Electronic Products & Technology


January 10, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Boréas advances buttonless Smartphones

Quebec-based piezo chip company demonstrates SmartClik capability at CES Show
January 4, 2019 by By Mae Anderson, The Associated Press, New York

iPhone sales slump, has the Smartphone peaked?

Everyone who can afford a SmartPhone already owns one and no breakthroughs are compelling enough to upgrade as frequently
August 14, 2018 by Anick Jesdanun, The Associated Press, New York

Samsung’s new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

Samsung’s new smartphone illustrates the limits of innovation at a time when hardware advances have slowed. The new phone, the Galaxy Note 9, will be faster and will last longer without a recharge. But while earth-shattering new features are in…
July 4, 2018 by The Associated Press, San Jose CA

Apple, Samsung settle 7-year battle over smartphone design

Apple and Samsung have finally settled a seven-year battle over smartphones that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The bitter rivals notified U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the truce in a notice filed Wednesday. Terms…
May 25, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

NexOptic smartphone lens prototype sees light of day

NexOptic Technology Corp. has completed preliminary testing on its smartphone lens system, engineered to impact the rapidly growing, smartphone, telephoto marketplace.  “We are all very encouraged by the results our team has achieved on its first mobile lens demonstration. Imaging capabilities from our desktop…
May 15, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Huawei ups the ante with latest smartphone launch

Mobile photography key to success of Chinese phone maker’s P20, P20 Pro and P20 lite products in Canada
February 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

LG to unveil AI inspired smartphone

New AI functionalities align with needs and usage behavior of today's consumers
April 5, 2017 by Alastair Sharp, Reuters Toronto (Editing by Denny Thomas and Paul Simao)

BlackBerry looks to software for return to glory

Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business.  The company,…
January 23, 2017 by Hyunjoo Jin and Se Young Lee, Reuters Seoul

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices. Wrapping up…
January 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

TCL Communication unveils future of new BlackBerry Mobile

Expanded TCL Communication portfolio takes an industry-first approach to addressing the new mobility market
December 7, 2016 by By Andrew Chung, Reuters New York (additional reporting by Lawrence Hurley in Washington and Se Young Lee in Seoul; Editing by Will Dunham and Stephen Coates)

U.S. Supreme Court backs Samsung in smartphone fight with Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399-million penalty to its American rival for copying key…
October 12, 2016 by By Se Young Lee, Reuters Seoul

Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve safety concerns. Samsung announced the recall of 2.5 million Note…