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Samsung tipped to unveil its Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O next week

When Google announced Android Wear, its dedicated OS for wearables, it listed “Asus, HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung; chip makers Broadcom, Imagination, Intel, Mediatek and Qualcomm; and fashion brands like the Fossil Group” as manufacturing partners. Motorola has unveiled the Moto 360 and LG has shown off the G Watch from every angle. Rumours have

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Update: Drake rumoured to be BlackBerry’s new brand ambassador (Nope)

When BlackBerry unveiled BlackBerry 10 to the world they also brought on Alicia Keys as its Creative Director. That partnership bombed and even saw Keys sport an Apple iPhone and tweet from the device. Prior to this it was revealed that Canadian-born Justin Bieber, who has a massive worldwide following, wanted to be BlackBerry’s brand

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Moto G LTE now available at Rogers and Fido

Motorola recently announced that the Moto G has been its best selling smartphone in Canadian history with sales topping 150,000 units. The price point is well under $200 and is available through a number of carriers. Now, hitting Rogers and Fido today is the updated Moto G LTE. While overall design is the same, cellular speed gets a

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More Rogers executives out as Laurence forges ahead with Rogers 3.0 plan

Guy Laurence, Rogers’ new CEO, recently declared his vision for the company, one that is dubbed as Rogers 3.0. Laurence, along with the thousands of employees across the country, will operate as “One Rogers” and use all its assets within telecom, media and entertainment to become a “strong Canadian growth company.” With this new life

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First look at the BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport

During BlackBerry’s quarterly earnings call today, CEO John Chen announced that the next device to hit the market will be the BlackBerry Passport, formerly known as Windermere. The targeted release date for the Passport is set for September and it’ll come in both black and white. As for the overall design, Chen stated that “when you first see

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 is now available for sale via ShopBlackBerry

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 was truly an iconic BlackBerry smartphone when it was officially released back in 2011. This came with the classic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard and a premium design with the chrome accents. Since its launch, BlackBerry has shed OS 7 in favour of BlackBerry 10 and released several new smartphones. However, to give

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