There is no shortage of great Android browsers, from the AOSP project (Chromium), Google itself (Chrome and Chrome beta), to Mozilla (Firefox), Opera, Dolphin and many, many others. Javelin Browser is a relatively new entry into this crowded market, differentiating itself with a unique UI and a gesture-friendly UX. Built on top of the open-sourced
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Adobe is becoming quite the nimble services company, bundling its top-selling products into a single $9.99/month subscription called Creative Cloud. Those who choose to spend the money for access to cloud-optimized versions of photo-editing powerhouse Lightroom and jack-of-all-trades Photoshop CC (the CC is for “Creative Cloud” edition, get it?) now have another tool at their
One of the best deals on an unlocked Android smartphone is now available for preorder. Oppo’s Find 7a, the slightly less-powerful sibling to the Find 7, is now up for preorder in Canada, and arrives with free shipping and three accessories, including an Easy Cover, an extra battery and a 32GB microSD card. Oppo isn’t
Samsung’s got a new entry-level Android device, and it’s both familiar and intriguing. The Galaxy Ace Style is the first from the company to ship with 512MB RAM and KitKat, testing Google’s claims that the newly-launched OS version is more consistently performant with less system memory. Other than that, the 4-inch device sports a 800×480
In the second high-stakes trial in a year (the first ended with Samsung owing Apple almost a billion dollars), Samsung and Apple are once again at loggerheads over patents. Apple is suing Samsung over five software utility patents — no hardware design issues this time — that the company claims were used in a number
Bell’s renovating its house, and the first area to receive a new coat of paint is its plan lineup. The company launched a new layout for its monthly price plans over the weekend, putting an end to its confusing mixture of individual Voice & Data plans along with shared data options, opting to go all-in
Twitter has acquired Cover, the high-profile contextual lock screen replacement that emerged from private beta late last year. The acquisition comes after Yahoo bought Aviate, with offered a similar product as a home screen replacement. Cover will continue to be offered in the Play Store for now, but that may change as Twitter decides what
So far, we’ve seen Qualcomm announce three 64-bit systems-on-a-chip, the 410, 610 and 615. All of these, though unreleased, target the mid- to upper-mid crowd, but today’s announcement of the Snapdragon 808 and 810 reinforce Qualcomm’s commitment to the high-end. The chips won’t launch until sometime in 2015, so don’t get your hopes up too
Microsoft’s General Manager of the Windows Store offered up a bunch of new information about the company’s two main mobile platforms today, claiming massive increases in sales numbers since last year. Specifically, combined downloads between the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store have increased to 5 billion as of March, a 200% increase since early
Fido customers looking for a low-cost, mid-sized smartphone now have the option of purchasing the HTC One Mini. The 4.3-inch device was recently added to Fido’s lineup of Android devices, and is available for $0 on a 2-year contract with a Smart plan, $150 on a 2-year contract with a Standard plan, and $400 outright.