Don’t be mad, but I have some disturbing news: Canadians are getting screwed out of one of the best smartphone deals today. The newly-refocused Google-owned OEM announced the Moto G earlier this month, and the unassuming Android smartphone has quickly become the low-cost handset to beat. In fact, Canada was one of the earliest markets
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When the Samsung Galaxy S4 launched in Canada earlier this year, it was available across most carriers in both Black Mist and White Frost. Samsung promised that “additional colour options” were to come later in the year. Well, for those holding out until the end of the year, it looks like a new colour is
WIND Mobile has discounted several smarpthones for their upcoming “Black Friday” sale. Most are older devices, but a complete list of the outright costs are below (discounted Tab pricing is also available). Sony Xperia ZL is now $579 outright (was $629) BlackBerry Q10 is now $499 outright (was $649) BlackBerry Z10 is now $449 outrihgt
In addition to launching BBM Channels today, BlackBerry has announced a deal with 12 smaller, regional OEMs to preload BBM on their Android devices. Manufacturers ranging from India’s Micromax to Indonesia’s EVERCOSS will preload the messaging service on their Android phones, taking advantage of the lingering popularity of the BlackBerry name and the BBM brand.
Update: BlackBerry has just posted a message on their company blog that “BBM Channels for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS devices has officially launched!” The company says that BBM Channels will be coming to BBM for iPhone and Android in the coming months and users on those platforms “can still get started on the website
Based on a small but steady flow of reports, it appears that Google’s Android 4.4 update for the Nexus 4 is leading to issues around the home screen. Specifically, for some users the virtual home button, which is used to (obviously) return to the home screen from an app, does not have any effect when
Apple’s newest iPad mini has arrived at Bell. The iPad mini with Retina display has a better display than the original at 7.9‑inches (2048 x 1536 resolution at 326 ppi). You can always grab this directly from the Apple Store, or you can now score this from Bell is you’re looking to potentially save a
Last month, HTC announced a special edition HTC One made from 18-carat gold. There are only six in existence and they sold for around $4,500 each. Now, HTC is doubling down on its gold promise, releasing a mass-market version of the device with a similar hue (albeit in a lighter champagne) in a more affordable aluminum
Right now, it’s fairly easy to cross-develop and app for both Windows Phone 8 and RT. But the two operating systems, from a sales and marketing perspective, are completely different, and it’s fair to say that most consumers see RT as a sibling to Windows 8, not Windows Phone. But Julie Larson-Green, Microsoft’s head of
BlackBerry is starting off the week with a slew of executive announcement changes. The company’s Chief Operating Officer, Kristian Tear, and its Chief Marketing Officer, Frank Boulben, are leaving the company, and current Chief Financial Officer, Brian Bidulka, will be replaced by James Yersh. The former will remain as a special advisor to new CEO,