Category: Fido

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

It was the release of Samsung’s Galaxy S I9000 in August 2010 that made me want to pursue technology writing full-time. While the device’s hardware was prone to spontaneous failure, and the design was uninspired at best, its release did two things effectively: it established Samsung as a capable vertically-integrated OEM; and it gave Android

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Fido BlackBerry Q10 and Samsung Galaxy S4 prices

Fido is one of the carriers that will be launching the BlackBerry Q10 and Samsung Galaxy S4 this week. Both vastly different devices and they’ve now been priced. According to Fido’s website, the Q10 will retail for $650 outright and $350 on a 2-year contract. As for the Galaxy S4, an internal doc we received

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Fido Motorola RAZR finally receiving the Jelly Bean update

Reports from readers today, plus this screenshot below, reveal that Android OS 4.1.2 Jelly Bean has arrived for Fido users who are rocking the original Motorola RAZR (XT910). The file size is about 250MB and it should be there waiting for you: press Menu >> Settings >> About phone >> System software updates >> Check

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Rogers and Fido customers can now reserve the Galaxy S 4

Most of the carriers started Galaxy S 4 ‘pre-registration’ this week. Eager Canadians could drop down their contact info and be updated on the latest info about its pending release. However, if you’re wanting to secure your GS4 on launch day – which is coming up at the end of this month – then Rogers

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Fido sheds the 2-year contract, rebrands to a new Tab system

Fido has shifted their offering once again. Gone are the 2-year contracts and in its place is a new Tab system. This is similar to Koodo Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Eastlink. Fido states that the Fido Agreement is now the “Tab24″ and “Tab36.” The fine print states that “Tab24/Tab36 corresponds to the Fido Agreement described

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Fido rolls out new “Device Protection” service

Following the footsteps of parent-company Rogers, sub-brand Fido has rolled out its “Device Protection” service. This comes at a monthly cost and “picks up where the manufacturer’s warranty leaves off.” There are 3-tiers of pricing and range from $8/month to $12/month (for the iPhone). This protects your device from damage, loss, theft and also includes

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You guessed it: Fido also doubles minutes and data in newest promo

In a push to increase Q1 subscriber numbers carriers have come out with several new promos. Last week Koodo Mobile doubled up the minutes and data in their plans. As expected, rival sub-brand Fido has come forward and done the same. Slightly different pricing, but the same theme of doubling down on minutes and data

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