Could this decision help bring Spotify, Pandora, Beats and other music streaming services to Canada?

Canada has long been the forgotten stepchild when it comes to tech companies that deliver music streaming products. Pandora is the world's most popular personal radio service and it's not available in Canada. Neither is one of the most-recognized on-demand services, Spotify. Until recently, Google managed to launch its Play Music service in several countries an ocean away yet not in the country directly above where it's based. Why?...

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Flappy Bird Coming Back in August

Flappy Bird was an immensely popular game that was pulled a few months back by it's creator Doug Nguyen because "it was too addictive" and was taking up too much of its players's time. Now it seems that he has figured out how to make it less addictive and plans to bring the game back to market in a slightly altered form in August. Mr. Nguyen told CNBC that he plans to bring this game back in a multi-player form for both Android and...

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Microsoft Just Released an Update for Windows Phone 8.1 Preview

When Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1, they also released a preview for developers at the same time. Downloading this update to a Windows Phone 8 device was very simple; you didn't need to be a developer to do it and many non-developers did just that. However, as with any preview, there were some bugs and glitches. Microsoft just released an update to address some of those glitches. Microsoft today rolled out Windows Phone 8.1...

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First Quarter SmartPhone Numbers are Out With No Real Surprises

The latest numbers are out from ABI Research on worldwide smartphone shipments for Q1 of 2014 and there are no real shocks here.  Android is still king of the mobile hill, Apple is growing and Windows Phone as established itself nicely as third eco-system. Since none of these numbers are truly shocking, here's what we can take away from the above chart. First, it seems that even with Microsoft's best efforts to capture the low-end...

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Twitter and Amazon Join Forces for #AmazonCart

Amazon wants you to buy more product from them, Twitter needs more ad money to bring up it's stock price and you being the tech geek you are spend a lot time on Twitter. What do all of these things have in common? Nothing till right now and the new hashtag #AmazonCart. That's right did your friend tweet a product on Amazon that caught your eye and are afraid you will forget about it or are just simply too lazy to follow the link an...

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Is This the Back of the LG G3?

Above you see the a picture of a supposed case for the upcoming LG G3 which was believable enough since the button placement was on the back of the device and the case matches up with that.  Then more recently, the picture of the back of the LG G3 leaked from a source that matched that case. Mind you there is no proof that either of these pictures are real; however, it's worth passing along. Also, I have no idea what that extra sensor...

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