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Virgin reaffirms the BlackBerry Bold 9900 is coming “super soon”

Virgin Mobile already confirmed they’ll be releasing the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 on May 2nd. It’s been a while since any news on this touchscreen/QWERTY keyboard, but and Virgin tweeted yesterday that this is still coming soon, actually “super soon”. No word on that that means but it does add some life to the usual

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webOS CONNECT Toronto happening on June 28th

With HP launching the TouchPad on July 15th it also seems the webOS Developer Relations Team is heading to Toronto this month too. The webOS CONNECT Toronto event is happening on June 28th at the Spoke Club, and if you’re interested in attending you’ll get some hands-on time with the TouchPad, hang with other webOS

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Yes, the HTC Sensation is coming to Canada

For those waiting to get their hands on the HTC Sensation we’ve received word that it is coming to Canada, via Bell. We noted this last week with a possible mid-July release date and are still hearing this to be true. In addition, the above retail internal screenshot shows a black HTC Sensation case already

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Rogers to release a $10 “Unlimited U.S. Text Message Pass”

The winds are a changing. Rogers is getting ready to release an new roaming package called “Unlimited U.S. Text Message Pass”. The price: $10 for unlimited sent and received texts. Good deal considering their past travel packs were ridiculously high at $12.50 for 25 text messages sent. No word yet on when this will be

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TELUS slashing international roaming rates June 27th by 60%

Last week TELUS stated they’ll be slashing their international roaming rates by over 50%, according to Brent Johnston, TELUS VP of Mobility Marketing, this “still allows us to be profitable”. Today, TELUS noted that effective June 27 the drop has actually come in at 60%. It’ll be interesting to see if Bell and Rogers follow.

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Rogers to release the HP Pre 3 & TouchPad

The HP TouchPad is hitting Canadian soil on July 15th. There are a couple set price points this will be available for: 16GB model for $519.99 and the 32GB version for $619.99. HP has yet to announce where Canadians will be able to grab one of these, but we have a bit of news for

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“Recycle My Cell” program comes to Alberta

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and its “Recycle My Cell” program has come to Alberta. If you want to recycle your old clunker of a cell phone there are now 574 drop off location spots in 78 communities across Alberta. Currently 15% of Alberta residents recycle their old cell, but this number is expected to

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