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

Ian Hardy

February 26, 2012 9:14pm


Last week finally saw the release of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, a few app updates, device releases and also confirmation of some upcoming Android and Windows Phone handsets coming to Canadian carriers. Here are the top stories from the last seven days, plus various news from around the world:

– Fido releases $25/month 2GB data plan [Read here]
– TELUS says the Nokia Lumia 800 is “Coming March 2nd” [Read here]
– BlackBerry PlayBook LTE launching “Early April” [Read here]
– Apple is poised lead in Canada’s smartphone market share [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus coming to Canada? [Read here]
– HTC Radar “coming soon” to Videotron [Read here]
– BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 now available to download [Read here]
– RIM and NHLPA launch the Players’ PlayBook video series [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Note Review (Part Two) [Read here]
– WIND Mobile now showing Barrie as a Home Zone [Read here]
– Virgin and Bell BlackBerry Curve 9360 upgraded to OS 7.1 [Read here]
– WIND officially releases the HTC Radar [Read here]
– Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S coming to Rogers next week [Read here]
– Rogers and Fido launch “Visual Voicemail Plus” [Read here]
– Samsung has sold 20 million Galaxy S II in 10 months [Read here]
– HTC One X, S and V coming to Canada [Read here, here and here]
– TELUS to launch new Trade-In Program [Read here]
– Rogers Q4 2011 results bring subscriber base to 9,335,000 [Read here]

Around the web:
– Judge Rules Against AT&T on “Unlimited” Data Throttling [PocketNow]
– Chrome for Android updated [Android Market]
– Apple Acquires Chomp [TechCrunch]
– Is Sony Really Working On An Xperia Play 2? [PocketNow]
– Apple getting ready to ditch the traditional iPhone connector [iMore]

  • lukeiphone

    Probably the best news here is Playbook 2.0 update. Worst – Fido’s 2GB data for $25.