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]