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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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'Do not publish': Apparent accidental BlackBerry leak hints at new high-end device on the way

TORONTO — BlackBerry has apparently leaked details about another new, high-end smartphone on its own website a week before CEO John Chen’s self-imposed deadline to make the company’s slumping hardware business profitable again. 251 more words


Apple Inc's iPhone 7 release could dampen margins for Big Three wireless carriers: analyst

The latest iPhone may have consumers flocking to Canada’s Big Three wireless carriers to upgrade their smartphones, but the providers’ margins could take a hit in the next quarter due to the anticipated increase in sales, according to one Bay Street analyst. 447 more words

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Apple Inc sees biggest rally in years, adding more than $60 billion in market value this week alone

Apple Inc. stock is on its biggest winning streak in years as the company prepares to roll out sales of its new iPhone 7 on Friday. 536 more words