Category: Manufacturers


Here’s another look at LG’s G Watch

Last week, as part of Google’s Android Wear announcement, LG revealed that it will be the first OEM to release a smartwatch for the new platform: the G Watch. Little is known about the LG G Watch, but it’s believed to be launching worldwide in Q2 for around $300, with touchscreen and voice command support.



Google launches Chromecast Photowall for iOS and Android

With Google’s Chromecast finally available above the 49th parallel, Canadians can now start taking a closer look at the TV streaming device. Google released a new app for iOS yesterday for those interested in Chromecast’s media streaming capabilities. Photowall for Chromecast lets users share photos from any iOS device or Android devices (running iOS 6.0/Android



Google gets defensive in an attempt to bust Glass myths

Google’s Explorers program for Google Glass is an uncommon approach in the development of mobile hardware, let alone a whole new product category. The 11 months of early prototype access afforded to Glass Explorers has certainly provided Google with the feedback required to hone its nascent wearables experience, but it also means that the company



Judge validates two BlackBerry patents in Typo keyboard lawsuit

It appears as though the sordid legal battle between BlackBerry and Ryan Seacrest-funded iPhone keyboard maker Typo is drawing to an end. Following legal arguments from both side’s lawyers, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick stated that two of BlackBerry’s three patents in the case appear to be valid. “If the consumer can look at



Update: Rogers and Bell LG G2 KitKat update coming March 25th

Rogers LG G2 customers could very well be tasting KitKat by March 25th. According to the latest revision on their OS upgrade schedule, Rogers has penciled in this coming Tuesday for the flagship to receive the long awaited upgrade to Android 4.4.2. Of course, the fine print notes that “release dates are subject to change,”



Latest Apple rumour suggests we’ll see iTunes app for Android

Could it be possible that Apple is considering making one of its prime services available on Android? This could be a first for the company and according to the latest report from Billboard has Tim Cook and Co. considering it. Apple’s iTunes Store is seeking ways to expand outside iOS and Windows to combat declining



Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 now available in Canada for $500

The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is now available in Canada at all major big box locations for $500. This second-gen version of the shooter sports an improved design, runs Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), a 4.8-inch touchscreen display, 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 8GB internal storage — Samsung says accessible memory is approximately 2.8GB —



BlackBerry sells majority of its real estate holdings in Canada

BlackBerry announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the “majority of its real estate holdings in Canada.” The buyer is unknown, with the total space above 3 million square feet, including vacant land. The deal is expected to close in Q1 2015 and BlackBerry will keep its headquarters in Waterloo and lease



Pebble has sold over 400,000 smart watches since January 2013

On the heels of Google announcing Android Wear and partnering up with some heavyweights like Motorola, LG and HTC to produce a number of smart watches, Pebble has come out swinging with some respectable numbers. Canadian-born Eric Migicovsky, Pebble’s CEO, stated in an interview with Fortune that they have successfully sold over 400,000 Pebble smart