Tag: News

Telus enables LTE speeds for customers roaming in the United States and Internationally

Telus customers travelling to the United States and internationally are now able to access faster LTE speeds. According to an internal document obtained by MobileSyrup, effective today, Telus customers can roam with LTE speeds in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy,…

Sony Xperia Z3+ is the Z4 for the rest of the world

The Sony Xperia Z4 was announced last month and exclusively available in Japan. Now, the company has revealed what could be a stop-gap device in its route to a major reworking of its mobile division. Today, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z3+, which has familiar design lines to Sony’s previous Xperia Z3 flagship, along with a 5.2-inch 1080p…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days. – Spotify is no longer just a music streaming service [Read here] – Federal appeals court denies carriers’ Wireless Code challenge [Read here] – Netflix’s fight for eyeballs is…

Google I/O 2015 Extended events happening in several Canadian cities

Google is promising to bring the “next generation of technology, mobile and beyond” to the world during its annual developer conference next week. Google I/O will happen on May 28th and 29th, with “hands-on interaction with the latest technologies, inspirational talks and a few surprises in between.” We’ll bring you all the details live from San…

Samsung Galaxy S6 shipments topped 10 million units in a month

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge launched in 20 countries on April 10th. Ahead of the release, JK Shin, head of Samsung’s mobile division, stated, “pre-orders of the two Galaxy variants from our major clients are really huge.” While Shin didn’t give specific numbers, a new report suggests Galaxy S6 shipments have crossed…

Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 in Blue Topaz and Galaxy S6 edge in Green Emerald

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge in March and announced it would arrive in a number of colours, including Black Sapphire, White Pearl, Platinum Gold, Blue Topaz and Green Emerald. Canadian carriers brought the Charcoal Black and Shimmering White with its initial launch and the Platinum Gold following shortly after. Many…

Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days. – Apple Watch review [Read here] – MTS customers can now make mobile payments [Read here] – Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will receive Android 5.1 in June…

Sportsnet iOS app brings Apple Watch support

Just in time for the NHL playoffs is Rogers Sportsnet with an update to its iOS app. Now at version 3.3, Sportsnet brings support for the Apple Watch and also a video player improvements. The app will work in a similar fashion on the smartwatch as it does on a smartphone or tablet. Users will be…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE receives Lollipop update in Canada

The Wi-Fi only model of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 was updated to Lollipop in March, and now users of the Tab S 10.5 LTE can get the same treatment. We’ve received tips from Bell users that Android 5.0.2 is now available to download over the air. Those Canadians who have this tablet should have…

LG G Pad X tablet leak shows evolutionary design with Lollipop on board

LG seems to be coming back to the tablet market with the G Pad X. A rendering has appeared online, courtesy of device leaker @evleaks, showig a talbet running Android 5.0 Lollipop with LTE connectivity. The specs are unknown, but the LG G Pad X looks to have a display size between eight and 10…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active possibly revealed in leak

Look at this beauty. It seems a far distance away from the carefully crafted Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, but that’s what you get when you create something for the rugged market. These images are allegedly of the upcoming Galaxy S6 Active, which has the model number of SM-G890A, and the overall design is…

Cineplex 5.0 for iOS gains new UI and social features

Cineplex, Canada’s largest cinema company, has updated its iOS app with a number of new enhancements and a brand new user interface. The app features a new discovery tool to search for the latest movies. Additionally, it’s possible to watch trailers, locate the closest theatre, check show times, pay for tickets, and manage a SCENE…

Nexus 9 5.1.1 OTA and factory image now available

After a seemingly endless wait, Android 5.1.1 is finally available on the Nexus 9. Google had announced that 5.1.1 was set to roll out on May 7, but it has taken several days for the update to start to filter out. The majority of  Nexus 9s should now be receiving the update. Once it’s installed,…

LG G4 launching in Canada on June 19th

When LG announced the G4 earlier this month, it confirmed that the device would arrive in Canada sometime in June. Well, apart from 35 lucky Canadians scoring a G4 to test for a month, Wind Mobile’s Twitter account revealed today the device will launch on June 19th. There is still no indication of the contract price, but the terms…

You can now sign up to Periscope with just a phone number

Twitter-owned Periscope quickly rose in popularity with a million downloads in its first ten days of release. The company, which aims to be the leader in live streaming, is only currently available on the iPhone, but an Android version has been promised. Now, six weeks after launch, Twitter has announced a number of new enhancements to Periscope. The…

HTC launches DLNA App on Google Play Store

HTC continues untethering core parts of its Sense UI by releasing apps to the Google Play Store. The company has previously launched native apps like Gallery, Camera, Calendar, Weather, Lock Screen, and now the HTC Service – DLNA is available to download. This gives users the ability to use their phone to wirelessly share content to any…

The Xbox One can now be turned on with the SmartGlass App

After previewing the functionality back in April, Microsoft is finally allowing everyone with an Xbox One to power their console on and off using the company’s accompanying SmartGlass App. The change is part of the Xbox One’s May update, and besides allowing users to turn on their Xbox One on and off using the SmartGlass…