Tag: Android

Motorola’s DEFY Android smartphone is built tough

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Water resistant, dust-proof and scratch proof. No, this isn’t the latest Casio G-Shock watch, it is Motorola Mobility’s diminutive mobile marvel, the DEFY Android smartphone.

Google Reader tablet apps aggregate news on the fly

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

One of Google’s most underrated services is their free RSS news feed aggregator Google Reader. We look at the most impressive tablet apps that interface with Google Reader.

Apple: No plans for a smaller iPhone

By Ted Kritsonis

Though rumoured for weeks, insiders with knowledge of Apple’s plans have debunked the possibility that the company will unveil a smaller version of its popular handset. Apple’s engineers are apparently entirely focused on finishing the latest iteration, which should become available in Canada this summer.

Telus will unlock any of its phones for $50 fee

By Ted Kritsonis

Telus announced that, starting February 15, it will unlock any phone it offers for a flat fee of $50. The caveat to all this is that you need to be a Telus customer with a monthly plan.

Google launches 3 million title cloud-based eBookstore for multiple devices

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Barnes & Noble Nook, iPad, Android devices and Sony Readers now all have access to Google’s eBookstore which has a 3 million book selection and will be an entirely cloud-based solution. Released in the US today and expected to hit Canada in the coming months, the Google eBookstore is a huge step towards the ubiquity of eBooks.