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

Ian Hardy

December 9, 2012 8:31 am


The past seven days were incredibly exciting in Canadian mobile. We experienced everything from the Nexus 4 briefly going back on sale, to Galaxy S III owners receiving the Jelly Bean update. In addition, RIM teased us a bit more with a glimpse of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 device, plus their new “BlackBerry Ready” program. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web.

– HTC Windows Phone S Review [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Camera now available in Canada for $599.99 [Read here]
– Rogers delays Manitoba LTE network launch until 2013 [Read here]
– Virgin and Fido drop their $57 promo plans by $1 [Read here]
– City of Toronto says Uber is operating illegally [Read here]
– HTC Windows Phone 8X Review [Read here]
– The first text message was sent 20 years ago today [Read here]
– Jelly Bean is now on 6.7% of Android devices [Read here]
– Sony Xperia T Review [Read here]
– TELUS and Bell turn on LTE in Newfoundland [Read here]
– SaskTel to start unlocking cellphones for $50 [Read here]
– Canadian Galaxy S III owners start receiving the Jelly Bean update [Read here]
– Nexus 4 is once again sold out [Read here]
– RIM announces “BlackBerry 10 Ready Program” [Read here]
– Rogers price drops all Windows Phone 8 devices [Read here]
– Contest: Win 1 of 5 pairs of Glider Gloves [Enter here]
– Announcing… 20 Days of Device Giveaways! [Read here]

Around the web:
– Judge Koh: ‘global peace’ between Apple and Samsung [Engadget]
– Best Buy ordered to pay out $27 million for stealing Buy Back concept [TheVerge]
– Ice Cream Sandwich finally hits LG Optimus 2X [AndroidCentral]
– RIM Reconfirms BB10 Devices Coming “Shortly” After January 30th Launch [BerryReview]