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Fido partners with Flipswap for trade-in program called “FidoTRADE”

Fido has partnered with Flipswap for a new recycling/trade-in program called FidoTRADE. You might know the Flipswap name as they currently have a program in Best Buy and Future Shop locations that give you a gift card when you recycle your old clunker to them. The FidoTRADE program will officially launch July 11th (corporate stores

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Nokia officially announces the “pure touch smartphone” N9

This is Nokia’s first MeeGo device – the N9. This sexy looking “pure touch smartphone” has no physical buttons and “the home key is replaced by a simple gesture: a swipe”. The N9 comes with a 3.9-inch AMOLED curved display, has a resolution of 854 x 480 and is made of Gorilla glass. As for

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Bell Motorola ATRIX 4G software upgrade to v37.23 now available

An update has just been pushed through OTA (Over the Air) for Bell Motorola Atrix 4G owners. This is software version v37.23 and to download this go to Menu > Settings > About Phone > Software Update. This update brings data speed improvements, call quality improvements (including Skype) and will also apparently reduce the amount

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Bell to start activating HSPA devices in Saskatchewan on June 27th

Thanks to one of our tipsters for letting us know that Bell will finally be able to activate HSPA devices in Saskatchewan. Employees have started training and the go live date is expected to be on June 27th. We’ve also been informed that Bell will have “have 98% coverage” and all HPSA devices will be

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Rogers releasing the Nokia X7 this Summer

A new Nokia is coming to Canada soon… not a Windows Phone 7 but one that’s powered off the Symbian Anna OS. The Nokia X7 will be coming to Rogers this summer and it has a 4-inch AMOLED touchscreen display (resolution of 360 x 640), Wi-Fi, 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and records 720p

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TELUS axes cancellation fees for customers who upgrade early

TELUS recently offered up the option for customers to unlocked their phone, recently lowered roaming rates but increased pay-per-use text rates… however, today announced they are axing the cancellation fees for those who want to upgrade to a new device (this has always been a sore spot for customers pay). Telus noted that “When TELUS

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