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.
Is this Sony’s upcoming flagship smartphone? Possibly. A set of images has founds its way online that claim to be the Xperia Z3, the successor to the Xperia Z2. The overall design looks similar to the previous Xperia hero devices (Xperia Z1 and the Z2), but these images show a device with the edges a
Microsoft hasn’t updated its OneNote for Android app since April, but today announced a beta program for the popular note-taking app. Like other Android betas, it is being managed on Google+, and once committed, overwrites the existing app on the Play Store. The beta version isn’t a particularly big change from the existing app — Microsoft
An image of an unreleased Motorola smartphone has surfaced. According to leaker TKTechNews, this specific Moto device is hooked onto Verizon’s network and is larger than the current Moto X, reportedly coming to market with curved edges and a 1080p display. While it’s unknown what specific Moto device this is, a video shows it running
BlackBerry is giving a bit more insight into the new touch-enabled keyboard on the upcoming BlackBerry Passport. The company already revealed a few tips and tricks for how users can benefit the most from using the physical and ‘contextual virtual keys.’ Michael Clewley, Director of Software Product Management at BlackBerry, took to the company blog
Motorola hasn’t even released the Moto E across Canada yet, but the company announced today that it would be issuing an update to Android 4.4.4 for the $179.99 device. Part of its continued commitment to keeping its Moto series updated, Motorola is pushing the latest version of Android to its lowest-cost smartphone, sold unlocked and
Today, Samsung unveiled its initial foray into full solution system-on-a-chip game today with the new Exynos ModAP. While Samsung has been touting its quad- and octo-core Exynos processors for some time now, they’ve recently been relegated to 3G-only smartphones or WiFi tablets due to a lack of integrated LTE. ModAP is the company’s first SoC with
A report released today revealed a high number of high school students use their smartphone while driving. The Ontario government banned the use of handheld devices while driving back in April 2009, with fines upward of $280 if caught talking, texting, surfing the web, or even holding your device while behind the wheel. Premier Kathleen Wynne
BlackBerry acquired German-based Scoreloop in 2011 with a goal “to take mobile gaming to the next level.” BlackBerry, then known as Research In Motion, was heavily promoting gaming on its newly launched PlayBook tablet and targeted professionals who also wanted to have a little fun on the side. Scoreloop provided a way for developers to
Google has issued a couple of interesting updates to its Gmail, Camera and Search apps for Android. This is in addition to the rollout of screen mirroring to Chromecast for select devices.