Category: Fido

Fido to implement new pricing and 2-year contracts on August 9th

Last night we let you know that Rogers will be implementing their 2-year contract and new price plans on August 9th. Fido has been offering 2-year contracts for some time on most of their devices, but this is the date they’ll also adjust their structure across the board. According to an internal doc we received

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Sony Xperia SP now available at Rogers, Fido and Virgin

Sony Canada sent out a note this morning that the Xperia SP would be available sometime “this summer” on Rogers, Fido and Virgin Mobile. Well, this summer is actually today. All three carriers have launched this device between $299.99 to $325 outright. As stated before, the Xperia SP will be available in black, runs Android

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BlackBerry Q5 coming to Fido

When BlackBerry announced the entry-level BlackBerry Q5 they declared the device would launch “in selected markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia (including the Asia Pacific region), and Latin America.” There was no word on a Canadian release, but we’ve been tipped that this affordable BB10 smartphone will be coming to Fido. According to

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Fido set to release the Sony Xperia SP

A few days ago we let you know that Rogers was going to release the mid-range Sony Xperia SP soon. Looks like their sub-brand carrier Fido will also add this to their lineup. The Xperia SP comes running Android OS 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 4.6-inch 720p display, LTE-enabled, 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB

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Update: Rogers and Fido LTE network turned on in Manitoba

Big day for Rogers and Fido customers today in Manitoba. Both carriers have flipped the LTE switch on in Manitoba this morning – specifically in Winnipeg, Brandon, Victoria Beach, Grand Beach, Selkirk, Steinbach and Ste. Anne. The speeds are right inline with other Canadian locations that have LTE, coming in at 36 Mbps download and

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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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