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Android 4.3 hits the Galaxy S3 & Note 2 across Canada


While Google has just released Android 4.4.1 for the Newest Nexus device the Nexus 5 Samsung is playing catch up with its 2012 devices. The Galaxy S3 & Galaxy Note 2 here in Canada are presently receiving their 4.3 updates which bring along a list of new features, UI enhancements, Notification improvements, performance improvements & more including a very important improvement which is battery life.

The update is hitting both of these devices on all carriers across Canada right now so if you haven’t received notice on your device head to the Settings – About Phone  & hit that Software update icon to take advantage ASAP.

Improvements to the Galaxy S3 seem to be all good right now from our test device & the best Improvement so far seems to be battery life as our test device has made it through a full day of use which it couldn’t come close prior to this 4.3 update.

Will bring you more on this update as we have a little more time with the S3. Let us know anything good or bad you’ve noticed on either the S3 or Note 2 after receiving this 4.3 update we’d love to hear from you.

The LG G2 is now available in Canada from the Big 3, other carriers to follow soon.


The LG G2 has finally come to Canada & is available right now from Bell, Rogers & Telus, & will also be heading to other carriers in the near future. The G2 will run you around $180 on a 2 year contract or if you wish to grab it outright your looking at a $700 price tag.

The G2 features a 5.2-inch full HD IPS display (1080 x 1920 resolution, 423 ppi), a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor clocked @ 2.26ghz,  32GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM,  a 13MP main camera, 2.1MP front-facing camera, 3,000mAh battery, rear volume controls and it’s running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

Are you thinking of grabbing up the G2 or are you waiting for Samsung’s next interation in the series of king of the Phablets the Galaxy Note 3?

Hit the comment section we’d love to hear what your next device choice is going to be between these 2 High End  powerhouses

Posted from WordPress for Android by Paul “Kid Android” Deschamps

Multi Window finally hitting Note 2 with update on Wind, Videotron & Mobilicity


If you have the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on Wind Mobile, Videotron or Mobilicity you might want to check your device for an update today. Samsung has announced on their FB Page that Android OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is finally being pushed out to Note 2 users with those carrier branded models. This brings Multi Window & a couple other small upgrades. Check your device by going to  Settings – About device – Software update – Update.

Let us know what you think of this most recent update for your model in the comments below.


April brings showers & also the Sony ZL to Canada


Sony unveiled the Xperia ZL at CES & a couple days after announced that it will be coming to Canada. Well Sony has just stated that the 5″ device will be coming to Bell, Mobilicity, MTS, Rogers, Videotron and WIND sometime in April.

Like I said the ZL sports a 5″ 1080p HD display (Bravia Engine 2) 440ppi & covering that is a shatter-proof sheet of scratch-resistant glass. The phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm snapdragon S4 quad core with Adreno 320 GPU with 2GB RAM. There’s 16gb of internal memory & expandable memory of 32gb through Micro SD Slot. A 13mp main camera with a secondary 2mp camera. It will be an LTE device for fast data speeds. This is all being powered by a 2370mah battery & features Sony’s battery saving software.
This looks like a quality device but We’ll have to wait & see for ourselves when it becomes available, which isn’t that far off.
Are you a fan of Sony devices, will you be looking to aquire the ZL when it comes to Canada?
Let us know below.


Nexus 4 could be coming to a retailer near you


You can’t buy Google’s LG Nexus 4 online right now but if you’re still wanting one in Canada right away you could be heading to Quebec. Videotron seems to be launching the Nexus 4 “soon.” No prices or dates have been said but just that they will be first provider in Canada to release the latest Nexus Device.


Let’s all hope that this means more providers in Canada will start carrying the illusive pure Android device.
I know many Koodo customers have asked for the device & Koodo has been considering it but we’ll have to wait & see what transpires.
Chances are the price will not be as cheap as the Play Store has been selling the device & the Nexus 4 could very well see a $500 or $600 price tag.

At that price would you still be interested in the device, or is the price tag one of the biggest factors for your interest?
Hit the comments below & let us know.


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