Category: How-to’s

Ditching Chrome? Heres how to move your bookmarks and passwords to another browser

Ditching Chrome? Here’s how to move your bookmarks and passwords to another browser

If you’ve been considering making a jump away from Google Chrome, you’re not alone. Plenty of people are toying with the idea, whether because of concerns over privacy or perhaps issues with performance. Others just want a change of pace. Thankfully, whatever your reasoning for switching web browsers, the process is a lot simpler than […]

Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Crave and Netflix [April 20 -- 26]

Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Crave and Netflix [April 20 — 26]

Every week, MobileSyrup goes over some of the most notable movies and TV shows that recently hit Canadian streaming platforms. This column typically focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, but other services like Apple TV+ and Disney+ will be mentioned when relevant. We’ll also highlight shows or movies […]

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 […]

Here are all the free TV and sports offerings to watch during COVID-19 quarantine

Here are all the free TV and sports offerings to watch during COVID-19 quarantine

In response to the spread of the coronavirus causing COVID-19, several Canadian companies have rolled out free TV channel and sports offers to customers. Meant to help parents keep kids entertained, or to help people entertain themselves while quarantining or self-isolating, here’s a roundup of all the offers available. MobileSyrup will update this page with new […]

Here are all of the movies streaming early in Canada due to COVID-19

Over the past week, many major film companies have had to drastically alter their film release slates amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Since this has led to the indefinite closure of theatres in Canada and other countries, studios have instead opted to bring some of their recent movies to digital platforms early. Altogether, there are more […]

Heres what coming to BritBox in April 2020

Here’s what coming to BritBox in April 2020

BBC Studios and ITV have revealed what content is coming to British programming-focused streaming service in April. The streaming platform, which costs $8.99 CAD/month, offers access to such series as Doctor Who, Emmerdale and Five by Five. In April, the service will add the following programming: April 1st Beach Bodies (BritBox Event) Shetland The Coroner The Bay […]

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 […]

Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney+ and Netflix [March 9 -- 15]

Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney+ and Netflix [March 9 — 15]

Every week, MobileSyrup goes over some of the most notable movies and TV shows to have recently hit Canadian streaming platforms. This column typically focuses on content from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, but other streaming services like Apple TV+ and Disney+ will be mentioned when relevant. We’ll also highlight shows or […]

Heres whats coming to CTV Throwback and CTV Movies in April

Here’s what’s coming to CTV Throwback and CTV Movies in April

There’s Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV+, Prime Video and so many other streaming services available in Canada. While Bell has Crave, the company also offers streaming via CTV.ca and the CTV app. Available in the CTV app is ‘CTV Throwback’ and ‘CTV Movies,’ which both offer free streaming of full seasons of classic series. Here’s all […]

Heres how to enable one-handed mode on your smartphone

Here’s how to enable one-handed mode on your smartphone

Phones have gotten incredibly big in recent years and using them with one hand can be an exercise in finger gymnastics. To cut down on that frustration, many manufacturers include a built-in one-handed mode on their phones. So, here’s how to enable that mode and, if available, how to adjust the settings to suit your […]