A new startup has hit Toronto, and it’s going to be a boon for consumers and professionals alike. Handybook, a New York-based startup that has raised just over $12 million to date, runs an iOS-based cleaning service that allows customers to book home cleanings, electrical and plumbing appointments, and a number of other fix-it verticals,
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Samsung is set to announce the second in its Galaxy S5 line, if an invitation to an event in Singapore is to be believed. The company invited a select set of journalists to an event in Singapore on April 29th, detailing the tagline, “Kapture the moment.” It appears that the Galaxy S5 Zoom is on
Windows Phone 8.1 is here, and if you’re a developer — or at least pretend to be — you can download it right now. This is one of the most important software updates Microsoft has ever released, on both PC and mobile, as it jumps over a few important hurdles to reach feature parity with
Few devices this year are going to receive the attention, and scrutiny, of Samsung’s newest flagship. The Galaxy S5 is the star of Samsung’s expanding smartphone lineup, and as the Korean company’s reach that grown beyond Android enthusiasts, its products have gone through a number of quiet evolutions. Befitting the fifth product in a series,
It may not be standard practice for a lot of Canadian Android owners, but there is a dedicated minority of hackers, developers and modders who will appreciate being able to root their brand new Samsung Galaxy S5. Chainfire, one of the most well-known Samsung hackers around, has developed a tool called Auto-root for the Canadian
If you just bought a Galaxy S5, you’re probably playing with it to discover the new features added to the device this year. If you can pry your finger away from the heart rate monitor for a moment, remember to take a look at the various gifts Samsung has bestowed upon you with the purchase. On
Rogers has finally launched its long-awaited suretap wallet product, available today for a number of devices, including the Galaxy S5. In fact, all future NFC-compatible Android and BlackBerry devices will arrive with suretap wallet pre-installed. So what is it? And why use it? That’s a good question, and one Rogers is trying very hard to thoughtfully
Nikon is back in the Android camera game after the disastrous S800c, which launched in late 2012 and suffered from bad software, poor performance and terrible app support. The WiFi-enabled point-and-shoot, which sold for $379CDN, was a great idea, and has since been bettered by Samsung’s Galaxy Camera, which also launched its second version recently.
Amazon has announced its acquisition of digital comics and graphics novel platform, comiXology, for an undisclosed sum. The platform, which supports Android, iOS, Kindle Fire and Windows tablets, sells digital content from 75 publishers, including Marvel and DC Comics, and has proven to be very popular with comics veterans and novices alike. It’s unclear whether Amazon
Last year, Google built a “Verify Apps” feature into Android that scans apps for m alware upon installation. While that process, which has been used 4 billion times according to the company, has successfully prevented infection from countless malicious apps, it doesn’t go far enough; code can be remotely changed after installation, making it relatively