Category: Mobile News

Video: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Launch Party

Last night Sony Ericsson and Rogers held a launch party for the upcoming Android-powered Xperia X10. They confirmed all the leaks over the past few weeks of the launch date being April 15th with the promo price on a 3-year contract $149.99. It was a good event and we captured it all on video for

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Milestone “Upgrade to Android 2.1 planned for Q2″

A couple weeks back Motorola posted on their Facebook wall that the upgrade to Android OS 2.1 “is taking longer than expected. Though we don’t have the new deployment date to share just yet, we do promise we are working to get you updated information and will let you know as soon as possible.” I’m

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Wireless carriers shut out of “2010 Best Workplaces in Canada”

The annual “2010 Best Workplaces in Canada” list has been released. The list is a combined effort by the Great Place to Work Institute and The Globe and Mail. Employees complete a survey that measures the level of trust, pride, and camaraderie within your workplace… 75 organizations were recognized and the top prize this year

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Public Mobile confirms plans to eventually go LTE

During the auction new Canadian wireless carrier Public Mobile only spent $53 million and captured a reach of 19 million potential customers in Ontario and Quebec. Public currently operates on the once unwanted and untouched CDMA G-Band spectrum. They currently offer a flat rate $40 talk and text plan and have also confirmed on Twitter

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XM Canada & SIRIUS Canada release BlackBerry apps

XM Canada and SIRIUS Canada have both released apps for BlackBerry devices. We mentioned XM before and they have kept their promise by making it available today. The XM online+ gives you access to the music, talk, sports and entertainment.” This has a 14-day trial but after there’s a charge of $7.99 a month or

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Contest: Win a Motorola Brute

The Motorola Brute i680 is a PTT (Push to Talk) capable device is available through TELUS’ MiKE network and can apparently withstand “blowing rain, dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, low pressure, salt, fog, humidity and solar radiation”. Quick specs are that is comes with a 2 megapixel camera, GPS, Bluetooth, Music Player, 2.5mm headset jack,

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Fido puts all “green” devices on sale for $0 on 2-year

If you’re looking to get a new mobile device and want to help the environment you might want to check out the offer that Fido has put together. All of their eco-friendly devices has been price dropped to a low $0.00 on a 2-year contract. Reading the fine print says the offer goes until May

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Kik releases free texting App for iPhone and BlackBerry

Waterloo-based “Kik” has released their free texting app for BlackBerry and iPhone devices. It basically works like Skype does for calling but this is only for texting. Kik is only available in North America and supports iPhones 3G and 3GS and the BlackBerry Bold, 8300, 8500, 8800 and 8900 series. There are also plans to

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HTC and Lenovo both interested in buying Palm?

Bloomberg is reporting that Palm is up for sale. According to “three people familiar with the situation” they state Palm is currently working with Goldman Sachs and Qatalyst Partners to find a buyer – rumours are that both HTC and Lenovo are interested in picking them up. Palm came out swinging and rebuilt themselves by

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Video: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Hardware review

The long awaited Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will be launching on Rogers shortly – it’s already being shipped to stores and will be available on the following price plans: 3-year contract: $149.99 (Promotional price) 2-year contract: $449.99 1-year contract: $499.99 No contract: $549.99 This will come in a White and Black version. I got hold

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