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Sony announces the Xperia Z2, a modest successor to the Z1

Though the Sony Xperia Z1 was only announced in September, and its predecessor barely eight months earlier, today we’re seeing the latest creation from the Japanese company in the form of the Xperia Z2. On paper, the smartphone appears very similar to its predecessor: a large 1080p display; a 20.7MP rear camera; a fast Snapdragon

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54% of Canadians have used their smartphone to make a purchase decision

BrandSpark has released its annual “Canadian Shopper Study” that shows the shopping habits of Canadians. The survey was quite expansive, with over 100,000 Canadian shoppers participating in the study. From a mobile perspective, BrandSpark says we are becoming more online-savvy when purchasing: 54% of Canadians revealing that they have used their smartphone to make a

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Moto G discounted to $150 at Koodo Mobile

One of the best smartphone deals in Canada just got a little better. The Moto G is now on sale for $150 outright at Koodo Mobile with a plan, making it one of the finest deals around. Though Koodo is a sub-brand of TELUS, and caters to a more money-conscious consumer, the various plans still

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Rogers launching the ultra-rugged, Android-powered Cat B15 in November

You’d be forgiven for not realizing that Cat, aka Caterpillar, is also a smartphone distributor. The company sells ultra-rugged Android devices to select verticals like the construction industry. Rogers is set to release one such device, the B15, next month starting at $99.99 on a 2-year term. The device comes with a 4-inch WVGA screen

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Update: LG to release a 6-inch curved smartphone in November

LG is expected to introduce a smartphone with a curved display later this month, then mass produce and release it sometime in November.┬áThe name of the LG curved smartphone is currently pegged as being called the ‘G Flex.’ As for a launch day, Reuters sources who are ‘familiar with the matter’ believe that LG plans

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Oppo N1 boasts 5.9-inch 1080p display, 13MP camera and CyanogenMOD option

China’s Oppo, an OEM with a growing worldwide presence, has made official its flagship N1 smartphone. The device boasts some impressive specs, but the showstopper is a 13MP camera with a fast f/2.0 aperture, six-element lens and dual-LED flash, which exists on a hinge so users can take front or back photos without sacrificing quality.

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LG G2 teaser mines stock photos for glimpses of the future (video)

LG is not trying to hide the fact that it’s launching a smartphone on August 7th, nor is the name a secret any longer. The LG G2, nee Optimus, is going to be a considerably faster, thinner and more “future proof” smartphone than its predecessor. LG is attempting to market the phone much the way

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