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27
SEP
2010

AppleTV 2 now shipping

I just got confirmation from Apple that the AppleTV 2 have started shipping… at least to Canada: Based on the Fedex record the unit should be at my door on Wednesday the 29th. Last week some people reported delay in the delivery of the new “hobby” device…...
22
SEP
2010

Netflix now available in Canada

Image via CrunchBase Netflix.ca is now open for business.  You can now subscribe to a 1 month trial membership account and enjoy streaming movies.  Be warned that you will need to provide a valid canadian credit card or Paypal account to complete the process. At that point you...
25
AUG
2010

Call phones from Gmail – Official Gmail Blog

Gmail voice and video chat makes it easy to stay in touch with friends and family using your computer’s microphone and speakers. But until now, this required both people to be at their computers, signed into Gmail at the same time. Given that most of us don’t spend all day in...
19
JUL
2010

Netflix coming to Canada this fall

Netflix NFLX spokesman Steve Swasey confirms that the Canada move will be the extent of the company’s international forays this year. Still, it’s expansion, right? It’s also worth noting that Canadian customers will only be able to subscribe to the Web offering, but still won’t...
25
JUN
2010

Unlocked iPhone 4 soon to be sold on Apple Store

It is official, Apple now announced that commitment-free iPhone 4 will soon be available on the Canadian Apple Store. This is how Apple describe the iPhones purchased via the online store: Your new iPhone. Direct from Apple and ready to use. When you purchase your iPhone from the...
28
MAY
2010

Canadian iBookstore shelves empty for iPad readers

OK, the Canadian iBookstore are not empty per say… they are empty of commercial book titles.  It appear as if Apple was not able to come to an agreement with Canadian publishers on selling eBooks in Canada. Only books from the Gutenberg Project can be had for free at the...
20
MAY
2010

Canadian iBook store now up… no pay book yet!

I just tried to connect to the iBook store using my Canadian iTunes account and was surprised to see eBooks in the store. But my surprise did not last long as I discovered that there are no commercial eBooks in the store yet. Only public domain books can be added for free to the...
11
MAY
2010

Making your iPad 3G work in Canada

BoyGeniusReport story will walks you through the steps necessary to make your iPad work with Bell, Fido, Rogers and TELUS 3G providers in Canada. BGR has done the research for you, including figuring out the various APN settings for different carriers. The most challenging part...
10
MAY
2010

Rogers Removes $20 Data Bolt-On For iPad, Confirms No Fido Support

iPadinCanada is reporting that the $20 Bolt-On option from Rogers was removed Earlier this morning, Rogers removed the $20 bolt-on option stating it was an error: Many of you have asked about the shared data plan listed on the Apple website. This reference was an error and is...
07
MAY
2010

iPad international availability set for May 28

The iPad will finally be available internationally on Mat 28th 2010… with pre-orders starting on may 10th.  Canadians are expected to may 50$ more than their US cousins! Apple’s iBookstore which is currently only available in the US will also become available the day...
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