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

Ian Hardy

October 28, 2012 8:23am


New Google Nexus leaks took up most of the attention in the last seven days. The “playground is open” Android event has been postponed due to the massive storm that’s hitting the east coast. No date yet, but there’s the possibility that the devices might go on sale as planned. In addition, there were a few device announcements – WP8 and Android – plus a couple OS updates. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– Samsung ATIV S coming to Rogers, TELUS, Bell & SaskTel in November [Read here]
– Google cancels Monday’s Android event due to Hurricane Sandy [Read here]
– Apple iPad mini now available for pre-order [Read here]
– TELUS says the LG Optimus G will be available November 13th [Read here]
– Google Nexus 10 captured on video for a brief five seconds [Read here]
– Sony Xperia T will be $549 outright [Read here]
– Cellphone service coming to TTC subway platforms by 2014 [Read here]
– Rogers to release the Nokia Lumia 920 on November 12? [Read here]
– TELUS Samsung Galaxy S III estimated to receive Jelly Bean “Late November” [Read here]
– Sony Xperia go coming Canada this November via Fido [Read here]
– Square Wallet coming to Canada in 2013 [Read here]
– Square mobile payment system launches in Canada [Read here]
– Hands-on with the Microsoft Surface tablet (video) [Read here]
– Videotron releases the LG Optimus 4X HD and HTC One S [Read here]
– Microsoft Surface tablet now available [Read here]
– Wireless billing errors once again tops the list of consumer complaints [Read here]

Around the web:
– Cook: Surface appears to be ‘a fairly compromised, confusing product’ [TheVerge]
– Windows Phone 8 To Feature Live Wallpaper/Lockscreen [WMPU]
– RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins Shares His Thoughts With the BBC [BerryReview]
– Xbox SmartGlass now available in Google Play [Engadget]
– Nexus 4 was found in a bar back in September [Wired]

  • Nathaniel James

    #TEAMANDROID SUWOOOP!

    • OWL CITY

      Will RIM be ok?

  • RaichuTM25

    #TEAM IDroid-WindowBerry