Category: Rogers


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;



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;



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



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



WOW! Mobile boutique opening this weekend

A ‘new wireless retail opportunity‘ is upon us. WOW! Mobile Boutique will feature Rogers, TELUS, Fido, Koodo and chatr brands and we’ve been informed that they’ll open their swinging doors this weekend. There’s still a number of unknowns, mainly the number of retail locations, but in an email blast to Chatr customers says that the



Motorola issues winter-themed boot animation for Moto G (Update)

There’s a little more cheer in the air for Moto X and Moto G owners today. Motorola has issued a new app to the Play Store, staidly-named Motorola Boot Services, which updates the devices’ boot animation to one a bit more festive. Like the intriguing Windy Day game that magically appeared on Moto X devices over



AT&T signs reciprocal LTE roaming deal with Rogers

American’s second-largest wireless carrier, AT&T, announced today it has signed a reciprocal LTE roaming deal with Rogers. While Rogers customers could already roam on AT&T’s LTE network in the States, the same wasn’t yet true for Americans travelling north. According to a press release issued today, AT&T’s deal will offer “discounted rates in Canada,” with