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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Nest acquires Dropcam for $555 million, will come together to ‘help shape the future of the conscious home’
Your home is the next battlefront and Nest is aiming to occupy it. Nest, who was recently acquired by Google for $3 billion, has announced today that they have purchased Dropcam for $555 million in cash. Dropcam makes WiFi-enabled home security cameras that allows users to monitor their location via their Android or iOS device.
Rumours of Apple’s upcoming ‘iWatch’ continue to swirl. Yesterday, a report by Reuters suggested that the smartwatch will be released as early as October with a 2.5-inch touchscreen that is “slightly rectangular” and feature wireless charging. Hopping on the rumour train is the Wall Street Journal by declaring its “people familiar with the matter” believe that
BlackBerry revealed a number of new products and devices during its AGM yesterday. The massive 3-row QWERTY BlackBerry Passport will arrive in September. while the BlackBerry Classic and its iconic “belt” of navigation keys will follow in November. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO, stated the company currently has 160 million registered BBM users around the world, but only
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
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
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
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
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
BlackBerry will be announcing its quarterly results tomorrow and hopefully shed a bit more light on a future device rollout. Much of the focus has been on reviving the enterprise customer base, unveiling the Internet Of Things focussed Project Ion, and the rollout of eBBM. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO, hinted towards a trio of high-end