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How Orchard keeps shaking the used iPhone tree

I was lying in bed, catching up on some news when the notifications began coming in. My good friend Adrian had dropped his iPhone 4S on some merciless pavement 36…

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SyrupCast 44: That’s what people say

This week on SyrupCast, Daniel and Douglas talk about the new Wall Report and how Canadians are spending more on wireless this year than in 2014. Also discussed: The FTC’s…

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The Nexus 6, six months later

Is it an adage or a cliché to suggest bigger is always better? For Google’s Nexus 6, it’s a worthy question to ask for a number of reasons. This was…

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Smartphones and Acura’s AcuraLink system

Japanese cars have a reputation for lasting a long time. To suggest a 10-15 year lifespan for a Honda or Acura vehicle is an expected consequence of buying one. This…

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SyrupCast 43: A Clean Start

This week, Douglas and Daniel go into Google I/O Rundown, talking about Google’s strengths in machine learning and internet services. But do Google’s smarts justify the rather creepy nature of…

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Surface 3 review

Let’s start by saying that the Surface 3 is neither tablet nor laptop. And right now – that is, until July 29th – it is probably neither. As much as…

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Five console-to-mobile ports worth playing

In the past I’ve written a fair amount about mobile emulators and how great they are when it comes to allowing people to replay games they enjoyed as children, or…

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Help us map wireless service in Canada

At MobileSyrup, we love mobile and everything to do with it. However, finding reliable and useful information on Canada’s wireless landscape is an extreme chore. According to the latest statistics from…

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Why the Apple Watch was a good purchase

I’ll cut right to the chase: the Apple Watch is not a device for everyone, and that’s OK. In our tech community – and particularly in the tech press –…

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What’s new in Android M

Google today previewed some of the new features that are coming to Android M later this year. The most significant feature coming with Android M is an improvement and expansion of…

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LG G4 review

You know the gravity-invoking quip, “What goes up must come down?” So it is with the smartphone market. Samsung, once hailed as the unstoppable monster of the Android world, has…