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

What a busy 7 days for Canadian mobile. Several device launches – Lumia 920, Optimus G, Xperia T, HTC’s 8X – and even a few new carrier price plans. Apart from Google taking us for a tour of their Toronto office, which was incredible, they also put up the new Nexus devices for sale. In addition, this week saw RIM roar back with an official announcement of BB10 launching on January 30th, 2013, but we’ll see BBM Voice hit the market in December. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

- CIBC Mobile Payment App now available for BlackBerry [Read here]
- RIM announces “BBM Voice” [Read here]
- Microsoft’s first retail store in Canada, here’s what it looks like [Read here]
- Video: Google Canada’s head office [Read here]
- Hands-on with the Google Nexus 4 (video) [Read here]
- Hands-on with the Nexus 10 tablet (video) [Read here]
- Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL now available at WIND Mobile [Read here]
- LG Optimus G now available in Canada [Read here]
- Google Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and the Nexus 7 32GB 3G now available [Read here]
- Google Nexus 4 shipments delayed up to 3 weeks [Read here]
- Kobo’s 7-inch Android-powered Arc tablet now available in Canada [Read here]
- TELUS to unleash new International Roaming packages [Read here]
- Chatr releases the LG Optimus L3 and LG C195 [Read here]
- Gold version of BlackBerry 10 SDK launching for developers on December 11th [Read here]
- RIM to officially launch BlackBerry 10 on January 30th, 2013 [Read here]
- Sony Xperia T (The Bond Phone) now available [Read here]
- Bell releases the Windows Phone 8X by HTC [Read here]
- Rogers releases the Nokia Lumia 920 [Read here]
- Sony Xperia Go launches at Fido for $300 [Read here]
- Rogers could be preparing to launch the Nokia Lumia 920 in yellow [Read here]
- LG Optimus G Review (TELUS & Rogers) [Read here]
- Contest: Win a TELUS Samsung Galaxy Note II [Enter here]

Around the web:
- LG F240 possibly spied in benchmarks packing 1080p screen [Engadget]
- Taiwan Manufacturers Start Working on BlackBerry 10 Production [BerryReview]
- Google and Dish Network are in talks to launch a wireless service [The Verge]
- Court adds iPhone 5, Galaxy S III & Note to Samsung v. Apple trial [Engadget]
- Mysterious ZTE Grand X Pro spotted in leaked image [AndroidAuthority]

  • Is this Bb10?

    Anyone have experience with the Rugby LTE? I’m thinking of buying it.

  • screamer

    Galaxy S3 is the one to go for. 300$ at kijiji

  • Peters~

    Looks like Google have have missed the Christmas boat on the Nexus 4. Don’t thinks they will have adequate volumes available by Christmas. Who wants to wager? The Nov 13th launch was a botched joke. Gave Google a black eye. Their pathetic launch was frowned upon. I’ll wait patiently for the nexus 4 or consider the Samsung Note II

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