Canadians Pay $191 Per Month on Communications Tech

Christine Persaud 10/17/2014 08:58:05 AM EST in Electronics

Canadians Pay $191 Per Month on Communications Tech

Canadians spent an average of $191 per month on communications technology last year, representing growth that was higher than overall inflation.

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Target Canada Opens 3 New Stores

Published: 10/17/2014 08:36:36 AM EST

Target Canada Opens 3 New Stores

Just in time for the kick-off of the holiday season, Target has opened three new stores in Canada, finalizing its schedule for the calendar year 2014, and bringing its total store count for the country up to 133.

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Cisco Canada Names New President

Published: 10/17/2014 11:23:48 AM

Cisco Canada Names New President

Cisco Canada has appointed Bernadette Wightman its new President. She will be taking over the position from Nitin Kawale, who is leaving the company after 19 years, including six in the position of president in Canada.

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Pioneer AV Receiver Gets Energy Star 3 Rating

Published: 10/17/2014 08:30:06 AM

Pioneer AV Receiver Gets Energy Star 3 Rating

Pioneer Electronics of Canada, Inc. has announced the first AV receiver to receive Energy Star 3 certification. Priced at $1,100, the Elite SC-81 7.2-channel multi-zone receiver employs efficient Class D3 amplification, which helped it receive the Energy Star 3 rating.

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Rdio Switches to AAC Streaming

Published: 10/16/2014 10:00:01 PM

Rdio Switches to AAC Streaming

Rdio has adopted the AAC format for its music streaming services and apps. Its entire catalog of 30 million tracks has been converted to AAC for this launch. Until now, Rdio has been streaming in MP3 format.

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Netflix Ends Q3 With US$1.22B, Adds 3M Members, Gets Friends

Published: 10/16/2014 08:58:59 AM

Netflix Ends Q3 With US$1.22B, Adds 3M Members, Gets Friends

Netflix has confirmed in its latest earnings report that the video streaming subscription service added more than 3 million members, ending Q3 with a total of 53.1 million members globally, and US$1.22B in revenue.

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Waterproof Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Available October 31

Published: 10/16/2014 08:18:42 AM

Waterproof Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Available October 31

While others are going big, Sony is going small with its latest Xperia smartphone, the Z3 Compact, which boasts a 4.6" 720p Triluminos screen, is just 8.6mm thin, and weighs 129 grams.

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Batch of Google Devices Upstaging Apple?

Published: 10/15/2014 06:17:08 PM

Batch of Google Devices Upstaging Apple?

Has Google's introduction today of three new devices, plus the new Android Lollipop OS, upstaged tomorrow's Apple at its California HQ? Google not only debuted its Nexus 9 tablet, its Nexus 6 smartphone, and Lollipop to run them, but its first set-top TV streaming box too.

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Charge Your Gadgets With Your Bag

Published: 10/15/2014 05:35:57 PM

Charge Your Gadgets With Your Bag

Portable device chargers are all the rage, so much so that it's common now to find someone who's thrown one (even two!) into his bag. But what if the bag could actually do the charging for you?

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Sonos Boost Now Available

Published: 10/15/2014 05:26:46 PM

Sonos Boost Now Available

The Sonos Boost, announced last month as a wireless accessory alternative to the Bridge, is now available in Canada for $109.

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