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

Ian Hardy

September 22, 2013 7:41 am

New Apple iPhone launches. BlackBerry’s unfortunate circumstances of both jobs cuts and BBM. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

- BlackBerry ceases worldwide BBM rollout [Read here]
- TELUS to unveil T-UP! iPhone 5s trade-in program [Read here]
- BlackBerry still plans to release 4 devices [Read here]
- BlackBerry Z30 announced, coming to Bell, TELUS and MTS [Read here]
- Lazaridis may make a bid for BlackBerry [Read here]
- Images: BlackBerry ‘Americano’ C-Series smartphone leaks online [Read here]
- WIND and Eastlink to participate in the upcoming 700 Mhz auction [Read here]
- Nexus 5 leaks, shows Android 4.4 KitKat boot screen [Read here]
- Bell has 1 Million Mobile TV subscribers [Read here]
- BlackBerry giving Canadians $25 worth of free premium apps [Read here]
- New Nexus 7 LTE is now available in Canada for $349 [Read here]
- Verizon made strong bids for WIND and Mobilicity [Read here]
- WIND Mobile has ‘over 2,500 iPhones on the network’ [Read here]
- Bell cuts select United States roaming rates by 50% [Read here]
- Bell to launch the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini [Read here]
- iOS 7 now available for download [Read here]
- Square has now processed $16 billion in mobile transactions [Read here]
- Where to buy an iPhone 5C and 5S in Canada [Read here]
- TELUS says HTC One upgrade to OS 4.3 Jelly Bean coming ‘Late-September’ [Read here]
- Samsung Galaxy Gear now up for pre-order in Canada, costs $300 [Read here]
- iOS 7 Review [Read here]
- BlackBerry cuts 4,500 jobs [Read here]
- Apple: ‘Demand for the new iPhones has been incredible’ [Read here]
- Contest: Win a WIND Mobile Huawei Ascend Mate [Read here]
- Contest: Win a WIND Mobile ‘Prize Pack’ [Read here]

Around the web:
- AT&T Said to Seek Sale of Cell Towers Valued at $5 Billion [Bloomberg]
- iOS 7 bug lets you call any number from a locked homescreen [Engadget]
- First HTC One Max camera samples [AndroidAuthority]
- Wireless charging war gets more interesting, Qualcomm joins Qi [The Verge]
- Verizon Nokia Lumia 929 with possible 1080P screen [WMPU]

  • Mike366

    Are the phones showed in photos lumia 520 or 620?