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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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25th February 2014

Register A Nintendo 3DS System And One Select Game And Get Best-Selling Pokémon X Or Pokémon Y For Free

Nintendo CanadaDuring the month of March, people who register a Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL or Nintendo 2DS system, as well as one of six select Nintendo 3DS games via Club Nintendo, will receive a free code to download either Pokémon X or Pokémon Y, the best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of 2013. The six participating games are Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins and the upcoming Yoshi’s New Island. The system and game must be registered between March 1 and March 31 in order to take advantage of the promotion. Download codes for Pokémon X or Pokémon Y must be redeemed by May 31, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th February 2014

Samsung GALAXY PRO Series Now Available In Canada

Samsung CanadaSamsung Canada has announced the Canadian availability of the Galaxy PRO Series, allowing Canadians to Play More, Do More and Share More. Rolling out to retail shelves at the end of February through to the end of March, the PRO Series offers a superior viewing experience and unmatched productivity tools that will make Canadians feel like a PRO in every situation. The GALAXY PRO Series includes the GALAXY NotePRO which comes with a 12.2-inch screen as well as the GALAXY TabPRO which comes with a 12.2-inch, 10.1-inch or 8.4-inch screen. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th January 2014

Samsung Unveils New NotePro And TabPro Devices At CES

Samsung CanadaMoving to the top of my “yes, I would love to own this” list – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has unveiled the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO line of tablets, setting a new standard of mobile excellence, equipped with innovative and meaningful technology. Sporting four powerful devices in the lineup – the Galaxy NotePRO (12.2-inch), TabPRO (12.2, 10.1, 8.4-inch)*, Samsung’s Galaxy tablet portfolio redefines how we can Play More, Do More, Share More. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th December 2013

Neptune Pine Close To Raising 7 Times Their Kickstarter Goal

neptune pineMontreal startup Neptune Computer Inc. is nearing the $700 000.00 mark on its amazing Kickstarter campaign, which began back in November and concludes this Saturday, December 21st. The campaign surpassed its $100 000.00 goal 27 hours after launching the fundraiser for its Neptune Pine smartwatch. Due to the volume of support received on Kickstarter, the Neptune Pine achieved all of the original stretch goals of the campaign and has added more to meet the level of support the company has received. These include:
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16th December 2013

BenQ EW40 Series Monitors Bring Big Screen Mobile And Cloud-Based Content

benq canadaBenQ Canada Corp. has introduced its new line of EW40 series monitors. Loaded with market-changing features aimed at turning mobile content into a full-on experience, the new vertical alignment (VA) displays feature mobile high-definition link (MHL) technology, an all-new Cinema Mode, and razor-sharp 3000:1 contrast ratios to allow for gaming, media streaming, and other external entertainment sources to be easily viewed on the 24-inch (EW2440L) and 27-inch (EW2740L) screens. Equipped with BenQ’s groundbreaking ZeroFlicker™ technology, the displays also eliminate traditional LED flicker issues, enabling seamless viewing sessions and increased user comfort.  Read the rest of this entry »

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11th December 2013

Nintendo 3DS System Update Brings Nintendo Network ID And Miiverse

Nintendo Canada Nintendo Canada announced today that a system update for Nintendo 3DS is now available and brings with it new features that enable Nintendo Network ID functionality, as well as the ability to browse and post on Miiverse.  The update will allow users to register a Nintendo Network ID to their Nintendo 3DS system. If they also have a Wii U system, they can use the same Nintendo Network ID to combine their Nintendo eShop balances and Wish Lists. A Nintendo Network ID is required to download free content, like game demos, from the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd November 2013

Xbox One Breaks One Million Absorption Point

Xbox CanadaFollowing a worldwide celebration, Xbox One launched in 13 markets yesterday to great fanfare. The team is excited to confirm the launch of Xbox One was the biggest launch in Xbox history, with more than one million consoles sold through worldwide in less than 24 hours – surpassing day one Xbox 360 sales and setting a new record for Microsoft. Xbox One is now sold out at most retailers, but Microsoft is working towards replenishing stock as fast as possible to meet the unprecedented demand from its customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd November 2013

Xbox One Greets The World

Xbox CanadaXbox One has landed store shelves and became available online today, delighting the millions of fans participating in global launch celebrations, watching a live broadcast on Spike TV and lining up at retail stores to be among the first to grab an Xbox One. The hotly anticipated, new-generation games and entertainment system from Microsoft Corp. brings the best games, live TV, Skype, sports, fitness, music and more to one single device at the center of the living room, all available at the command of your voice, powered by Kinect and Bing.* Xbox One is available now in 13 markets worldwide, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Ireland and Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th November 2013

SkyDrive Integration For Game DVR Upload On Xbox One

Xbox CanadaSince Microsoft first announced Game DVR and Upload features for Xbox One, they’ve seen lots of interest from gamers on how these features will help them capture their best gaming moments. When you bring your Xbox One home this week, you will find it easy to record your clips and personalize them for your Xbox Live friends to see. And Microsoft is happy to reveal a new feature they’ve been hard at work on down in Redmond. Thanks to SkyDrive on Xbox One, you can save your edited game clips directly to the cloud and share the way you want to share without any restrictions or limitations. Xbox One is the only console that allows you to take your clips to any social network, video upload site or professional editing tool. Read the rest of this entry »

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