Tag: Android

Bell gives Toronto Raptors reality show more exposure

By Ted Kritsonis

The Toronto Raptors are not just one of the hottest teams in the current NBA season, the team’s brand is getting a boost from Bell and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, which have partnered together on expanding the reach of its behind-the-scenes show called Open Gym.

Review: Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is tough, but is it necessary?

By Ted Kritsonis

Samsung isn’t shy about trying to offer something for everyone, and that mantra is exemplified in the Galaxy S5 Active, a ruggedized version of the more popular regular iteration of the phone. While it is tough and durable, its niche qualities might seem unnecessary when considering the few differences between them otherwise.

BlackBerry, Samsung partnering on mobile security

By Ted Kritsonis

BlackBerry and Samsung announced a working agreement yesterday that would see the upcoming BlackBerry Enterprise Services 12 (BES 12) platform be integrated into Samsung’s Knox business platform.

Review: Samsung Galaxy Tab S shoots for the stars

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Even the less discerning consumer probably recognizes that Samsung doesn’t seem to be shy in experimenting with its device lineups, and tablets are no exception. The Tab S line, coming in 10.5- and 8.4-inch models, is the most recent and most audacious in its attempt to fight against the dominance of Apple’s iPad. Its ability to compete is made obvious on paper, but it’s the user experience that makes all the difference.

Looking for a smartphone on a budget? Check out this list

By Ted Kritsonis

Flagship smartphones are typically the best on the market, and the cost of entry is high for some, regardless of whether you go on contract or purchase outright. That may make it hard for the budget-conscious to get a high-end device, but there are some affordable options in the mid-range that won’t necessarily break the bank.

Review: Slingbox M1 sticks to basic TV place-shifting

By Ted Kritsonis

The Slingbox has been a rare case in that it has essentially offered the same core functionality and gone through few makeovers, yet has evolved enough on both the hardware and software sides to make the cost of entry more affordable with the M1.

First look at the Moto X, Moto G, Moto 360 and Moto Hint

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Only a few days ago, Motorola unveiled its latest quartet of products in newer models of the Moto X and Moto G smartphones, plus its new smartwatch, the Moto 360, and a new take on a Bluetooth headset in the Moto Hint. We’ve been playing around with the first three units since and here are some first impressions.