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HTC Sensation 4G starts filling up retail shelf space

The HTC Sensation 4G will officially be available on July 5th through both Bell and Virgin. This anticipated Android is rumoured to be priced at Virgin for $499.99 and Bell for $549.99 on a no-term model. Looks like the shipments have started to fill retail shelves, including bix box locations. We’re betting someone will be

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If this concept image of the “iPhone 5″ is right will you buy it?

If these concept designs come anywhere close to what the “iPhone 5″ will look like are you going to purchase one? It’s rumoured that the next iPhone will change everything, again. Specs might have it coming with a bigger edge-to-edge screen, an A5 processor, thinner, lighter, sport an 8 megapixel camera and have an aluminum

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Facebook for iPhone and Windows Phone gets updated

The Facebook app on both the iPhone and Windows Phone platforms has been updated. Specifically for the iPhone this gets bumped up to version 3.4.3 and gives you the ability to save pics, plus the always vague “various bug fixes and Improved security” features. For Windows Phone users, you’ll have to wait for the upcoming

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Update: Poynt user base now over 8.3 million

I love hearing about growing Canadian tech companies. Earlier this week it was Toronto-based Polar Mobile making more headway in the app business, now it’s Calgary-based Poynt Corp. Today they announced their Q1 2011 results and showed revenues increased 178% over last year to $535,716 (compared to $192,450 in 2010). However, according to the release

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TELUS tentatively scores a $1 billion contract with the B.C. government

TELUS and the B.C. government has tentatively signed a 10-year contract worth $100 million per year, so $1 billion! TELUS beat out other telecom players such as Bell, Rogers, Shaw and five others and will seem in almost part of the government: six regional health authorities, BC Hydro, WorkSafeBC, the Insurance Corp. of B.C. and

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Microsoft patent rakes in more cash from two more Android manufacturers

Because of a Microsoft-owned patent it was revealed a few weeks back that HTC hands them $5 from every Android handset they sell. It seems that trend is continuing as Microsoft is lining everyone up and just sitting back and taking it all in. Two new Android manufacturers, Velocity Micro and General Dynamics, have announced

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SaskTel to release the Samsung Galaxy 550 for $249.99

So it’s not the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S II or the HTC Wildfire, but the Samsung Galaxy 550 is “coming soon” to SaskTel. This low-cost Android will be available for $249.99 outright and range all the way to $29.99 on a 3-year. This is a little behind the times when it comes to Android as

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