The Samsung Galaxy A5 is touted to have a unique material body

first_imgWith the leaks on design and specs of the Samsung Galaxy A5 on Sam Mobile, what is catching the curiosity of gadget geeks is the kind of body the upcoming smartphone would have.Having used metal-frame devices in Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy Note, Samsung is trying to maintain a premium look for its next,without actually using metal, as reported in the blog dedicated to the coverage of Samsung devices, Sam Mobile.The blog claims that the smartphone will be made of a unique material, neither metal nor plastic, that would feel cold in the hands?? of the user. It would cut down the cost and yet keep up to the luxe design.However, what it appears to from the leaked images is that the Galaxy A5 does have a metal ,as suggested by the visible metallic edges.As per the leaked reports, Galaxy A5 will be a mid-ranged phone featuring a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display. It may come with a Snapdragon 400 processor which has been used in older smartphones like HTC One Mini. It will sport a 13MP rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, 16 GB storage and 2330 mAh battery along with the latest version of TouchWiz, as supposed by the blog.The release date for the phone is yet to be announced while the rumour mills remain abuzz.last_img read more

Will Alberta and BC go to trade war

first_imgIt says a lot about relations between the two provinces that even when they were both governed by the NDP, they still didn’t really get along. And now, of course, Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party has taken over for Rachel Notley’s party in Alberta-and Notley left a loaded gun on the nightstand when she left, in the form of Bill 12.Bill 12 was passed but never proclaimed, but if it was, it would allow Alberta to choke off oil headed to British Columbia — a move that would effectively cripple the province’s economy — if B.C. doesn’t play ball on support for the Trans Mountain pipeline. If that happens, B.C. would retaliate and the two provinces could find themselves in an escalating trade war. So, is it rhetoric? How would Kenney’s threat become reality? How would B.C. fight back?GUEST: Jason Markusoff, Maclean’sAudio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.You can subscribe to The Big Story podcast on iTunes or Google Play.You can also find it at read more