Category: Mobile News

“Refreshed” iPhones arrive at Bell

It’s been a long time since carriers started to offer refurbished/refreshed iPhones. Bell has now jumped on the bus and started to get rid off all inventory possible by throwing up their “refreshed” iPhone 3G and 3GS models. The prices range from $9.95 to $99.95 and Bell states that “Each phone carries a 90-day warranty

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Android Market to hit 100,000 app milestone this month

There’s no doubt that Google’s Android platform is gaining popularity. In Canada we have several devices that run their OS. To name a few we’ve got the HTC Hero, Legend, LG Eve, Samsung Galaxy, Acer Liquid E, Motorola Milestone, Quench and Dext… and more coming such as the HTC Desire and Galaxy Vibrant. When it

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Polar Mobile’s “WC2010″ app sees over 265,000 downloads in 30 days

Here’s some good news from Toronto-based Polar Mobile. They created a free app that’s available in the BlackBerry App World called “WC2010″. Now that the 2010 FIFA World Cup is over they have released some stunning stats and gives an insight into how people are getting real time targeted info: – 265,408 App downloads in

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Samsung sells 1 million Wave devices in 4-weeks

Samsung’s first Bada-powered device called the “Wave” just launched in Canada last week but the results are in globally. Justin Hong, project lead and architect of Bada stated on Twitter that it only took a quick 4-weeks to sell 1 million units. Very impressive and with the price points we can see why. You can

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Poll: Which Canadian wireless carrier is “the best”

With competition in the Canadian wireless market heating up, we thought we’d get a poll going to understand in your opinion which of the Canadian carrier is overall the best. Now this is a big question to ask but overall when you combine your experience with customer service, rate plans, coverage, reliability, device offerings etc.

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Solo Mobile to re-launch brand “to directly compete with Chatr”?

We thought Solo Mobile would slowly be put into the grave ever since Bell swallowed up all Virgin Mobile Canada. However, we’ve learned that Solo Mobile is currently getting a full re-branding. One of our tipsters let us know that Solo is prepping for an “upcoming brand re-launch to directly compete with Chatr and new

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Video: RIM releases another look at the upcoming BlackBerry 6 OS

RIM is scheduling the release of their new BlackBerry 6 for sometime this Summer. They have gracefully released another sneak peek into how the OS will work. It’s looks promising and we’ve seen many leaks of this over the past few weeks. However, it’s always good to get an “official” video. Check it out here…

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Consumer Reports says “we can’t recommend the iPhone 4″

With Apple selling over 1.7 million iPhone 4 devices – there has been much talk about the reception issues and screen discolourations. Many people have done video reviews, drop tests and some people have even gone to the length of taking a .50 caliber sniper rifle to it. Consumer Reports has just released their review

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