Category: Mobile News

Proof: Virgin Mobile to release Android HTC Legend

A few weeks ago we let you know that Bell was going to release the HTC Legend. Over the weekend Virgin placed HTC as anew manufacturer on their site but no device was listed. We said then it could be the HTC Legend as they basically get the same devices as Bell – mainly because

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Winner in our “Win a cellphone plan for a year” contest!

Yet another contest is over and this time we gave away a cellphone plan for a year. Thanks to all who entered and we are pleased to announce that Twitter follower and Forum member Simon Polley has taken the prize home! Congrats Simon! Looking for another contest to enter? Stay tuned as we have a

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Public Mobile goes live in Toronto and offers new $24 plan

Not much more to say about new entrant Public Mobile and them officially switching on their Toronto network. Public has introduced a new $24 plan that includes Unlimited local calling, call waiting, call forwarding and 3-way calling. Add-ons like Voicemail and call display is for an additional $8 per month.They have also confirmed that a

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TELUS was set to release the 9100 May 6th, still waiting.

TELUS sent out a press release back on April 26th they were going to release the BlackBerry Curve 9100 “starting in May” for $29.99 on a 3-year contract. Even though May is almost up we received an internal doc that showed a launch date set for May 6th… I’m sure they are in the same

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Bell to release Nokia 7230 on May 28th

Thanks to one of our Bell tipsters you can expect to see another entry level device to their HSPA lineup on May 28th. The Nokia 7230 is a slider that has a 3.2 megapixel camera, 2.4-inch display and comes with a 2 GB microSD card. This will be available in both Black and Pink on

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Public Mobile to introduce new $24 plan

As Public Mobile gears up for their Toronto launch tomorrow, they will also be introducing a new $24 plan to the mix. Over the past few months Public has been saying they will only offer one plan – a $40 Unlimited Talk & Text. However, this new plan that is set to be available tomorrow

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Koodo BlackBerry Curve 8530 now to be released on the 27th

What was supposed to be a release of today has been delayed a couple days. According to our tipster it’s because Koodo “didn’t want to launch after a long weekend in fear of some stores not receiving their shipments due to the holiday Monday”. Anyways… a Berry is finally coming to Koodo and you must

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Coming Soon: TELUS Micro SIM

Although TELUS has yet to announce any sort of iPad plans but the pic below shows that TELUS will be carrying a Micro SIM card (12 x 15mm). This micro SIM is not just for use with the iPad but enables support for other tablet devices (and the next-gen iPhone)… very timely as the iPad

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Perfect but probably unplanned spot for competitive advertising

Here’s a brilliant but most likely unplanned location that WIND Mobile has placed an ad… right smack dab on the side of a Public Mobile store. Even though they are both new entrants they are still are going after the same pool of potential customers. Public will be going live with their network tomorrow and

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Apple to open at 8:00am on Friday for iPad launch

The iPad is finally coming to Canada and if you didn’t pre-order you might be able to score one on Friday. Across the country Apple will be opening their doors early by 1-hour at 8:00am. It’s been confirmed that Rogers and Bell will have iPad data plans. Bell has yet to release their plans, but

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