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.
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There’s a popular idiom reinforced in schools every year to millions of students: two heads are better than one. The thinking goes, one person is an island, and smart as he may be, there’s always another way to look at a problem. With the second HTC One, the M8, the Taiwanese manufacturer worked closely with
Customization. Security. Open Source. These are the three tenets of CyanogenMOD’s new logo and mission statement, revealed this week. The company has gone legit, emerging from its two funding rounds as a de facto Android development house, creating custom ROMs for OEMs like Oppo and OnePlus. The new logo, which features a broken hexagon unfurled
Industry Canada outlines its digital strategy, reaffirms commitment to reduce domestic roaming costs
Industry Minister James Moore travelled to OpenText’s headquarters in Waterloo today for the announcement of Digital Canada 150, a strategy for Canada’s strong digital future to honour the country’s 150th anniversary. Forward-thinking in its approach, Moore outlined the five “key pillars” for a thriving digital Canada: connecting Canadians; protecting Canadians; economic opportunities; digital government; and
TomTom, a company once synonymous with mapping and in-car GPS units, is making a play for the Canadian athlete training market with two new sports watches: the TomTom Runner Cardio GPS and TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio GPS. Fashioned as weather-hardy sports “gear” more than a smartwatch with added sports features, the two devices feature heart rate
Google Search expands app indexing to Canadian Android devices, adds over 20 apps including 500px and Wattpad
Google announced the ability to do “deep linking” from Android search results to apps last year, but the project was only available in the US. Today, that functionality has expanded worldwide, including Canada, and the company has added over 20 new apps to participate in the program. What is deep linking? It allows developers to
Coming out of beta, Facebook Messenger 4.0 for Android has added some fantastic new features to complement an already-robust ecosystem of web- and mobile chat apps. Messenger 4.0 adds Groups, letting you curate an extended number of people for easy messaging. Existing group chats already populate the area, and can be saved for later in
Vine has reached its version 2.0 milestone by adding an important feature that the Twitter-owned startup hopes will spur adoption: messaging. Like Instagram before it, Vine’s private messaging feature revolves around adapting the core purpose of the app, in this case stitched-together 6-second video clips, for private chat. Users are now exposed to a new
Bell will be rolling out 700Mhz LTE connectivity in Upper Hamilton this week, the first Canadian carrier to make use of the newly-available spectrum. Yesterday was the deadline for companies to pay the remaining 80% balance of their purchase (the first 20% was due shortly after the auction’s end), so Bell’s turnaround time is quite
Ontario’s Wireless Services Agreements Act, also known as Bill 60, is now in effect across the province. With similar measures taken to the CRTC’s Wireless Code of Conduct, the biggest difference is enforcement: the CRTC’s Code is a set of guidelines, whereas the WSAA contains within it the power to fine individuals or companies that