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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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
Nokia and Apple have been battling it out for market share, and also in the courts over accused patent infringements. One of the cases stem back to 2009 with Nokia suing Apple over the iPhone infringing on Nokia patents for GSM, UMTS and wireless LAN (WLAN) standards. Nokia stated then that Apple is “attempting to
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
Nokia is the world’s largest cell phone maker and they are barely holding on as the leader in smartphone sales. According to an analyst from Japanese firm Nomura it’s Samsung that going reign supreme and take over the top position. In addition, Nokia will actually fall to 3rd place and Apple will take over second.
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
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.
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
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
At Apple WWDC dropped a bomb on RIM and came out with their own messaging system called “iMessage”. This has similar features as to their BlackBerry Messenger. According to the Wall Street Journal it seems that Google is developed or working on offering Android users a similar feature. The report states that “Google Inc., whose