Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pumping up Android’s quads at MWC

Think dual-core mobile phones are fast? How about quad-core phones, then? There have been a few new quad-core Android smartphones announced at Mobile World Congress. See my take on how the performance bump might affect the battery and heat in … Continue reading

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Android’s new killer app is…Linux.

Canonical believes that Android smartphone owners will want to dual-boot into Ubuntu Linux if they can. See my whole blog post on this at IT World Canada.

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Eluga aims to make a splash

Panasonic aims to make a splash with its forthcoming waterproof Android smartphone, the Eluga. See my full blog post on this at IT World Canada.

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Siri envy

Have Siri envy on your Android? Don’t worry – there are a few alternative apps for Android. You can see my full blog entry here.

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Samsung Galaxy Note hits stores in Canada

Today’s IT World Canada blog post is about the launch of the Galaxy Note in Canada. You can read it here.

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Waiting for a bite of Ice Cream Sandwich?

My second Android blog post for IT World is about availability of Ice Cream Sandwich on Android hardware. You can read the full post here: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blogs/android/2012/02/10/ice-cream-sandwich-are-you-still-waiting-for-a-bite/63463/

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Chrome hits the Android smartphone

A beta version of Google’s Chrome has now hit Ice Cream Sandwich-equipped Android smartphones. See my blog post at IT World Canada here: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blogs/android/2012/02/07/burning-chrome-google-s-peppy-browser-hits-the-android-smartphone/63457/  

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Rogers introduces One Number

There’s a proliferation of ways we can be contacted these days: most people have at least one email address (if not several), a mobile phone number, a home number, and accounts on multiple social media platforms. While that makes it … Continue reading

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