If you’re planning on buying a Galaxy S5 when it comes to town in April, know this: you’re not only getting the Android phone with the biggest marketing muscle in the world behind it, but you’re also being treated to a slew of free software and services that have become standard on high-end Galaxy products.
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If content is king, Ontario is the sitting on the Canadian throne. According to the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC), there are 64,000 people employed in Canada’s “apps economy,” working directly or indirectly to expand the content ecosystems on various mobile platforms. This number has grown by a quarter since late 2012, when the
After sound comes body, according to HTC’s new Technical Translations video series, in which the company attempts to “educate” consumers on the simple advantages of its products. In what comes off as a variation of Apple’s famous “I’m an Apple, I’m a PC” campaign, Technical Translations pairs a charming everyman with a quirky scientist to
BlackBerry is having a BBM renaissance. The company’s chat platform has been expanding to new platforms, with another one to come, and has instituted many of the features users have waited years for. Not only is it now easier to find one’s friends, but often-used features like cloud file sharing and location sharing have been
In the computing word, the term “hybrid” is often synonymous with “compromise” or “expense”. In the case of the Asus Transformer Book Trio, neither applies: it is a fully-capable computer with separate hardware for both an Android tablet and a Windows laptop/desktop. At $949, it’s also fairly inexpensive for the hardware you get. While the
Users of the Rogers BlackBerry Q10 and Z10 (and, for some, the Z30) and Fido Z10′s and Q5′s can check their phones for a small update to software release 10.2.1.2102. Depending on the previous version installed on the device, the update looks to be between 15MB and 37MB in size, and is likely to fix
If you’re a smartphone or tablet gamer, you’ll know that the App Store is usually where many of the best titles are released, either exclusively on iOS, or months before their Android counterparts. This week, Apple has rounded up some of the best “hardcore” titles on the platform, discounting them just in time for the
Chances are you don’t have to worry about your dog’s fitness level; it’s usually pretty high, and likely better than yours (and mine!). But for those people who want to quantify all the things, Whistle is going to provide the same data from your dog as a Fitbit or UP would for you. Beginning next month,
Motorola has issued a couple updates to its excellent Assist and Active Display apps for Moto X and Moto G, clearing up a few user-facing issues. Assist is the company’s context-aware organization tool meant to improve three areas of one’s life: driving, meeting and sleeping. Driving uses the accelerometer to detect when you’re moving quickly
Google Hangouts for iOS makes a play for the messaging crown, adds stickers, videos and a new design
As someone who uses Hangouts all day, every day, this is an exciting moment. Google has finally overhauled Hangouts for iOS, completely overhauling the design, significantly improving performance, and treating customers to full iPad support, among other things. Hangouts debuted in May of last year at Google I/O, replacing Talk as the company’s go-to messaging