A few weeks ago it was rumoured that Google and VSP Global, a company that specializes in eyewear, were teaming up to possibly take Google Glass to the masses. This would involve making the wearable tech be available in more stylish frames and developing Glass with prescription lenses. It seems there’s truth to these rumours.
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Honda has unveiled a new-look interface and what it says is improved in-car connectivity that would make it easier to integrate smartphones — particularly the iPhone — into the automaker’s vehicles, starting with the 2014 Honda Civic EX and higher. The company announced the details in a Google Hangout it held today that focused on
Koodo is digging deep into the past with plans to release the year-old Samsung Galaxy Note II. Announced today on Facebook, Koodo declared the phablet will soon make an appearance for an unknown price. Considering Samsung has successfully launched its successor, the Note 3, the Galaxy Note II will be priced accordingly — hopefully well
Last May, Bell and RBC announced a partnership to launch a “secure mobile payments solution” by “the end of this year.” This would bring the ability for Bell and RBC customers to pay for small ticket items (debit or credit) from a compatible smartphone — which will be a number of BlackBerry smartphones (BlackBerry Z10,
A recent report out of Korea, backed by reputable site SamMobile, suggests that Samsung will launch the Galaxy S5, a Note 3 “Lite” and Grand “Lite”, and a few unknown entry-level handsets in Q1 2014. There’s no word on the specific timing, but we could very well see an official unveiling at Mobile World Congress
SaskTel has released one of two new rugged Sonim devices. The Bolt 2 XP5560 is a Push-to-talk (PTT) phone and is meant for heavy wear and tear. This 190 gram phone is IP-68 and certified for the US military to handle “extreme temperatures, vibration/shock, rain, blowing sand/dust, humidity.” The Bolt 2 has a 2-inch QVGA
Canadians looking to try on a pair of smart glasses are finally getting their chance, but it’s not Google who is making the dream come true. Instead, the first commercially available pair of smart glasses comes from Vuzix, a video eyewear and smart glasses company based in Rochester, New York. Vuzix announced today that they’ve
“Selfie” was honoured by becoming Oxford Dictionaries 2013 Word of the Year. The official definition of this word is “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.” Hopping on board this news is Virgin Mobile with a Canadian-directed survey that
BlackBerry issued an open letter to its enterprise customers yesterday, declaring they are “very much alive” and going back to its roots. The Waterloo-based company, now under the leadership of Interim CEO John Chen, aims to focus its efforts on EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) and security of “all devices.” To wit, the company has announced
It’s back! Our annual buffet of smartphone and tablet giveaways has once again returned! Tomorrow we’ll start giving away various devices from various manufacturers and carriers – Motorola, HTC, Samsung, Sony, LG, Nokia, BlackBerry, Google, Rogers, Bell, TELUS and WIND. Just us spreading the holiday cheer!