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Sony Mobile to announce Xperia Z3 at September 3 IFA 2014 event

Sony Mobile to announce Xperia Z3 at September 3 #IFA2014 event

SonySony Mobile today began to send out hold-the-date invitations for its IFA 2014 press event. According to XperiaBlog, the event will take place from 16:15 to 17:00 CEST on September 3, a couple of days before IFA 2014 opens officially. Unlike last year, Sony has yet to release any kind of teaser and, needless to say, has yet to reveal what it plans to unveil at the event.

XperiaBlogexpects that…

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LG readying Windows 8 LG WinTab tablet?

LG readying Windows 8 LG WinTab tablet?

LG WinTab trademark filingLG is widely expected to jump back into the Windows Phone space in the near future. It now appears that it may follow that up with an entry into the world of Windows tablets as well. It has just filed a new trademark submission for the term “WinTab” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

As with most trademarks filing, there is very little to go on here. The name alone…

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HTC holding August 19 press event, possibly for HTC One (M8) for Windows

HTC holding August 19 press event, possibly for HTC One (M8) for Windows #HTCOneM8

August 19 2014 HTC event invitationHTC today sent out invitations to its next press event. It will take place on August 19 in New York City. The invitation does not reveal what HTC has in store for everyone but it could well be the HTC One (M8) for Windows that was the topic of rumours just yesterday.

Should the HTC One (M8) for Windows indeed be the main attraction of the event, we can expect to see a device that is very similar…

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Microsoft Cortana coming to Canada with Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1

Microsoft Cortana coming to Canada with Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1

Microsoft Cortana

Microsoft today revealed new information about what we can expect in the first update to Windows Phone 8.1. Better known as Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, a preview version is coming to developers next week ahead of a general release “in the coming months.”

While Microsoft Canada was hoping to have Cortana in time for the release of Windows Phone 8.1, Canadian users will need to wait a bit longer.…

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The Information: Google and Motorola working on Shamu Nexus phablet

The Information: Google and Motorola working on Shamu Nexus phablet

Google Nexus 7While Lenovo may soon become its new owner, Motorola is still working closely with Google, its current owner, on at least one new device. Rumours surfaced this past weekend that the two are working on a 5.9-inch smartphone (or phablet) codenamed Shamu.

The Informationhas now corroborated the report after talking to “three people with knowledge of the matter.” Despite the fact that Google knew…

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Sony Xperia T3 coming to Canada

Sony Xperia T3 coming to Canada #XperiaT3

Sony Xperia T3Sony Mobile Communications unveiled the Sony Xperia T3 back in early June. Billed as the world’s smaller 5.3-inch smartphone, the company announced today that it is coming to Canada in August.

“The Xperia T3 is a striking yet affordable device built for those who have an eye for distinctive designs and appreciate standing out from the crowd,” said Tim Hernquist, VP Marketing North America, Sony…

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BlackBerry Beta Zone to offer “pre-release BlackBerry products”

BlackBerry Beta Zone to offer “pre-release BlackBerry products”

BlackBerryBlackBerry’s Beta Zone is an opportunity for users to try out BlackBerry software before it gets released. Not only do users get a chance to test the software but their feedback and suggestions helps improve the product before it gets released to the general public. It now appears that BlackBerry will expand the program to do the same with “pre-release BlackBerry products.”

Select members of the…

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha announcement set for August 4?

Samsung Galaxy Alpha announcement set for August 4?

Rumoured Samsung Galaxy AlphaIt now appears that the Samsung Galaxy Alpha may launch even sooner the mid-August time frame that recent rumours suggested. Samsung’s first Android smartphone to sport a metal frame has been rumoured for a long time but all could finally be revealed finally on August 4.

Unfortunately, it now appears that the Galaxy Alpha will not be the premium flagship device that so many rumours suggested it…

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Providence Equity Partners considering acquiring stake in WIND Mobile

Providence Equity Partners considering acquiring stake in WIND Mobile

WIND Mobile

Canada’s recently announced AWS-3 spectrum auction will give a chance to some of Canada’s smaller carriers to secure spectrum to deploy LTE capabilities. WIND Mobile was quick to applaud the rules of the auction but it still likely needs to secure the funding necessary to participate and acquire the specrum needed to expand its network. Now comes word via Bloombergthat Providence Equity Partners…

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Lumia Cyan update now rolling to Nokia Lumia 625 in Canada

Lumia Cyan update now rolling to Nokia Lumia 625 in Canada

Nokia Lumia 625The Nokia Lumia 625 landed in Canada back in October 2013 courtesy of TELUS Mobility. It then made its way to both Rogers Wireless adn Fido earlier this year. It today became the first Canadian Windows Phone device to receive the Lumia Cyan update.

https://twitter.com/nokiacanada/status/494178079166590976

Along with all the improvements found in Windows Phone 8.1, the Lumia Cyan update adds a…

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