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Bell BlackBerry Curve 9360 will be $349.95 outright

The Bell BlackBerry Curve 9360 is expected to be available in Canada on August 29th. Of all the new BlackBerry devices the new Curve will be the marketed as the entry level smartphone. It’s a step up from all the previous versions of the Curve, comes with OS 7, WiFi, 5 megapixel camera, 800Mhz processor

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$99 iPhone 4 on 3-year pops up in Future Shop ad

The other day we stated that the iPhone 4 16GB would be dropping to $99 on a 3-year and here’s proof. The latest Future Shop flyer shows that TELUS will be slashing the price by $60… the no-term stays the same at $649. The $99 price will start tomorrow and last week we were informed

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Microsoft job posting says Windows Phone 8 will be an “out of box experience”

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 OS is awaiting the next major upgrade to the anticipated “Mango” release. After this it’s looking like we’ll see Windows Phone 8, aka “Apollo”. Rumours point towards a mid-2012 date for WP8 to be available, nothing confirmed. According to the latest Microsoft job posting they are looking for a Software Development

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Rogers launches “Smart Home Monitoring” system

Last November Nadir Mohamed, President and CEO of Rogers, took the podium at the Canadian Club and said that in the coming months they will launch a service called Rogers Smart Home Monitoring. Mohamed said that “Rogers is re-defining the notion of home security and taking it several steps further. Levering our strength of our

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Bell officially removes Palm Pre from lineup

August 27th, 2009 – August 15th, 2011. It finally happened. After a long run with Bell the one-time “iPhone Killer” has officially been removed from their lineup. Since its release a couple years ago Palm, along with the smooth webOS platform, was sold off to HP. From a Canadian perspective there was never announcement of

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HTC Flyer now available for $499.99

The HTC Flyer is now available in Canada. This Wi-Fi tablet runs Android OS 2.3 with Sense and seems to be an exclusive at Bell’s retail outlet The Source. As expected the price point is sitting at $499.99. The “trusty stylus” is actually not included in the price, this will cost $79.99. Specs wise, this

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HTC sues Apple for infringing on 3 patents

Can’t we all just get along? Patent wars are the trend in big business these days. Every manufacturer is loading up and spending billions to grab hold of various lingering patents, doing whatever it takes to protect their intellectual property. Recently a group that consisted of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, RIM and Sony joined together

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