In the days following Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat announcement, HTC promised to update its flagship One handset to the new software, but wouldn’t commit on a specific timeline. It was updated to Android 4.3 in September. Now that the software has been available, both to developers and hardware manufacturers, for a few weeks, HTC knows
TELUS Upgrade Promise (T-UP!) now live, expands to all iPhones and coming to ‘additional devices in the near future’
TELUS launched the TELUS Upgrade Promise (T-UP!) back in September. This was a limited time promotion that saw those who bought the new iPhone 5s, along with a $99 AppleCare+ package, be automatically eligible to upgrade their phone in 12 months for a brand new one at the subsidized price — basically fast-tracking your upgrade
TELUS, Bell and Rogers, Canada’s three largest telcos based on wireless subscribers, have independently announced they will be fully compliant with Canada’s Wireless Code of Conduct by the end of November. While this should come as no surprise — all carriers are expected to explicitly follow the rules when they come into effect on December
Motorola debuted a $400 phone for $200 this week, shortly after Google debuted a $550 phone for $350. If you think this is coincidental, or is the last time you’ll see the companies undercut their competitors, you’ve got another thing coming.
Motorola took the wraps off their new Android device today — the Moto G. This is an mid-range device that comes packed with some respectable specs, but at an affordable price. We’ve received an email that states both TELUS and Koodo Mobile will be releasing the Moto G “this month” for $200 outright. The Moto
Apple pulled a minor fast one on everyone earlier today by closing down its online store and reopening with the iPad mini with Retina display available for purchase. The device was expected to arrive “late November,” which in Apple speak usually denotes the final days of the month, but the company was likely able to
We’ve received a few pings from users expressing frustration about an issue with the Nexus 5′s voicemail notifications — or lack thereof. We looked into this and confirmed that the Nexus 5 does not show voicemail notifications — specifically, the icon in the notification centre after someone has left a message — until the device
Sometimes, acts of nature disrupt our lives in ways that even technological advances cannot prevent or repair. During such trying hours and days, it’s important to focus on what’s really important: the people that are affected by these disasters. With over 10,000 people feared dead and over 9 million affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines,
TELUS is coming off a great few days. The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications (CCTS) released its annual report earlier this week explaining that TELUS experienced a 27% decline in consumer complaints over the past year. Today, TELUS reported their Q3 2013 results and declared a 5.2% wireless revenue increase of $71 million, to $1.44
There are a lot of smartphones out there, and I’ll be the first to admit we don’t do a great job reporting on the lesser-known ones. It’s always exciting to cover a powerful flagship with an extensive feature set, but many factors, from price to size, lead people to purchase cheaper, smaller, less powerful devices.