1st November 2011

Top Holiday Toy List According To Toys R Us

toys r usEach year, parents tackle their holiday gift list for toddlers and big kids alike in an attempt to find the ultimate gift. To provide gift-givers with a head start in narrowing down this year’s top toy choices, Toys”R”Us, Canada unveiled its annual Holiday Hot Toy List packed with 20 new items that offer exceptional value in quality, price, and maximized PPU (Play-Per-Use). As the world’s leading specialty toy retailer, Toys”R”Us spends the year tracking new product releases worldwide to discover the best toys to include on its Holiday Hot Toy List. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Top Toy List According to Zellers

zellersIn the true spirit of the holidays, toy experts have united to come up with the much-anticipated Top 10 Toy List, showcasing the most interesting and imaginative toys that are sure to top children’s wish lists this holiday season.  Zellers consulted with some of the finest toy makers, including Hasbro and Mattel, as well as the most discerning of critics – shoppers – to find the toys that will surely fill Santa’s sack this Christmas. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Research Says Businesses Create Value by Embracing iPad

The Apple iPad has garnered a global reputation for being among the most innovative consumer technology products since its 2010 launch. According to a new study from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, however, that reputation is equally deserved in business – especially as firms leverage the popular tablet and others like it to improve operations and boost sales or customer service. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Loblaw Expands Wireless Offerings

PC MobileExpanding its role in the Canadian wireless market, Loblaw Companies Limited has announced plans to offer customers a full-service wireless shopping experience at The Mobile Shop, with a wide variety of post-paid mobile plan options. This move makes The Mobile Shop one of the biggest wireless retailers in Canada offering: Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Absolute Launches Document Control App for iOS

Absolute SoftwareFirmware-embedded endpoint security and management solutions provider Absolute®Software Corporation has announced the general availability of Absolute Manage 6.0, a product which offers the only single, unified console that natively enables IT administrators to efficiently manage all of their Mac, PC, Android and iOS devices by automating time-consuming IT processes such as software distribution, patch management, and asset inventory.  Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Language Industry Conference In Gatineau This Week

AILIAThe Language Industry Association (AILIA) will be hosting the Canadian Language Industry Showcase 2011 on November 3rd and 4th at the Holiday Inn Plaza La Chaudiere in Gatineau.  The theme for Showcase 2011 is “The Language Industry:  Looking Ahead”.  AILIA’s Annual General Meeting will take place as part of Friday’s schedule of activities.  Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Use Your Chef Skills In New Off The Record Skill Pack

CAPCOMFire up the grill and become everyone’s favorite meat man with the BBQ CHEF skill pack for Dead Rising 2 Off The Record from the Capcom Vancouver Game Studio. Get beefier attacks with the knife and cleaver, gain more health from delicious meats, cause bigger explosions to charbroil any zombies in range and make fatal use of the condiment bar! Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Audiokinetic and Audio Ease Announce Partnership

audiokineticMontreal’s Audiokinetic Inc. and Audio Ease B.V., a company from Utrecht in The Netherlands, have released details on a partnership where Audiokinetic will distribute award winning Altiverb Impulse Response packages for the Wwise convolution reverb plug-in. The first package will be available before the end of this year and will contain 49 impulse responses mostly oriented for the reproduction of outdoor environments. Reproducing outdoor environments is probably one of the most difficult tasks for sound designers today and this package arrives at the right moment for professionals seeking quality and realism in their games. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Best Buy Midnight Openings For CoD Modern Warfare 3 Announced

Best Buy CanadaBest Buy has revealed its plans for the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, including launch parties in Vancouver and Toronto as well as midnight opening events on Tuesday, November 8 at 12:01 a.m. at all stores except those in Sudbury and Quebec, which will open at 8:00a.m. on November 8th. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

MiGS 2011 Is Now Underway

MIGSThe Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS), presented by the Canada Media Fund, opens its doors today to 1,500 professionals from the video game industry, representing all four corners of the planet – and our @EmilyClaireAfan is there! Contact her via Twitter (or ‘hunt’ her down in the halls) if you’d like to get some coverage on Village Gamer. Follow hashtag #MIGS2011 for the latest goings-on from the conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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