Category: Carriers


Official specs of the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live

The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are the first smartwatches to run Google’s Android Wear, which is designed specifically for wearable devices and has the tag line of “Information that moves with you.” Announced and teased many times over the past few weeks, the G Watch has a buttonless and minimalist design that



Android has 1 billion active users

Google’s Sundar Pichai announced at Google I/O that the Android OS is alive and well, now topping at 1 billion active Android users. Previously Google communicated the total amount of users, but this number is based on the last 30-days, which makes it even more impressive. The breakdown of devices was not given, but there



Additional details of the ‘touch-enabled keyboard’ on the BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry revealed that the upcoming BlackBerry Passport, a BB10 smartphone with a 4.5-inch display, will sport a 3-row “touch-enabled keyboard.” The details were scarce of its benefits, only noting that users will be “even more productive.” Michael Clewley, Director of Software Product Management at BlackBerry, wrote a post on the company blog outlining a number



Video: Watch the complete Google I/O 2014 keynote presentation here

Google I/O 2014 will kickoff today from the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Daniel will be reporting live from the event and will bring a variety of hands-on demos of all the rumoured announcements — such as the new version of Android (possibly OS 5.0 Lollipop), new Android Wear smartwatches, Android TV and perhaps a



Unannounced Porsche Design P’9983 unearthed in OS

In 2012, BlackBerry and Porsche Design teamed up for the uber-expensive P’9981, a luxury smartphone based on the Bold 9900. This was followed-up last year with the BlackBerry 10-powered Porsche Design P’9982, which claimed a $2500 price tag. Good news for those who are interested in a sequel, as they are partnering up once again, with a few



BlackBerry Passport will have a ‘new touch-enabled keyboard’

BlackBerry CEO John Chen proudly showed off a couple new BlackBerry 10 devices last week. The Passport will be available in September and the Classic is pegged for a November release. On a blog post today, BlackBerry released BlackBerry 10.3 Developer Preview OS, simulator, and SDK to the dev community. This is basically a tool