Tag Archive: Canada


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…]

Check out these tech deals for Labour Day in Canada

Labour Day sparks some big sales at Canadian retailers so we’re rounding up a bunch of the best deals around!

Labour Day is here for Canadians and as well as scoring an additional day off work, it also brings with it a number of sales at some of the country’s biggest retailers. Many popular tech gadgets, accessories, and more are on sale right now, and we’re bringing you a sample of some of the best to whet  [Read More…]

Canada Deal: Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ are $200 off right now

Don’t pass this deal up!

Amazon currently has both the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ on sale for $ 760 and $ 900 respectively. These are both the unlocked versions, meaning you’ll be able to just take your existing SIM card and pop it in and start using it. Normally, both phones sell for around $ 200 more and considering they were only just released a few months back, this is a great offer that you  [Read More…]

Amazon brings its $8 monthly Prime subscription to Canada

Spread the cost of your Prime membership over 12 months.

Amazon Canada has today introduced a monthly membership option for its Prime services. Beforehand, those wanting Amazon Prime above the border would have to pay the $ 79 annual fee upfront to gain access to its benefits, but can now opt to pay $ 7.99 per month instead. Prime members in the U.S. have had the option to pay monthly since late 2016, with UK members also being able  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone in Canada is finally getting its official Oreo update

Now, where’s that Oreo update for the U.S.?

In mid-July, BlackBerry announced it was running an invite-only Android Oreo beta for the KEYone to trial the software update before rolling it out to all users. Starting today, August 15, that update is finally being released to all KEyone owners in Canada.

The Oreo update will start rolling out around 9:00 AM ET, and if you don’t get a notification for it, you can always manually check for  [Read More…]

Echo Dot and Echo Spot are discounted today only at Amazon Canada

Save money on an Echo Dot or Echo Spot — or both!

Amazon Canada has today reduced the price of its popular Echo Dot to $ 59.99. The Dot regularly sells for $ 69.99, making this offer a great opportunity to get into the Echo ecosystem or add Alexa to more rooms in your house.

Most will already be familiar with Amazon Echo line of products, adding smart assistant functionality to rooms in your home. The hands-free,  [Read More…]

ILIFE’s A4s robot vacuum cleaner is just $187 at Amazon Canada today

Hands-free cleaning without breaking the bank.

Amazon Canada has ILIFE’s A4s Robot Vacuum on sale for $ 187.49 today only as its Deal of the Day. This vacuum normally sells for $ 250 so today’s discount makes for a considerable saving.

The A4s has a 3-step cleaning system with a strong suction and multiple sensors to avoid bumping into objects or falling off stairs. You can schedule it to run at times that are convenient for you,  [Read More…]