Category: Manufacturers

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Sony Xperia M2 hands-on (video)

Sony has another smartphone launching in Canada this quarter, and while it doesn’t have the spec sheet or design advancements of its Z2 sibling, the Xperia M2 is a decent entry-level product that will be sure to engage some price-conscious smartphone buyers. A successor to the 4-inch Xperia M, the M2 sports a much larger

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Samsung Galaxy S5 gets its first post-release update

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has only been on sale for about a week, but the company has already issued its first update. Still based on Android 4.4.2, build G900W8VLU1AND is a 28MB update that offers “improved performance,” which is the most generic of changelogs we’ve seen. The build was created on April 11th, as opposed to

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) getting KitKat update soon

Users of the excellent Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) may not have to wait much longer for their KitKat update. SamMobile reports that South American users have already begun receiving the long-awaited software bump, with more countries slated to receive it in the coming weeks. There’s no word on when North Americans will get

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BlackBerry announces mobile app development award for Canada-Wide Science Fair

BlackBerry and its former co-CEOs have a long history of giving back to young Canadians interested in the sciences. Today, BlackBerry announced a new mobile development award for the Canada-Wide Science Fair 2014. The Smartphone App Development Award has three age categories: Junior, Intermediate, and Senior. To be eligible, students must build a mobile application

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New Personal plan nets you Office for one PC and tablet at $69/year

While it was clear after one week of availability that many people were interested in downloading Office for iPad, it was also clear from our comments section that few were willing to pay the price for full functionality. To get anything more than read and presentation support, users also must have an Office 365 subscription,

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Google misses market expectations, $6.27 EPS on $15.4 billion

Google released their Q1 2014 financial results today, and despite a healthy quarter, Google failed to meet high market expectations. Google posted a Q1 revenue of $15.4 billion verses analyst estimates of $15.54 billion, and a $6.27 adjusted EPS versus analyst estimates of $6.44. Google is currently down 4% in after-hours trading at the time

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City of Waterloo commits to BES10 and BlackBerry

The success of BlackBerry’s transition to an enterprise services company lies partially in its ability to convince organizations to adopt BES10 as their enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution of choice. To that end, BlackBerry has recently trotted out companies around the globe that have committed to BES10 as news releases in their own right, with

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Standalone Google Camera app now available with new Lens Blur feature

Rumours of a standalone Google camera app have proven true, as Google Camera is now available today in the Play Store for all Android devices running KitKat 4.4 or better. Google Camera fixes the viewfinder crop issue that has plagued Nexus 5 users, in addition to adding a brand new interface and features. The most

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Samsung exec says the Galaxy S5 ‘is selling faster than the S4′

Samsung successfully launched the Galaxy S5 last week in a massive 125 countries, including Canada. The company has been shy on producing numbers and when they do they usually come out with a fancy infographic to show its success over previous flagship devices. During an interview with Reuters, Yoon Han-kil, SVP of Samsung’s product strategy

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