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Microsoft Surface Go with LTE Advanced

Google Pixel Slate

ABox Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Starter kit

BlackBerry KEY2 LE

2018 MacBook Air

ViewSonic M1 portable projector

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Waze navigation app on Apple CarPlay

Apple iPhone XR

Apple Watch Series 4

Apple iPhone XS Max

Google Pixel 3 XL

Fitbit Charge 3

Rowenta Intense Air Pure Purifier

iOS 12

Bissell CrossWave PetPro Multi-Surface Cleaner

Casper Dog Bed

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

MacBook Pro 13 (2018)

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric Plus PHEV Driver

Dyson Pure Cool HEPA Air Purifier and Fan

BlackBerry Key 2

Sonos Beam

Huawei P20 Pro

Apple HomePod

Google Home Max 

Motorola Moto G6

Fitbit Versa

Sennheiser Ambeo Smart headset

Amazon Echo Spot

Apple iPad (2018)

Spectre x360 13 2-in-1

Samsung Galaxy S9

Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset and Controller

ScoopFree Original Self Cleaning Litter Box

Kindle Oasis (2017) - The Perfect eBook reader

Azio's Retro Classic Mechanical Keyboard

Google Pixel Buds

Jaybird Run wireless bluetooth headphones

BlackBerry Motion

Apple iPhone X

Microsoft Xbox One X

Miele Blizzard CX1 Hardfloor PowerLine

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Sonos One Smart Speaker

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Anki Overdrive - Fast and Furious Edition

Apple TV 4K

Google Home Mini

Fitbit Flyer

Fitbit Ionic

Huawei P10

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular

2018 Toyota C-HR

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Nomad leather case for iPhone 8 Plus

Alcatel A50

Thursday
Jul212011

Apple's roaring Lion enjoys 1 Million first day downloads

OS X  Lion is enjoying an early milestone.

Apple today announced that in just one day, over one million users bought and downloaded Mac OS X Lion, the eighth major release of the world’s most advanced operating system. Available through the Mac App Store for $29.99 (CAN), users are buying Lion faster than any other OS release in Apple’s history.

“Lion is off to a great start, user reviews and industry reaction have been fantastic,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “Lion is a huge step forward, it’s not only packed with innovative features but it’s incredibly easy for users to update their Macs to the best OS we’ve ever made.”

Lion introduces more than 250 new features to the Mac, including Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control, an innovative view of everything running on your Mac; the Mac App Store, the best place to find and explore great software; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app.

Read about our inital impressions of OS X Lion in Marketnews.ca here.

Photo by Gadjo C. Sevilla

Wednesday
Jul202011

Corporate tablets from Cisco and Lenovo look to change things in enterprise

Lenovo's recently revealed ThinkPad Tablet and Cisco's little known Cius tablet have their work cut out for them. These are two enterprise grade Android tablets that have no consumer aspirations and will be offered directly to corporate buyers for corporate uses. Lenovo is leveraging the famed ThinkPad name and goes back to the brand's roots since the very first ThinkPad was, you guessed it, a tablet PC.  Cisco's got the Cius geared gor business grade users (see below) and they even have their own developer community for Cius specific apps.

Pricing and avalabilty for both have not yet been revealed but we're betting they will be more expensive that the current crop of consumer tablets slugging it out in the market today.

Wednesday
Jul202011

New MacBook Airs, Mac minis and Lion usher in age of Thunderbolt

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

It's been an Apple extravaganza with updated MacBook Airs (now with backlit screens, Intel Core i5 processors and Thunderbolt ports), spanking new Mac Minis (sans optical drive) but with more powerful processors and up to 8GB of RAM. Apple also released the world's first 27" inch Thunderbold display with a built in Facetime camera. It was also time to bid goodbye to the white  MacBook which has been discontinued for good.

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Wednesday
Jul202011

Apple's all-time record revenue, iPhone Sales Grow 142 %; iPad Sales Grow 183 %

Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 third quarter ended June 25, 2011. The iPhone maker posted record quarterly revenue of $28.57 billion and record quarterly net profit of $7.31 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $15.70 billion and net quarterly profit of $3.25 billion, or $3.51 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 41.7 per cent compared to 39.1 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 62 per cent of the quarter’s revenue.

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