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Tête-à-Tête: The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend

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

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SaskTel releases the Sony Xperia E1 and the Huawei Ascend Y530

Regional carrier SaskTel has made space on its shelves for a couple new Android devices. The Sony Xperia E1 and the Huawei Ascend Y530 are both priced at $0 on a 2-year contract — or $129.99 for the E1 and $119.99 for the Y530 no-term. The Ascend Y530 is an entry level Android that runs

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Honeywell takes on the smart home with the Lyric thermostat

“There is now a thermostat that will adapt to you.” The race to own the thermostat is on. Nest has been the pioneer of this once outdated space for the past couple of years, but Honeywell has announced its first smart product, the Lyric thermostat. There are some similarities between Nest and Lyric: both have

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LG unloads 3 new videos promoting the upcoming G3

Ready for another dose of the LG G3? Prepping for the big show on May 27th, LG has released three new videos that highlight the camera, QHD display (resolution of 1440 x 2560), and the overall design. The videos are all under 17 second and the promo that plugs the design shows the G3 possibly

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LG unveiling its next flagship on May 27th

On May 27th you can expect to see a new flagship device by LG. The rejuvenated manufacturer has sent out media invitations that promises something “G” related – perhaps the LG G3 or the upcoming LG G Watch that runs Google’s new Android Wear OS. LG is hitting the ground running this time around by

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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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