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  1. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Hello forum users out there, It's been a while since logging in here ... I have a question about Acer Liquid smartphones and specifically whether I should or can update the unit with new system/Android code. From time to time I see messages on my phone suggesting I do this, with the message...
  2. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    I did a factory reset on my Galaxy S6 but I am able to retrieve the data with free data recovery software. This scares me out, lol. How to completely wipe the phone without damaging it? I need to exchange it for some extra money.
  3. Industry News
    This Tuesday, Apple made a move in their quest to rule the online music streaming world and made Apple Music, the company’s music streaming service openly available to Google’s Android users. So, if you have a mobile phone that operates on an Android operating system and you’d like all the...
  4. Industry News
    Been waiting for it? It’s here-BlackBerry’s first Android-powered device, the Priv. This marks the first time the company is launching a device that will run on Google’s system, and not its own operating software. The Priv includes a dual-curved screen, touch and physical keyboards, an 18MP...
  5. Industry News
    Yesterday, Google announced the release of a variety of new hardware including two new Nexus phones, new Chromecasts, and the Pixel C Android tablet. Here’s a breakdown of the some the items and their features: Nexus 6P Google’s new flagship phone has a slightly smaller screen than its...
  6. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Anyone use Periscope for iOS (and now Android)? The application allows you to broadcast live video from your device. For example, we've seen people live tweet events: Protests, police action, events, etc. This application allows you to live broadcast instead. It's a Twitter app. Please...
  7. Bell Mobility, Solo and Virgin Mobile
    Bell announced today through their Twitter account that Lollipop - Android 5.0 is now available for the Galaxy S5. I haven't seen it yet - I have a GS5 and my OTA and KIES are both showing "latest firmware installed". Anyone get it yet? Here's the story on MobileSyrup...
  8. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    No, the title isn't a typo. :-) Had an irritating experience with my Samsung Galaxy S III yesterday. The Samsung "Store" app had an update. I thought, OK, no problem. In the updating process, the Samsung "Store" app noticed I had a few apps from Google that were "Older" and automatically...
  9. Industry News
    Android-powered devices outsold Apple iPads to overtake the top spot in the global tablet market share for the first time. Android holds 62% market share, with Apple at 36% and Microsoft at 2.1%. The tablet market grew from 116.3 million to 195.4 million units shipped between 2012 and 2013...
  10. Industry News
    Moto G is now available at TELUS for $200, no commitment, or $0 on any two-year contract. It is available from TELUS at Black’s, Cellular Point, The Mobile Shop and Walmart.  It is also available at Koodo for $200 no commitment or $50 on Tab 3. You can get the Moto G  from Koodo at Best Buy...
  11. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Years after BBM practically invented non-carrier texting, it is finally available to the vast majority of smartphones. I mentioned it to my 21 year-old, but she dismissed it...no one BBMs anymore Ironically, they failed to make it work on more than one device at a time so I ended up...
  12. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Kickstarter ending soon for Bluetooth gamepad for iOS/Android, etc: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1703567677/icontrolpad-2-the-open-source-controller Hopefully they meet their goal, not long left. I want to try one as an XBMC remote, and of course gaming on my iOS devices. Granted...
  13. Industry News
    Research firm IDC reports that Google's Android platform is extending its dominance in the smartphone market worldwide. iPhone owners under the delusion that they were in the majority, are in fact now in the minority by a margin of 4:1. IDC reports that there were four Android phones for every...
  14. Bell Satellite TV
    I did a search and couldn't find a thread specifically for Remote PVR, so forgive me if I missed it. Anyways, I just noticed that the Bell Remote PVR app on Android has finally been updated to work with Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). My phone only run 2.3.4, so this update doesn't affect me...
  15. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    The dual CPU North American version of the Samsung Galaxy S III mobile phone is coming soon to all the major carriers in Canada that offer LTE networks. The expected release date has been pushed back from June 20 to June 27 due to concerns about enough stock for what is likely to be huge demand...
  16. Industry News
    Hut2Hut Events will be organizing this year's AndroidTO 2012 Conference scheduled for October 25th at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto. This year's event will again play host to Canada's largest gathering of Android developers and mobile professionals, but Hut2Hut aims to "raise the game."...
  17. Industry News
    There are a couple of reasons that this phone launch is an exciting one. First, the phone is exclusively available at the Sony Store, where you can buy it outright or on a contract through Rogers. Second, this phone ties into the Sony Entertainment Network, including the Sony Music Unlimited...
  18. Industry News
    Music fans throughout Canada will have the opportunity to sample a new digital music subscription service starting on March 15th courtesy of the Sony Entertainment Network. Sony's Music Unlimited Service is a cloud-based service where users can access millions of songs on multiple devices...
  19. Industry News
    Rogers announced today their new TV and home entertainment solution, called NextBox 2.0. The new offering essentially consists of three new feature sets: * Whole Home PVR: Exactly as it sounds, this allows you to watch anything you have recorded on your PVR  on any other TV with a NextBox HD...
  20. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    http://www.vonagemobile.com THE VONAGE MOBILE® APP Talk and Text for FREE, Worldwide! Introducing the Vonage Mobile® app, a new Android™ and iPhone® app that lets you make FREE high-def calls and send FREE texts to anyone who has the app worldwide. And you also get amazing savings on...
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