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Apple holding iPhone 4 press conference Friday

Apple is holding a press conference that is starting at 10:00am (PST) Friday… the only details that have surfaced is that it has to do something with the iPhone 4. Early guesses are that they’ll be addressing the antenna issues. What do you think will happen?

XM app for Android “will be available later this summer”

XM Canada recently released an app for called XM online+ for the iPhone and BlackBerry and iPhone. This app gives you access to the all the music, talk, sports and entertainment shows on XM and will cost $7.99 per month or $2.99 a month when bundled it with a XM Canada subscription. They do have


Opera Mini 5.1 for Android officially released

Opera has officially released Opera Mini 5.1 for Android smartphones. They stated in a press release that it’s lightning fast and highly suggest you make it your default mobile browser. Some of the new features with this update are that it brings better kinetic scrolling, auto-saves your browsing sessions but unfortunately does not support Flash.

“Refreshed” iPhones arrive at Bell

It’s been a long time since carriers started to offer refurbished/refreshed iPhones. Bell has now jumped on the bus and started to get rid off all inventory possible by throwing up their “refreshed” iPhone 3G and 3GS models. The prices range from $9.95 to $99.95 and Bell states that “Each phone carries a 90-day warranty


Android Market to hit 100,000 app milestone this month

There’s no doubt that Google’s Android platform is gaining popularity. In Canada we have several devices that run their OS. To name a few we’ve got the HTC Hero, Legend, LG Eve, Samsung Galaxy, Acer Liquid E, Motorola Milestone, Quench and Dext… and more coming such as the HTC Desire and Galaxy Vibrant. When it


Samsung sells 1 million Wave devices in 4-weeks

Samsung’s first Bada-powered device called the “Wave” just launched in Canada last week but the results are in globally. Justin Hong, project lead and architect of Bada stated on Twitter that it only took a quick 4-weeks to sell 1 million units. Very impressive and with the price points we can see why. You can


Video: RIM releases another look at the upcoming BlackBerry 6 OS

RIM is scheduling the release of their new BlackBerry 6 for sometime this Summer. They have gracefully released another sneak peek into how the OS will work. It’s looks promising and we’ve seen many leaks of this over the past few weeks. However, it’s always good to get an “official” video. Check it out here…


Consumer Reports says “we can’t recommend the iPhone 4″

With Apple selling over 1.7 million iPhone 4 devices – there has been much talk about the reception issues and screen discolourations. Many people have done video reviews, drop tests and some people have even gone to the length of taking a .50 caliber sniper rifle to it. Consumer Reports has just released their review