Category: Mobile News

Molson Canadian releases the “Seize the Summer” App

Didn’t know about this app that Molson Canadian created. It’s called the “Seize the Summer App” and you earn “virtual badges” every time you do something. You’ll have to first join their Facebook group here and then download the app but basically when you do something this summer such as catch a fish, go on


Update: Virgin increasing pay-per-use web browsing now on August 20th

It seems like Virgin is increasing prices, not dropping them (see here, here and here). It’s not the biggest deal but it’s an increase when the only thing customers/members want are price drops. Virgin states in their customer updates that “Beginning on August 16, 2010, the charges for pay-per-use web browsing are changing from 5¢/page


TELUS HTC Desire pricing revealed in their Source Code?

The HTC Desire is one of the most anticipated Android devices that will hit Canada. It’s got a whack load of impressive specs such as running Android OS 2.1, a 3.7-inch touchscreen display (resolution of 480×800), a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, WiFi, 5 megapixel camera etc… TELUS only states that the device is “coming soon”


WIND $150 port over credit is back

During the first few months of their service WIND created a “Port over offer” that gave customers $150 credit “to help offset the sting” of the Early Cancellation Fee to those who port over from another carrier. Well.. it’s back. This time Wind has announced that it’s only for new customers who sign up for


Do the incumbents have “embedded spies with the new entrants”?

There’s many rumours of how many subscribers the new entrants Wind Mobile, Mobilicity and Public Mobile have actually taken away from the incumbents: 30,000, 100,000, 140,000 – there are no official numbers released and probably won’t be for a while. The Big 3 and their flanker brands have all stepped up their game offering Unlimited


TELUS becomes the official wireless provider of the CFL

Even though they didn’t secure the naming rights for the Vancouver Canucks home arena, TELUS has finalized a 2-year partnership to become the official wireless provider of the CFL. As part of the deal fans will be able to download a free app that will give them the ability to watch live games, check real


Apple holding iPhone 4 press conference Friday

Apple is holding a press conference that is starting at 10:00am (PST) Friday… the only details that have surfaced is that it has to do something with the iPhone 4. Early guesses are that they’ll be addressing the antenna issues. What do you think will happen?