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

Ian Hardy

May 6, 2012 4:05 pm


Wow. Another slammed week: BlackBerry World 2012, Samsung’s unveiling of the Galaxy S III, new Windows Phone 7 launches and announcements, HTC One V release and several rumours were confirmed. Here’s a list of the top Canadian mobile stories from the past 7 days, plus some notable news from around the web:

– Fido to release the Sony Xperia U and LG Optimus 7 [Read here]
– RIM officially launches BlackBerry 10 platform (Video) [Read here]
– Samsung S2 HD LTE available now at Bell [Read here]
– CWTA gives a couple warning signals Nova Scotia’s contract changes [Read here]
– Wind releases the Nokia Lumia 710 for $259 [Read here]
– Confirmed: Bell launching HTC One S May 17th [Read here]
– BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE to have a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor [Read here]
– BlackBerry Bold 9790 is now available at Fido [Read here]
– OS 4.0 upgrade for the SaskTel Samsung Galaxy S II now available [Read here]
– Google: Ice Cream Sandwich now on 4.9% of Android devices [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy S II upgrade to OS 4.0 hitting Virgin and Bell users [Read here]
– RIM CEO: It would be “just wrong” to ditch the physical keyboard [Read here]
– Galaxy S III Canadian launch “is scheduled for summer of 2012″ [Read here]
– HTC One V now available at Bell [Read here]
– BCE Inc. produces $574 million in profit on $4.3 billion revenue [Read here]
– HTC One V pops up on TELUS’ site, coming “later this month” [Read here]
– Flipboard for Android coming exclusively to Galaxy S3 [Read here]
– Bell releasing the 4G LTE Sierra Wireless U330 on May 8th [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy S III roundup: specs, accessories, features [Read here]
– Motorola MOTOLUXE coming to Bell and Virgin “in May” [Read here]
– SaskTel to release the HTC One V for $270 outright [Read here]

Around the web:
– AT&T CEO Stephenson: Unlimited data was a mistake [PhoneArena]
– Verizon takes the lead on text to 911 services [Engadget]
– Galaxy S III: The First Smartphone Designed Entirely By Lawyers [AndroidPolice]
– Scalado’s Camera Tech Is Inside BB10 [TechCrunch]
– Nokia backs away from Chairman’s tablet statements [WMPU]
– Galaxy Note 10.1 Benchmarks May Reveal Upgraded Hardware [PocketNow]