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Rogers and Shaw announce shutdown of Shomi

Posted by Derek Flack / September 26, 2016

shomiShomi, the streaming platform launched by Rogers and Shaw, will shut down on November 30, throwing in the towel in its battle with the American-based Netflix. The service, which was launched nearly two years ago, never managed to draw the type of market share it needed to compete with its US counterpart.

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See inside the offices of Toronto's 100 hottest startups

Posted by Amy Grief / September 19, 2016

startup open house torontoWhat goes on behind the scenes at Toronto startups and tech companies? While it may not look anything like Silicon in real life, we don't often get the chance to peek behind the curtain and see the inner workings of our city's most innovative and well-known tech-related companies.

But that'll all change this Thursday when Startup Open House returns for its third Toronto edition on Thursday, September 22.

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7 places to learn mobile app development in Toronto

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / September 11, 2016

mobile app developmentMobile app development skills are all the rage and thankfully there are a bunch of great places to take classes in Toronto. From full time, part time or just one-off courses there's lots to choose from when it comes to learning software, web and mobile development for your next killer app or website.

Here are my picks for where to learn some life upgrading skills in Toronto.

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The top 10 computer repair shops in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / September 6, 2016

computer repair torontoThe top computer repair shops in Toronto can be lifesavers when you need to get your machine back up and running after a liquid spill, screen damage, or temporary loss of data. In the world of Applecare and cheap PC laptops, fewer people turn towards repair shops than a decade ago, but when you need service, it makes a huge difference when it's fast and reliable.

These are my picks for the top computer repair shops in Toronto.

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Win a $500 back to school gift certificate from Best Buy

Posted by Staff / September 1, 2016

best buy contest torontoThis September Best Buy Canada and its Geek Squad Agents will roll into Toronto with the Best Buy Campus Tour to bring free tech support and the latest back-to-school solutions directly to where students are located, with stops at Ryerson, UofT and York University. To celebrate we've teamed up with Best Buy to give three lucky readers a $500 gift certificate.

Get all the contest details here.
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Toronto cuts down on PokeStops at Ferry Terminal

Posted by Amy Grief / August 25, 2016

toronto pokemon goThe Jack Layton Ferry Terminal is no longer the best place to play Pokemon Go in Toronto. That's because Mayor John Tory contacted PoGo developer Niantic and worked with the company to reduce the number of lakeside PokeStops - instead of nine, there are now four, as the Toronto Star reports.



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