28th February 2014

Bus Driver Pocket Edition Now On iTunes

meridian4Montreal publisher Meridian4 and Halifax developers Twisted Oak, in collaboration with SCS Software have announced that Bus Driver: Pocket Edition is pulling up to the station and now available worldwide on the App Store for $2.99 USD. Bus Driver: Pocket Edition takes all the fun gameplay of the fan-favorite PC sim and brings it to iOS devices. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th February 2014

UL Warns Of Counterfeit UL Mark On USB Power Supply

ULThe following is a notification from UL that the USB power supply Model A1265 identified below bears a counterfeit UL Mark for the United States and Canada. This USB power supply has not been evaluated by UL to any Standards for Safety and it is unknown if it complies with any safety requirements. Note that the Model A1265 with the counterfeit UL Mark is similar to a Model A1265 that is authorized to bear the UL Mark. The counterfeit USB power supply Model A1265 is marked “Designed by Happy in trauel” and “Happy China”, which are different than the authorized model which is marked “Designed by Apple in California” and “Apple Japan.” Read the rest of this entry »

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28th February 2014

Mattel Expands Playing Field With MEGA Brands Acquisition

Mega BrandsCalifornia headquartered toy company Mattel, Inc. and Montreal-based MEGA Brands Inc. have announced a definitive agreement for Mattel’s acquisition, through a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., of MEGA Brands for US$460 million. The acquisition advances Mattel’s global growth strategy of building upon its world-class portfolio of brands by expanding into two of the fastest-growing toy categories. MEGA Brands, a family of leading global brands, is the No. 2 player in the $4-billion construction building sets category[1] with its MEGA BLOKS brand as well as a competitor in the $2-billion arts & crafts category[2]. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th February 2014

Travel The World With Professor Layton In His Puzzling New Nintendo 3DS Adventure

Nintendo CanadaPuzzles can appear in the most unlikely of places. Take this press release, for example. Yes, it is announcing the upcoming launch of Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy for Nintendo 3DS in stores and on the Nintendo eShop today, February 28th, but it is also contains two puzzles that are ready for solving. Can you break the code and reveal the hidden messages? Read the rest of this entry »

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28th February 2014

Fan Expo Coming To Regina This May

fan expo reginaDust off your comics, and bring out the costumes. It’s time to embrace your inner nerd: Fan Expo is finally coming to Regina. The all-ages pop culture convention, Fan Expo Regina™ is uniting fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. Thousands of fanatics will gather for a weekend of full frontal nerdity to meet film & TV stars, snag rare comics, and snap pictures with other fans dressed like their favourite characters. The pop culture convention will be packed with Q&A sessions, sketching duals, and retail and exhibitor areas to check out enough of the latest nerd-gear and tech ware to satisfy any Star Wars Jedi-Master. Fan Expo Regina has something for the nerd inside all of us.  Read the rest of this entry »

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27th February 2014

Royal LePage’s New Mobile App Offers New Draw-and-Search Feature

royal lepageRoyal LePage, in partnership with award-winning mobile agency Plastic Mobile, today announced the launch of the Royal LePage mobile app for Canadian house hunters. Available for iPhone, the new app is simplifying the property search process down to the swipe of a finger. The app’s innovative Draw-and-Search feature allows users to easily zero in on a specific geographic area of interest on a map, by simply drawing the area of choice with their finger. Upon doing so, property listings within the selected region will pop up on the screen. On-the-go house hunters with an iOS device no longer need to log in or fill in forms to see search results.  And with one tap, users can save their search to get updates on new homes, open houses, and current listings within the geographic area they selected. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th February 2014

UrtheCast Signs Six New Data Distributors

urthecastVancouver’s UrtheCast Corp. is pleased to announce that it has signed six new data distributors for its high-resolution Earth video and imagery. This Ultra HD color video and medium-resolution imagery will be captured from UrtheCast’s two cameras ? a 1-meter class, full color video camera and a 5-meter class, still imagery camera — aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Read the rest of this entry »

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27th February 2014

Shaw Media Launches The History GO App

shaw-newShaw Media has launched HISTORY Go, one of the most robust TV everywhere experiences in the country. Available on iOS, Android, and the newly enhanced history.ca, HISTORY Go offers HISTORY subscribers almost 300 hours of fan-favourite programming. The app launches in time for season two of the hit series Vikings, which broadcasts Thursdays at 10pm ET/PT, beginning today, with each episode becoming available on HISTORY Go the day following its premiere broadcast. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th February 2014

World of LEGO® Legends of CHIMA™ Online Now Available For iOS

WB Games MontrealThe battle for CHI builds on in the world of CHIMA™!  Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The LEGO Group and WB Games Montréal have announced the launch of LEGO® Legends of CHIMA™ Online on iTunes for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices, playable with a WiFi connection.  LEGO Legends of CHIMA Online, already available for Windows PC and Mac, is an immersive and interactive free to play online game that extends and complements the popular LEGO Legends of CHIMA universe of products, including construction sets, vehicles, TV shows and more!  The online game officially moved out of Beta last month with game enhancements and new features including parent accounts and chat, and this enhanced experience is now available for download on the App Store. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th February 2014

Batman: Arkham Origins Cold, Cold Heart Story Add-On Announced

WB Games MontrealWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today unveiled the first details for Cold, Cold Heart; the action-packed story add-on for Batman: Arkham Origins. In this extensive story add-on, players will unearth the tragic origin story of Mr.Freeze and learn how he earned his role as one of Batman’s arch nemeses. Cold, Cold Heart will be available for purchase on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE and Steam beginning April 22. This add-on pack will be available to players who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass and are connected to the Internet, or it can be purchased separately. Read the rest of this entry »

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