Tag Archives: smartphone

Google unveils new Pixel smartphone Business,Sci/Tech

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Google announced a new phone on Wednesday known as Pixel. The company made the announcement at a press conference today in San Francisco. CEO Sundar Pichai started off the conference saying the invention of smartphones created a mobile revolution “that’s changed people’s lives.” For the first time with this new phone, the software

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Google’s cheap smartphone launches in India Sci/Tech

Google Android One

By Jacob Wilson-Hajdu Google just released its new Android One smartphone in India this week. It’s greatest feature might its price, running just under $120. With 1.2 billion people and only 10 per cent of the population owning a smartphone, India has become an open market for mobile developers to create and offer affordable technology.

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Many Canadians’ smartphones aren’t password-protected: study News

By Joshua Sherman One of the world’s leading technology security firms warned Thursday of the need for users to protect digital devices with passwords. According to McAfee Inc.’s new Love, Relationships & Technology study, 35 per cent of Canadian smartphone users surveyed don’t have a password set on their device. The study also found that

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Smartphone users not mindful of security, study says Uncategorized

By Therese Jastrzebski Smartphone and tablet users may want to think twice before using their devices to make their next purchase. Symantec, a security software company, released their 2013 report and found that smartphone and tablet users are not taking proper security precautions while using their devices. Almost half of smartphone users don’t use any

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BlackBerry 10 launch announced, firm’s future at stake Business

A new operating system is on the horizon, but is it too late for Research In Motion? By Katherine Ward Canada’s Research In Motion announced Monday it will unveil the much-anticipated BlackBerry 10 on Jan. 30, 2013. The new operating system has had many delays, but officials say it has been worth it. “In building the

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