Apple, Universal Music Group and legendary rock band U2 today announced the release of the album “Songs of Innocence,” which Apple is gifting to iTunes Store customers around the world, making it the largest album release ever with over half a billion copies distributed.read more
UPDATE: Use discount code ‘Vibes99’ to get your AndroidTO ticket for $99.
AndroidTO, Canada’s largest Android event, returns for its fifth year on October 30 at the MaRS Discovery District.
The conference features Android design and development speakers from LynxFit, Tumblr, and Yahoo.read more
This wasn’t supposed to happen.read more
BlackBerry's homemade instant messaging service, even after more than a decade, remains one of its core features. Last year the Canadian company made waves by launching BBM on competing platforms for the first time.read more
Samsung has released another ad and—surprise!—it's a direct attack on Apple's iPhone.read more
In Canada, over the past six months the two best-selling smartphones in Canada were Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S4.read more
Montrea's PasswordBox has announced a new partnership with Samsung to roll out an updated version of the PasswordBox Android app for the Samsung Galaxy S5, which leverages the new smartphone’s fingerprint sensor.read more
President Obama doesn't necessarily like using his BlackBerry—he's publicly admitted he prefers Apple's iPhone—but because of its superior security, it's been his go-to device for years.read more
Starbucks today announced upcoming enhancements to its mobile app for iPhone.
The upgraded app "will extend the company’s leadership in mobile payment and allow customers to recognize Starbucks employees with a tip," according to the Seattle-based coffee titan.read more
A UK bookmaker recently tested 1,000 smartphone users to see if there was a difference in intelligence among the owners of various mobile platforms.read more
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