HTC Vive VR headset pre-orders begin today

HTC Vive headset

HTC Vive VR headset pre-orders open today at 1000 ET (0700PT). To get you ready, we’ve pulled together all the information you will need. Pre-orders will take place on the HTC Vive website. Both credit card and PayPal transactions will be accepted. Best of all, HTC will ship its VR headset to more than 20 countries including Canada. International pricing was announced yesterday […]

Fitbit Blaze Fitness Tracker coming to Canada on March 11

Fitbit Blaze

Fitbit unveiled its latest wearable at CES 2016. The Fitbit Blaze Fitness Tracker is one of those devices that blurs the lines between basic fitness tracker and smartwatch by incorporating elements of both. The company bills it as its “smartest, most stylish, most motivating fitness tracker yet.” Pre-orders are already underway on the Canadian and U.S. Fitbit website and have now come to Canadian retailers courtesy […]

Oculus Rift pre-orders now open

Oculus Rift bundle

As expected, Oculus Rift pre-orders kicked off earlier today on As a result, we now know exactly how much the virtual reality headset will cost and when it will ship. Despite some hopes that it might sell for around US$350 (about CA$500), it will sell for US$599 (about CA$850). Along with the headset, the kit will include a sensor, the Oculus Remote, cables and an Xbox One […]

Oculus Rift pre-orders open January 6th

Oculus Rift

Oculus VR had promised last year that its Oculus Rift virtual headset would go up for pre-order in early 2016. The Facebook-owned company today made good on its promise. It announced that Oculus Rift pre-orders will begin on January 6th. Pre-orders will include the headset as well as two games, EVE: Valkyrie by CCP, a first-person spacecraft game, and Lucky’s Tale by Playful, a platformer. […]

Vector begins to take Vector Luna and Meridian smartwatch pre-orders

Vector Luna and Vector Meridian

Vector Watch is gearing up for the general launch of its Vector Luna and Vector Meridian smartwatches. The new company first unveiled its smartwatches which offer up to 30 days of battery life at Baselworld 2015 back in March. Limited edition versions of both models were offered and quickly snapped up. The Vector Luna and Meridian smartwatches are once more available for pre-order but […]

Pre-order your Samsung Gear S2 at Best Buy Canada

Samsung Gear S2 and S2 Classic

Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch just before IFA 2015 kicked off. While it did not announce pricing and availability for the Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 classic at the time, it later revealed that the new round smartwatches would arrive in Canada in early October. Best Buy Canada has now begun to take pre-orders in anticipation of that launch. It’s […]

Best Buy Canada now taking new Moto 360 pre-orders

Moto 360 (2015) Best Buy Canada pre-orders

Best Buy Canada is not wasting any time! A week after Lenovo-owned Motorola unveiled its new Moto 360 Collection, the retailer has begun to take pre-orders for a number of models. Six different models are currently available: 42mm Silver Moto 360 with Cognac leather strap: CA$379.99 42mm Black Moto 360 with Black leather strap: CA$379.99 42mm Blush Moto 360 with Blush leather strap: […]

Best Buy Canada begins taking Pebble Time pre-orders

Pebble Time

Good news for Canadians today! When Pebble launched Pebble Time pre-orders this week, the only option for us was to order directly from Pebble for US$199 (about CA$245) and throw in another US$25 (about CA$30) for shipping if you did not want to wait “several weeks” with the free shopping option. Best Buy Canada today began to take pre-orders as well, […]