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

Ian Hardy

December 2, 2012 9:08am


Each week we dive in and give a round-up of the last seven days. A relatively slow week with most of the news coming from RIM’s BlackBerry Jam Asia – a new QWERTY Dev device and a new name for their App World. In addition, this week saw a few new plans and OS updates. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories, plus notable news from around the web:

– Samsung ATIV S Canadian launch slightly delayed, now expected mid-December [Read here]
– Bell and Virgin Mobile will now unlock the iPhone for $75 [Read here]
– Eastlink confirms wireless service is delayed again, now expected “early 2013″ [Read here]
– RIM to produce final BlackBerry Jam music video [Read here]
– Galaxy S III now available at Koodo for $550 [Read here]
– Microsoft Windows Phone 7.8 update expected “early 2013″ [Read here]
– Galaxy S III upgrade to Jelly Bean will start rolling out December 3rd [Read here]
– RIM gives us another look at the Time Shift feature in the BB10 camera [Read here]
– RIM announces new Physical QWERTY Dev Alpha C device [Read here]
– You can now buy an unlocked iPhone 5 at Canadian Apple Stores [Read here]
– Bell expands LTE network into Fort McMurray, now reaches 21 million Canadians [Read here]

Around the web:
– HTC confirms the Windows Phone 8S will not be coming to the US [Engadget]
– Nexus 7 charging dock priced at around $42 in Japan [AndroidAuthority]
– ASUS Tablet Shows In Benchmark Results, Rumored To Be $99 Nexus [PocketNow]
– RIM Posts BlackBerry Jam Asia 2012 Day 1 Highlight Reel [BerryReview]

  • skullan

    ->Test Phrase Test Phrase again <- hmmms