Category: Mobile News

ING Direct launches iPhone and BlackBerry app

A few weeks ago Canada was “at the tipping point in terms of adoption” when it comes to mobile banking. Stats show that 9% of us are accessing our account to check our bank balance. We’ve talked about the Rogers, Bell and the TELUS joint venture called “Zoompass” many times (they are Canada’s first mobile


Winners in our WIND BlackBerry Bold 9700 Contest!

Another contest is completed and this time we gave away 2 sweet looking WIND BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphones. Thanks to all who entered and we’re proud to announce that Kevin Rainson and Nadim J will be sent their device in the morning. Good news for all the others who are looking to win a device.


Koodo’s “El Tabador” selling $0.00 phones… wishing for HSPA

Koodo Mobile launched their new character last week – “El Tabador” – and he’s out with a mission to inform us Canadians to break the promise of $0.00 phone contracts and join him in “phone freedom”. Check out the commercial they’ve started airing on TV… the only think missing is the promise of HSPA devices.

Fido BlackBerry Curve 8520 on sale for $0.00 until March 31st

It was about 1-month ago that Fido introduced the BlackBerry Curve 8520, this was launched at the following price points: 3-year contract with Voice and Data $50 2-year contract with Voice: $350 No-contract: $400 However, there are select stores in the Toronto area that are giving $50 off until March 31st, which makes the device


Jobs: “Yep”, Universal mailbox coming to iPhone

Apple enthusiast Julio R. sent a quick e-mail to Apple CEO Steve Jobs asking “I just have one question for you; will iPhone ever have a universal mailbox just like Mail has on my Mac? It would be so much easier and efficient.” Steve Jobs wrote back saying “Yep”.

Google updates Nexus One compatibility to work on TELUS & Bell

With Google announcing last week that the NEXUS One will officially start shipping into Canada, carriers were rushing around to inform potential customers that the much sought after device will work on their networks. Originally Rogers was the only listed carrier that the Nexus One would work with but Bell and TELUS have been added


WIND to officially launch in Ottawa this Friday

It’s been a long winding road for WIND Mobile and their Ottawa launch, but rest assured the big day is upon us. WIND has officially declared the launch is set for this Friday, March 26th. There are a couple locations where you’ll be able to score yourself a device: Blockbuster at 183 Rideau Street and


BlackBerry Presenter now available for $219.99

Remember a few weeks back when RIM announced a new accessory that “easily plugs into a projector or monitor, then lets the user display a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation wirelessly from their BlackBerry smartphone”. Well, this is now available for $219.99 Canadian. RIM also states that “To use BlackBerry Presenter, you will need a video output


Paid apps coming to Palm’s App Catalog March 31st

Just over a week ago Palm sent an e-mail to their developer community that stated “we are very excited about the upcoming launch of international e-commerce for the Palm App Catalog… We’d also like to inform you that in addition to the planned European launch, we will be launching e-commerce support in Canada and Mexico.”