Now that the holiday push is over, carriers have decided to slightly change up their monthly rate plans. We’ve already seen Koodo, TELUS and Rogers make slight adjustments and now it’s Bell’s turn. To keep you up to speed, Bell increased its Voice & Data Lite 50 and 60 rate plans by $5 each yesterday.
Canadian carriers, according to the various software update pages, stated an upgrade to KitKat for the HTC One should arrive by “Late January 2014.” Of course, the fine print noted that the date was subject to change at anytime. With a week left in the month there’s a glimmer of hope that Android OS 4.4
The City of Waterloo has been with BlackBerry through the good and bad. While the company is currently reshaping itself and receiving some positivity in the marketplace, the City has decided to stand behind them once again and show their faith in the brand. The City of Waterloo “Finance and strategic planning committee meeting” minutes,
A couple weeks back we let you know that RBC and Bell have teamed up and launched its “mobile commerce service” called the RBC Wallet. This allows RBC and Bell customers to pay for small ticket items — either debit or credit via Visa payWave or Interac Flash — from their Galaxy S III or
Just in time for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi (opening ceremonies are February 7th) is Bell with an update to their Mobile TV Android app. All the features are exactly the same, as is the cost at $5/month for 10 hours of viewing, but they’ve added compatibility for Nexus 4 and Nexus 5
Bell customers with an Android device on OS 2.2 (Froyo) or higher can now purchase direct from Google Play and have the charges appear on their monthly bill.
Earlier this week we let you know that Bell and Virgin will exclusively bring the Alcatel OneTouch Idol X to Canadians on January 28th. This is Alcatel’s flagship 5-inch Android and will come priced well under $300 (we’re hearing $250). The specs are decent for the price point, but if you’re unsure about Alcatel as
CIBC has been working with Rogers to bring its NFC-based suretap mobile payment technology to more devices, and the bank is adding two more to the list. CIBC partnered with Rogers in 2012 to allow its credit card holders to make payments at any point-of-sale around the country; most terminals used in retail stores across Canada
For those Bell customers that have the Sony Xperia Z, ZL, Z1 or Z Ultra you can now go forth and upgrade to Android OS 4.3 Jelly Bean. Below are the firmware versions for each device and the official changelog shows: Overall performance and user interface optimization; Wi-Fi scan only mode for improved device location; Bluetooth
Bell and Virgin could possibly be the first carriers to release a new smartphone in 2014. Last week it was announced that both Bell and Virgin will exclusively add the Alcatel One Touch Idol X and the Idol Mini to its lineup “in the coming weeks.” According to an internal doc we received it shows