Articles By Daniel Ionescu

Samsung Galaxy S III reviewed as

Samsung's Galaxy S III is the Android smartphone to beat, the first reviewers of the phones concluded, as the phone arrived in Canada on June 27.All major carriers (including Bell, Telus and Rogers) havesigned

Published on: June 21st, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

Is Facebook phone next for Zuckerberg?

Facebook has five mobile apps, no clear way to monetize its mobile users, and it is now looking to build a smartphone, according to a recent New York Times report.Yes, we've heard this

Published on: May 28th, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

8 new uses for your old smartphone

If you're searching for a new GPS navigator or a touchscreen remote control, a good place to find one is at the bottom of your desk drawer. Old smartphones, long forgotten after being

Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

Toshiba unveils 13-inch Excite Android tablet

Toshiba has introduced its new line of quad-core Android tablets, including a giant 13-inch model with a high-resolution display and quad-core processor. The company is also phasing out its 7- and 10-inch Thrive

Published on: April 10th, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

Canadian machines hit by massive Mac botnet

A Mac trojan horse spotted by security analysts since last year has infected more than 600,000 Apple computers, says Dr. Web, a Russian antivirus vendor. More than 56 per cent of the infected

Published on: April 5th, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

RIM’s PlayBook 2.0 OS finally out but is it too late?

Almost a year after the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet was introduced, Research In Motion has delivered a new OS that brings a native e-mail client to the device. PlayBook OS 2.0 is probably what

Published on: February 21st, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

Top 5 reasons Amazon’s tablet could be an iPad killer

Amazon’s unreleased tablet is not expected to arrive until November, but it is already being pitted as the number one rival to Apple’s iPad. Analysts and pundits alike are placing their bets on

Published on: September 7th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

The sub-$350 tablet showdown

If you didn't manage to get a price cut HP TouchPad, Android manufacturers are now offering a range of budget tablets that will cost you up to half as much as an iPad.

Published on: September 6th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

Samsung’s Galaxy Note is a smartphone-tablet crossover

Samsung did not get the memo when Dell axed its 5-inch phone, because it has introduced its own 5.3-inch smartphone-tablet crossover called the Galaxy Note. The slender Android 2.3 device blurs the line

Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

HP Touchpad reviews: good effort, but no iPad killer

HP's TouchPad, the company's response to the Apple iPad, is hitting stores tomorrow and the first reviews are in. The TouchPad is the first iPad competitor to adopt Apple's screen form factor (4:3,

Published on: July 4th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

RIM’s PlayBook hit with tough reviews just ahead of launch

Research In Motion's iPad competitor, the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, goes on sale April 19, but it's not ready for prime time. Reviewers who got their hands on the PlayBook early posted their thoughts on the

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

Rent Photoshop for $35 per month

Adobe will start renting Photoshop and other of its flagship products from $35 per month on a subscription basis, the company on Monday announced. The applications will be part of Adobe's new Creative

Published on: April 12th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

Google working with LG on ‘Nexus’ tablet: report

Google is apparently preparing its own entry in the growing Android tablet competition. Reports say Google is working with LG on a Nexus-branded tablet running the Android Honeycomb 3.0 software.The tablet could ship

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Daniel Ionescu

Gmail for Android OS updated

Google updated its mobile e-mail client Gmail for the Android operating system decoupling it from a smartphone's core functions. The move by Google to independently offer a version of its Gmail software is

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Droid X vs. iPhone 4 — a spec by spec comparison

On Wednesday, Motorola introduced the Droid X -- the company's response to the Apple iPhone 4. On Thursday, the iPhone 4 goes on sale. As a result, the digital world has a smartphone

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Daniel Ionescu