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Amazon Brings Alexa and Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus in Canada

Amazon finally brings its Alexa line of smart speakers to Canada just in time for the holidays and if you order now you will get a limited time introductory price. Amazon announced this morning the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus are now available for pre-order in Canada and will start shipping at the beginning of December. Echo, Echo Plus, …

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Samsung Takes Huge Swing at Apple with Samsung Galaxy Growing Up Campaign

In a new ad campaign entitled “Growing Up”,  Samsung depicts their version of the Apple fanboy and well, let’s just skip to the video shall we? Samsung has released a Youtube video today to what they consider to be the last ten years of Apple and the iPhone. While they definitely have some valid points, we are sitting back waiting …

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Super Mario Odyssey Becomes Nintendo’s Fastest-Selling Mario Game of All Time

Earlier today Nintendo announced more then 1.1 million units of the new Super Mario Odyssey game were sold in the United States alone. That equates to the equivalent of 463 copies per minute (or nearly eight per second). While they did not release exact sales numbers for Canada, some other stats were provided. Nintendo Switch is the best-selling console in Canada in 2017. …

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Kurrent : The Best Alarm Clock with Qi Wireless Charging

If you have stayed at a Mariott or Sheraton hotel in the last year or so this product may look a tad bit familiar. Kube Systems has designed a new alarm clock that features all of the great features you may remember in their audio clock, but with a great new addition, the Qi wireless charging pad. The Kurrent features …

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Youtubers win Halloween with Levitating Star Wars Speeder Costume

YouTubers Jesse Wellens and Casey Neistat win Halloween with these custom levitating Star Wars speeders. For those familiar with Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Jesse and Casey have reenacted the famous speeder chase scene of Luke Skylwalker, Princess Leia, and a few not-so-lucky stormtroopers. Although it gives the appearance the speeders are levitating, the filmmakers had added mirrors that hide …

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Rick Mercer’s Latest Rant – Remembering Gord Downie

When you wake up this morning, let this be the first thing you watch and enjoy learning a bit more about Gord Downie and the type of person he was. Rick Mercer, another Canadian treasure shares a story about a song titled “The Dire Wolf” off their eighth full length album In Violet Light, released in 2002. The music video for …

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The Tragically Hip Music Sales Jump 1,000%

Fans of The Tragically Hip have been mourning the loss of Gord Downie this past week and digital streams and music sales have spiked more than 1000%. Eleven albums by the famous Canadian band climbed onto the Billboard Canadian Albums chart and Gord Downie’s album Secret Path also re-entered the charts. The most popular album was The Hip’s greatest hits compilation Yer …

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Eminem draws line in the sand for Trump supporters

Eminem is back! And he has some strong lyrics aimed at the POTUS during the BET Hip Hop Awards tonight. Eminem raps about immigration, corruption, white supremacy, NFL, gun control, his twitter tirades and more. Its the calm before the storm right here Run the faucet / Im’a dunk a bunch of Trump supporters underwater / Snuck up on ’em with ray …

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Apple fails to impress during Apple iPhone X Event

Today Apple held its annual iPhone event and announced several new products to it’s lineup. First the announcement of the new Apple Watch, the Series 3. At the end of the day, I was hoping for one thing and one thing only to finally make the jump to purchasing an Apple Watch. That one thing, battery life, was once again …

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Linksys Launches All-New Smart Wi-Fi Smartphone App Experience

Linksys® today announced a whole new user interface, design layout, navigation experience, and new innovative features for its Linksys Smart Wi-Fi app. The newly designed app for Apple and Android smartphones provides a more intuitive layout with simple-to-navigate options that enable millions of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi users to simply monitor, manage and control their home networks while at home or away. …

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