Tag: mobile

Microsoft bows out of consumer mobile, writes off $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition

Microsoft’s Windows Phone has less than 1 per cent of the global smartphone market and even if the company has managed to somehow integrate Windows 10’s features and applications on a limited scale, it seems that this isn’t enough for the company to keep rallying behind an evaporating market share.

Review: Roku Streaming Stick almost does it all

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s not the 4K-enabled Roku 4 that has already launched in the United States, but the company’s new Streaming Stick is an example of a value product that punches above its weight and delivers more than might be expected of it.

One rhino gets killed every eight hours.

Can Technology Save the Rhino – and Other Endangered and Exploited Creatures?

by Lee Rickwood
Conservation, even techno-enabled, is not easy. For example, hundreds of staff, suppliers, contractors, security personnel, and tourists enter and exit game reserves every day, and monitoring them was not easy in the past – typically, the reserve is in a remote location with only basic IT infrastructure and very limited bandwidth, as Dimension Data executive Bruce Watson explains.

HTC 10 aims to redefine flagship segment

The HTC 10 looks and feels the part of a well-balanced instrument. It feels great in the hand and while being manageable for a device with a 5.2-inch display but which handles more like a 5-inch smartphone.

Who are the Big 3 carriers’ sub-brands for?

By Ted Kritsonis

The Big 3 — Rogers, Bell and Telus — rule the telecom land in Canada, and that reach is further extended by their respective sub-brands — Fido, Chatr, Virgin Mobile and Koodo. The differences between them aren’t very stark, raising questions over what the latter group of brands truly offer the market today.

Tips on Selling Your Old Phone

By Christine Persaud
Chances are you swap your phone out every three or four years. A recent Gallup survey found that 44% of Americans actually upgrade their smartphones as soon as they are permitted to do so in their carrier contract, which is typically every two years. But what do you do with your old device?