Category: Mobile News

Video: Koodo’s “El Tabador” gets in the ring

Koodo Mobile’s “El Tabador” is on a rampage and promoting “Phone Freedom”… he now has a full blown out YouTube experience similar to the “sugar streak” with the gingerbread man who was running through the streets of Toronto. This is called “Get in the Ring” and you get to choose the sequence of events, choose

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MTS offers up a free wireless plan when you bundle other services

MTS has a promo going on now that’s for “a limited time only” that’ll give you a free wireless plan when you bundle together their services. Reading the fine print the offer is only valid when you “subscribe to each of MTS TV, High Speed Internet and Local service”. In addition to get the free

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Samsung Corby Plus hitting Rogers soon

Coming off the recent release of the Samsung Corby Pro, it looks like Rogers is getting ready to jump back into the Corby ring with the launch of the Corby Plus – a 2.6-inch touchscreen device (resolution of 320 x 240) that has a slide out full QWERTY keyboard and Samsung’s Touch Wiz UI. Overall

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Birds, trucks and squirrels sometime cause Rogers network outages

Rogers has released a video that runs just over 2 minutes that interviews Bill Anderson, a manager at their Network Operations Centre (NOC). It goes into a bit of detail of what it takes to run their network and make sure everything is on the up and up. Anderson states the NOC runs 7x24x365 days

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TELUS drops No-contract price of Bold 9700 to $499.99

Back in November TELUS released the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and it was priced at $249.99 on a 3-year and the no contract price was $649.99. Over time we’ve seen a steady decline in prices and you can now get this for $149.99 on a 3-year, but more importantly the no contract price dropped to $499.99.

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Virgin installs “Safe Text Zones” across Canada

This is a good way to start April 1st. Gotta love Virgin Mobile Canada as they’ve taken it upon themselves to “install Safe Text Zones across Canada” because “more than 20,000 pedestrian accidents have occurred while texting since 2009″. These prototype safe text zones are located in Toronto on sections of Queen Street and Yonge

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Update: Rogers Xperia X10 to be priced at $149.99 on 3-year

Rogers sent out an e-mail last week with an update that the “Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is almost here” and said we’ll be able to pre-order their newest Android device soon. We have a quick update and have been informed that the X10 will be priced at $549.99 without a contract and $149.99 on a

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OtterBox intros Milestone Commuter Series Case

For all those who want to protect their precious Milestone from the usual drops, scratches etc… OtterBox has come out with their Commuter Series case. This is available for $34.95 (USD) and comes in Black. Overall dimensions are 121.28 x 66.91 x 18.95mm and weighs 30.5 grams. Like all OtterBox cases this gives a 3

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Shaw looking to hire a “Sr. Wireless Architect”

Shaw Communications won 18 licences and spent $189 million during the Canadian Wireless Spectrum Auction. Back on January 14th CEO Jim Shaw said “during fiscal 2010 we also plan to take initial steps to commence wireless activities, with build out planned over the next several years.” Looks like Shaw is moving ahead with their wireless

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