Category: Manufacturers

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Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on: finally, a winner

When I first heard about the Xperia Z2 from Sony, I admit to being disappointed. Same body, small spec upgrade, same camera. And releasing it so soon after the Xperia Z1, itself a fairly modest upgrade over the Xperia Z. What’s wrong with this company? But now that I’ve seen it, I take it back

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BlackBerry confirms desktop video chat coming to its eBBM Suite of products

BlackBerry currently has over 85 million BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) users across its platforms. The app is available on BlackBerry, iPhone, Android and coming soon to Windows Phone. Rumours have always pointed towards the Waterloo-based company bringing its popular messaging service to the desktop and this looks to be true. In an interview with PC Mag,

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Bell releases the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet

Bell has added another tablet to their arsenal today. As expected, the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet is available for a low $179.95 no-term, or $29.95 on a 2-year contract. This is the third Alcatel device Bell has released in the past of - the others were the OneTouch Idol X and OneTouch Idol mini smartphones. As

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HTC One (M7) slated to receive Sense 6.0 upgrade ‘by end of May’

HTC recently unveiled Sense 6.0 with the new HTC One M8. During the official launch, Jason Mackenzie, president of HTC North America, said the HTC One and HTC One Mini will receive an update to Android 4.4.2 with Sense 6.0 sometime “this spring,” and also promised both devices will be upgraded to the latest version

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Did you buy a Samsung Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8?

According to Samsung’s Korean PR team, initial sales of the Galaxy S5 have eclipsed the already-high first weekend sales of its predecessor, which went on to sell over 40 million units. Though the device may not have the immediate appeal of the completely-overhauled Galaxy S3, nor the marketing checkbox fascination of the Galaxy S4, the

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MTS launches ‘My Trade-In Program’

Regional carrier MTS has finally offered their customers a device trade-in program. Most Canadian carriers have had this for years and now MTS has officially introduced “My Trade-In.” The service is actually made possible by US-based Phobio and gives the option for MTS customers to trade-in their old and unused device for a credit towards

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“BlackBerry Experience” registration now open for Toronto and Montreal

During the turmoil of 2013, BlackBerry announced it would not be holding its annual BlackBerry Live conference in 2014, instead opting “to continue with an engaging lineup of smaller, targeted events taking place all around the world.” The Waterloo-based company has already been on the road in Paris and most recently in New York with its “BlackBerry Experience”

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