Exactly 1-year ago the CRTC mandated that Canadian wireless service providers to upgrade their 911 services, mainly because the technology was lacking to locate urgent calls and caused a number of deaths. Today the CRTC sent out a release and congratulated the Canadian wireless industry and the public safety community for having improved 911 services.
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Over the weekend we posted a story of the TELUS Motorola Milestone appearing in the upcoming Best Buy catalog. More Milestone news today as TELUS has updated their site to have the Android-powered device from and centre. It’s still the usual “coming soon” but now we get a notify me when it’s available sign up
This has got to be one of the best prototype demonstrations of possibly what’s on the horizon when it comes to cellphone technology. Nokia would eat this up in their beta labs. Design and researcher Fabian Hemmert put his latest works on display at TEDxBerlin. He asked “How can we make digital content more graspable”
This certainly confirms all the rumours of Fido getting the BlackBerry Curve 8520. If you check out this link you’ll notice that Fido has pushed out OS 126.96.36.1993… the best part is that they have yet to release the device! Rumours are floating around that we could see this as early as February 2nd or
Victoria-based Royal Roads University is looking into to use Smartphones to bring their distance education program to those who have limited or non-existent access to the internet. Involved in the 3-person study are Instructional designer Ining Chao, Analyst Robert Aucoin and Professor Ken Christie. They are currently going over literature and current mobile learning practices.
We created this entry form since our previous comment section maxed out on our Nexus One Giveaway. To enter the contest all you have to do is submit your name in the comment section below – no strings attached. The contest goes until Wednesday, February 10th at 5:00pm and as usual we’ll announce our winner
For Ontario and British Columbia drivers the grace period and the “The educational phase is over” for the recent ban of using handheld devices while driving. In Ontario, Bill 118, “Countering Distracted Driving and Promoting Green Transportation Act” went info effect on October 26th. In B.C. they implemented the law a month ago but starting
Here’s a cool free iPhone app that’s Canadian! It’s called “GroceryDeals” and lets you find the closest grocery with the greatest deals. So if you want to save a few cents every time you go to your local store, press the app and it brings up the grocery stores in your area – works with
The Motorola Milestone is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated devices that will be coming to Canada this year. To date their has been several rumoured launch dates and it looks like we are getting a bit closer… still no confirmed date. We received a couple pics from the upcoming Best Buy Mobile Buyer’s Guide
Samsung has reported their Q4 results and it’s increased a staggering 31%. The number 2 mobile phone manufacturer said they shipped a record 68.8 million devices. Neil Mawston of Strategy Analytics said that these results show an “end to the industry’s year-long recession”.