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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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LG Rumour Plus released by Virgin for $150

Let’s dial it back a bit today from all the thin, 4-inch display, dual-core devices that have landed in Canada. Some people just might want a nice low cost slider and that’s why Virgin released the LG Rumour Plus on the cheap for $150 outright. This HSPA device has a 2.4-inch display (resolution of 240×320),

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Unreleased BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 shows up on eBay

It’s been a rough few weeks but finally there’s some love for BlackBerry on the internet. The Bold Touch 9900 was officially announced at BlackBerry World and will be released sometime late August or early September in Canada. Majority of the carriers will be releasing this: Bell, Virgin, TELUS, Rogers, WIND, Mobilicity… but if you

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Best Buy starts selling unlocked phones

There are many ways to get your device unlocked, the carriers are doing this now but it’ll cost you between $50 and $75. Then you can find one of the thousands of websites that charge anywhere from $5- $25 for an unlock code. Now, you can walk into Best Buy and get an unlocked device

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