Category: Mobile News

Video: Google working on “whisper” targeted ads

Here’s a funny video to watch… The Onion has created another funny video that takes aim at how Google will make more money. This time it’s through ad-generated phone calls and we’ll soon have Google implement “whisper” targeted ads that are entirely based around your phone conversations. Check it out here:

Study finds cellphone use has “no increase of risk” of getting brain cancer

A new study by the he International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC) called the “Interphone” study had 13 participating countries (Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the UK) that took a deep look into the relationship between glioma or meningioma (most common kind of brain tumours) and


Motorola Quench now available at Rogers

The revolution is back in business… Rogers has released another Android-powered device. You can now get the Motorola QUENCH on the following price plans: 3-year contract: $49.99 2-year contract: $324.99 1-year contract: $374.99 No-Contract: $424.99 The Quench comes with Motorola’s MOTOBLUR, runs on the first Android OS version 1.5, a 3.1-inch touchscreen display with a


Best Buy list Rogers BlackBerry 9100 prices but still not available

The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is coming to Canada and will be available through Rogers, Bell, TELUS and Virgin. It’s was originally supposed to launch with Bell on May 13th but was “delayed until further notice“. Prices of this new 3G smartphone range from carrier to carrier from a 3-year contract of $29.99 to $79.99. In


Virgin Mobile Live for BlackBerry now available

Virgin has pushed through a music player app for BlackBerry called “Virgin Mobile Live for BlackBerry”. It’s pretty standard these days as it comes with the ability to sync and listen to your music, buy music, ringtones, wallpapers, read artist bios, lyrics and tweet what you’re listening to. The app is free but to purchase


New 343 area code now available (will coexist with the 613)

About a month ago the CRTC said a new 343 area code will be coming to Easter Ontario and will join up with the 613 area code. The reason for the new area code is due to “demand for telephone numbers, particularly for wireless devices…in the 613 region”. Today is the day that the 343


Rogers to release Motorola Quench tomorrow

Rogers is set to add another Android-powered device in their lineup… if you want to get the Motorola Quench with MOTOBLUR you’ll be able to get it through Rogers tomorrow. Price points will come in at a 3-year of $49.99 and no-contract for $424.99. Specs are that this comes with an outdated Android OS 1.5

Analyst says 24 million next-gen iPhone to be shipped in 2010

The next-gen iPhone is not even officially announced yet – but there has been a massive amount of leaks from videos, pictures and teardowns. New report today are coming from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of Digitimes Research who says that the device will start shipping in June and that Foxconn (manufacturer of the next iPhone) “will