Tag: Android

Affordable mid-range smartphones to choose from

By Ted Kritsonis

Smartphones are pretty expensive when looking at the higher end of the scale, but the majority of handsets available are either in the mid-range or lower. Despite not having the hype or specs of more popular models, their sophistication has grown to a point where they are not only serviceable, but also reliable and robust.

What the carriers offer for smartphone replacement and repair

By Ted Kritsonis

A broken and damaged smartphone is less an annoyance and more an imposition on daily life, given the impact handsets have nowadays. The top carriers have expanded their warranty programs in covering these cases, and here is how they compare.

Hands-on: Google spreads out with new Chromecast devices

By Ted Kritsonis

The original Google Chromecast was the little HDMI stick that could. Bridging compatible mobile devices with TVs for a very low price, the device struck a chord with many who used it, despite its limitations. Now, there are two new Chromecasts, one for video and another for audio, with better specs inside and improved support on the software end.

5 best mini tablets for back to school

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Tablets have become smarter in the past few years and the more compact 7-inch to 9-inch devices are ideal for back-to-school.

Compared: Tough smartphone cases for the Summer

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla
Smartphones have become palm-sized computers keeping us connected, informed, and accessible. Yet, as sleeker, thinner and lighter models come out, the need for improved protection increases.

Review: Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is a solid mid-range player

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

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Smartphone competition strikes a slightly different chord when it comes to what mid-range devices are capable of, and the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is a handset that aims to deliver a quality experience at a price many can afford. How much bang for the buck does it offer?

Canadian app Yeplive aims to take chunk of livestreaming pie

By Ted Kritsonis

Periscope and Meerkat have popularized the concept of location-based livestreaming in a big way, and others appear to want to take a bite out of the same pie. Enter Toronto-based Yeplive, a new app aiming to be among the elite.