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BlackBerry wins three Red Dot product design awards for Q10, Q5 and Z30

While sales of BlackBerry 10 devices have not been able to turn the company’s finances around, the company has been recognized for the design of its latest smartphones. BlackBerry has won three Red Dot Awards in the category of product design, specifically for the Q10, Q5 and Z30. According to the press release, a 40-member

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SaskTel releases the Sony Xperia E1 and the Huawei Ascend Y530

Regional carrier SaskTel has made space on its shelves for a couple new Android devices. The Sony Xperia E1 and the Huawei Ascend Y530 are both priced at $0 on a 2-year contract — or $129.99 for the E1 and $119.99 for the Y530 no-term. The Ascend Y530 is an entry level Android that runs

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Samsung Galaxy F pictured, shows metal body and large display

Many enthusiasts and analysts were disappointed when Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5, mainly because its design was so similar to previous flagship smartphones. The majority of the 5.1-incher is made of plastic and outfitted with a soft plastic backing. Even though the company successfully sold over 11 million units in its first month, Samsung is in

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WIND Mobile expands network into Brantford and Paris, Ontario

WIND Mobile recently announced that it surpassed 735,000 active wireless subscribers. During the 2014 Canadian Telecom Summit, Tony Lacavera, CEO of WIND Mobile, noted that the carrier is seeing an average customer usage of 1.5GB of data per month, and over 90% of all devices sold are smartphones, with 85% running Android. From a network perspective, WIND

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