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

Ian Hardy

April 14, 2013 9:18 am

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Lots happened this week. New device launches on several carrier, plus pre-orders opened up for the BlackBerry Q10, HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S 4. In addition, LTE went live in a couple regions in Canada. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past 7 days, plus notable news from around world:

- BlackBerry Q10 pre-order now available from several carriers [Read here]
- Facebook Home Coming To Canada Within Weeks Of U.S. Launch [Read here]
- Catalyst Capital Group wants to merge WIND Mobile and Mobilicity [Read here]
- Rogers and Fido customers can now reserve the Galaxy S 4 [Read here]
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8 priced at $430 [Read here]
- Images: iPhone 5 live on WIND Mobile [Read here]
- Wind Mobile, Mobilicity & Public Mobile Withdraw From CWTA [Read here]
- Sony Xperia ZL Review (Video) [Read here]
- BlackBerry Z10 now available at Videotron, Eastlink and Mobilicity [Read here]
- TELUS Announces HTC One Pricing and Pre-order [Read here]
- Nexus 4 and BlackBerry Q10 coming soon to Koodo [Read here]
- TELUS reportedly in talks to acquire Mobilicity [Read here]
- TELUS, Koodo, Bell and Virgin go live with LTE in Saskatchewan [Read here]

Around the web:

- Nokia patent application outs Surface-esque ‘apparatus cover with keyboard’ [Engadget]
- Here’s How To Get Facebook Home Working In Any Region And On Any Device [PocketNow]
- Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to come with better build quality [AndroidAuthority]
- BlackBerry OS 10.1 Rumored to Bring Faster Camera, HDR, & More [BerryReview]