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Sony Xperia XZ1 coming to Canada through Bell and Freedom Mobile

Fingerprint sensor in tow, the Xperia XZ1 is coming to Canada.

It’s Sony’s best phone ever, and even without a fingerprint sensor earned a recommendation from our own Andrew Martonik — despite its $ 699 price.

Now we’re hearing that Sony’s 5.2-inch flagship is coming to Canada on October 26 through carriers Bell and Freedom Mobile. Pricing and availability will be shared at a later date, but given its near-$ 700 U.S. price tag it’s safe to  [Read More…]

Spread better Wi-Fi through your home with Luna’s refurb 3-pack for $200

Mesh Wi-Fi systems are all the rage these days, and there is a good reason for it. If you live in a large home or have ever struggled with maintaining a solid connection across your unusually shaped home, trying to fix the issues could turn out to be quite a pain. Those pains have since been alleviated, and getting a solid connection across your house only takes a few minutes to get set up.

Woot, through Amazon, is currently offering  [Read More…]

Get up to $410 back when trading in your Pixel through Google Store

A new trade-in program on the Google Store allows you to get up to $ 410 back for your soon-to-be outdated Pixel XL

We’re just a few short days away from Google’s official unveiling of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, and in preparation for this, Google quietly launched a trade-in program on the Google Store late last week. The company’s own Pixel and Pixel XL were noticeably absent from the list of eligible phones to trade in,  [Read More…]

Walmart products are now available through Google Express and Home

Walmart finally makes its debut on Google Express and Home, with free shipping on orders of $ 35 or more.

You can do a lot of things with Google Home — you can ask for current weather conditions, call friends and family, set alarms, create reminders, and plenty more. In the most recent addition to Google’s smart speaker, you can now order products from Walmart through Google Express.

Google announced that Walmart would be coming to Home  [Read More…]

Play audio through your car stereo with this $13 Bluetooth FM Transmitter

Listening to the radio and its countless commercials regarding products you hardly ever care about can be such a waste of time. Ditch the controlled playlists and songs you don’t want to hear over and over for Otium’s Bluetooth FM Transmitter which is now available at Amazon for just $ 12.99 when you enter promo code Y2RJCO6I at checkout to save $ 5 off its regular price.

Plug Otium’s FM Transmitter into your cigarette lighter socket and tune  [Read More…]

Moto X4 passes through the FCC

The Motorola Moto X4 has passed through the FCC for certification.

The release of the Motorola Moto X4 is getting closer and closer, as the device has passed through the FCC for certification and compliance testing. Phones typically pass through the FCC a month or two before hitting store shelves, which lines up with rumors than the device will launch in the fourth quarter of this year.

9to5Google reports the specifications that are confirmed in the FCC  [Read More…]

Pixel 2 passes through the FCC, HTC confirmed as manufacturer

The smaller 2017 Pixel has made its way to the FCC, confirming some of the rumors surrounding the device.

Phones that are being sold in the U.S. need to be certified by the Federal Communication Commission in order to ensure they meet the necessary legal requirements such as being able to accept interference from other devices. As we get closer to the release of the next Pixel smartphones, the smaller of the two devices has made its way to  [Read More…]

You can now send money through PayPal in Skype chats

Skype this week announced it was adding PayPal integration to its Android and iOS mobile apps. The partnership will allow users to simply send money to each other while chatting on Skype on their smartphone. The new “Send Money” feature is available only for personal use, so you won’t be able to employ it to […]

Debugging a killer launcher feature: Why Google Now on third-party launchers has to jump through hoops

Google Now’s feed is a killer launcher feature with a killer requirement.

Months ago when Google announced it would be retiring the Google Now Launcher, it also announced that it was releasing code from that launcher for manufacturers to build their own version with, allowing them to put a Google Now page in their pre-loaded launcher. As expected, this code is something third-party launchers would love to play with, and it’s already been implemented by Nova Launcher  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s ambitious new fingerprint sensors work through touchscreens

Qualcomm wants you to unlock your phone in ways you haven’t before.

Qualcomm wants in on the fingerprint sensor madness, since every phone these days has one — or should — and the company basically owns every other part of the animal, so why not another?

Dubbed Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors, the term encompasses three main input methods: Display, Metal, and Glass. The first is both the most interesting and requires the longest wait, since it represents the  [Read More…]