Canada. …

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Bullguard offers online backup solution with Bullguard Backup

Bullguard Backup

Bullguard claims 9 in 10 computer users do not backup their data. I would have to agree with these statistics.  Since digital cameras have become normal and almost every Canadian household owns at least one camera, the amounts of digital data on a personal computer has grown. Most desktop computers are built with at least 500 GB (gigabyte) of disk space, …

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Microsoft releases OneNote Mobile for iPhone

Microsoft has released an iPhone version of OneNote Mobile available today in the US Appstore.  This is the first product for iOS devices to come from the Office team and hopefully more to come.  Unfortunately if you live in Canada, the application is not yet available on the Canadian AppStore. Microsoft OneNote Mobile is the easy-to-use, powerful note-taking application for …

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LookeeTV – Yay or Nay? [UPDATED]

This year was great for new tech gadgets at CES 2011 held in Las Vegas.  Many new ideas were put to use and hopefully in 2011, a few of them will make it to market.  A company Best Supplier, based out of Burnaby BC, has introduced a rather unique product(s) and will be on the market in 2011. The company …

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Sony Ericsson’s Xperia in public yet again

Companies are finding it hard to keep new products and concepts from being exposed prior to launch.  With the iPhone 4 being perhaps the biggest leak yet, there have been many others.  The sony “playstation phone”, otherwise known as the Ericsson Xperia Play has been the headline of many blog posts and youtube videos, and this newest video shows a …

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Apple’s Steve Jobs takes Medical Leave

Reuters is reporting Apple’s Steve Jobs has requested a medical leave and it has been approved by the board. Chief Operating Officer Tom Cook will be responsible for day to day operations in the interim.  Jobs will continue as CEO and still be involved with any major strategic decisions. Jobs did not say  how long his leave would be, but did …

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Blueant to release Stereo Headphones in Q2 2011

  When you hear the name Blueant, one may think of bluetooth products, but at CES 2011, Blueant has announced a Stereo Headphone to be released in Q2, 2011. Pricing is yet to be available for the headphones, but we are hearing great things so far and they will be competitively priced. The headphones feature a microphone, as well as …

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Tek Tok Canada reaches 400,000 hits

Just a quick thank you to all the current tech enthusiasts for visiting our site. Since launching in July, 2010 we have reached 420,000 hits, with 68,000 in January 2011 alone. We are hoping to bring you some exclusives this year and hope to see everyone stick around for more!

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