Category: Mobile News

Payless new text-based program offers up discounts

If you’re into shoes and want to save a bit of cash, Payless has announced a new text-based program that gives Canadians special discounts. For example, the first promo is on now and can save you 20% off on the next purchase through May 31st… this is good on top of any current sales they

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Samsung Vice makes it to MTS Prepaid

MTS has put out another device – this time it’s the Samsung Vice. This can be yours for a respectable $99.99 after a $30 credit. The Vice has a slide out full QWERTY keyboard with a 2 megapixel camera with video capabilities, MP3 player, picture and video messaging, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS and expandable

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Multitasking finally coming to the iPhone

Today is the big day when it comes to all the heavily rumoured iPhone OS 4.0… It’s shipping this summer and Steve Jobs stated that the iPhone will finally be able to multitask and run more than one program at a time. There are other key features coming with this updates such as App folders

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DEXT, BACKFLIP & QUENCH video demo

Today we had the opportunity to hang out with Motorola Canada and learn more about their upcoming 3 Android-powered devices: DEXT, BACKFLIP and QUENCH. These will be released “first half of 2010″ (I think I heard something about May 17th) and all will be running OS 1.5 with early conversations for and upgrade “at a

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TELUS Milestone bumped up to $199.99 on 3-year

The TELUS Motorola Milestone was released in February and was instantly put on a promo price for $199.99, then price dropped to $149.99… unfortunately the promo party is over and the price has been increased to a by $50 to $199.99 on a 3-year contract. You can also get this for $499.99 on a 2-year;

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Zoompass releasing Palm Pre app within a couple months

Zoompass is Canada’s first mobile payment service (also a joint venture between Rogers, Bell and TELUS) and this service allows customers to send, receive and request money, check account balance, review transactions by using your mobile device. They already have their app a staple on Bell and TELUS BlackBerry devices, plus Android users can download

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Jawbone ICON now available at TELUS for $119

There has been a major push to sell Bluetooth accessories over the past few months, this is mainly due to several provinces banning the use of hand held devices while driving. It’s all in the name of safety. TELUS has released a new set of Bluetooth earpieces… the Jawbone ICON costs $119 and is smaller

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Samsung Slyde now on Koodo’s “Refreshed” list

Koodo Mobile released the text-friendly QWERTY Samsung Slyde back in November and was priced at 175 outright or $25 on the Tab… time passed and looking at the site it seems like it’s been tossed from the main list of devices and put right into the “refreshed” list. If you’re game for picking up a

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Google updates Nexus One compatibility list to include WIND Mobile

Customers have been using the Android-powered Nexus One on Wind Mobile since their network launched back in December… so there was absolutely no doubt that it would work. When Google announced that the Nexus One would officially start shipping into Canada the only carrier listed on the compatibility list was Rogers, soon after TELUS and

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Nokia N97 mini coming to Rogers in May?

Thanks to one of our very reliable tipsters we’ve been informed that the Nokia N97 mini is headed to Rogers “in the first or second week of May”. We don’t have any other information when it comes to an exact launch date, colour or price plans but it’s on the way. Quick specs of the

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