Day: July 26, 2013

WIND cuts BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 pricing

Quick update for those seeking a deal on one of the new BlackBerry 10 smartphones. WIND Mobile has cut both the cost of the Z10, now $499 outright, and the Q10 which is now $599 outright. This follows a similar trend from competing carrier Mobilicity on the Z10 pricing, but most Canadian carriers still list…

Roam Mobility’s latest SIM Swap promotion nets you a better deal for US roaming

Roam Mobility wants you to use its service over the equivalent voice/text/data bundle from one of the incumbents, or choosing to dally with prepaid plans from AT&T or T-Mobile. The company is relaunching its successful “SIM Swap” promotion, giving potential buyers the option of sending in a current or expired US SIM card in exchange…

Update: “Help us save Mobilicity” hits Indiegogo, looking to raise $400,000,000

Save Mobilicity! Mobilicity, one of Canada’s newest carriers, has been on the block for months trying to find a buyer. TELUS stepped up with a bid for a cool $380 million, but the Industry Minister quickly stopped that deal. There’s also rumours that big US-based wireless carrier Verizon is interested in scooping up Mobilicity’s spectrum,…

New Nexus 7 hitting Staples on July 31st for $249

We heard during Google’s Nexus 7 announcement that the tablet would be hitting Canada, along with other countries like the UK and Australia, “in the coming weeks,” but we’ll likely see it sooner than that. A Staples flyer that goes into effect next week indicates Canadians will be able to purchase the tablet, which they…

BlackBerry 9720 “Samoa” press shot indicates the old school is still in session

BlackBerry may have moved on to bigger and better things, but the company isn’t finished with its legacy BlackBerry 7 OS just yet. As confirmed in their latest quarterly earnings call, BlackBerry will be releasing one more BB7-based device, codenamed Samoa, that will certainly feel nostalgic to anyone who uses it. The BlackBerry 9720, as…

LG Optimus L5 II arrives at SaskTel

Saskatchewan regional carrier SaskTel has release the entry-level LG Optimus L5 II. This device, according to SaskTel, is “boasting a leading user experience” and comes with Android OS 4.1, 4-inch display (480 x 800), 1GHz single-core processor, 5MP camera and a 1,700 MAh battery. The only colour choice available is Indigo Black and the price…

Image and specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note III leak online

Samsung is on deck to announce the 3rd generation of the Galaxy Note this September at IFA. Previous leaks indicated that the Note III will sport a 5.99-inch display, but today a picture and spec sheet has found its way online, courtesy of techkiddy, that say the phablet will have a ‘conservative’ 5.7-inch screen, run…