9 Hours Ago Documentary film The Making of The Empire Strikes Back is now available in full on YouTube. The one-hour inside look at the production of the acclaimed Star Wars film has long thought to be lost since releasing in 1980.
11 Hours Ago The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has released its 2018 CIRA Cybersecurity Survey, which looks at the state of cybersecurity in Canada. Alarmingly, the survey found that there is a significant disconnect between Canadian businesses’ awareness of cybersecurity threats and the actions they take to combat them.
11 Hours Ago Waterloo residents will soon be able to rent a wireless hotspot device through the regional library system. Starting October 17th, Region of Waterloo Library (RWL) cardholders will be offered one-week rentals on wireless hotspot devices.
15 Hours Ago Sony has confirmed that it is working on a fix for an ongoing issue with malicious messages on the PlayStation 4. Over the past weekend, PS4 users reported that opening malicious PlayStation Network messages would effectively render their systems inoperable until a factory reset was performed.
17 Hours Ago Nintendo has announced a Diablo III Switch bundle that will launch in Canada on November 2nd. The Diablo III: Eternal Collection Bundle is set to be exclusive to EB Games Canada and will retail for $449.99 CAD.
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3 Days Ago Best Buy Canada is currently running a promotion that offers a free Google Home Mini to customers that buy a Nvidia Shield TV 16GB streaming device.
4 Days Ago Apple has announced that iOS 12 has hit 50 percent adoption rate 23 days after rolling out on September 17th. For comparison, last year’s iOS 11, which rolled out on September 19th, didn’t surpass 50 percent adoption until November 6th, when 48 days had passed.
4 Days Ago Microsoft has announced that its October 2018 Xbox One system update is now available. The main feature added in the update is a revamped Xbox Avatars system.
4 Days Ago Global consumer spending on Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store totalled $18.2 billion in the third quarter of 2018, according to a new report from mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower.
4 Days Ago On-demand food delivery service foodora has announced that customers can now order items and special bundles from various 7-Eleven locations across Canada. With the foodora Android and iOS app, Canadians can order a variety of 7-Eleven products, including snacks, drinks, food, medicine, sanitary products and more.
4 Days Ago Developer Epic Games has announced that its hit multiplayer battle royale game Fortnite is now available to all Android users in open beta. Fortnite has previously only been available on Android through an invite-only closed beta that launched back in August.
4 Days Ago Twitter has announced that it has begun counting all emojis evenly toward the platform’s 280 character limit. Previously, emoji modifiers for skin colour and gender would lead certain emojis to use more characters than standard emojis.
5 Days Ago EB Games Canada has announced a new ‘Trade In Thursday’ deal for October 11th which will offer 50 percent more trade credit for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch games.
5 Days Ago Freedom Mobile has announced that it will soon be rolling out Google’s Rich Communication Services (RCS) to Android devices. Out with the old, in with the new.
5 Days Ago New details on the Razer Phone 2 have leaked on Amazon ahead of the phone’s upcoming official unveiling. According to a now-pulled listing on Amazon Italy, the Razer Phone 2 is set to feature a rear light up, RGB-customizable logo.
5 Days Ago Apple is planning to offer its ever-growing slate of original series to its customers for free, according to a report from CNBC. The original series lineup — in which Apple has reportedly invested at least $1 billion — is expected to be offered in the pre-installed ‘TV’ app on Apple devices.
5 Days Ago Epic Games’ Fortnite multiplayer video game sensation generated $300 million in its first 200 days on iOS, according to mobile game analytics firm Sensor Tower. For comparison, Sensor Tower says that Clash Royale took 249 days to reach the $300 million mark, while Honor of Kings — which was initially only available in China — took 316 days...
5 Days Ago Sony has announced that it will finally allow PlayStation gamers to change their PlayStation Network names. PSN launched way back in November 2006, and ever since, users have been unable to change their PSN IDs once they have been created, despite such a feature being highly requested.
5 Days Ago Microsoft’s latest Xbox sale doesn’t discount a ton of Xbox One games, but what is included in the promotion is discounted by up to 85 percent.
6 Days Ago On October 13th, 2016, Sony released its PlayStation VR headset, the company’s first foray into consumer-grade virtual reality technology. Now, Sony is celebrating two years of the PS VR with a few new game announcements and a special VR-centric PlayStation Store sale.
6 Days Ago Lyft has announced that it will offer savings to Canadian riders on October 17th to coincide the Canadian federal government’s legalization of recreational cannabis use across the country.
6 Days Ago Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida has confirmed plans for a successor to the PlayStation 4, marking the first time the company has officially commented on the matter.