Unboxing the Telus Samsung Galaxy S4

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There has been a lot of hype surrunding the succesor to Samsungs Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S4. Today we will crack into the Telus version, i337M, of the S4, and give it the unboxing and first boot treatment. I will of course have a full review coming soon as well. Probably in the next couple […]

24 Hours with a Red Nokia Lumia 920


The red and white Nokia Lumia 920s are just starting to hit the Rogers store shelves. There’s no yellow version in the stores yet, but hopefully they will show up shortly. I was lucky enough to secure a red one just as stock hit the stores, so I thought I would post some initial thoughts on […]

Unboxing the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 from Telus.

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I have never made a secret of the fact that I am what many people refer to as “an Apple fanboy”. I love my iMac. and my iPad, and until recently my iPhone. Since the introduction of the iPhone 5 I have found myself becoming increasingly “bored” with iOS. Which is how I found myself […]

Microsoft’s Surface Pre-Order – A Disaster for International Customers


Back on October 16th Microsoft opened up the pre-order window and people around the world jumped on the bandwagon and pre-ordered a Surface RT. I jumped on the pre-order and had mine submitted and in the system shortly after the site when live, which was about 20 minutes before the scheduled release. I ordered a […]

The Future of Windows Phone for Todays Users


Last week Microsoft shared their plans for Windows Phone 8 – at least some of their plans. The majority of the information shared was around developer features. Although, there was a preview of the new Start Screen, and a small thing about upgrades not supporting older hardware. Since that news hit, the internet has been […]

Windows Phone 8 and Some Developer Musings


This past week, Microsoft finally began to lift the proverbial covers off of the next version of their Windows Phone operating system in Windows Phone 8.While the presentation around Windows Phone 8, made at Microsoft’s Windows Phone Summit event in San Francisco, was anticipated by a number of audiences, the majority of the messages made […]

June SHOULD Be A Month of Answers For Windows Phone


This month marks a special time for Microsoft with regards to Windows Phone. There are two events slated for June that will provide an excellent stage for Microsoft to answer some frequently-asked questions around the next release of Windows Phone (for now, we will stick with “Windows Phone 8″ here, but even the branding is […]

What’s on Your Windows Phone?


I get this question a fair bit – What’s installed on your phone? And to be fair, I’ve asked it a number of times myself. Ultimately, nobody wants to be the last person to find out about a cool new app, right! Good friend John Obeto asked on Twitter yesterday for our top 10 Windows Phone […]

1080p Video Quality Test of the Samsung Galaxy S II

The Samsung Galaxy S II was one of the first phones to feature full 1080p video recording at 30 frames per second. Today we will take a look at the quality of the video recording with a quick test video. I was pleased with quality of the video recording. Although full 1080p has a weird, […]

The Canadian Gouge-Based Heritage

While Canada may be best known by those outside of the country for its hockey, maple syrup, and Mounties, those in the country also recognize the long standing history of being gouged by the phone and cable providers. So it’s no surprise that Canadian cellular rates are among the world’s highest – Sad, but true. You can […]