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Do your kids live-stream their video games, sharing their digital adventures with friends, family members, or, more likely, an anonymous online audience? They’re not alone.

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It’s an unconventional start to the season, and while the upcoming school year will present its own set of challenges, we’ve rounded up tips and resources to help make the transition easier for you and your family.

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Cable theft can happen anywhere and any time of day – thieves will target cell towers, trespass onto construction sites and vacant homes, break into offices, vehicles, refrigeration units, and anywhere else viable metals can be found.

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September is right around the corner, and that means another helping of more amazing original NETFLIX shows and movies! Let's take a look at the most anticipated titles, including a new sci-fi drama series as well as one of the most anticipated original movies in a long time. Enjoy!

 

 

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On August 15, over 5,000 CRA accounts were compromised in a cyber attack. Let’s take a look with NortonLifelock at what you can do to protect yourself.

 

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Hey everyone, we took a short break the last 2 weeks, and now we're back with the latest hits. Trolls and Scoobs are still at the top of the throne, joined by Brahms: The Boy IIMade in Italy, and The Secret Garden. Also some interesting new shows coming soon, click through to learn more! 

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TELUS Track+ is our new LTE tracking attachment that can be placed on bikes, purses or even furry friends to check and monitor their location at any time.

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Raise your hand if you’re watching more content than ever before! During lock-down, weekly time spent watching connected TVs rose by over a billion hours – a trend that’s expected to continue.

 
 

 

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TELUS launched our popular and free Call control feature available for home phone and wireless postpaid customers nationally. Helping block the majority of auto dialed calls from reaching customers.

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The 2020 Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event has concluded, and it did not disappoint! The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G and Note 20 Ultra 5G have just been announced, and if I had to sum up the design philosophy of this phone, it would probably be "go big or go home!" 

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Hey everyone! We're experimenting with a new series, called Most Asked Questions on Google, taking a cue from the Google's auto-suggest feature to find out what you want to know, and provide answers to them all in one place! We are starting with How, then will look to cycle though the 5 W's. Without further ado, here it is:

 

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Hey everyone, here are what's popular and new on Optik. We have a few breaking the VOD Top 5 this week: Playing with Fire, Scoobs, and A Girl Like You. And on the SVOD side, we have Canada's Drag Race securing a Top 5 SVOD spot. 

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August is almost here, which means more awesome original NETFLIX shows and movies! Let's take a look at some of the highly anticipated programming dropping in August, as well as what we're currently hooked on!

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Another week, another round of the most popular Optik content. Cracking the Top 5 this week, we have Bad Boys for Life and Richard Jewell for VOD, and Alone - The Arctic for SVOD.

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Whether it is waking up for my 8:30am university classes or my summer job, I dread the sound of that early alarm.

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Hackers engineered a broad attack on Twitter on July 15, taking over the accounts of high-profile people and companies. If you have social media accounts, here's how you can keep them safe.

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Another round of most popular content on Optik! See through to see if your favourite shows made it! 

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Sharing some tips about what you can do to be more secure online.

 

 

 

 

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Planning your movie night? Check out what others are watching on Optik - here are the top 5s! 

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Do you ever forget if you have closed your garage door? This happens to me all the time! Sometimes I’m left wondering whether to drive the few blocks back home or get out of bed at the end of a long day to check if it is shut. I’ve definitely learned that double-checking is worth it - a bike was stolen from my garage last year when it was left open overnight! This is why I was so excited to DIY install a Smart Garage Opener from TELUS. Now, I can check the status of my garage door on my phone, operate the door remotely, and even be alerted if the door has been left open.

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It's a new month, which means another batch of awesome new shows and movies to binge on! Let's take a look at some of the highly anticipated original Netflix programming coming out in July, as well as what we're watching right now!

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Canada Day is almost here! As our nation's 153rd anniversary approaches, we wanted to share a few fun ways to celebrate. Even though we’ll be at home, it doesn’t mean we can’t have a blast. Come check out a few fun ways to celebrate in style!

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Keep your kids engaged this summer with Virtual Summer Camps powered by TELUS

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Here are some cool things you can do with your Google Home.

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Ways we can make a positive impact for more sustainable living.

 

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