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HTC First Announced With Facebook Home In Four Colours And LTE Connectivity

HTC has launched the First smartphone in four colours. It has LTE connectivity and will debut on AT&T in the States.<p>Its $99.99 price will be …

Why Canadians are turned off by traditional TV providers

Two years ago, I broke off a long but unsatisfactory relationship with my TV provider. For nearly a decade, I paid my monthly bills, but I had finally become fed up and, looking around, realized I had other options. I joined a small but growing group of Canadians who had given up on conventional …

Goodbye BlackBerry Music, we hardly knew ye

Hardly two years after it launched, Research in Motion Ltd. says it's silencing its streaming music service.<p>The smartphone maker e-mailed BBM Music subscribers this week to notify them that the cloud-based service will stop working on June 2.<p>A statement from the company says the decision follows a …

Target Mobile adjusts flyer misprint, iPhone 5 still $199 on a 3-year contract

New big box retailer Target has a goal to open 124 “Target Mobile” stores in Canada this year. All these outlets will be operated by GLENTEL, the …

iPod tax called an 'accidental' part of 2013 budget

A business professor has discovered that last month's federal budget contained a five-per-cent increase in the tariff on iPods, as well as tricycles …

SkyDrive for iOS 3.0 Brings Full-Resolution Photos, iPhone 5 And iPad Mini Support

Microsoft and Apple must have resolved any lingering issues over subscriptions in the iOS SkyDrive app because version 3.0 is finally available to …

New environmental review limits not justified, study suggests

There is no evidence that Canada's environmental review process for projects such as oil and gas pipelines had any problems that would justify the …

"Samsung School" pilot program launched in BC, students outfitted with 31 Galaxy Note 10.1 tablets

Riverside Secondary School has about 1,400 students and is located in Port Coquitlam, BC. This is where Samsung Canada has decided to pilot a project …

HootSuite's Headquarters Has Bulletproof Glass http://www.techvibes.com/blog/hootsuites-headquarters-has-bulletproof-glass-2013-04-04

TELUS LG Optimus 7 Receiving Update To Windows Phone 7.8

One of the first Windows Phone devices to be released has typically been the first to receive updates, too, and the situation is no different …

Deezer For Android Goes Holo With New Beta Version

Deezer may not have the same profile in Canada as Rdio, but the streaming service offers over 20 million tracks and operates in 182 countries. It …

Export Development Canada Funds $260 Million Telefónica Capital Procurement For BlackBerry Devices And Services

Export Development Canada, the country’s credit agency for products and companies that do business outside our borders, have announced a €200 million …

Minecraft for PC sells over 10 million copies; hints at the addition of horses

Mojang's <i>Minecraft</i> has sold 10 million units for PC, Jens Bergensten Mojang's lead designer and developer tweeted recently, who also hinted that horses will be an upcoming addition in the game.<p>"Minecraft (PC) has hit 10M! As promised, a subtle hint on the main 1.6 feature (thanks @ebbakier): …

What's this secret message in BioShock Infinite?

So, this is going to sound strange, but work with us for a minute. We're capturing footage of BioShock Infinite for our video review, and we hand the …

Microsoft creative director: 'I don't get the drama' over 'always-on' Xbox rumors

The rumors that Microsoft's next Xbox will require an "always-on" internet connection are gathering steam. <i>The Verge</i> has heard that Microsoft is indeed planning the connection requirement for its upcoming console, but this was based on information from last year; however, <i>Kotaku</i>'s sources now say …

Australia to introduce an automated classification system for mobile and online computer games

Australian Minister for Home Affairs Jason Clare intends to introduce an automated classification system for mobile and online computer games to the National Classification System into Parliament in the upcoming winter session, according to his official website.<p>There is a loophole under Australia's …

Fast and Furious: Showdown coming May 21

<i>Fast and Furious: Showdown</i>, the video game tie-in for the upcoming <i>Fast and Furious 6</i> movie, will release on May 21 in North America for Xbox 360, Wii U, PlayStation 3, PC and Nintendo 3DS.<p>Developed by Firebrand Games, the title features two-player co-op, car customizations and the ability to change …

Another World anniversary edition available on Steam

The 20th anniversary edition of Éric Chahi's classic action-adventure title <i>Another World</i> is on Steam for Windows PC and Mac for $9.99.<p><i>Another World</i>'s Steam integration includes 13 achievements, and touts cloud saves and full controller support using Steam's Big Picture.<p>Along with a few extras such …

Shovel Knight adds achievements, new enemy character (update)

The Kickstarter campaign for Yacht Club Games' <i>Shovel Knight</i> has surpassed its second stretch goal, making it possible for the developer to bring Achievements into the game.<p>According to a post on the Kickstarter page, Yacht Club Games will integrate its own "custom, non-obtrusive achievement system" …

Zynga aiming to keep executives on board with bigger salaries and bonuses

Social games behemoth Zynga is aiming to begin a new executive pay scheme this year that will double the salaries of numerous executives in the company, and change policies around how bonuses are achieved, Inside Social Games reports.<p>The company's new bonus policy, which will now be tied directly …

QWERTY BlackBerry 10 R-Series leaks online

BlackBerry previously declared that they’ll be launching up to six BlackBerry 10 devices this year. We’ve already seen the all-touch BlackBerry Z10, …