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LG G2 update to KitKat now available to download

As expected, LG G2 owners on various Canadian carriers can now update to KitKat (OS 4.4.2). This is coming in at 635.99 MB and we’ve received tips that Rogers and Bell customers can now go forth. Check your G2 and let us know if it’s arrived on your device and what carrier you’re on. Settings

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Rogers lists complete specs and pricing of the new HTC One (M8)

HTC’s newest flagship smartphone will be officially unveiled tomorrow, March 25th and we’ll bring you all the news from New York. This has been one of the most leaked devices in the history of leaked smartphones. We already know that TELUS is launching the new HTC device and now we bring you news straight from

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Update: Rogers and Bell LG G2 KitKat update coming March 25th

Rogers LG G2 customers could very well be tasting KitKat by March 25th. According to the latest revision on their OS upgrade schedule, Rogers has penciled in this coming Tuesday for the flagship to receive the long awaited upgrade to Android 4.4.2. Of course, the fine print notes that “release dates are subject to change,”

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Samsung Galaxy Gear price dropped to $100

Last week a few carriers had a fire sale that put Samsung’s Galaxy Gear on sale for a very respectable $99.99, which was a big drop from its launch price of $329. While the company is preparing to release the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo in the coming weeks, now major big box stores

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Latest Apple rumour suggests we’ll see iTunes app for Android

Could it be possible that Apple is considering making one of its prime services available on Android? This could be a first for the company and according to the latest report from Billboard has Tim Cook and Co. considering it. Apple’s iTunes Store is seeking ways to expand outside iOS and Windows to combat declining

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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 now available in Canada for $500

The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is now available in Canada at all major big box locations for $500. This second-gen version of the shooter sports an improved design, runs Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), a 4.8-inch touchscreen display, 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 8GB internal storage — Samsung says accessible memory is approximately 2.8GB —

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BlackBerry sells majority of its real estate holdings in Canada

BlackBerry announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the “majority of its real estate holdings in Canada.” The buyer is unknown, with the total space above 3 million square feet, including vacant land. The deal is expected to close in Q1 2015 and BlackBerry will keep its headquarters in Waterloo and lease

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Pebble has sold over 400,000 smart watches since January 2013

On the heels of Google announcing Android Wear and partnering up with some heavyweights like Motorola, LG and HTC to produce a number of smart watches, Pebble has come out swinging with some respectable numbers. Canadian-born Eric Migicovsky, Pebble’s CEO, stated in an interview with Fortune that they have successfully sold over 400,000 Pebble smart

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Samsung Galaxy S5 to cost $700

Samsung Canada and a number of carriers will be officially releasing the flagship Galaxy S5 on April 11th. The price point, as expected, is going to range between $229 and $249 on a 2-year contract. The GS5 will be available at 11 carriers — Rogers, Bell, Telus, Fido, Virgin Mobile, Koodo, MTS, Eastlink, SaskTel, Videotron

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