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Canary channel for Chrome is now Available on Android

Google has made it possible for developers and those who like to live on the edge to try out pre-release versions of Chrome for quite some time, even on Android. But for the folks who want the absolute freshest version of Chrome, known as Canary, that was only possible on Mac and Windows. Until now.

The Canary channel for Chrome is now available on Android. The Canary channel has always released the most “bleeding-edge” version of Chrome possible. But of course it’s pre-release  [Read More…]

Go Time! Episode 14: Future forward

Episode 14 of Go Time! is here!

Russell and Erin are joined by Jen for the next installment of Go Time. It’s time to talk about the differences in Pokémon in different areas, traveling while playing Pokemon Go and hugging a giant Snorlax. We also talk about the new update and all the small changes to the UI that came with it.

After three and a half months, we’re just getting started! Join us again  [Read More…]

VRHeads is giving away a scary PlayStation VR prize pack!

Jump into a new world of fun with PlayStation VR!

PlayStation VR is here! With its impressive lineup of games and affordability, it’s shaping up to be one of the best VR headsets to arrive on the market. We had so much fun with our last PSVR giveaway, that we figured we’d do it again! First, let’s all congratulate the winner of that last contest, VRHeads reader Chemy JMHT!!

Now, on to the next one! It’s  [Read More…]

Daily Briefing: Pixel reviews, Snapdragon dominance, and Samsung battery folly

October 18, 2016: Launch day.

I love review embargo day. So much work and planning goes into that one moment where everything needs to go off without a hitch. If everything goes well, you shouldn’t notice. You should just see the posts and videos appear as they should, magically and effortlessly. If something goes wrong, the complaints come quick and often. I won’t say what happened, because it was corrected very quickly, but today had its  [Read More…]

Qualcomm boasts new super-fast 5G modem

Qualcomm has introduced the company’s first 5G modem with download capabilities reaching 5Gbps. The modem was briefed in whole at Qualcomm’s own 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong. The new chip is expected to have limited release in 2017 and have more mainstream integration throughout 2018. Major carriers are currently doing testing of 5G networks but launch

The Pixel’s secret weapon: 24/7 support

Call or chat, any time — and it’s included.

The Pixel and Pixel XL aren’t designed just for the hardcore Android enthusiast. Google has been moving that direction since the release of the Galaxy Nexus, and last year’s Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X were developer phones in name only. Besides a brand change, Google’s new phones are no longer built for the people who know how to flash them or like to tinker with things that  [Read More…]

How to unlock a phone from a service provider

When you purchase a phone from a carrier like AT&T, Verizon or Sprint, the device is essentially locked to that specific carrier. If you ever want to use your phone on another compatible network or sell the device to someone else for use elsewhere, you will have to ensure that it is unlocked or sell

The Pixel’s secret weapon: Google Assistant

Google Assistant becomes more than a chatbot on the Google Pixel.

Google seems really excited about Google Assistant. We get it. What started as an amazing online knowledge base has transformed from the information pipeline that was Google Now into an intelligent, fully-fledged AI assistant. It certainly took Google long enough — Siri and Cortana have been “friendlier” since their beginnings, though some say they could use a bit of work in the “intelligent” part.

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Google Pixel: Best Canadian deals and offers

What’s the best Canadian deal for the Pixel or Pixel XL?

If you’re a Canadian looking to buy one of Google’s latest phone, the Pixel or Pixel XL, you’re definitely going to want to take advantage of some of the deals being offered by carriers and other authorized sellers. These are premium devices, with prices starting at $ 899 for the 5-inch Pixel and a whopping $ 1,049 for the 5.5-inch Pixel XL.

Your best bet  [Read More…]

Best Wireless Charging Pads For Galaxy S7

Don’t fumble around with charging cables anymore — get a wireless charging pad instead!

So you just got the Galaxy S7 and now you want to charge it without having to plug it in each time? Samsung has once again opted to include multiple wireless charging standards on their latest phone, so you will have a variety of options available to purchase. Qi and Powermat have some differences, and not everyone will have the same needs  [Read More…]