Ian Hardy

Lollipop is now on 18.1% of Android devices

Google has updated its monthly chart showing the distribution of various versions of Android. While this chart is mainly to provide developers relevant information for platform support, the data provided can…

Sony announces the Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5

While both these new Android devices leaked online a couple of days ago, Sony has officially announced the Xperia C5 Ultra and the Xperia M5. The Xperia C5 Ultra is…

Apple reportedly testing Siri to transcribe voicemails

During WWDC 2015, Apple made several improvements to Siri, specifically more proactive in her responses and a new look. It seems additional functions could be added to the Apple’s intelligent…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days. – MTS purchases spectrum…

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5 leak online

Sony teased a new smartphone earlier this week, promising that the handset would offer “split second photos.” The official unveiling of the unknown device will be on August 3rd, but a new…

HTC Desire 626s now available in Canada

As promised, HTC has officially released the Desire 626s in Canada. It’s available now on Bell, Virgin, Videotron and Wind Mobile. This is yet another affordable entry-level Android smartphone that…

SaskTel acquires AWS-1 spectrum from WIND Mobile

Coming off the news of Wind Mobile dishing out its AWS-1 spectrum in Manitoba to MTS for $45 million, the carrier has also offloaded some of its spectrum to Saskatchewan-based…

Moto G (3rd gen) now available in Canada

The new Moto G is now available in Canada. This entry-level Android is once again setting the mark for an affordable smartphone with decent specs. Canadians can now purchase this Lollipop-powered…

MTS purchases spectrum from Wind for $45 million

Transferring spectrum is the latest trend in Canadian wireless. MTS announced today it has paid $45 million to Wind Mobile for 15 MHz of paired AWS-1 spectrum in Manitoba. With…

Videotron now has over 700,000 wireless subscribers

Videotron, the telecommunications arm of Quebec-based media giant, Quebecor, posted its numbers for Q2 2015 today. The carrier added 40,800 new wireless customers, an increase of 6.2 per cent over…

Angry Birds 2 now available on Android and iOS

Rovio has officially launched Angry Birds 2, “the sequel to the biggest mobile game of all time.” While it might be tough for the game to reclaim the enthusiasm with…

Canadian Tire testing In-Store Cards in Google Now

After taking its first step into the world of mobile technology with the release of the Canadian Tire Money app last year, Canadian Tire is testing a new way to interact with…