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

Ian Hardy

April 15, 2012 8:43 am


Crazy last 7 days and the upcoming 7 will be even crazier. The last week saw Bell expand their LTE coverage, the Government proposed a law to protect wireless customers in Ontario, upcoming device launch date confirmations – along with pricing. Here’s a list of some of the more popular stories over the past week, plus notable news from around the web.

- “Solo Mobile will no longer be activating new customers” [Read here]
- Rogers Nokia Lumia 900 now available [Read here]
- Rogers Nokia Lumia 900 data connectivity fix now available [Read here]
- Virgin Mobile launches the Samsung Galaxy W [Read here]
- Rogers Sony Xperia S hands-on [Read here]
- Sony Xperia S coming to Canada April 17th [Read here]
- CWTA: Canadians sent 78 billion text messages in 2011 [Read here]
- TELUS cuts international roaming rates again [Read here]
- BBM for Android and iOS? [Read here]
- TELUS’ Next Generation store opens in Laval, Québec [Read here]
- Rogers and Bell release the Samsung Galaxy Note in White [Read here]
- Government proposes legislation to “help eliminate” bill shock in Ontario [Read here]
- Rogers HTC One X complete pricing, launch date [Read here & here]
- HTC One S coming to SaskTel [Read here]
- ICQ released for Android [Read here]
- Android 4.0.4 officially rolling out to Nexus S users in Canada [Read here]
- Facebook and Twitter apps become BBM connected [Read here]
- Trend Micro calls BlackBerry 7 the most secure OS [Read here]
- Bell turns on LTE in Whitehorse and Peterborough [Read here]
- Sony SmartWatch officially coming to Canada [Read here]
- Microsoft rumoured to be investing $3.5 billion into RIM [Read here]
- Curve 9380 reaches “end of life status” at Bell [Read here]
- Contest: Win a Motorola MOTOACTV prize pack! [Read here]

Around the web:
- HTC launches trio of Dragons in China, Ice Cream Sandwich on all [Engadget]
- Boeing To Release A Super-Secure Android Smartphone [TechCrunch]
- Verizon HTC Incredible 4G Surface [Android Police]
- BBM Music Version 1.2.0.16 Now Available in Beta Zone [N4BB]
- ‘MLB.com At Bat 2012′ breaks 3 million downloads; 800,000 streams a day [9to5Mac]

  • shaggyskunk

    …. And another ICS leak for the sgh-i727! Late last night :-P

  • zzzZZZZzz

    Interested to see what Boeing will release and how it will compare to BES in terms of security.

  • Drone

    Tech news makes me go “BOEING”.

    jk