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LG Optimus 2X and Optimus Pad Quick Look

Posted by Jamie Forestell We were invited to a media event earlier this evening and what you see above is the first 3G/WiFi Android Tablet (Honeycomb) in Canada. The LG Optimus Pad features an 8.9 inch screen with a 1280 x 768 WXGA resolution. The tablet is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core 1 Ghz processor, has front …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 – Rooted

Posted by Donny Torrefranca I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise.  At yesterday’s Google IO conference, all invited participants at the event received their free Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.  Much like most Android owners who are natural ‘tinkerers’, the 1st thing they did was try to ‘root’ the device.  Similar to iOS’ jailbreaking, ‘rooting’ is the process for Android …

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Xperia Arc : How does it rank up to the latest Super Smartphones?

Posted by Donny Torrefranca Before Sony released the Xperia X10, I personally believed it was the next best thing since the iPhone. Once dubbed as the “iPhone killer”, it clearly did not live up to the hype. After a couple of mini-updates, eventually the much needed Android 2.1 update came. Although it did improve from the release version 1.6, the …

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Sony to launch two Android Tablets – S1 and S2

Posted by Jamie Forestell Earlier this morning, Sony hosted a press conference in Tokyo and announced two new tablets are being released. The S1 and S2 tablets will both feature Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS. The S1 tablet is a 9.4 inch form factor and features a Tegra 2 SoC, front and rear facing  cameras, and will have integrated infrared, to also …

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Lenovo LePad: 7-inch Android tablet coming later this year

Lenovo LePad

Posted by Jamie Forestell Lenovo appears to have an Android based 7″ tablet on the way which we can expect in Q4 of this year called the Le Pad. The leaked powerpoint does not offer much in terms of details, but what it does show is that the 7″ tablet will feature a Dual Core ARM processor and ship with a …

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Vulnerability exploit found in latest version of Flash 10.2 affecting multiple platforms

Posted by Donny Torrefranca A ‘zero-day’ exploit has been found within the latest version of Adobe’s Flash 10.2 that is affecting platforms across the board such as Mac, Linux, Android, Windows, etc… With this exploit, a malicious hacker can potentially access and gain control of unsuspecting machines. It can still be prevented however as the malicious code cannot be executed …

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Sony Ericsson report supply issues as a result of the Japan Earthquake

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo

Posted by Jamie Forestell Sony Ericsson has reported the Xperia Neo launch has been delayed as a result of the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan. Also affected are the Xperia Play and Xperia Arc as low volumes are to blame. Sony Ericsson has released an official statement as follows: As Sony Ericsson continues to assess the impact of the situation …

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Google acquires iTunes-like Canadian mobile music App “PushLife”

Posted by Donny Torrefranca Google is preparing to have their own sync-to-mobile music app, and an interface for their Cloud media service. With the acquisition of PushLife, it looks like they’re preparation is almost complete. PushLife, a desktop-enabled mobile service is capable of syncing your non-iDevice smartphone (Blackberry, Symbian or Android) to sync with iTunes and transfer your music and …

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Motorola Xoom now available in Canada

Posted by Jamie Forestell With today being April 6, I have been waiting for some announcements or press releases from Motorola  confirming the availability of the Motorola Xoom in Canada, but still nothing. With one of the most quietest tablet launches in Canadian history, the Xoom quietly slips into Best Buy and Futureshop stores.  If you are in the downtown …

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TekTok’s Mobile “State of the Industry”


Time to check in on the current state of the “Smartphone Wars”. The battle for the hearts and minds of smartphone users rages on, and as we enter Q2 2011, statistics will start to be released outlining where we are post-2010, where we saw Google’s Android platform make huge leaps forward, Apple launched the incredibly successful iPhone 4, and RIM …

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