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16 Hours Ago   Microsoft is expected to unveil a new Surface Pro later this year, and according to some new patents, it could feature a significant redesign. Spotted by Windows United, the patent shows off smaller display bezels, a USB-C port and a more rounded design.

23 Hours Ago   Google’s excellent Duo video calling platform — and the better half of failed chat app Allo — is set to get a lot better if you’ve got lots of people to call at once.

Yesterday   If you follow computer news at all, you likely know that AMD’s newest Ryzen CPUs offer similar or better performance than Intel Core processors, and for a lower cost.

Yesterday   Rogers Business customers looking to add a cellular Apple Watch to their account can now do so. As of May 23rd, Rogers enabled support for both Series 3 and Series 4 Apple Watches on business accounts.

Yesterday   Alexa voice command support will come to LG’s 2019 TVs in North America later in May, and to Europe and Asia in the coming weeks. First announced back in January, the Amazon voice assistant will work with the Alexa app and utilize the remote’s Amazon Prime Video button.

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3 Days Ago   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened the Collision technology conference with a keynote address and interview where he attributed Canada’s growing tech sector to immigration. Organizers have called Collision the fastest-growing technology conference in North America.

4 Days Ago   As more big tech companies begin to talk about the importance of privacy, it will become increasingly important to hold them accountable. Following a New York Times op-ed from Google CEO Sundar Pichai about how “privacy cannot be a luxury good,” CNBC uncovered that the search giant uses Gmail to track users’ purchases and keeps...

4 Days Ago   The Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL brought one of my favourite Pixel features, the Now Playing function on the Ambient Display, which can recognize songs and display their name.

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6 Days Ago   If you’ve been considering purchasing some of Microsoft’s excellent Surface computers or accessories, you’re in luck. The Redmond, Washington-based company has a few deals on everything from the Surface Headphones to the Surface Book 2.

6 Days Ago   Google’s Fast Pair feature is getting an update in Android Q to help users find lost devices and manage Bluetooth settings easier. Fast Pair, short for Google Fast Pair Service (GFPS), launched alongside the Pixel Buds and Pixel 2 in 2017 to improve the first-time pairing of smartphones with Bluetooth accessories.

6 Days Ago   Mozilla has tried to break into the mobile browsing market a few times with iterations of its Firefox browser on both iOS and Android. Unfortunately, good as the Firefox mobile browser is, it struggled to make headway on either platform.

7 Days Ago   After a recent APK teardown revealed dark mode might make its way to Google Keep soon, an app and server-side update combo is turning out the lights for the search giant’s note app.

7 Days Ago   If you’ve considered upgrading to faster internet, Bell has a bundle deal for you. Until May 23rd, the Montreal-based telecom company is offering its Gigabit Fibe 1.5 internet plan with Fibe TV included for just $119.90 per month.

9 Days Ago   After users stumbled a hidden list of privacy settings for Google Pay, the search giant says it’s working to make the options more visible. Earlier this week, a Reddit user posted links to two Google Pay settings pages, one with privacy control options and one without.

9 Days Ago   According to internal documents obtained by MobileSyrup, Telus is expected to change how it handles its vacation disconnect, or ‘VAD,’ service in the coming months, as well as increase the cost of its Easy Roam feature in the U.S.

10 Days Ago   Rogers has opened enrolment in its device protection programs for users who skipped out when getting a new phone. Whether you signed a new contract with Rogers or just upgraded your phone, typically the Toronto-based national carrier only lets you get device protection within 45 days of activating or upgrading your device.

10 Days Ago   A flaw in the massively popular voice-over IP chat platform WhatsApp allowed a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire to hijack dozens of phones remotely. WhatsApp discovered the flaw in early May, which attackers used to install surveillance software on both iPhone and Android devices by calling users through the app.

11 Days Ago   Respawn posted a ‘Check In’ on Reddit ahead of the next big patch for its popular battle royale game, Apex Legends, noting the studio was looking into banning ‘piggy-backers.’ According to the Reddit post, Respawn saw some feedback from players about users who piggy-backed on them to get more experience.

11 Days Ago   Android Q will bring several new APIs and under-the-hood improvements to devices when it rolls out. Some recently uncovered APIs, however, suggest Q could be a significant release for gamers.

11 Days Ago   A new update for Firefox for Windows brings dark mode to the browser’s internal pages, like settings. Earlier this year, Mozilla updated Firefox with a dark mode that mostly followed Windows 10’s theme.

11 Days Ago   Apple’s iOS 12.3 update is starting to roll out to users now with a slew of new features, including the revamped TV app. iOS 12.3 marks the third major update to iOS 12, which launched in September 2018.

11 Days Ago   If you’ve already got your hands on one of the new Pixel 3a or 3a XL devices, you may have noticed some performance issues causing stuttering and slowness.

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