After months as a Rogers exclusive (though it came to its Fido subsidiary later), the Moto X is now available on another Canadian carrier. Manitoba-based MTS has launched the 4.7-inch Android device for $29.99 on a 2-year term, making it reasonably affordable for one of the best all-rounded smartphones on the market. The company is
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Amazon.ca announced today that it has opened up a new wireless store with unlocked phones, cases, accessories and more. The company isn’t really competing on price, at least for smartphones themselves, but the choices are good, from Samsung to Nokia to BlackBerry and LG. You can nab an international Exynos-powered unlocked Galaxy S4, for example,
Bell has decided to go it alone for the release of the Xperia Z2 next month. The company announced today plans to bring Sony’s follow-up to the waterproof Z1 to Canada this May, though it’s unclear exactly when during the month it will debut. The Xperia Z2 was announced during Mobile World Congress, and offers
BlackBerry has lobbed its first salvo into the for-profit mobile messaging ecosystem today, adding a Sticker Store to its BBM for Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 products. Last week, the company told us it would be updating the apps to support stickers, which are “larger, bolder and more expressive images than emoticons,” with
Motorola joined the April Fools fun this week, but in a more subtle way than many companies. The team behind the Christmas-themed boot screen for the Moto X and Moto G have released an update, bringing UFOs, the Loch Nest monster and Bigfoot, along with another interesting addition: a “Powered by Android” notice.
Imagine not needing your hands to navigate a tablet, and not being limited to the scope of the front-facing camera in order to do so? This is becoming reality thanks to the team of researchers and developers at XTouch, a startup being incubated at JOLT, a fund based out of Toronto’s MaRS hub. Currently available
The OnePlus One is turning into a hot little commodity. The first smartphone from former Oppo employees is set to debut on April 23rd, and is promising a lot of smartphone for not a lot of money. The company is set to roll out the LTE-capable device unlocked across the world, and though we haven’t
Samsung Galaxy S5′s Super AMOLED screen called “best performing smartphone display ever” by DisplayMate
“Based on our extensive Lab tests and measurements, which we present in detail below, the Galaxy S5 is the Best performing Smartphone display that we have ever tested – and it has raised the bar for top display performance up by another notch.” Those are the words used by DisplayMate, a site dedicated to evaluating
Rdio for iOS received a nice update today, adding Chromecast streaming support and a new look for album headers. After promising support for Google’s streaming HDMI stick, the company has stayed true to its word, though the implementation is a little bit finicky: it’s currently impossible to scrub through an individual track, and the iOS
Some people use the means available to them to sell used iPhones. Others, like Bruno Wong, dissatisfied with the status quo, create their own. Orchard is the product of necessity, a system for selling used iPhones that ensures the device is working properly, has not been reported stolen, and ensures the seller’s integrity. A combination