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Wow Mobile finishes staggered reopening of its 83 locations

Wow Mobile announced that it has officially reopened all its locations. The retailer, which sells wireless services and devices for Rogers, Telus and their flanker brands, completed a staggered reopening plan this week. The plan started with a ten-store pilot launch in early May. Wow says it kept in daily communication with its field members and store managers to gather information to prepare for the next round of openings. Now all 83 locations across Canada are up and running again. New precautions include increased cleaning measures, mapped traffic zones in kiosks, redesigned kiosks with plexiglass, neutral zones to help with item transfer and transactions, increased PPE, additional employee uniforms, a one-time use stylus and ...
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Rocket League going free-to-play — and getting its ‘biggest’ update yet

Rocket League players, get ready: Things are about to change in a major way.The online soccer game is getting a massive update later this summer, according to developer Psyonix. First and foremost, the game, which currently costs $19.99, is going free-to-play.That means players will be able to access most features completely free of charge. Premium content — like many banners, wheels and items — will still be available for additional purchase.Psyonix also announced that Rocket League is leaving Steam, and will instead be available for download in the Epic Games Store. As The Verge points out, Epic (which also makes Fortnite) purchased Psyonix last year.Players who previously downloaded Rocket League on Steam will still have access to all future update...