Amazon Echo, Echo Dot & Echo Plus are now available in Canada

After being announced back in November, Amazon’s latest Echo devices, the Echo (2nd Generation), Echo Dot and Echo Plus are now available for purchase in Canada.

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Three things Canadian retailers must do before launching “smart stores”

This post was contributed by, Mary Ann Yule, president of HP Canada. 

Odd as it may seem, Amazon, the bellwether of online shopping, is marketing actual stores. The retail giant is testing a smart convenience store concept in Seattle that lets shoppers grab-and-go without dealing with cashiers or money.

Why would Amazon bother? Because like a growing number of retailers, it sees a huge opportunity to breathe new life into brick-and-mortar stores and streamline an experience that has increasingly resulted in customers feeling overwhelmed with data.

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Konami Code unlocks surprise on new commemorative Canadian $10 bill site

Who among doesn’t love easter eggs, well The Bank of Canada’s web team certain does and they’re not afraid to show their nerdy side. They have added a nice easter egg on their site to explore the new $10 bill to celebrate Canada’s 150th.

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Favourite Apps of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s that time of year for the annual “best of …” or “favourite thing of 2015.”

This post will be focusing on the apps that I used the most this year, so much that I consider them my favourite apps of 2015. Some of these apps might not have come out in 2015 but some have been significantly since last year’s post: Favourite Apps of 2014.

Some of these apps are just available on only one platform (just Android or just iOS) but some of them are multiplatform in which they are on both Android and iOS and have a web app as well.

The links to download these apps will be in the form of “Get on Google Play” or “Get it on the App Store” pictures after each app description.

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