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5 Hours Ago   In the wake of Google’s plan to fix an Incognito Mode loophole that allows websites to detect when users are browsing using the private setting, a security researcher claims there’s another way to identify Incognito browsers.

7 Hours Ago   Videotron flanker brand Fizz Mobile has announced a system maintenance period starting July 28th, 2019 and running until July 31st. The maintenance comes as part of the stabilization period Fizz announced in April, which aims to ensure its network is up to par.

7 Hours Ago   Following several leaks revealing that Samsung is working on a Galaxy Watch Active 2, a new report claims the watch will sport a touch-based bezel navigation system, Bluetooth 5 and more.

8 Hours Ago   Montreal-based national carrier Bell may revamp its rate plan suite along with the launch of its ‘SmartPay‘ device financing options on July 25th. According to internal documents obtained by MobileSyrup, Bell plans to launch two main plan options for customers: subsidized and ‘SmartPay’ plans.

10 Hours Ago   Amazon has filed to trademark its recently announced artificial intelligence (AI) service ‘Textract,’ hinting it may soon come to Canada. For those unfamiliar with Textract, Amazon announced the service back in May.

12 Hours Ago   A Toronto woman has started a petition calling on the Ontario government to fine people who misuse 9-1-1 services to complain about emergency broadcasts like Amber Alerts.

Yesterday   Google has pushed out a few small stealth updates that subtly tweak the look of icons and other aspects of its Messages app. Primarily, the changes bring the iconography more in line with the style in Android Q, but Android Police notes that Messages now supports a transparent navigation bar as well.

Yesterday   Tinder is the latest smartphone app to join the growing rebellion against Google and Apple’s app store fees. The online dating platform recently launched a new payment process that completely bypasses the Google Play Store on Android devices.

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3 Days Ago   If you like ice cream — and who doesn’t? — SkipTheDishes is handing out scoops of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 21st.

3 Days Ago   In a surprise announcement at San Diego Comic-Con, Veronica Mars series star and executive producer Kristen Bell revealed the show’s revival would be available a week early.

3 Days Ago   Earlier this week, the hashtag #TrudeauMustGo rocketed to the top of Twitter’s trending list in Canada in what appeared to be a surge of discontent with the prime minister.

4 Days Ago   After testing a fix to a long-running Incognito Mode loophole, Google will bring it to the masses as part of the Chrome 76 update due out on July 30th.

6 Days Ago   Google’s Digital Wellbeing is getting a small beta update that brings some improvements and new parental control settings. At the I/O conference in May, the search giant said it was adding the new parental controls, as well as deeper integration with Family Link, to Digital Wellbeing with Android Q.

6 Days Ago   Google is expanding the theme options available in the recently added, built-in themes customization tool in Chrome’s new tab page. Chrome Story spotted the update to the Canary channel of Chrome, its experimental pre-release stream for testing out new features.

6 Days Ago   Google has banned another major Chinese app developer from the Play Store following security company Lookout’s report detailing the use of malicious adware across 238 of the company’s apps.

6 Days Ago   Dropbox is an immensely popular cloud storage platform, especially with media teams. According to Dropbox, these teams are among the most active users of its platforms, uploading over a billion files in 2017 alone.

6 Days Ago   It looks like we could be getting a slightly improved Nintendo Switch next month, according to new specs posted on the Japanese gaming company’s website. Both the Japanese and American versions of Nintendo’s website now list a new model number for the Switch: HAC-001(-01).

7 Days Ago   New Yorkers can use Google Maps to locate nearby bike shares, but now that feature is expanding to more cities and countries, including Toronto. Starting July 17th, an update to Maps will bring bike share locations to the app in a total of 24 cities in 16 countries.

7 Days Ago   Bell is planning to phase out its MobileTV service over the next year and a half. MobileTV was available as an add-on for Bell Mobility customers, but according to reader reports, is no longer available.

7 Days Ago   Facebook’s recently announced ‘New Product Experimentation‘ (NPE) team is getting a new member that suggests we could see a Vine-like app come from the initiative. Former head of Vine, Jason Toff, announced on Twitter that he’d leave Google to join NPE, where he’ll “be starting up a new initiative.” NPE will develop experimental apps fro...

7 Days Ago   When running beta software on a device, there’s a certain level of risk to expect. Bugs, glitches or otherwise, beta software isn’t perfect. However, a recently discovered iOS 13 bug is worth paying attention to, especially if your store passwords on your iPhone.

7 Days Ago   Waterfront Toronto held the first of many public meetings on July 16th regarding Google’s proposal to transform part of the city’s waterfront into a bustling smart neighbourhood.

7 Days Ago   Vancouver-based national carrier Telus has expanded the scope of its recently announced ‘Peace of Mind’ and ‘Simple Share’ plans with new Canada-U.S. variants. According to changes listed on the telecom’s website, subscribers can now get a Peace of Mind 10GB Canada-U.S.

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