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Rogers and Fido releasing the Nokia Lumia 625 February 11th

The Nokia Lumia 625 was officially announced last July, then arrived on TELUS in October. Coming this February to both Rogers and Fido is this entry-level Windows Phone 8 device. An internal doc we received reveals that Rogers and Fido will launch the Lumia 625 on February 11th for $0 on a Voice-only or Voice

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WIND Mobile pulls out of 700Mhz spectrum auction due to lack of funding

WIND Mobile’s parent company, Globalive, has pulled out of the 700Mhz spectrum auction, set to begin tomorrow. The company reportedly couldn’t find the financial backing for the project, as its Russian-owned parent company pulled the necessary funds to invest. The new entrant requires additional spectrum if it plans to make further inroads into the Canadian

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Rogers and Telus begin rolling out Lumia Black update for the Lumia 1020

Nokia has begun rolling out one of the most anticipated updates to the Lumia ecosystem since the launch of Windows Phone 8 in November, 2012. The OEM has taken the minor improvements found in Windows Phone 8′s more generalized GDR3 update and added substantial user-facing improvements, including the addition of folders on the home screen;

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The anguish of updates

Here we are, another year almost gone, and I am weeping into my Cheerios. Not literally, mind, but a proverbial stream of lost opportunities cascades to the ground, one for every unconsummated Android update. Overall, this has been a relatively good year for OEMs: HTC brought Android 4.3 to the One in relatively good time;

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WOW! Mobile Boutique is now open for business

WOW! Mobile Boutique, the new retail location that sells Rogers, TELUS, Fido, Koodo and chatr brands, is open for business. Match Transact, the company who’ll be operating this outlet, states that “we’re starting small” and only have four kiosks in Ontario opening this weekend: Bramalea City Centre, Dufferin Mall, Woodbine Centre and Centerpoint Mall. When

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Mobile payment security concerns front and centre in new government report

Mobile payment security and consumer protection is front and centre in a new report issued by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), a consumers rights branch of the federal government. The report, Mobile Payments and Consumer Protection in Canada, brings to light many potential issues with the disparate implementation of upcoming mobile payment programs, claiming

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