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Nova BLOX External Battery can Charge your Devices Super Quickly

Nova BLOX External Battery can Charge your Devices Super Quickly

What’s the worst thing that can happen while you’re out traveling?  You can probably think of a few pretty awful things, but it’s likely that having your smartphone die on you in the middle of nowhere ranks pretty high on the list of most people’s worries while traveling. So what’s a person to do to […]

Nest Acquires Revolv: Your Smart Home Just Became Smarter!

Nest Acquires Revolv: Your Smart Home Just Became Smarter!

A Google-owned company Nest has recently announced a new acquisition to their growing base of clever household items.  These intuitive products include a thermostat that learns the household’s favoured temperature on a daily basis, programs itself and is controlled by a mobile phone; and a caring smoke and carbon monoxide alarm that speaks to the […]

Google Exec Breaks Felix Baumgartner’s Record Stratosphere Jump

Google Exec Breaks Felix Baumgartner’s Record Stratosphere Jump

Felix Baumgartner has nothing on Google. Baumgartner jumped pulled a Red Bull stunt about 2 years ago, jumping from a then-record height of 128,000 and recording the whole thing. It was gut-wrenching to watch him sit on the edge of the capsule that took him into the stratosphere. When he jumped, my stomach hit the […]

FCC Postpones Low Frequency Spectrum Auction Until 2016

FCC Postpones Low Frequency Spectrum Auction Until 2016

A few hours ago, I wrote that T-Mobile USA had asked the FCC to amend the low frequency auction and now we learn that the auction, originally planned for early next year, has been postponed until 2016 because of the court case between the FCC and the broadcasters. Earlier in the week the court issued […]

PIAC Commends the Government for Ending Paper Billing Fees

PIAC Commends the Government for Ending Paper Billing Fees

Back in August we did a story about paper billings – a nasty word to businesses, and with environmental groups and concerns, not to mention with most people going wireless, we wondered why anybody would still want a paper bill.  I have to admit that I miss getting a paper bill to remind me that […]

Inbox by Gmail Is Giving Existing users Three Invites To Send Out

Inbox by Gmail Is Giving Existing users Three Invites To Send Out

Google’s new email app called Inbox has been littering G+ feeds for the last couple of days, with good reason as the newly announced Inbox by Gmail is a pretty great little alternative to using the actual Gmail app itself. Inbox basically takes everything from all your accounts and filters it all into one easy […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Availability In Europe Leaked

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Availability In Europe Leaked

Samsung have released a whole bunch of devices this year with the most recent including the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. However, back at the start of the year Galaxy launched the first of their 2014 flagship devices the Samsung Galaxy S5. Following this, back in May of this […]

GO SMS updates with Material Design

GO SMS updates with Material Design

  With Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google has ushered in a brand new design language that it calls Material Design, which is a complete rehaul of the design language in Android. Material Design effectively makes things flatter and more colourful, introducing new animations and new ways to access information, such as making the Floating Action Button […]

Nexus 6 Pricing Set in Google Play, but no Word on Carriers’ Pricing

Nexus 6 Pricing Set in Google Play, but no Word on Carriers’ Pricing

The new Nexus 6 is a BIG device with a BIG price tag – certainly reasonable for what you are getting, but a huge upgrade over what Nexus users are used to paying.  The Nexus 6’s pre-orders start next Wednesday, October 29 in Canada, and while we knew that the 32GB model would run a […]