Articles By Sean Carruthers

Android gadget roundup – Summer 2014 edition

Sure, your Android smartphone or tablet can be a lot of fun all by itself, but sometimes it’s good to have some travel companions to add to the fun. Here are a few

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Android at Google IO: What the L?

When the Google IO developer conference rolls around, you know there’s a bunch of Android news on the way, and this year is no exception. Sundar Pichai, Android’s senior VP, launched the big

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Amazon wants to set the smartphone market on Fire

Well, we knew that it was coming: Amazon has now increased its very own Android-powered device lineup by one, count ‘em, one new smartphone, and it’s called the Fire phone. Like the company’s

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Now: Google Play Music. Later: Android Silver (maybe)

On Monday, Google Canada launched the Google Play Music service in Canada. Previously available south of the border, Google finally added one more piece to the whole Android multimedia experience for those of

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Hands on with Chromecast

A few weeks back, Google finally made the Chromecast available in Canada, and that excited a whole lot of people. It’s easy to understand why: for just $39, you could have a device

Published on: April 28th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Android’s heart bleeds

I had planned to take a closer look at Google Chromecast (and some of the alternatives), but something happened on the way to the word processor: the Heartbleed bug was splashed across the

Published on: April 14th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Wearable devices getting closer

For Canadians,  last week was big for Android and Google news, Not only was the ChromeCast video-streaming device finally launched into the Canadian market, but the Android Wear project was finally officially launched.

Published on: March 24th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Google to release SDK for Android wearables

If you had any doubt that wearable technology is here to stay, it may be time to reconsider. At the recent South by Southwest conference in Austin, Sundar Pichai -- Google’s SVP for

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

MWC 2014: Wrapping it up, Android-style

Another year’s Mobile World Congress is now in the rearview mirror, and as always, there were a lot of announcements for mobile fans. Here are a few of the big Android launches at

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Sean Carruthers

MWC 2014: Galaxy Gear 2 is a TizenOS teaser

Every year around this time, Mobile World Congress gets underway in Barcelona. As the premiere mobile conference in the world, you can bet your boots that there will be some big announcements made

Published on: February 23rd, 2014 Sean Carruthers