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.
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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
One of the best RSS services across the web got a boost on Android this week it began offering a beta program. Newsblur, which rose to prominence after the death of Google Reader, has been steadily adding support for iOS and Android on top of its feature-filled web interface, and the backend continues to be
Rogers is pushing its exclusive Samsung Gear 2 Neo on upcoming Galaxy S5 customers by offering to bundle the smartwatch for $50 with purchases of the upcoming smartphone. The deal is pretty easy: buy a Galaxy S5 on a 2-year Share Everything plan and be eligible to purchase a black Gear 2 Neo, usually $219.99,
Deezer, the French-based streaming music service that launched in Canada last year, has expanded its mobile reach by allowing users on Android and iOS to listen to an unlimited amount of music for free. Echoing the ad-based listening model that debuted last year on the web, Deezer believes it can effectively turn these users into
Facebook is forcing users to download its standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android if they want to continue chatting with a smartphone. The company, which recently purchased WhatsApp for a staggering $19 billion, is trying to register higher adoption in North America, and is using any means at its disposal — including potentially pissing
Dropbox held an event today to announce a couple of consumer-facing products aimed at creating “the next chapter” in the company’s mobile future. In addition to an expansion of Dropbox for Business and a collaboration with Microsoft Office called “Project Harmony,” the company is launching a photo-sharing app for iOS and Android called Carousel, and
The man that introduced the Moto X to the world is now its President and COO. Rick Osterloh, former VP of Product, has taken over the highest role at Motorola during its transition period, after CEO Dennis Woodside stepped down following its acquisition by Lenovo. If you recall, Motorola is in the midsts of being
Google is reportedly working on a new look for its first-party Android apps in a quest to bridge the gap between web, Android and iOS. Dubbed “Project Hera,” Google is using colour as a differentiator in this new set of apps, but unlike previous leaks which showed a huge divergence from the current style sheet,