Apple has created a chart that shows what version of iOS people are using when then visit the App Store. This is similar to Google’s monthly Android Distribution chart, or something that BlackBerry once reported. After the iPhone 5c and 5s were released Apple declared its newly revamped OS saw an immediate jump to 64%
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Those unwanted telemarketers have once again met the hammer of the CRTC’s Do Not Call list. Both Green Shield Windows and Doors and Peak Windows have violated the rules and made “telemarketing calls to consumers whose numbers were registered on the list.” Green Shield Windows and Doors has paid $65,000 and Peak Windows has paid
Rogers has about 9.5 million wireless subscribers. Q3 results showed 8 million are postpaid and 1.5 million are prepaid. The prepaid market has been slowly declining over the past few years and Rogers is taking notice and has come out with an end-of-the-year promo. An internal doc we received reveals that any Prepaid customer who
The upcoming 700 MHz spectrum auction — what some call the “beachfront property” of wireless — is happening on January 14th, 2014. This sought -after spectrum can easily reach remote areas (with fewer cell sites), is cheaper for carriers to deploy, and has the ability to penetrate through thick walls in buildings, thus reducing dead
A few weeks ago it was rumoured that Google and VSP Global, a company that specializes in eyewear, were teaming up to possibly take Google Glass to the masses. This would involve making the wearable tech be available in more stylish frames and developing Glass with prescription lenses. It seems there’s truth to these rumours.
Koodo is digging deep into the past with plans to release the year-old Samsung Galaxy Note II. Announced today on Facebook, Koodo declared the phablet will soon make an appearance for an unknown price. Considering Samsung has successfully launched its successor, the Note 3, the Galaxy Note II will be priced accordingly — hopefully well
Last May, Bell and RBC announced a partnership to launch a “secure mobile payments solution” by “the end of this year.” This would bring the ability for Bell and RBC customers to pay for small ticket items (debit or credit) from a compatible smartphone — which will be a number of BlackBerry smartphones (BlackBerry Z10,
A recent report out of Korea, backed by reputable site SamMobile, suggests that Samsung will launch the Galaxy S5, a Note 3 “Lite” and Grand “Lite”, and a few unknown entry-level handsets in Q1 2014. There’s no word on the specific timing, but we could very well see an official unveiling at Mobile World Congress
According to a press release by the USB 3.0 Promoter Group, the group of companies building future USB cables, the development of the next generation USB connector has begun. As we near the second year of Apple’s Lightning cable, this is certainly welcome news for users of the outdated, single-orientation USB cable. The new connector,
SaskTel has released one of two new rugged Sonim devices. The Bolt 2 XP5560 is a Push-to-talk (PTT) phone and is meant for heavy wear and tear. This 190 gram phone is IP-68 and certified for the US military to handle “extreme temperatures, vibration/shock, rain, blowing sand/dust, humidity.” The Bolt 2 has a 2-inch QVGA