Category: Rogers


Rogers prices the rugged Cat B15 at $300 outright

As previously reported, Rogers will be releasing the rugged Cat B15 in the coming days. This beast of an Android has a 4-inch scratch-resistant display, runs OS 4.1 Jelly Bean and is IP67 certification – which means it’s waterproof and dust resistant. We’ve been informed that the pricing will be $299.99 outright or $99.99 on


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How to donate to the Typhoon Haiyan relief fund from your mobile phone

Sometimes, acts of nature disrupt our lives in ways that even technological advances cannot prevent or repair. During such trying hours and days, it’s important to focus on what’s really important: the people that are affected by these disasters. With over 10,000 people feared dead and over 9 million affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines,



Rogers suretap Wallet to usher in a new era of mobile payments in Canada

Rogers and CIBC launched the “suretap” mobile payment system a year ago. This brought the ability for select customers to purchase small ticket items right on their NFC-enabled BlackBerry or Android powered smartphone. Today, Rogers has announced that they’re expanding the service and will make the suretap Wallet available in the “coming weeks.” This initiative



Cheap and cheerful: four mid-range Android devices compared

There are a lot of smartphones out there, and I’ll be the first to admit we don’t do a great job reporting on the lesser-known ones. It’s always exciting to cover a powerful flagship with an extensive feature set, but many factors, from price to size, lead people to purchase cheaper, smaller, less powerful devices.



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