Quick update for those living in Manitoba as regional carrier has announced plans to expand its HSPA+ network to another 6 remote regions within the province this year. Residents, businesses and visitors to Ebb and Flow First Nation, Fisher River First Nation, Churchill, Snow Lake, Bissett and Middlebro can soon shed the old CDMA tech
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Google is celebrating the second birthday of its Play Store content portal with a number of free and discounted apps, games, movies and books. While the deals are not groundbreaking, there are a number of popular titles like Badland and Fifa 14, as well as newer titles like QuizUp and Royal Revolt 2, on offer.
Spotify purchases recommendation engine The Echo Nest, promises to keep competitors’ access open and free
Spotify, a streaming music service that has yet to launch in Canada, announced today it will acquire one of the biggest names in online recommendations, The Echo Nest, for an undisclosed sum. The Echo Nest has grown over its nine years of existence to become the leading recommendation engine for a number of streaming services;
Remember when Apple triumphed over Samsung in a patent infringement case where the judge awarded the California-based company over $1 billion in damages? It’s OK if you don’t — the decision was made all the way back in August 2012. Since then, Apple has been awarded a second, smaller amount, and the two companies agreed
If you’re a Windows Phone user, you’ve likely heard of Rudy Huyn, the French developer that has single-handedly lifted the platform’s development community out of obscurity. A fantastically gifted programmer and designer, he is back with another project, this time addressing one of Windows Phone’s biggest shortfalls: a native Dropbox app. While the Dropbox API
At the end of Q3, WIND Mobile declared its subscriber base reached 636,827, up from 620,451 from the previous quarter. Three months later, the carrier has announced a mild increase of 13,200 subs to 649,000 for the fiscal year 2013. In addition, ARPU (Average Revenue Per User) slightly increased for the year by 6% to
With its latest update, Bing for Android is turning into a pretty useful little app. While most Android users are loathe to use a competitor’s engine, and Google’s search dominance is well established, Microsoft is approaching the game from another angle. It is offering users a simple, clean interface with a heavy emphasis on images.
Toronto-based AvidRetail began its startup journey as primarily a loyalty rewards company, whose AvipTap terminals could be integrated into existing points of sale at retail stores, coffee shops and restaurants. It then went on to develop its own point-of-sale replacement, AvidRegister, comprised of a 10-inch Android-powered tablet and custom software. Because AvidRegister runs Android, its
Sony officially announced the Xperia Z2 Tablet at Mobile World Congress last week. This is a follow-up to the Xperia tablet Z that launched last year and sports a 10.1-inch display 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera with an Exmor RS sensor, 6000mAh battery, running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. A
There was a moment, during the rush of people coming in and out of the Retail Experience section of Dx3, where I was tempted to buy a pair of jeans. Nadia Shouraboura, CEO of Hointer, had set up a pop-up store with her own merchandise — high quality demins, shirts and shoes — to demonstrate