Tag: Android

Reviewing the Sony Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra

By Ted Kritsonis

Flying under the radar is Sony’s penchant these days, as it continues to try gaining traction with smartphone users, this time with the mid-range Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra.

Reviewing the Sphero Ultimate Lightning McQueen and Spider-Man toys

By Ted Kritsonis

App-based toys are interesting when witnessing kids interact with them. Add popular characters to the mix, and the interaction could become all the more invested, which is really what Sphero’s Ultimate Lightning McQueen and Spider-Man toys are about.

What’s next in iOS 11 and Android O?

New iPhones and Google Pixel devices are expected in the coming months and with them improved software functionality. Here are some of the expected updates in iOS 11 and the Android O

Reviewing the Motorola Moto Z2 Play

By Ted Kritsonis
The Moto Z2 Play is one of the few smartphones that can be augmented by add-ons, or Mods, that click onto the back, physically enhancing a certain feature on the device itself. Is there enough in this device to get people connected to the wider ecosystem?

Nvidia Shield is the Android box you’re looking for

By Ted Kritsonis

In an era where the line between ‘pay’ TV and ‘free’ TV is constantly blurring, streaming boxes echo the volatility of the market. Android boxes are usually of the no-name variety with a fairly singular purpose, whereas the Nvidia Shield TV is much more.

Locking ban makes stronger case to avoid phone contracts

By Ted Kritsonis

Starting on Dec. 1, carriers will no longer be able to sell smartphones locked to their network, potentially opening up a stagnant wireless market in Canada. If it does make it easier to leave from one carrier to go to another, will Canadians take advantage of the opportunity?

Design Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 and Tab S3

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The new smartphones and tablets look and feel so different from anything that’s come from Samsung. The closest thing to holding a sleek slab of glass, the Galaxy S8’s feel truly integrated, like they were carved out of a piece of crystal or marble and polished to smooth perfection.