Tag: smartphone

Comparing 3 affordable smartphones that pull their weight

By Ted Kritsonis

Flagship smartphones, the likes of the iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One, tend to get the most attention because they are supposed to be the latest and greatest. There is, however, a growing segment of mid-range handsets that are designed to be both affordable and dependable. Here, we look at three in the Motorola Moto G LTE, Sony Xperia M2 and Acer Liquid S1.

Android’s shadow looms over BlackBerry smartphones

By Ted Kritsonis

BlackBerry’s troubles have been covered extensively, and one of the consistent themes around the company’s current platform is the perceived lack of apps available. These complaints are usually centred around the lack of native support for popular apps users expect to have on their handsets — a hole that Android is coincidentally filling for BlackBerry.

Taking a closer look at Rogers Next and Telus T-Up programs

By Ted Kritsonis

Now that Rogers has unveiled its Next program to cater to customers who want to upgrade their smartphone every 12 months, this new act of corporate generosity comes with some fine print that you should know before you decide to sign up.