Tag Archive: Canada


Amazon Echo Input launches in Canada for $45

Early adopters can grab it for just $ 30.

The Echo Input, Amazon’s smart hockey puck that turns old/dumb speakers into Alexa-enabled ones, is coming to Canada after launching in the U.S. in late 2018.

Using either Bluetooth or a 3.5mm cable, the Echo Input connects to existing speakers throughout your home and allows you to perform Alexa voice commands as if the assistant was built right into them. For people that already own good sound equipment  [Read More…]

How to watch Super Bowl 53 online in the US, Canada, UK, and more

Near or far, here’s how to follow all the football action in Atlanta this Sunday.

Super Bowl Sunday is nearly upon us! The dynastic New England Patriots take on the greatest show on turf known as the Los Angeles Rams in an Atlanta-bound showdown featuring the league’s two best teams.

For the uninitiated, the Super Bowl is the championship game for the National Football League (NFL), and the winner will have the honor of being called the  [Read More…]

Nokia is finally bringing its phones to carriers in the U.S. and Canada

Nokia’s launching two new budget phones in honor of the expansion.

HMD Global has been doing wonders with the Nokia brand over the last couple years, and while we’ve seen a ton of excellent Nokia phones hit the market, North America hasn’t been a primary focus with these efforts.

Now, after selling a handful of unlocked phones in the U.S. and Canada, Nokia’s bringing two new phones to carriers in these countries for the first time.

Those  [Read More…]

Huawei CFO arrested in Canada for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions

Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng was arrested in Canada at the request of U.S. law enforcement officials.

Canadian authorities have arrested Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng on behalf of U.S. law enforcement officials. The Globe and Mail reports that Meng is currently being extradited to the U.S. on the suspicion she violated sanctions against Iran. She was arrested in Vancouver on December 1, with a court hearing set for December 7.

In a statement to the publication, Justice Department  [Read More…]

Don’t miss out on huge Black Friday savings in Canada

Whether you’re looking for new tech gear or household items, we’ve got you covered.

We found plenty of great deals today on Amazon Echo and Fire devices, Google Assistant-equipped tech, Bose headphones and speakers, and much more! Be sure to keep this page bookmarked and check back as more deals are added through the day.

All on sale Amazon Echo Spot, Echo Plus and Echo Show

Amazon has dropped the price of more of its own-brand products  [Read More…]

The Lenovo Smart Display is also available for pre-order in Canada

The Lenovo Smart Display also appears to be coming soon.

Smart Displays are the latest form factor to bring the Google Assistant into people’s homes, and since earlier this year, the Lenovo Smart Display has been doing just that for folks in the United States. Our friends in Canada have yet to join in on the Smart Display love, but thanks to a Best Buy listing, it would appear that that’s soon changing.

If you head to  [Read More…]

Telus has been crowned as the fastest wireless carrier in Canada

Maximum download speeds clocked in at 742Mbps.

Every year since 2013, the fine folks at PC Mag traverse their way throughout all of Canada to determine which wireless carrier in the country is truly the fastest. For 2018, it was determined that Telus is the fastest carrier for the second year in a row.

To conduct its test of Bell, Rogers, and Telus, PC Mag tested the service of all three providers in 36 cities across Canada’s  [Read More…]

Canada Daily Deals: GoPro Hero6, Bluetooth headphones, and more

Whether you’re looking for new tech gear or household items, we’ve got you covered.

We found plenty of great deals today that include big discounts on GoPro’s latest action cam, Bluetooth headphones for working out or zoning out, roasted coffee beans, and much more!

Each day, the Thrifter Canada team scouts out and shares amazing deals on products you know and love, helping you find the  [Read More…]

Canada Deal: The 1080p HD Arlo Q security camera is just $141 — today only

The Arlo Q is capable of recording when motion or sound is detected and is down to its best price ever right now.

Netgear’s Arlo Q 1080p HD Security Camera is on sale for just $ 141 at Amazon Canada for a limited time. This deal saves you almost $ 60 off its usual price and brings the camera down to the lowest its ever been.

This camera allows you to live stream 1080p HD video from  [Read More…]

Canada Deal: Make everything smarter with the $30 Wemo Mini Smart Plug

You’ll never have to manually flip a switch again with this deal.

Amazon has the Wi-Fi enabled Wemo Mini Smart Plug on sale for just $ 29.99. This is a great deal, especially when you consider a 3-pack of the plugs generally doesn’t drop far below $ 100.

What makes these Wemo smart plugs stand out is their size. You can easily stack two of these in a standard outlet without any issues. You can use the  [Read More…]