Yet another tablet has hit Canadian soil. Acer has followed up the recent launch of the Iconica 10-inch tablet (A500) with the release of the Android 3.0 Iconia 1GB. This runs for $350 outright and for the price it has some good specs: 7-inch display (1280×800), NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core processor, 2-megapixel front facing
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The images came online late last week as with specs, today Samsung officially announced they’ll be releasing an LTE-enabled GALAXY S II and GALAXY Tab 8.9. Although Samsung neglected to give clear availability or pricing, this is a good sign for us Canadians as Rogers will be launching a couple LTE devices by the end
Last week images of the BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 OS surfaced online (v220.127.116.1192), showing off many of the features that users have been waiting for since the tablet launched back in April, such as the ability to configure your mail, calendar, contacts, BBM – but some say it’s lacking BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) support. The screenshots
Here it is Canada – the most expensive no-term price for the new BlackBerry Torch 9810. This QWERTY touchscreen slider topped off at $599.99 at Bell, Rogers, TELUS and Virgin. SaskTel came in a bit cheaper at $574.99… but it’s regional carrier MTS that takes home the belt with a mind boggling price tag of
TELUS has had the BlackBerry Torch 9860 “coming soon” for a few days now. Rogers started to sell RIM’s new all touchscreen device on August 23rd and Bell officially put this online yesterday. As we’ve stated before TELUS will have this available to customers on August 30th, but additional confirmation is always a good thing!
Over the past few years there has been an influx of touchscreens on mobile phones, the iPhone was the catalyst which made this feature truly popular and mainstream. A new report from ABI Research states that in 2006 the total percentage of smartphones that had a touchscreen aspect to it was only at 7%. This
When Rogers deployed their LTE (Long Term Evolution) network in Ottawa this past July they also stated that “LTE-enabled smartphones from Samsung and HTC will be available later this year”. Here’s a slight possibility of what the upcoming Samsung LTE device might be. At the upcoming IFA trade show in Berlin on September 1st Samsung
What a couple weeks it’s been for RIM. The launch of several new BlackBerry devices, putting BlackBerry App World 3.0 into Beta testing, plus announcing a brand new revenue stream for BBM called “BBM Music”. Very busy and we’re hoping it all pays off for them. Various Canadian carriers have released the BlackBerry Bold 9900,
Virgin Mobile has also come forward today and launched the BlackBerry Curve 9360. The only choice of colour so far for them is Black but the price points for this QWERTY smartphone retails at $349.99 and dips down to $49.99 on a 3-year. This is only available online for now, we’ve been informed that it’ll
WIND CEO speaks out on handsets, coverage and competition, specifically says the Mobilicity $25 plan “reeks of desperation”
There’s a great interview today on the website Cartt.ca titled “Wind Mobile CEO Anthony Lacavera talks competition, regulation and the upcoming auction”. Greg O’Brien had a conversation with Tony Lacavera and there are some choice quotes about the above topics. We’ll break them down for you but you should really head on over a read