Category: Mobile News

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Nokia Canada confirms availability of Cyan update for Lumia 1020 users

A little less than two weeks ago, Nokia revealed that the Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan update had started rolling out to Lumia devices. Unfortunately, there was nothing about a Canada-specific roll-out. Just that it would be available for all Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices “in the coming weeks.” The official roll-out schedule still has ‘under

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Moto E now available at Eastlink

Motorola’s entry-level Moto E has made it over to regional carrier Eastlink and can be yours for $0 on its 2-year easyTab, or a high $192 retail price – which Eastlink notes “is made to last and priced for all.” As a refresher, the specs of the Moto E have it coming with a 4.3-inch

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Motorola X+1 features larger display, dual flashes, and aluminum frame

Motorola’s current flagship smartphone is the Moto X, which was released last summer. The fact that it’s almost a year old puts it at a distinct disadvantage compared to competing flagship smartphones. The fact that it’s underpowered compared to the competition and has to sell alongside the oh-so-reasonable-in-every-way Moto G makes things even more difficult.

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Sony Xperia Z3 leak reveals phone that is almost identical to the Z2

Sony’s Xperia Z2 has only been available for a few months but already we’ve seen pictures of what purports to be the next flagship smartphone from Sony. The imaginatively named Z3 was first spotted about a fortnight ago, when photos of the device cropped up on Weibo. Now, noted leaker @evleaks has tossed out a

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Razer Nabu smartband could allow exchange of contact info via high-five

Razer’s smartband is supposed to offer more than just the usual notifications and fitness monitoring functionality. The company wants the Nabu to be capable of more and it wants the device to be better looking than the smartwatches and smartbands already on the market. We’ve seen a ton of pictures of the Nabu. We even

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Coveted 416 area codes being sold for hundreds of dollars

Back in 2012, the CRTC forecasted that the coveted 416 Toronto area code would be depleted by July 2015. To combat this they came out with 647 and, years later, 437. In addition, area code 387 was also set aside is to be set aside for future relief. Glen Brown, project manager with the Canadian Numbering

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Visa just made it easier for the next iPhone to become a payment platform

Visa today announced a consolidation of its disparate payments solutions into Visa Digital Solutions, a suite of products, services and developer tools aimed at bringing payments to smartphones and wearables. Last week, the company launched Checkout, a multi-screen solution for online payments. But omitted from that announcement was an explanation of how Visa plans to

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