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2 Days Ago   Montreal is looking to solve traffic congestion and reduce greenhouses gasses within the city with new small electric powered courier vehicles. The plan is launching with a year-long pilot project called, Colibri, in the Ville-Marie borough.

2 Days Ago   A Tesla patent and a battery research team from Dalhousie University in Halifax have detailed new technology that helps batteries maintain their maximum charge potential. Over time standard batteries don’t hold as much energy as they do when they’re new.

2 Days Ago   Spotify is once again starting to crack down on users that are breaking its ‘Spotify Premium for Family’ share plan rules, by asking them to share their location.

3 Days Ago   Google is adding Chromecast support to its Files app so users can easily send photos, audio and video from the app to a connected speaker or a TV.

3 Days Ago   Google has updated the look of the ‘Routines’ page within the Google Assistant app to give it more of a Material Design feel as well as making it more user-friendly.

3 Days Ago   It seems like Google is on the verge of rolling out a dark mode for the Play Store on Android. A dark version of the Play Store has been spotted by Mishaal Rahman the editor-in-chief of XDA Developers, who had it on his Pixel 2.

3 Days Ago   Ikea has been doubling down on its smart home gadgets lately, and now it’s shown off a new remote to control music playback on its Sonos enabled SYMFONISK speakers.

3 Days Ago   Alongside the headline stealing Sonos Move the company also revealed two other new devices on September 5th that are available now. The Sonos One SL is pretty much precisely the same as the existing Sonos One, but it lacks an array of onboard microphones, so it’s a little bit cheaper.

3 Days Ago   Four electric buses have started operating in Metro Vancouver as part of a two and a half year pilot project to test a new charging standard for the green buses.

4 Days Ago   Apple may not have mentioned this during its iPhone 11 event on Tuesday, but it’s dropped the prices the 1TB iPad Pro size. This is a follow-up to Apple beginning to sell refurbished iPad Pros.

4 Days Ago   Apple’s main fall hardware event has come and gone and the company made no mention of its smart speaker the HomePod, but its website has detailed a trio of new features that are coming this fall.

4 Days Ago   Apple has shared a list detailing how much value, on average, that customers can get when they trade-in their existing iPhone towards the purchase of a new iPhone 11.

4 Days Ago   As Google’s fall hardware event nears we’re finally given a glimpse at the next Google Home Mini, which is likely going to be called the Nest Home Mini.

4 Days Ago   Have you ever been reading a long-form article on your desktop and then want to shift to a mobile device to continue reading on the go?

4 Days Ago   Now that Android 10 has dropped with its new Dark Theme, Google is finally bringing the shadowy interface to Gmail on Android. It’s being reported that the Gmail dark mode is rolling out via a server-side update and it functions very similarly to the dark mode in other Google-branded apps.

4 Days Ago   Volkswagen-owned Electrify Canada is on the verge of opening the first EV charger for its Canadian charging network in the Greater Toronto Area. This charger is the first of 32 stations the company plans to build across Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.

5 Days Ago   On stage at its fall hardware event, Apple detailed a new Apple Watch buying method that lets shoppers mix and match Apple Watches and watch bands.

5 Days Ago   In a whirlwind of announcements at its Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino, Apple unveiled three new iPhones, an iPad, Apple Watch and more. All in all, it was a wild and fast-paced afternoon.

5 Days Ago   Apple is finally bundling in a fast charger inside of the box with its new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The in-box charger is the 18-watt model that features USB-C.

5 Days Ago   At Apple’s annual iPhone event in Cupertino, California, the company revealed the new iPhone 11. The phone follows in the footsteps of last year’s iPhone XR and notably adds another rear-facing camera and two new colour options — ‘Purple’ and ‘Green.’ Beyond this, the phone is also rocking Apple’s A13 Bionic chip.

5 Days Ago   The new Apple Watch Series 5 is here with an always-on display that displays the time and the smartwatch’s complications constantly. The watch’s screen is made from a new low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) technology that is extremely power efficient.

5 Days Ago   At Apple’s fall hardware event, the company showed off a new, more affordable 10.2-inch iPad called the 7th-generation iPad. The new iPad is the company’s entry-level tablet that replaces the older 9.7-inch iPad.

5 Days Ago   Toronto is taking e-scooter regulations very seriously as the trendy transportation method starts to sweep the nation and might even look into banning them from sidewalks altogether.

5 Days Ago   If you’re a heavy Google Docs user then the latest update, which includes a word counter in the bottom left, should make your life a bit easier.

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