Technology

Here are the changes to Canadian carrier rate plans this week [January 21 – January 27]

There are over 30 million wireless subscribers in Canada and if you’re in the market to switch carriers, then you’ll want to know about the most current promotions and mobile phone rate plan changes. You can find all those changes and additions below in a simple, easy to read chart. Every week MobileSyrup shall article the…
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Samsung’s new Exynos 7904 chip promises high-end multimedia supplies for mid-range smartphones

Samsung today released its most current mid-range phone chipset, the Exynos 7904. The company says it designed the 7904 specifically with the Indian market in mind. The 14-nanometre, octa-core system-on-a-chip supplies two high-performance Cortex-A73 cores and six high-efficiency Cortex-A53 cores. The chipset’s image signal processor (ISP), meanwhile, works with a single camera resolution of up to 32-megapixels.…
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Rogers expected to ‘continue to reflect solid growth’ in Q4 2018: analyst

According to Scotiabank’s analysis, Canada’ national telecommunications carrier Rogers is expected to “continue to reflect solid growth” when it releases its Q4 2018 results upcoming week. In a January 16th, 2019 email referring to Rogers’ expected results and outlook, the bank’s telecom analyst Jeff Fan said he expects Rogers “will once again lead the national…
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Google Store mark downs Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL by $200

Google has discounted its Pixel 3 lineup by $200. After the discount, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL start at $799 and $929, respectively. Also included in the offer are the 128GB variants of both devices. They’re priced at $929 and $1,059, respectively. Whatever your choice of model, Google also includes free shipping. The…
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Ritual expands to more Toronto neighbourhoods and U.S. cities

Toronto-based order-ahead app Ritual is expanding to new Toronto neighbourhoods this week, and to a few U.S. cities as well. This follows the company’s current expansion to Cabbagetown and Leaside. First up, Ritual is coming to Queensway on January 21st with the Queensway $1 Food Festival. The festival shall run over the upcoming two weeks, ending…
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Dolby is testing an app that records studio quality audio on your phone

Dolby is working on a new phone app that supposedly can clean up and improve audio recorded with your smartphone. Codenamed ‘234’ and formerly tested under the name ‘Dolby Live,’ the free app measures background noise before you record so it can cancel it out. Furthermore, the app offers users effect ‘packs’ that can augment…
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Facebook Says It Will Work With Germany to Counter E.U. Election Meddling

Facebook has released plans to partner with the German government to target fake accounts and combat misinformation ahead of the European Union elections in May, CNN reports. The social media giant’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg told a conference in Munich Sunday that Facebook shall work with Germany’s Federal Office for Information and Security among…
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Oracle gears up to launch its first India data centre this year

New Delhi: Buoyed by the high demand in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), telecom and manufacturing sectors in India, Cloud popular Oracle is decided to launch its first-ever data centre in India later this year, a top global executive told IANS on Monday. The data centre, in all probability to come up in…
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Decoder, an app that boosts the human brain’s attention and concentration

London: A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge has created a brain training app that can improve concentration against daily distractions that people face in a connected world. The team demonstrated that playing the game app called ‘Decoder’ on an iPad for eight hours over one month enhanced attention and concentration. This form…
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This laptop is small enough to fit inside a computer mouse [Sticky or Not]

One of the great things about smartphones is the fact that they’re essentially a mini computer that can fit in your pocket. Now, someone has found a way to make an actual mini laptop that can fit in a computer mouse. In a current video, YouTuber Electronic Grenade explained that he wanted to make such a “Computer…
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