Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

Ian Hardy

December 11, 2011 8:23 pm


This past week finally found the Galaxy Nexus in the hands of Canadians, bringing some Ice Cream Sandwich love to our land. One of the other highlights was HP’s announcement to make webOS open source, plus Google’s app promo that drops popular apps, mostly games, to $0.10 each.

– Samsung Galaxy Nexus launched by Bell and Virgin [Read here]
– Bell puts LTE live in Yellowknife [Read here]
– Indonesia government threatens to stop use of BBM [CrackBerry]
– Fido to finally release a new smartphone, Curve 9360 [Read here]
– WIND Mobile Huawei U8350 Review [Read here]
– RIM changes BBX name to “BlackBerry 10″ [Read here]
– HTC Amaze launched by Videotron [Read here]
– Android Market surpasses 10 billion app downloads [Read here and here]
– Shaw starts trial of its Wi-Fi network [Read here]
– BlackBerry Bold 9790 review [Read here]
– Toshiba Excite tablet coming to Canada in February 2012 [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 LTE released by Bell [Read here]
– Instagram Android app in the works [Read here]
– Image of the BlackBerry Milan surfaces [Read here]
– Videotron releases the BlackBerry Torch 9810 [Read here]
– HP deciding to go open source with webOS [Read here]
– Rogers and Bell buying into MLSE, more mobile content coming [Read here]

From around the web:

– Android: A Visual History [The Verge]
– Google intros “Currents” (US only) [Google]
– Nokia might be looking to sell its hi-end Vertu brand [ZDNet]
– LG and Prada to show 2012 collection in London on Wednesday [Engadget]
– Panasonic to release a 4.3-inch QHD display smartphone [Engadget]

  • MrMarvelous

    I love these Sunday wrap ups. Thanks!

  • MauiLove

    Yep…gotta love the Sunday wrap ups! :-)