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TELUS Offers New “European Travel Passes’ and Travel Tracker

TELUS Offers New “European Travel Passes’ and Travel Tracker

Canadian travelers to Europe just got a big break in pricing by TELUS – who just started offering three new European Travel Pass bundled packages that are now available.  You can also track your real-time usage with their new Travel Tracker Tool.  There are three bundles currently available, all designated as a European Combo Pass.  […]

Samsung Now Selling Phones Directly Through Its Website in Europe

Samsung Now Selling Phones Directly Through Its Website in Europe

Many manufacturers nowadays have figured out that customers don’t always like to buy their phones from a retail chain, rather sometimes it’s just better to order the device straight from the manufacturer itself.  This can sometimes get you additional discounts or other offers that a retail chain might not be able to offer, and while […]

Nokia XL 4G Will be the Last Nokia Android Phone

Nokia XL 4G Will be the Last Nokia Android Phone

Nokia’s stint with Android has been unfortunately short considering the quality the aging Finnish tech giant once used to put out.  After being bought up by Microsoft, Nokia’s hardware group has floundered quite a bit, and while it put out some experimental Android phones over the past year it seems like that experiment is coming […]

Federal Trade Commission Releases List To Help Mobile Carriers Prevent Cramming

Federal Trade Commission Releases List To Help Mobile Carriers Prevent Cramming

T-Mobile got themselves in some hot water not too long ago over the issue of cramming. Cramming, also sometimes referred to as slamming, is an industry term that refers to adding a charges to a customer’s bill without their consent. T-Mobile’s problem arose over premium SMS charges that a lawsuit claims were added by the […]

Samsung, Apple, and LG Lose Smartphone Marketshare in Q2 2014

Samsung, Apple, and LG Lose Smartphone Marketshare in Q2 2014

As usual, IDC has just released their smartphone marketshare numbers for Q2 2014, which ended on June 30th. We’ve already seen the tablet marketshare numbers, and they were right where we expected them to be. Now we’re looking at smartphone numbers. Now remember that this isn’t just the US, but the entire world. It’s interesting […]

Featured Review: Official LG Quick Circle Case

Featured Review: Official LG Quick Circle Case

We’ve got our hands on the official LG Quick Circle case here. This actually a really nice case. One thing that I liked about it over the likes of Samsung’s S View Cover, is the fact that the window doesn’t have a piece of plastic over it. Why is that a big deal? Well when […]

Home Screens for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides Get Material Redesign

Home Screens for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides Get Material Redesign

Today, Google Drive announced on Google+ that the home screens for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides on the web have been updated to use material design. Now we can all jump for joy and hashtag it #materialyolo. According to Google’s post on Google+: “Home screens for Docs, Sheets, and Slides are officially here! Now when […]

Huawei Sales Up 62 Percent Year-Over-Year, 34 Million Phones Shipped in 2014 So Far

Huawei Sales Up 62 Percent Year-Over-Year, 34 Million Phones Shipped in 2014 So Far

Huawei has never been the biggest Android manufacturer around, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t do big business.  Quite the contrary actually, as this latest earnings report has shown.  Chinese based Huawei shipped a total of 34.27 million smartphones globally in the first half of 2014, meeting about 43 percent of their yearly sales goal.  […]