HTC One M9 review

There are few more distinctive Android phones on the market than the HTC One line. The company that experimented with unibody metal when most smartphones were plastic, HTC’s critical acclaim…

iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy S6

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 Plus Camera Shootout

There’s no better way to compare two devices’ cameras than with a good old fashioned shootout. On the heels of our Samsung Galaxy S6 review, we pin the newcomer against…


Samsung Galaxy S6 review

Back in 2000, Sony released the PlayStation 2, a so-called sixth generation console that boasted 128-bit computing, its “Emotion Engine” processor running at 300Mhz. It had 32MB of RAM and, optionally, a…


What is spectrum?

March 6th was a big news day for the Canadian wireless industry. James Moore, Minister of Industry Canada, announced the results of the most recent spectrum auction. The big winners in…

Galaxy S6 hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge Hands-on

Like clockwork, Samsung released another phone this week, coinciding with yet another Mobile World Congress and yet another pre-summer smartphone push. But this year felt different. Samsung began teasing “What’s…

Galaxy S6 Edge hands-on

Canadian pricing for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge were officially announced yesterday. These are two new smartphones from Samsung and promise to bring a premium design to its flagship smartphones….


HTC One M9 hands-on

Once again, HTC has unveiled what is sure to be one of the year’s best smartphones. That shouldn’t be a surprise, though; they’ve done it annually for the past several years. But…

Moto E

Hands-on with the new Moto E, a great smartphone at any price

If years ago you’d have predicted where Motorola’s mobile strength would be, ultra-cheap, high-quality smartphones wouldn’t have been high on most peoples’ lists. The company that attempted to bring back…


The LG G3, six months later

What is an Android update anymore? Most companies have already established an aesthetic, a particular divergent design that harnesses, but often distracts from, the austere beauty of stock Android. If…


SyrupCast 33: Self-driving podcast

This week, Daniel, Jane and special guest and regular MobileSyrup contributor, Ted Kritsonis, go all-in on automotive. We discuss the current state of the in-car dash — it’s a sorry…


The unique challenges of SaskTel, a regional powerhouse

You won’t find a more approachable chief executive than SaskTel’s Ron Styles. Slightly hunched as he leans in across an enormous boardroom table at Toronto’s most stuffy anachronism, the Fairmont…


Sensing the future of art with wearables

Art is a very subjective thing. As William Shakespeare once said, “there is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” Whether you love it or hate it,…