Category: Rogers


Sony Xperia Z1 Review

If there’s been one constant in the Android OEM community over the past two years, it’s Sony’s seeming inability to keep up with the competition. Though the last two years have seen the company continue to be one of the only to debut new mobile hardware at CES, each time — the Xperia S and



Rogers releases the HTC One Mini

As promised, Rogers has released the smaller version of the HTC One, appropriately called the One Mini. This mid-range Android has an upgrade path that will see OS 4.4 KitKat arrive within 90 days, but for the time being runs 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The LTE-enabled One Mini has with a 720p 4.3-inch display, a 1.4GHz


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Canadian carriers start receiving Nexus 5 inventory

The Nexus 5 has started to arrive at Canadian carrier retail stores. This should be available on November 8th — as previously reported the 16GB version will cost about $100 on a 2-year or $500 outright. In addition, the initial stock will come with a sticker on the box that will ask you to do



Rogers to sell the Nexus 5 for $100 on a 2-year

As expected, the Nexus 5 became available last week on Google Play for as low as $349. Several Canadian carriers have already confirmed plans to launch this LTE-enabled Nexus on their lineup, including Rogers, Fido, Bell, Virgin, Koodo, TELUS, WIND and Videotron. We previously revealed that the carrier no-term pricing will be above what Google Play



Rogers rolls out Google Play carrier billing for Android users

Rogers was the first carrier in Canada to support Play Store gift card redemption earlier this year, and is now claiming the same for Android-based carrier billing. The provider already supports carrier billing on BlackBerry and Windows Phone, but Google’s APIs were more recently introduced and are taking time to catch on. Carrier billing refers



CIBC Mobile Payment App now available for the BlackBerry Q10

After being available to only the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Z10 users, CIBC has made their Mobile Payment App compatible to those who rock the QWERTY Q10. This of course will only work if you’re hooked onto Rogers, plus have a CIBC credit card. In essence, the app allows you to make purchases at



Motorola releases standalone Moto X camera app on the Play Store

Motorola has, as it did with Touchless Control, released a standalone version of its camera app to Google Play. This separates the app from needing a firmware update to be improved, and provides Motorola a vehicle for more regularly updating the 10MP camera, which has been heavily criticized. The company released a photo-centric firmware update