Gadgets are popular Christmas presents. Cameras, smartphones, iPads, laptops, software, and other bits of technology find their way under the tree each year. Let’s take a look at some ways to get the most of your toys. Continue reading “Get the Most Out of Your New Gadgets”
BlackBerry Made a Profit
BlackBerry surprised investors by posting a profit for Q4. $98m goes back into their coffers as they look ahead to the release of the Q10 smartphone that features a full QWERTY keyboard.
This week was focused on some retail products, how we buy them, and the volatile nature of Apple’s stock.
Amazon Prime in Canada
First up, Amazon Prime was recently announced for Canadian users on Amazon.ca. $79/year gets you unlimited two-day shipping to most Canadian locales, regardless of the price of the item. That means you can buy a $9.99 CD and have it in two days without paying $3-4 for shipping. No more adding items to your cart to reach $39 and get the free Super-Saver Shipping that takes 5-8 business days.
Light Amazon users will balk, but this could really change how some people shop. Amazon.ca’s catalogue has been expanding rapidly over the past couple of years. You can now grab kitchen appliances, gifts, electronics, and other goods along with the staples like books, movies, and music. Amazon’s prices are often hard to beat, so throw in free, fast shipping, and that $79 Prime account is looking pretty good.