Author: Brad Bennett

Netflix might be launching a feature that lets you watch content as it downloads

New strings of code found in the latest version of Netflix’s Android app suggest that in future subscribers will be able to watch content as it’s downloading. The code was found in ‘version 7.58.0,’ according to Android Police, but the feature doesn’t seem to be live yet. While this doesn’t seem like the most useful feature, […]

Brad Bennetts COVID-19 quarantine boredom guide

Brad Bennett’s COVID-19 quarantine boredom guide

As we settle into the second week of people working from home across Canada in order to practice social distancing, here’s a list of some of the things I’ve been doing to keep busy and occupied during these long days at home. Each member of the MobileSyrup team is writing their own guide regarding what […]

How to get the most out of Google Maps

How to get the most out of Google Maps

Google Maps is the standard when it comes to turn-by-turn navigation, but who knew that the app has a ton of other features packed inside of it that makes it a lot more useful then it lets on. There are a few killer features built into the Google Maps app that won’t only make it […]

OnePlus still updating phones from 2017 with February 2020 security patch

OnePlus still updating phones from 2017 with February 2020 security patch

OnePlus is still rolling out updates to its two flagship phones from 2017, the OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T. Users on reddit are reporting that the company is currently rolling out ‘OxyegenOS 9.0.11,’ which includes the relatively recent February 2020 security patch from Google. Alongside this, the 300MB file also includes a few bug […]

Tesla has now built over one million cars

Tesla has now built over one million cars

Electric vehicle company Tesla has hit the one million cars manufactured milestone. Elon Musk announced the news on Twitter alongside a picture of some Tesla staff members and a red Model Y, which is assumed to be the millionth car. Congratulations Tesla team on making our 1,000,000th car!! pic.twitter.com/5M99a9LLQi — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 10, […]

Replacement iPhone supply low at some stores due to Coronavirus

Replacement iPhone supply low at some stores due to Coronavirus

Apple is telling some of its retail store workers that they might be in short supply of replacement iPhones for the next two to four weeks. Bloomberg reports that Apple Store employees can offer to mail replacement iPhones and other hardware to customers since there won’t be enough to go around. Apple is running low […]

Oppo makes an Android version of the Apple Watch because why not?

Oppo makes an Android version of the Apple Watch because why not?

Chinese technology company Oppo has started teasing its upcoming Oppo Watch and it reminds me of something, but I just can’t put my finger on it. The watch has a rectangular watch face and even some of the software we’ve seen so far looks like icons and colours that Apple uses on the Apple Watch. […]

You’ll never guess what the most popular Pokémon is 

The Pokémon Company and Google have finally revealed the results of a survey that aimed to discover what the world’s most popular Pokémon is, and the results may surprise you. A few weeks ago Google asked people to vote for their favourite Pokémon in every generation, and now it’s shared the winners in a YouTube […]

Koho is a digital bank account aimed at helping you budget

Koho is a Canadian online digital banking/saving app that can be used in a few different ways, but I find it works best as a complement to your regular banking system. In essence, Koho is an app that allows you to manage your money and a reloadable Visa card. This lets you track your spending, […]

Target inventory listings suggests new Apple TV and AirPods on the way

A leaked online inventory listing for a bunch of unnamed Apple products hit the web today, suggesting that the tech giant might have some new products up its sleeve. It’s typical for Apple to hold some kind of spring product release event so this news isn’t entirely out of the blue. The listings are for ‘AirPods […]