Category: Mobile

Review: Sony Xperia X and X Performance

By Ted Kritsonis

Sony has been on the outside looking in for years, watching other manufacturers carve out a slice of the smartphone market, and the company now feels it can fight back on multiple fronts. The Xperia X is a mid-range handset, and the Xperia X Performance is a flagship device, both of which are supposed to compete hard against what’s already out on the market.

Canadian Olympic Star Shines in Mobile App Development

by Lee Rickwood
A Canadian Olympian is pushing the development of mobile apps that support athletes and the communities who support them. Winter sports are covered; summer activities like cycling and rodeo sports have been added and more sports apps are coming soon.

The top smartphone photography apps

Initially, using smartphones to take photos was a convenience even if the quality, speed, and performance of these cameras was not ideal. Smartphone manufacturers have realized that photo quality on their smartphones is a major selling point and what keeps customers upgrading to the latest version of their chosen mobile devices.

Review: Huawei MateBook can’t stand up

By Ted Kritsonis

Huawei may not be a brand that comes to mind when thinking of an alternative to the iPad, but the MateBook is designed to be just that. A tablet with impressive specs and the flexibility to act as a laptop replacement, the device promises great performance, yet falls short on usability.

LG G Pad III 8.0 is a practical and portable Android tablet

LG G Pad III comes with Microsoft Office for Android installed, this is a huge freebie that makes it possible for this content consumption device to shine as an ultraportable note-taking, editing and spreadsheet-enabled device which can work with the most popular document formats.

Review: Motorola Moto G4 Plus makes a strong case to go mid-range

By Ted Kritsonis

Buying a premium smartphone outright isn’t what it used to be, now that prices routinely hit above $1,000, except mid-range phones are creeping up to close the performance gap. The Motorola Moto G4 Plus is a solid example of a phone that performs admirably well, yet comes in considerably lower on the price tag.

Comparing the latest Bluetooth wireless earbuds

By Ted Kritsonis

Bluetooth earbuds are a growing subset of the headphone business, and with improving audio quality and battery life, this might be a good time to get a pair that can keep wires at bay while staying active.