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
ASUS tipped to launch its Android Wear smartwatch in September, aims to be the thinnest in the category
Earlier this week Motorola, Samsung and LG unveiled their first set of smartwatches running Android Wear. The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are available to pre-order and both have a shipping date of early July (the G Watch priced at $249 and the Gear Live available for $220). The Motorola Moto 360 is
The Google Nexus 5 is currently available in several colours, including black, white and red. There has been rumours floating around the web that we might eventually see a yellow version of the pure Android device arrive, but nothing has appeared. Today, while Google I/O developer conference is in progression, Google updated its main Nexus