Sony is expected to unveil the Xperia C3 tomorrow, a self-proclaimed Selfie Phone that features an LED flash next to the front-facing camera. As selfie functionality becomes increasingly important to the vain masses of the world, companies like Sony are taking full advantage. The Xperia C launched a year ago and featured self-guided prompts for
While sales of BlackBerry 10 devices have not been able to turn the company’s finances around, the company has been recognized for the design of its latest smartphones. BlackBerry has won three Red Dot Awards in the category of product design, specifically for the Q10, Q5 and Z30. According to the press release, a 40-member
Government tipped to unveil a wireless auction for newer carriers, reportedly ‘designed to force smaller players to merge’
James Moore, Canada’s Industry Minister, sent out a press release late Friday that an announcement will be made this morning at 9:30 that will “support more consumer choice and better service in the wireless market.” The details were vague, but a report in the Globe and Mail suggest the government is set to unveil a
Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days.
The first time I realized the triage potential of a smartwatch, I was walking home from the grocery store with two bags in each arm, and a wrist vibrating because three separate family members were trying to get in touch at the same time. It was a small thing, to alleviate that anxiety, but it
It’s been almost six months since Alec Saunders became VP of BlackBerry’s newly formed QNX Cloud Business division. Since that time, we haven’t heard much from the division beyond the announcement of Project Ion, a portfolio of resources and partnerships designed to put BlackBerry at the centre of the burgeoning IoT (Internet of Things) economy.
Many enthusiasts and analysts were disappointed when Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5, mainly because its design was so similar to previous flagship smartphones. The majority of the 5.1-incher is made of plastic and outfitted with a soft plastic backing. Even though the company successfully sold over 11 million units in its first month, Samsung is in
WIND Mobile recently announced that it surpassed 735,000 active wireless subscribers. During the 2014 Canadian Telecom Summit, Tony Lacavera, CEO of WIND Mobile, noted that the carrier is seeing an average customer usage of 1.5GB of data per month, and over 90% of all devices sold are smartphones, with 85% running Android. From a network perspective, WIND
LG announced today that its latest flagship will come to several Canadian carriers on August 1st. While pricing will be revealed by the individual providers, Rogers, Bell, MTS, SaskTel and Videotron have all come on board with the release of the G3. The device will also be available at Tbooth, The Source, Wireless Wave, Wireless
Samsung’s new ‘Wall Hugger’ commercial says iPhone users are ‘denied the freedom’ of a good battery life
Samsung is back in business with hitting Apple where it hurts. This time around, Samsung is moving past saying the iPhone is for your mom and dad and but taking direct aim at its battery life. Samsung highlights the Galaxy S5, its current flagship smartphone, with a superior battery life, specifically that the Ultra Power