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How to get – and keep – your car and phone talking

Problems with vehicle connectivity to personal electronic devices are quickly climbing the top-hit list ladder for customer complaints. The most common issue happens when a smart or regular cellphone won’t operate on a vehicle’s hands-free system. 514 more words


BlackBerry Ltd releases premium DTEK60 smartphone for $650, the company's third Android attempt

TORONTO — BlackBerry Ltd.’s hardware business isn’t dead yet.

The Waterloo, Ont. mobile company Tuesday released its third Android powered smartphone, a higher-end touchscreen device that was already in the works before BlackBerry announced in September it would… 612 more words

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BlackBerry Ltd poised to make new smartphone announcement as online leaks increase

TORONTO — Less than a month after BlackBerry Ltd. announced the end to in-house hardware development, the former smartphone titan appears to be prepping to release another smartphone next week. 259 more words

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Samsung Electronics Co sets up Note 7 exchange booths at major U.S. airports after device banned from flights

Samsung Electronics Co. is letting travellers exchange their Note 7 smartphones at special booths set up at America’s busiest airports.

The program is part of Samsung’s worldwide effort to recall millions of Galaxy Note 7 phones, which are prone to catching fire and exploding. 371 more words

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Google Pixel and Pixel XL review: First smartphone 'made by Google' a compelling Android experience

Google announced earlier this month that it is changing its smartphone strategy with its new Pixel line. Instead of relying on third party manufacturers to design and build Google-branded devices and then sliding in at the end to add final touches, the tech giant is now unifying its hardware divisions and designing the phone itself from start to finish. 2,977 more words

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Map reveals how to always get free WiFi at airports and lounges around the world

Mobile phones and laptops are wonderful things that allow us to keep up with work and connect with friends and family from airports around the world. 447 more words


Two arrested after Kijiji cellphone sellers robbed, assaulted

Two Ottawa-area men face a number of charges for allegedly luring online classifieds users with the intention of robbing and assaulting them.

The Ottawa police robbery unit say the two overnight robberies both started with the sale of cellphones using the free classified ads website Kijiji. 284 more words

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