With 2014 barely out of the starting gate it appears that this year will be very eventful for the smartphone sector and the mobile industry at large based on recent events.read more
CrowdCare has raised $1 million.
The round, which brings the Canadian company's total funding to $3 million, was led by Mantella Venture partners.read more
Mobile devices are quickly becoming the primary means of email communication, according to new research.read more
A report by Cisco has determined that 99% of all mobile malware has reared its ugly head on Android devices.
Apple's Senior Vice President of Marketing, Phil Schiller, gleefully tweeted the results that showed that while 71% of web-delivered malware was encountered on Android devices, only 14% of it was ever met by iOS users.read more
Smartphone or tablet, Apple or Android, mobile applications have become ubiquitous in the classroom setting.read more
This contest is now closed.
Techvibes has partnered up with wireless carrier Wind Mobile to give our readers a chance to win an awesome Christmas present: a smartphone worth over six hundred bucks and half a year of free unlimited talk, text, and data. How cool is that?read more
XMG Studio has launched a new mobile game.read more
WINNER: Alissa Bigelow!
Techvibes is giving away a shiny new Nexus 5 smartphone courtesy of Virgin Mobile Canada!
The Nexus 5 is powered by Google's Android 4.4 operating system known as KitKat. With a price tag of $500, the device has a quad-core processor, five-inch screen, and eight-megapixel camera.read more
Introducing Sphero 2.0 by Orbotix: if you haven’t heard of this unique gaming platform yet, you are in for a treat. On the surface, there is nothing particular about the ball, it’s round, white with a little cute blue logo, but inside there is definitely something going on—an engine.
I place it on the charging dock and plug it to the wall. A light inside flashes and glows, changing colour several times. I download one of many apps and connect it to Bluetooth. I still don’t know what to expect.read more
It's hard for anyone who now owns a smartphone to imagine not owning one.
Similarly it's difficult to fathom anyone upgrading an old device to opt for a "dumb" phone, or non-smartphone—especially when there are affordable entry-level options from every brand, even Apple.read more
BlackBerry has laid off another 300 employees from its headquarters in Waterloo.read more
BlackBerry released BBM for Apple's iOS and Google's Android one week ago and the instant messaging app already has 20 million downloads across the two platforms.read more