Category: Mobile News

Live from the Samsung “bada Developer Day in Toronto”

Today is the big day for Samsung enthusiasts – especially developers. We’re here at the Samsung “bada Developer Day in Toronto” and will update you with all the happenings. So far there seems to be about 50 people ready to take on and build apps for their new open mobile platform called Bada. We’re seeing


Public Mobile signs $350 million deal with ZTE Corporation

New entrant Public Mobile is on a tear recently. Over the past few days they  successfully launched their service in Toronto and on Friday they will follow up with going live in Montreal. In addition, last week they announced a partnership with Gateway Newstands that sees their phones in 152 Toronto locations. All sounds good…


Video: iPhone 4 drop test

The new iPhone 4 is getting its share of news – granted it’s a thing of beauty. The screen is apparently made of something called Gorilla Glass and is “chemically strengthened” to be “20 times stiffer and 30 times harder than plastic”. With any device you get you’ll eventually scratch it or worse drop it


Wind Mobile sees network traffic jump 3 times after earthquake

CRIKEY! WIND Mobile sent out a tweet that their network traffic jumped 3 times right after the earthquake that hit Ontario and Quebec today. We’re guessing their network is getting more reliable as the days go by. Still no official word on how many customers they have brought on though. Did anyone experience any issues


Get breaking G20 news sent to you mobile via text alerts

Toronto-based Broadplay has partnered up with The Globe and Mail to offer text message alerts of breaking G20 news. Majority of carriers are on board and it’s free to sign up but standard text messaging charges apply. You can sign up here at this site or text G20 to 123411.

Android Market now has over 65,000 apps

In NYC today Motorola announced the Droid X (not available in Canada yet) and Google’s Andy Rubin said that Android activations are reaching a mind blowing 160,000 per day. In addition, the Android Market continues to increase as it now has over 65,000 apps (both free and paid). Those are some solid numbers for a


Data is free when you download and use Rogers FIFA World Cup app

Rogers continues the good vibes. First it was giving back $30 million do customers who overpaid in their bundle… and now they are giving you free data when you download and use their iPad Rogers LIVE 2010 FIFA World Cup app. This app is specifically for Rogers customers with iPad Wi-Fi + 3G. The new


Video Review: Rogers Acer Liquid E

The Acer Liquid E was recently released by Rogers and it’s their newest Android-powered device. This runs OS 2.1 and I believe this will be included in the few devices that will get an upgrade to the new OS 2.2 when it’s released. The overall design of the Liquid E is well put together. Sleek,


Public Mobile officially launching in Montreal June 25th

Here’s some good news for those located in the Montreal area! Already humming in Toronto, new entrant Public Mobile is officially set to go live in Montreal this Friday, June 25th. Combined in both cities Public currently has 66 stores and a couple monthly plans to choose from: $24 unlimited talk and a $40 unlimited