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JailbreakMe 3.0 now live for iOS 4.3.3 devices (including the iPad 2)

This changes everything, again. The famous and free jailbreak service that gives you control over your iOS device is back in business. JailbreakMe 3.0 is now live and supports iOS 4.3.3 devices, including the iPad 2. Before you proceed to do this make sure you back up your device in case something goes horribly wrong.

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Koodo Mobile to release the LG Optimus Chat for $200

TELUS’ sub-brand Koodo Mobile will be releasing another low cost Anrdoid device soon. They already have the LG Optimus One, Google Nexus S and will be launching the INQ Cloud Touch, but squeezing into their lineup will be the LG Optimus Chat. Specs have this coming with a slide-out QWERTY with a 2.8-inch touchscreen display

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MTS announces iPad data plans, gives bonus of “Unlimited Wi-Fi”

It’s nice to see MTS taking full advantage of their new “4G” network. This brought their device lineup up to speed with the other carriers and now have the iPhone 4, BlackBerry Torch 9800, BlackBerry Bold 9780 and others. What’s really needed is some solid Android devices though. In addition, MTS has announced their iPad

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Virgin Mobile prepping to release the Samsung Galaxy Tab?

The upcoming Galaxy Tab 10.1 runs Android OS 3.1, has Samsung’s new TouchWiz UI and is launching on July 22nd for $499.99. Taking a look at this internal screenshot shows Virgin Mobile possibly thinking about launching the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab for $399.99, this is the same as what Bell is currently offing it for.

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Koodo will release the iPhone 4 to all locations July 15th

Koodo Mobile officially added the iPhone 4 to their lineup on June 15th, but was only available in select Toronto and Vancouver locations. No reason for the limited availability was given, probably testing it out to see how well it would do. However, for those Koodo customers who have been pining for the latest iPhone

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Survey shows 38% of smartphone owners use a banking app

There’s been one quote that has stuck in mind about mobile banking in Canada. It was from Bob Hedges of Mercatus who in February 2010 stated that Canadians are “at the tipping point in terms of adoption” and “over the next five years this will become more important than online banking”. It’s been a slow

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Virgin Mobile launches the HTC Sensation 4G

Virgin Mobile, as expected, has released the HTC Sensation 4G as well. Same price points as Bell is offering it up for at $149.99 on a 3-year or SuperTab and $549.99 no-term. This Android 2.3 device is a solid addition to their lineup: 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch qHD display, Wi-Fi, 8 megapixel camera that shoots

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HTC Sensation 4G now available at Bell

Bell has added yet another great Android to their lineup today. The HTC Sensation 4G is officially available and this comes with OS 2.3 with the new HTC Sense 3.0, a 4.3-inch qHD display, 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Wi-Fi and can create a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to eight devices, 8 megapixel camera with

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WIND starts construction of Kitchener store

Looks like the upcoming launch of WIND Mobile in the Kitchener/Waterloo area is coming together. There’s no official statement from WIND but this new construction of a store has started in Fairview Park Mall all but confirms the rumours to be true. As for towers, apparently there’s over 25 in the Kitchener/Waterloo/Cambridge area and more

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