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40 Minutes Ago   Instagram is working to give more control to influencers and celebrities on its platform through a new profile format that is set to offer more control over direct messages and account growth metrics.

3 Hours Ago   In response to a question on Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that he’s dying to make a pickup and that his company will likely have a prototype completed next year.

5 Hours Ago   Bell’s customer support has revealed on Twitter that the Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9 operating system (OS) is coming to the Huawei P20 on December 12th, 2018.

6 Hours Ago   Motorola is updating its camera app to add a front-facing camera Portrait Mode, AR stickers, watermarking and more. The augmented reality (AR) stickers are the only feature that is specific to the Moto Z3 and Z3 Play.

6 Hours Ago   Google has brought its object recognition Lens software to the Google app on iOS. Using lens inside of the app is as simple as tapping on the Lens icon in the search bar and then pointing your camera at it.

10 Hours Ago   Fizz Mobile, a new Quebec and Ottawa-based Vidéotron-owned carrier, has been beta testing its services since September 12th, 2018. Unfortunately for Fizz Mobile, those tests haven’t exactly been going smoothly over the last few weeks.

23 Hours Ago   A new image sourced from Slash Leaks shows how the dual-screened Vivo Nex 2 will let users switch cameras just by flipping the phone around. While Vivo phones don’t typically come to Canada, the Chinese company often pioneers unique tricks and hardware that does trickle down through the industry to smartphones that are released north of...

Yesterday   Along with announcing its upcoming Galaxy A8s smartphone, Samsung also recently revealed a partnership with high-end streetwear brand Supreme — though it turns out that this deal wasn’t actually with the real Supreme.

Yesterday   The Canadian government says it has plans to invest $6.3 million CAD into six artificial intelligence (AI) related businesses in the greater Montreal, Quebec area. Of the $6.3 million, $5 million is being loaned to the Element AI, with the condition that the money must be repaid at some point.

Yesterday   It looks like Google’s social network Google+ is shutting down in April of 2019 instead of August due to a second data leak. The second data leak occurred as part of an update to the platform.

Yesterday   The union representing Toronto’s transit workers has penned an open letter to Conservative Premier Doug Ford that details all the faults with the Preso system used across the various transit agencies in Toronto.

Yesterday   Tesla CEO Elon Musk has tweeted that new features are already being tested for the next stage of Autopilot, including traffic light stops, roundabout navigation and more.

3 Days Ago   The post ‘Forest’ aims to help you focus [App of the Week] appeared first on MobileSyrup.

4 Days Ago   A recent post in the OnePlus forms opens up the OnePlus Product Awards, allowing users to vote on their favourite phone features of 2018. The company is leaving voting open until December 18th, with the winners being set to be announced on December 20th.

4 Days Ago   In a recent interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes, Tesla CEO Elon Musk mentioned that he would consider buying some GM plants if the company goes through with shutting them down.

4 Days Ago   YouTube has published its recap for the year video featuring top YouTubers and celebrities performing odd skits on a Fortnite themed island. So far the user reaction has been overwhelmingly negative, with 2.5 million dislikes and 1.1 million likes at the time of publication of this story.

4 Days Ago   Subscribers with the Vidéotron-owned Quebec and Ottawa-based carrier Fizz Mobile are experiencing a service outage that started at 10:45am ET on December 7th. The company has been updating its network status page since this morning.

4 Days Ago   Amazon is offering up to 69 percent off of a handful of items in its daily deals for December 7th. Within the deals, there are a few highlights such as the latest Amazon Echo Dot for $40 CAD, an Aukey USB Hub for $41 and a Ecovacs Debot M80 Pro robot vacuum for $250 CAD....

4 Days Ago   Drone Delivery Canada has signed a deal with the Moose Cree First Nations communities for $2.5 million to use drones to ship items in the region.

4 Days Ago   Guelph Hydro customers are being warned about a phone scam that relates to “capping Ontario’s carbon tax.” The scam involves requesting customer account numbers. Guelph Hydro officials are warning against scammers claiming to be representatives from Guelph Hydro’s billing department and asking people about the carbon tax.

4 Days Ago   The latest occurence in the ever-present emoji chronicles revolves around the siphon featured in Apple’s squid emoji. A siphon is a muscle structure that sits underneath a squid that helps the animal breath as well as acts as an outlet to discharge waste.

4 Days Ago   An official set of Star Wars keycaps for mechanical keyboards have surfaced silently like the Death Star rising over Alderaan. The caps are styled to feature the colour scheme of the empire with no Rebel option in sight.

4 Days Ago   As 2018 draws to a close, music streaming service Spotify is sending users a personalized playlist called ‘Your Top Songs 2018’ that’s packed with the subscriber’s 100 most listened to songs of the year.

4 Days Ago   Apple has updated the iOS Apple Store app with Siri Shortcuts integration. The update brings the app to version 5.2, and it adds delivery options as well as voice-activated Siri Shortcuts.

4 Days Ago   As the final season of HBO’s hit fantasy epic Game of Thrones approaches, the team behind the show recently released a minute long trailer detailing the clash between ice and fire.

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