This is the Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha. Previous reports indicated that this new Android smartphone would officially be announced next month, and a new set of images has arrived to confirm both the name and design. As expected, the Galaxy S5 Alpha will target customers pining for Samsung’s hardware in a premium metal body. The Galaxy S5 Alpha
Regional carrier MTS is approaching 2-years of offering LTE speeds in Manitoba. The company went live on August 28th, 2012 and at the time LTE (Long Term Evolution) was only available in Winnipeg and Brandon. Now, a couple of years later, MTS has dramatically expanded the coverage and reaches 97% of the province’s population, or
Samsung is preparing a full-out assault on Apple’s new iPhone — the iPhone that both hasn’t been announced or released. The company released a short 30-second spot highlighting the benefits of the Galaxy S5, both in size, specs and capabilities, over Apple’s iPhone.
LG today announced that a Snapdragon 805 variant of its flagship LG G3 will go on sale in South Korea later this week. The news follows Samsung’s introduction of an LTE-A Galaxy S5 powered by Snapdragon 805 last month. Like Samsung, LG is highlighting the Snapdragon 805’s modem in the name of the device. However,
Google is set to shore up enterprise support in its upcoming Android L release. Aside from improving the core set of APIs developers and IT administrators can use, the Mountain View-based search giant is partnering with Samsung to offer a set of non-hardware specific Knox features across the Android L ecosystem. Now in its second iteration, Knox
Almost eleven months ago, the entry-level BlackBerry Q5 was released in Canada. The device resembled a QWERTY BlackBerry Q10, but sported a plastic body with squared-off corners. With the new wave of BlackBerry devices upon us, it seems that Bell is making space on its shelves, giving the Q5 an “End of Life” notice.
Welcome to Tête-à-Tête, a series where two of our writers converse on interesting topics in the mobile landscape — through chat. Think of it as a podcast for readers. This week, Daniel and Douglas chat about — what else — the massive collaboration between Apple and IBM, and what implications it may have for enterprise
The connected home is gaining traction this year as we’ve recently seen several major acquisitions in the category. In January, Google acquired Nest for $3 billion, known for its the popular Learning Thermostat and Protect Smoke Detector. More recently, Apple announced its first Internet of Things-based projects with HomeKit. Now, according to a report on TechCrunch, Samsung has
Nest, Samsung, ARM and others team up for Thread, a new wireless protocol meant to improve the Internet of Things
Nest, Samsung, ARM and a series of other big names in semiconductors and research have teamed up to create a new wireless standard for the Internet of Things, that umbrella term for any gadget with a wireless chip that talks to other chip-filled wireless accessories. While there are already many disparate “standards” powering these devices,
Samsung tends to release devices in many sizes and specification range to attack each market and price point. One of the latest smartphones that Samsung is rumoured to launch is the Galaxy F. Information about the device has leaked over the past few weeks, which is expected to sport a metal frame and a QHD screen. However, this foray