CWTA Urges Canadians to Recycle Old Cellphones on Earth Day

April 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

Recycle My Cell, a free recycling program for your old cellphones, is calling on Canadians to recycle their old devices and accessories this upcoming Earth Day on April 22. The initiative is run by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) and last year saw 582,000 devices recycled by the program.
The 2013 National Cell Phone Recycling Study [...]

Apple Launches 8 GB iPhone 5c in 16 New Countries Across Europe

April 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

Spotted first by 9to5Mac, Apple has now made the 8 GB iPhone 5c available for sale in 16 new countries across Europe. The 8GB variant was introduced last month by Apple in just five countries but today, Apple’s online stores in Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Spain, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Switzerland, Hungary, and Luxembourg have [...]

Word Hack, the Colourful Twist to Hangman, Launches in Canada

April 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

If you love playing Hangman or Wheel of Fortune and you are ready to test your vocabulary against the clock, Word Hack could be your next app addiction. The iOS app launched today exclusively in Canada, and it is signed by two Canadian guys born and raised in Toronto, the founders of Blue Label Labs, [...]

Alleged iPhone 6 Case Shows Relocated Power Button and Rectangular Volume Controls

April 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

After some blurry photos and the first metal iPhone 6 mock-ups and cases, here is the first clear image allegedly showing an iPhone 6 case, as spotted by French site Nowhereelse.
This time, however, we have no details of its measurements; the site only notes that it comes from a Chinese accessory maker and that the [...]

Metal ‘iPhone 6′ Mockups, Cases Debut at Hong Kong Electronics Fair [PICS]

April 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

Some savvy entrepreneurs at the Spring 2014 Hong Kong Electronics fair has started to show off alleged iPhone 6 metal mockups and cases on display at its booth, reports Japanese site Macotakara. The site attended the fair and has posted some images and a video of what was on hand.
Below we see a booth with a [...]

Microsoft Office 365 Personal Launches at $69.99/Year for iPad Access

April 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

Microsoft today has announced Office 365 Personal, a limited version of Office 365 Home and cheaper too, at $69.99 annually. This subscription allows users to use Office 365 on the go and edit cloud-synced documents (like on your iPhone or iPad).

Today we’re announcing that it’s available for purchase–$69.99 USD/year or $6.99 USD/month (ERP)1–online at, [...]

Rogers Launches New International Travel Packs, Still Pricier Than a Local SIM

April 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

Rogers has launched new international travel packs for your smartphone or tablet, should you choose to roam overseas. Below are the rates for Europe:

Yes, for $60/month you can get 40 minutes, 150 sent text messages and 40MB of data. For pay per use, you can get 20MB of data for $9.99 per day, $2.00/minute voice [...]

Pioneer Announces First CarPlay Aftermarket In-Dash Multimedia System, Starting at $749

April 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

You don’t have to buy a new car to enjoy the forthcoming CarPlay experience: an aftermarket in-dash multimedia system will do it. The first to make this bold move is Pioneer, who today announced that consumers can smart-up their vehicle when the company ships the CarPlay-compatible firmware update.

“Pioneer’s years of expertise integrating smartphone connectivity into [...]

Alleged iPhone 6 Front Panel Leaks Compared to iPhone 5S [PIC]

April 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

A new photo allegedly showing the front panel of the rumoured iPhone 6 has been posted on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, and spotted by French blog (Google Translate).

The above image compares an iPhone 5s to a much larger, very similar white front panel: the home button, front-facing camera, rear speaker, and ambient light sensors [...]

Report: Facebook Prepares To Enter The E-Money Market In Europe

April 14th, 2014 10 Comments »

The Financial Times reports Facebook is only a few weeks away from becoming a registered e-money institution in Ireland. When the approval is finalized, the Central Bank of Ireland will authorize the company as an e-money institution.
The authorization would allow Facebook to provide e-payment services in EU member states. According to the report the company [...]

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