On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about the first smartphone built from the ground up by Google, the Pixel and Pixel XL, as well as Rogers' new worry-free data management feature. Rose Behar, Zach Gilbert, and Patrick O'Rourke join Igor Bonifacic to discuss their hot takes on Google's devices and ask the question, is Google becoming more like Apple?

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Category:technology -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

On this week's episode of SyrupCast, we dig into the downfall of BlackBerry's hardware division. Zach Gilbert, previously of TheBerryFix and, and now MobileSyrup's director of social media and community manager, joins the podcast to give us his views on what went wrong.

Also providing his views on Blackberry's decision, Douglas Soltys, editor in chief of BetaKit and former blog manager at RIM. As always, MobileSyrup senior editors Patrick O'Rourke and Igor Bonifacic also drop knowledge on both BlackBerry and Shomi on this week's podcast.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 4:03pm EST

Welcome to the new and improved Syrupcast!

On this episode of our new an improved podcast we talk about the Note 7's ongoing recall, detailing exactly how the process is going to work, Google's new chat app Allo and the continued disaster that is Yahoo.

Direct download: MobileSyrup_88_finalcut.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 2:22pm EST

SyrupCast 87: The new hotness

On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about Apple's iPhone 7 launch in Canada, Samsung's unfortunate Note 7 debacle, and the evolution of sound on our Podcast. 

Hosts: Igor Bonifacic, Patrick O'Rourke, Rose Behar, Ian Hardy

Duration: 32:53

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Category:technology -- posted at: 3:21pm EST

On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about Apple's iPhone 7 event and the reveal of LG's ticker display V20. 

Direct download: SyrrupCast86.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:32pm EST

SyrupCast 85: Modular regrets

On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about how the beautiful Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is catching on fire and causing the company to recall all 2.5 million units it sold. In addition, once again, we speak about Canada's wireless speeds and connectivity. Finally, we venture down the path of the future of modular phones with the Moto Z play and Google's Project Ara.

Hosts: Igor Bonifacic, Patrick O'Rourke, Jessica Vomiero, Ian Hardy

Duration: 39:53

Direct download: MobileSyrup_SyrupCast_85.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:18pm EST

On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about how comparably horrible Canadian internet is given the expensive wireless price tags attached to many subscriptions, and briefly delve into iPhone 7 rumours.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Open Signal's latest wireless report and McDonald's entry and quick exit in the wearable market.

Direct download: SyrupCast_83.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 5:31pm EST

On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about the CRTC's recently released international telecom study, confirming what we already know; Canadians pay a lot for home phone, internet and wireless services. 


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Category:technology -- posted at: 12:03pm EST

SyrupCast 81: Galaxy Note 7 and the Hub+ life

On this episode of the SyrupCast we talk about the new Galaxy Note 7 from Samsung. In addition, we speak about how BlackBerry is offering its Hub technology to Android 6.0 users, which could be the company setting itself up for a life beyond hardware.

We also venture into a discussion about the recent $1.3 billion suit against the Canadian Government by former Wind Mobile owner. Oh and we briefly talk eye styes.

Hosts: Patrick O'Rourke, Rose Behar, Igor Bonifacic, Ian Hardy

Duration: 46:03

Direct download: MobileSyrup_SyrupCast_81.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 9:44am EST