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
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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 As we near the second year of Apple’s Lightning cable, this is certainly welcome news for users of the outdated, single-orientation USB cable.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
“Selfie” was honoured by becoming Oxford Dictionaries 2013 Word of the Year. The official definition of this word is “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.” Hopping on board this news is Virgin Mobile with a Canadian-directed survey that
WIND Mobile, Public Mobile and Mobilicity all entered the Canadian wireless space during the 2008 spectrum auction. Many millions have been invested and it seems the end is near — consolidation is happening. Public Mobile was recently given the green light by the Competition Bureau for TELUS to acquire 100% of their business (spectrum and
This year for our annual December bonanza we have a slew of devices up for grabs! We have representation from Motorola, HTC, Samsung, Sony, LG, Nokia, BlackBerry, Google, Rogers, Bell, TELUS and WIND! In total there’s 15 days of goodness coming your way and the celebrations start today!
BlackBerry issued an open letter to its enterprise customers yesterday, declaring they are “very much alive” and going back to its roots. The Waterloo-based company, now under the leadership of Interim CEO John Chen, aims to focus its efforts on EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) and security of “all devices.” To wit, the company has announced
Another month brings an update to Google’s Android distribution chart. This tracks devices that actively visit Google Play Store and for the first time OS 4.4 KitKat has made an appearance — now confidently on 1.1% of Android devices. Not too bad considering the OS is fresh and only been available to the masses for