A young Toronto entrepreneur is giving away a minimum of $1,000 per week with the hopes of attracting enough players to play his games and build his user base and then in turn earn ad dollars to take on the likes of Candy Crush. And unlike other revenue models where you need to pay-to-play, this model is Free-2-Win; there are no in-app purchases. And the more you play, the more chances you have to win.
As Apple hikes the price of those just under a buck apps in Canada to $1.19, it looks like for now, the $0.99 app is a thing of the past The cause of the increase, no doubt, is due to our weaker Loonie, closing Tuesday at $0.8365 against the US Greenback. And it was just a matter of time before the exchange rate differential caught up with pricing north of the border.
While there’s no shortage of gadgets and techie things we can take on a summer trip, there’s always a shortage of space – whether it’s room in one’s backpack, suitcase, trunk of the car or your smartphone’s memory. Nevertheless, here’s an eclectic mix of eight things that may come in handy and you might want to consider taking along for the ride to ensure smooth sailing this summer.
Tennis, as we know it, has been around since 1875. Today, a new door opens up in Canada as Babolat (based in Lyons France), the inventor of the natural gut string racquet (or racket if you prefer), over a century-ago, introduces Babolat Play Pure Drive in Canada offering our country’s first connected tennis racquet.