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Language Apps Are Racking Up Subscribers

To say a single app has over 120 million subscribers or is collecting new subscribers at a rate of 1,300 each hour, you’d automatically think of Netflix or Spotify. That’s a fair assumption, but those figures also belong to DuoLingo and Babbel respectively, the two giants of language apps. Whether you’d like to learn to speak Spanish or brush up on your French, language apps are becoming the go-to for consumers all over the world.

This Is Why the Future of TV Is More TV

When Netflix adds close to a million new subscribers to its platform in the same quarter that nearly a million households cut their cable, it’s easy to assume that television has seen its last days. But digging deeper into this generation’s consumption habits, the confusion of multiple platforms, and the myth of a better experience for consumers, you’ll see that streaming services haven’t quite figured out how to take down TV.

Netflix in September — Falling into Fall

Like all great things, summer is coming to an end very soon. There are only a few short weeks left until we pack away our shorts and t-shirts, and we bring back out the parkas and sweaters.

Maybe it is just me but I feel like our Canadian summers are getting shorter (and chillier) and the winters get more frigid. Lucky for us, our friends at Netflix recognize that we will start migrating back indoors soon and blessed us with an awesome line-up this month!

Netflix in July — Canada Day, eh?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — Canada Day! And to our friends south of the border, happy 4th of July! There’s a ton of events happening around the country over the next few days and the weather, at least in Toronto, is amazing. Make sure to catch some sun, eat some barbecue, and wear red to show this beautiful country some love on its 151st birthday.

It’s also a long weekend so it’s the perfect time to sleep in, eat ice cream, and kick back and binge on the latest Netflix releases!

Netflix in May — It’s a BIG Month

Canadians — we had our fair share of winter, second winter, fake spring, third winter, and half summer. It’s our turn. We’re almost there. Spring is finally here (maybe?) and this time it may be here to stay!

As bears start waking and crawling out of hibernation, it seems like our friends at Netflix have not been resting at all throughout this long and arduous winter. They keep pushing out more and more shows, and the quality keeps getting better! Let’s see what’s in store this coming month for all you Netflixers.

Netflix in April — Easter Eggs & Red Pandas

This winter has been particularly cold so, in February, I was eager to watch the news about Groundhog Day to see if my misery would end soon. To my disappointment, even our furry friends were in disagreement.

Shubenacadie Sam of Nova Scotia waddled around, signalling an early end to winter, but both Wiarton Willie of Ontario and Punxsutawney Phil of Pennsylvania saw their shadows, which meant more winter! Which is it? As the last weeks of winter waned and spring begins, I am still cold, confused, and…cold. Did I say cold? Good thing I have Netflix.

The “New” Xbox Game Pass — Now with Same Day Microsoft Studios New Releases including Sea of Thieves on March 20th

If you checked out Xbox Game Pass in the past but didn’t subscribe, Microsoft is giving you a new reason to get on the subscription console gaming wagon. Starting with Sea of Thieves, Xbox Game Pass will receive first-party Microsoft Studios new releases on the same day they are available digitally and in stores.

Netflix in March— What are You Doing for the Break?

The lunchroom and water cooler areas are particularly busy on Mondays; everyone is catching up with colleagues after the weekend. While my weekends are all about brunch and watching the latest Marvel blockbuster #blackpanther, it seems like everyone else’s Saturdays and Sundays are spent driving their kids around to various activities and birthday parties. March Break is starting soon but I can’t figure out whether this is a break for parents or not!

My 2018 Resolution – Slim down with Butter

It’s a new year, so isn’t it time for a new you?

After sitting on your couch and eating all those holiday dinners, kick-start 2018 by doing all the things that you have been putting off. The holiday season was a great time to get deals on a few memberships to help you with all these things, and January is the best time to create a better you.