ANDROID

July 22nd, 2014

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Preview

With the SHIELD Tablet, NVIDIA is expanding their SHIELD family by introducing a device that uses an ultra portable 8″ tablet form factor but packs a powerful Tegra K1 processor.

July 30th, 2013

NVIDIA SHIELD Review; Android and More

NVIDIA’s SHIELD has been teased for months and now launch has finally arrived.  Is it everything NVIDIA promised?  Can it break out of its predetermined Android mold?  You bet!

June 26th, 2013

NVIDIA Delays SHIELD, Now Launching in July

Due to a component issue found during their QA process, SHIELD’s launch has been scrubbed for now.  NVIDIA’s SHIELD gaming handheld is one of the most talk-about products being released this year but it has experienced a fair share of teething problems since its introduction.  There were a few technical hiccups at the CES launch [...]

June 26th, 2013

NVIDIA SHIELD Hands-On Preview

SHIELD is a grand experiment to integrate various elements of NVIDIA’s product stack into a single cohesive device that transcends previous handheld gaming devices.  It does this by integrating  ecosystems from Android, the PC and online HD streaming  in new and interesting ways.

December 19th, 2012

Samsung Unveils its New Midrange Solution, the Galaxy Grand

Rather than continue to blur the line between smartphone and tablet, Samsung has finally taken a step back in the screen size arms race, introducing the affordable 5-inch Galaxy Grand. Despite being bigger than the S3, its resolution will be just 480×800 (the S3 is 4.8 inches and displays at 720×1280), which puts it firmly [...]

December 18th, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II melds several great ideas into a single design.  A massive 5.5″ screen interacts perfectly with a highly responsive stylus and there is processing power aplenty from its quad core processor.  This is all wrapped up into a compact design but does the Note II truly represent the next step in mobile [...]

December 12th, 2012

Shots Leak of Blackberry’s Upcoming London Smartphone

To hear The Media tell it, the fate of Canada rests on three things: Oil pipelines, fighter jets, and Research In Motion. The aging tech giant has become so fundamental to the Ontario economy that its newest phone, seen widely as its last chance at relevance, is a matter of national importance. Like Americans watching [...]

July 3rd, 2012

August 15 Will Be The End of Flash on Android

The reports of the death of Flash on the mobile web have not been greatly exaggerated. Late last week Adobe said there would be no certified implementations of Flash onto Android 4.1. “Devices that do not have Flash Player already installed are increasingly likely to be incompatible with Flash Player and will no longer be [...]

April 30th, 2012

Ice Cream Sandwich Available Now to Samsung Galaxy Users

Starting today, Samsung Galaxy users in Canada can download the latest Android update: Ice Cream Sandwich. “We are passionate about providing the best possible mobile experience to Canadians and the upgrade to Android 4.0 will offer an improved user experience for Samsung GALAXY devices,” said Paul Brannen, Vice President Mobile Communications at Samsung Canada, in a [...]

March 29th, 2012

Research Firm Thinks Android Will Eclipse Windows by 2016

2016 will be the dawn of the post-PC world, according to a report by market research firm IDC. If IDC’s report holds true the number of Android-based devices running on ARM CPUs will reach a 31.1% market share in 2016, whereas Windows devices on the x86 platform will slip from a current 35.9% to 25.1% market share. [...]