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  • BlackBerry CEO Confirms Touchscreens are Out, Keyboards Are Back In

    January 12, 2014 3:05 PM 15

    Bad news for anyone that took a real shine to the BlackBerry Z30 – it could be the last high-end touchscreen Smartphone the brand ever builds. Having spectacularly failed to gain a footing despite all the fanfare in the world, last year’s BlackBerry Z10 pretty much solidified the theory that the firm’s prowess always was and always will be in its QWERTY

  • BlackBerry to Launch Sub $200 Touchscreen Phone and High-End QWERTY This Year

    January 12, 2014 1:01 PM 13

    CEO John Chen talks the future roadmap for BlackBerry, which includes budget lines by Foxconn and ‘cool phones’ designed in-house. BlackBerry may be down, but the promise of at least two new Smartphones for 2014 proves that the once-unstoppable brand is by no means out. Company CEO John Chen was unusually chatty about BlackBerry’s upcoming product launch

  • Galaxy S4 vs Nexus 5 vs iphone 5S vs Note 3: Which is the Best?

    January 12, 2014 9:11 AM 27

    The Google Nexus 5 has been on the market for some time now and it has been in competition with many other handsets on the market, but has it managed to hold its own with them? A recent report comparing sales figures of the devices for 2013 put the Google Nexus 5 at the bottom of the food chain. However that has been contributed to distribution chains

  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review, Price: e-Reader Starting At $119 Still The Best Of Its Kind For Its Category; 6-inch Device Incl. Free Cloud Storage

    January 12, 2014 5:03 AM 12

    By Staff Writer | January 12, 2014 12:42 AM EST Amazon Kindle Paperwhite review, price: The 6-inch Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is still the best of its kind in the market and at $119 for its entry-level variant, the e-reader is still the best of is kind in the market. Throw in it’s many features, which includes wireless connectivity everywhere plus free cloud

  • Smart Energy Car of the Year: Mazda 6 SKYACTIV makes being environmental sexy — and affordable

    January 11, 2014 10:13 PM 15

    Sometimes taking a good hard look and making what is "old" new again while getting back to basics yields the greatest innovations and that's precisely what Mazda has done with its Mazda 6 midsize sedan. The sexy shaped 6 isn't an electric or a hybrid, there is no plug and its engine runs on regular, not premium gas. Yet at its top-level trim, the car delivers

  • Broken Age Part 1 Comes Out on January 14 for Kickstarter Backers

    January 11, 2014 5:47 PM 8

    Tim Schafer, the creator of Broken Age is really excited about the coming week. As the Kickstarter backers for his ambitious point and click adventure, Broken Age Part 1 is due to come out on Steam Early Access on Tuesday, January 14. Schafer tweeted from his official profile reminiscing how it has been 4.5 years since he released a game of his own while

  • OPP pay raise stretches already tight community budgets

    January 11, 2014 2:37 AM 14

    The OPP will rank among the highest paid police officers in the province starting this month, after an 8.5 per cent wage increase takes effect this year. The raise follows a two-year wage freeze imposed on all civil servants who work for the provincial government, including OPP officers. (CBC News) The Ontario Provincial Police are the among province's

  • The best deals on the best values Add to ...

    January 11, 2014 2:07 AM 19

    I want to love Toyota’s Prius hybrid ($26,100 base), but not being a taxi driver, I find myself able only to admire this technological masterpiece. The engineering brilliance of the Prius, however, is one of the many compelling things that come to mind when I scan down Consumer Reports’ Best New Car Value list. The Prius, says CR, is the best overall

  • China's ambitious handset makers face tough sell in U.S.

    January 10, 2014 11:55 PM 36

    LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - LG Electronics executive Frank Lee bounded onto a Las Vegas stage this week to show off a new phone for the U.S. market, the 6-inch G-Flex, which boasts a curved screen. Two hours later, in another room at the same hotel, Huawei Technologies' Richard Yu unveiled the razor-thin Ascend Mate II, bragging it had a battery life of nearly

  • Canadian team’s app comes out on top at CES

    January 10, 2014 8:26 PM 24

    PasswordBox is a password manager with a social twist LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (NEWS1130) – A team from Montreal has won the mobile apps showdown at CES for the app “PasswordBox.” “We’re very excited to have won,” says Magaly Charbonneau with PasswordBox. “Our app is a password manager with a social twist. It allows you to save all of your online accounts and passwords