Loblaws-owned PC Financial, whose “personal banking services are provided by the direct banking division of CIBC,” has partnered with TD Canada Trust and announced Ugo. This initiative is being dubbed “Canada’s First Open Mobile Wallet.” Ugo combines “multiple payment and loyalty programs in one convenient and secure mobile solution.” The goal is for this application
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Samsung already unveiled the Galaxy Round this year, boasting a left-to-right curved display in the shell of a Galaxy Note 3. This is the first trek towards the inevitable availability of smartphones and tablets with flexible displays. At Samsung’s “Analyst Day” yesterday, the company showed a road map of when they’re projecting to release various displays.
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Fido has come out with a new way for its postpaid customers to receive dedicated attention. Instead of waiting on hold, Fido has launched “Check-Ins,” a service that allows customers to schedule an appointment with a Fido rep to go over their account – including billing, data usage, roaming, FidoDOLLARS and the latest devices and
As expected, TELUS — and probably all the other Canadian carriers — will release the Nexus 5 on November 8th. Only the 16GB version in black will be available to consumers, and will cost $99 on a 2-year term, or $500 outright. Check out our hands-on of the Nexus 5 here. (Thanks tipster!)
If seeing the innards of the latest smartphone is your thing then iFixit has ripped open the Nexus 5. The company has posted a 15-step process of how to take apart the Nexus 5 – stating that it’s relatively easy as most of the device is held together by plastic clips. The most challenging part
As promised, Rogers has released the smaller version of the HTC One, appropriately called the One Mini. This mid-range Android has an upgrade path that will see OS 4.4 KitKat arrive within 90 days, but for the time being runs 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The LTE-enabled One Mini has with a 720p 4.3-inch display, a 1.4GHz
Starbucks ended support for BlackBerry devices back in August of 2012, stating “We’re currently evaluating support for the BlackBerry platform and will no longer be offering our current application to new users.” The massive coffee chain has over 1,200 locations in Canada and they have yet to launch a BlackBerry 10 app. A new app
The HTC Desire – also known as the Desire 601 – has been released by Fido. This entry-level Android is priced accordingly at $0 on 2-year or $300 outright. Certainly a good deal for the specs. The Desire has a 4.5 inch display (540 x 960 pixel resolution), LTE-connectivity, a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, a 5MP
It’s already known that Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin, Koodo, TELUS, WIND and Videotron will bring the Nexus 5 to its customers, but now those hooked onto regional Saskatchewan carrier SaskTel welcome the pure Android in the imminent future. SaskTel has proudly listed the Nexus 5 on their site as ‘coming soon,’ but doesn’t give a