Category: Samsung


Wearable Wars: Wrist to Wrist with Pebble & Galaxy Gear

The war for your wrist is on. The smartwatch market is heating up with a number of manufacturers all vying for that empty spot on your arm. To help you wade through these new (and murky) waters, we go hands-on with two heavy weights in this space: Kickstarter darling Pebble, and Samsung’s first wearable the



Videotron, Rogers and TELUS launch the Samsung Galaxy Gear

The Samsung Galaxy Gear is a “companion” device and is currently available in Canada across major big box retailers. In an interesting move, Quebec-based regional carrier Videotron has added this smartwatch to its lineup today. The price is the same at $329.95, but if you’re purchasing the Note 3, or anyone of the future compatible



Samsung Galaxy Note 3 receives another ‘stability improvement’ update

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 users recently received an update that brought additional ‘security and stability’ fixes (OS 4.3 and firmware version N900W8VLUBMJ1). We’ve received several tips today from Note 3 users on several carriers that another update has just been pushed through. This brings the device to  build N900W8VLUBMJ4 and includes additional “stability improvements.” As usual, the update can



Cheap and cheerful: four mid-range Android devices compared

There are a lot of smartphones out there, and I’ll be the first to admit we don’t do a great job reporting on the lesser-known ones. It’s always exciting to cover a powerful flagship with an extensive feature set, but many factors, from price to size, lead people to purchase cheaper, smaller, less powerful devices.



A few thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy Gear

The Samsung Galaxy Gear arrived early last month as a glorified smartphone accessory to the Note 3, a too-eager attempt to capture portions of a nascent market intent on filling the category with purpose. The Galaxy Gear is a smart watch, a companion to the phone or tablet in your pocket or bag; it tells