Archive: September, 2011
For the last few years, Apple has done an amazing job at creating buzz behind its product launches while keeping details and specs behind its product releases as secret as possible. The Apple iPhone 5 is no exception. But what do we know so far? Is the new Apple iPhone 5 business friendly? Let’s take a look at 5 things that businesses will like about the NEW iPhone 5. Read the rest of this entry »
After months of speculation, and I mean major speculation, Apple sent out invitations today for its October 4 “Let’s talk iPhone” event, so Kudos to my partner, who hit the nail on the head with the October prediction.
The iPhone5 is probably the most anticipated cell phone ever to launch, given Apple’s resounding success in the mobile space and the rapid adoption of smart phones. So the only quesions left to be answered at this time are, what should we expect with the iPhone5 and when can we expect to see the iPhone5 in Canada.
With dual core phones becoming a norm these days, it’s not surprising that HTC’s latest Android handset , Ruby aka Amaze comes packed with some impressive specs. If you compare specs to the HTC Sensation 4G exclusive on the BELL network, it is basically a supped up version, with Sensation having a tamer 1.2 GHz processor and 768 MB RAM. Check out the spec sheet for the Ruby for full details.
It seems that the smartphone OS world is settling on 2 players – Apple iOS, and Google Android (possibly Windows Phone OS in the long run – only because Microsoft has deep pockets and can stay the road). Almost every other OS has fallen down. Symbian from Nokia is dying, webOS from HP failed, BlackBerry is failing and will likely adopt Android, so why in light of this push Bada now? Read the rest of this entry »
For the last few years, we have heard about the unfriendly user experience and limited number of apps available on Blackberry App World. It took me forever to find the apps I was looking to the point that I would just give up searching. The NEW Blackberry App World 3.0 looks to reconnect with its’ users with an updated user interface combined with new features and functions. But what’s different?
Have you heard of anyone receiving a phone call on their cell phone and dying. That’s right, dying. Not DWL as in ‘dying with laughter’ or anything of the sort, I mean literally – DEAD. If you’ve watched Law Abiding Citizen with Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx you might remember the scene below. Talk about SOL, that is crazy, but is it possible??? Read the rest of this entry »
So just when you thought you’ve seem it all with Samsung Galaxy S II, the rumour mill is churning with the latest news that Samsung is working on Galaxy S III, a 2GHz quad-core processor smartphone, which if is more powerful than some computer CPUs out there today. With the Samsung Galaxy S ll out already on Bell and coming soon to Telus, chances are Canada will get this new flagship cell phone as soon as it’s released, so check back to get the best deals on this device. Read the rest of this entry »
Apple led the way for the sixth consecutive time in the bi-annual Wireless Smartphone satisfaction study by JD Power and Associates. While it is no surprise that Apple led in both 2011 survey’s (Volume 1 and 2) what is interesting is the movement of the other manufacturers up and down customer’s satisfaction ratings. You might be surprised at who is climbing the ladder!
“Which carrier should I select?Rogers?BELL? TELUS? Many businesses ask this same question. Many of you will refuse to go with one carrier over another for any number of reasons such as poor customer service, overcharging, poor network or previous experience. Many of you refuse to leave your current carrier because you’ve been with them for a number of years (you wear that number with pride), haven’t looked at your bill for years, your local dealer setup you up many years ago and you have great relationship. All honest reasons but are they the right reasons to not shop around? Read the rest of this entry »
With all of the major Banks here in Canada providing online banking as a safe and secure alternative to traditional (paper) banking, the push is on for mobile banking adoption as alternative means to banking. Most Banks have mobile apps which can be downloaded to your smartphone whether it be Android, BlackBerry or iPhone device which allows you to do secure transactions with as much ease and versatility as any other online medium. Read the rest of this entry »