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Mobilicity proposes TELUS acquire its assets for $350 million

Looks like those rumours of TELUS attempting to once again acquire Mobilicity for $350 million were true. Mobilicity is currently under court protection from its creditors and has been seeking a buyer since last September. The struggling carrier recently auctioned off its spectrum and subscriber base and according to a press release a total of

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Koodo Mobile has 1 million subscribers

TELUS recently became Canada’s second largest wireless carrier and ended 2013 with 7,807,000 subscribers. This number represents both the TELUS Mobility brand and its sub-brand Koodo Mobile, with the newly acquired Public Mobile omitted from the results, but they have 222,000 subs. The breakdown of subscribers for each carrier is rarely given, but according to

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TELUS BlackBerry Z10 now available on Prepaid for $200

The BlackBerry Z10 was once the saviour of the Waterloo-based company. When this BlackBerry 10-powered device was released back in February of 2013 it saw “great interest” from its carrier partners. Many moons later, plus a massive “BlackBerry Z10 Inventory Charge” of $934 million, the one-time flagship has been demoted to entry-level status and shifted

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Impressed Photo Book now available for iPhone

Supporting local businesses is always a good thing to do. Toronto-based Spoke Technologies released their Impressed Photo Book last year for the iPad and today they’ve made the service available for iPhone users. The app competes in the photo book category with all the other app, such as Mosaic, Shutterfly and Blurb, but takes it

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Samsung exec says the Galaxy S5 ‘is selling faster than the S4′

Samsung successfully launched the Galaxy S5 last week in a massive 125 countries, including Canada. The company has been shy on producing numbers and when they do they usually come out with a fancy infographic to show its success over previous flagship devices. During an interview with Reuters, Yoon Han-kil, SVP of Samsung’s product strategy

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Contest: Win a Bell HTC One M8

Our first HTC One M8 contest was incredibly successful and here is yet another chance for you to score this latest flagship! This time around it’s a Bell version and the all-aluminum beauty is waiting for you. We’re pretty fond of the LTE-enabled HTC One M8 – see our review here – and the full

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Rogers unveils new international data-only roaming rate of $9.99 per day

Rogers has unveiled a new set of international data roaming packages today. It takes the strategy employed in its data-only U.S. roaming package, which offers a flat rate, renewable package of 50MB for $7.99/day and extends it to Africa, Europe and other popular destinations. The $9.99/day flat rate will offer different amounts of data depending

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BlackBerry confirms desktop video chat coming to its eBBM Suite of products

BlackBerry currently has over 85 million BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) users across its platforms. The app is available on BlackBerry, iPhone, Android and coming soon to Windows Phone. Rumours have always pointed towards the Waterloo-based company bringing its popular messaging service to the desktop and this looks to be true. In an interview with PC Mag,

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