There are over 27 million Canadians with a mobile phone, and it seems like traditional landline usage is, as a result, continuing its free fall. According to a recent survey by StatsCan, one in five Canadian households are now cellphone-only, an increase of more than 30% from last year. In 2013, 21% of households reported using a
Motorola’s Moto 360 will be available sometime later this summer. This Android Wear-powered smartwatch was shown off at Google I/O last week and its circular design makes it one of the nicest on the block. Missing from the excitement are the official specs. Motorola is holding back on providing any details until they launch it
Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days.
We are seeing a lot of synergies with fitness wearables and smartwatches lately. Misfit Wearables recently launched a Pebble app for its activity tracker, the Misfit Shine and recently Hexoskin, a leader in biometric clothing, announced its new Android app will work on Android-powered smartwatches. Hexoskin’s biometric shirt measures heart rate, breathing, activity and sleep.
Pining for a few more details on the upcoming BlackBerry Passport? This 4.5-inch BlackBerry 10-powered device will be available in September, but there seems to one of these gems floating around the streets of Canada. A couple videos have surfaced online that shows off the browser speeds and also how the speakers sound when blasting
Many Canadian carriers charge customers a fee for a SIM card when signing up a new activation, while many others don’t. For example, TELUS started to charge customers $10 for a SIM back in October 2012, and WIND Mobile has priced them at $25 (if you bring your own device). Effective July 3rd, Bell will
Quick update for those with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 LTE today. If you have yet to receive a notification on your tablet then it’s best to check for updates as Android OS 4.4.2 KitKat is now available to you. Press Settings > About Tablets > System Updates. We’ve received tips from Bell users, so
Glance, the little wearable developed by Toronto’s Kiwi Wearables, has the ability to turn your standard “dumbwatch” into a smartwatch. The company designed an accessory that tucks under your watch strap to preform various functions, such as receive notifications (texts, emails, social messages), count steps, turn on your TV, play music, and even use during
Cross-device service integration – the ability to switch seamlessly between your wearable, your mobile, and your desktop – is the next big step in tech, and both Apple and Google have announced steps towards this at their respective developer conferences. BlackBerry users have long-requested desktop operability for the company’s core services, and it looks as
If you’re a CFL fan than this news might be important to you. Yesterday was the opening game of the season and the Argos were put to shame by the Blue Bombers — score was 45 to 21. If you want to keep up to date on all the games, scores you can download to