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Imo has long served as a chat network aggregator, putting all your conversations in one place. However, the company believes that this strategy has led to compromises that hold back its own messaging efforts. To sharpen its focus, it's dropping support for all third-party services. The firm will s...

March 2nd 2014 at 11:54pm 0 Comments
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Long gone are the days of prepaid carriers being stuck with low-end smartphones. Need proof? That's easy: Sprint has announced that both Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile will carry Samsung's Galaxy S5 in the second quarter of the year, or sometime around the worldwide launch in April. Neither wir...

February 28th 2014 at 4:27pm 0 Comments
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Windows Phone owners no longer have to watch from the sidelines as their friends battle for supremacy in FIFA 14. EA has released a native version of the free-to-play soccer (aka football) title for Microsoft's platform with the same on-the-pitch action that you'd expect on Android and iOS, inclu...

February 28th 2014 at 2:27pm 0 Comments
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The Mobile Podcast turns 200 today and we're coming to you direct from the MWC showfloor in Barcelona, so please excuse all the background hustle and bustle. Brad Molen and crew are providing some fresh first-hand perspective about Samsung's new smartwatch line and the dimple-backed Galaxy S5 (com...

February 26th 2014 at 2:56pm 0 Comments
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We don't normally think of Orange's smartphones as quick, but we'll have to make an exception for the carrier's just-unveiled Gova. The 4.5-inch, Android 4.3-toting handset is the provider's first with 150Mbps LTE, giving subscribers fast data without making them spring for more advanced hardware....

February 23rd 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Samsung has been developing its own mobile health technology, but it knows that it can't do everything; there are plenty of entrepreneurs that have their own clever ideas. To help get those projects off the ground, the company is partnering with the University of California San Francisco to creat...

February 21st 2014 at 6:47pm 0 Comments
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Canadians have been left out of the curved smartphone frenzy so far, but they'll soon learn what all the fuss is about: LG has announced that the G Flex is coming to Canada as a Rogers exclusive this spring. While the local edition won't include any radical changes, it should have very fast data...

February 20th 2014 at 10:13pm 0 Comments
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Windows Phone owners have their choice of activity tracking apps, but few of those apps will tell you how to remain healthy after you've taken off your running shoes. It's a good thing that Microsoft has released a beta of Bing Health & Fitness for Windows Phone, then. The software uses GPS to...

February 17th 2014 at 8:52pm 0 Comments