Category: Manufacturers


WIND Mobile launching the Moto G on Thursday, March 27th for $229 outright

WIND Mobile is launching the excellent, low-cost Android device, the Moto G, this Thursday, March 27th. The company announced that it will make available Motorola’s entry-level Android device, which runs a quad-core 1.4Ghz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, an HSPA+ baseband, a 2070mAh battery, a 4.5-inch 720p display and Android



BBM stickers coming in update next week

As part of a briefing today outlining the company’s monetization strategy for BBM, BlackBerry demonstrated its upcoming virtual goods platform. What does a ‘virtual goods platform’ mean, exactly? For now: stickers, and lots of them. David Proulx, BlackBerry’s Senior Director of BBM Business Development, said that the mandate for BBM’s virtual goods store is to



Google signs Glass deal with Ray-Ban and Oakley maker Luxottica

As part of Google’s continued efforts to increase Glass’ appeal with the mainstream (some better than others) has announced a partnership with Luxottica to produce an exclusive collection of eyeglass frames. Luxottica owns a ridiculous number of eye ware brands, as well as LensCrafters and Sunglass Hut, but the initial run will be limited to



HTC One M8 Hands-on (video)

The HTC One, a year later, is still one of the most polished and well-designed Android experiences ever crafted. From its tasteful Sense UI to the aluminum chassis, there were only a few nagging issues with various individual components, the feedback of which HTC heard loud and clear. Though the company has had a troubled



HTC announces the new HTC One M8

HTC has announced the new HTC One today, improving on what the company says is the “best-selling smartphone in the company’s history.” Confusingly dubbed both the HTC One (M8) and the All-New HTC One, the device is made from a single piece of machined aluminum, improving on an already-impressive design. According to CEO Peter Chou,



Nokia announces April 2nd “More Lumia” event

Nokia has scheduled an event in San Francisco on April 2nd to showcase “More Lumia,” furthering speculation that the company will launch new Windows Phone-based devices based on WP 8.1, which Microsoft is expected to unveil the same day. We’ve seen leaks of a so-called Lumia 1320 mid-range device, but the company is also expected



LG launches Smart Bulb with Android and iOS support

LG isn’t content to let Philips, Lifx and Belkin eat their home accessory breakfast. The company announced today its own connected lighting solution dubbed Smart Bulb. The pair of 10W LED lights will last for 10 years running five hours per day, and are compatible with most modern iOS and Android devices. The company has


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Rogers lists complete specs and pricing of the new HTC One (M8)

HTC’s newest flagship smartphone will be officially unveiled tomorrow, March 25th and we’ll bring you all the news from New York. This has been one of the most leaked devices in the history of leaked smartphones. We already know that TELUS is launching the new HTC device and now we bring you news straight from