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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. Industry News
    LG's newest phone comes loaded with features many will love. Some critics are calling LG’s new smartphone “a phone with soul”. Why? It’s said to produce the best sound in a smartphone, ever. It also has superb ergonomics and dimensions, with tiny bezels. What are the cons? Some reviewers are...
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    Apple's 10th anniversary smartphone marks the most radical do-over of the iPhone to date. This Tuesday, Apple announced the coming release of the new iPhone X , (pronounced iPhone 10). The much-anticipated device was unveiled to mark the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, and is coming to retailers...
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    It's made of unique materials and comes with a magnetic 360 camera, but some say it can be improved and is too hard to repair. If you haven’t heard of it yet, Essential Phone , which is now available in Canada, is a premium smartphone developed by American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and...
  5. Industry News
    Looking for new devices? Check out CES- Las Vegas' giant tech show. Here are a few highlights: The giant annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is coming to Las Vegas January 5 th -8 th , 2017. From 3D printing to beauty tech, cyber security, wearables and robotics, the show...
  6. Industry News
    Today, Apple launched its newest mobile devices, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Notable features on the new phones include an advanced camera systems, the best battery life ever in an iPhone, immersive stereo speakers, a wide color system from camera to display and, for the first time ever in an...
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    This week, Samsung announced the coming of the company’s newest smartphone, the Galaxy Note7. The phone is being promoted for its water resistant body, S Pen (IP68), security that combines Samsung Knox with biometric authentication with a new iris scanning feature, and HDR video streaming...
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    This week, BlackBerry announced the launch of their new smartphone, the DTEK50, which is now available for pre-orders at ShopBlackBerry.com . Described by BlackBerry as "the world’s most secure Android smartphone", the DTEK 50 comes equipped with Android Marshmallow 6.0, and combines...
  9. Industry News
    This week in a blog post , BlackBerry announced that it will be phasing out the BlackBerry Classic. Ralph Pini , Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for Devices at BlackBerry wrote, “For many years, Classic (and its BBOS predecessors) has been in our portfolio. It has been an...
  10. Industry News
    Sony Mobile Communications announced the availability of its latest smartphone lineup today. The Xperia X Series is available starting June 23 at multiple carriers including Bell, Rogers, Virgin Mobile Canada, WIND Mobile, and Videotron. The four phone models announced earlier this year are...
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    After working behind closed doors for a year, HTC announced the launch of their latest smartphone today, the HTC 10. Said to incorporate changes based largely on customer feedback, the new phone will focus on offering users better camera quality and improved audio and will be available in...
  12. Industry News
    Apple’s smaller, cheaper iPhone is now here. In an effort to reduce the decline in iPhone sales, Apple has released the iPhone SE, which is now available for $549 in Canada. The smaller smartphone is said to be aimed at new buyers, and may be targeting emerging markets like that found in China...
  13. Industry News
    This week, Samsung electronics released their new additions to the Galaxy family of smartphones, bringing to market the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. “We believe in a world that is brighter, sharper, more convenient, and more fun. We strive to deliver on that vision with the Galaxy S7...
  14. Industry News
    Earlier this week, Samsung launched its latest Galaxy A smartphone, which will be selling in China mid-December, and will soon after be expanded to international markets. The Galaxy A (2016) incorporates Samsung’s latest in innovative design and technology, and comes in three screen size...
  15. Industry News
    Earlier this week, Google unveiled their latest smartphone, a collaboration with LG, by launching the Nexus 5X. As the third successful collaboration between LG and Google, the Nexus 5X delivers a phone with a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 808 processor, advanced camera features, a fingerprint...
  16. 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...
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    In 2014, Apple sold than 10 million iPhones in one weekend, but the iPhone 6 and 6s have now surpassed this mark with over 13 million in sales during their first weekend on the market. What caused the boost? This year, China was included as a market, whereas last year some regulatory problems...
  18. Industry News
    Today, BlackBerry announced they will be releasing a new OS smartphone year during the winter holiday period, called the Priv. The new release will be a slider phone with a curved screen. Which contract manufacturer will be making the phone, how will it be distributed and what will the price...
  19. Industry News
    Come July 7 th , expect pay quite a bit more if you want Telus to unlock your device. Mobile Syrup obtained the following statement from a Telus spokesperson confirming the news: “TELUS will be increasing its device unlock fee to $50 effective July 7. We apologize for the inconvenience but...
  20. Industry News
    Samsung today announced the Canadian release date for the Gear VR Innovator Edition, a virtual reality headset that works in conjunction with its Galaxy S6 smartphone. "We are thrilled to bring our innovative Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 to Canadian consumers," said Paul Brannen...
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