Category: Rogers

Rogers to sell HTC Dream and Magic for $549.99 Outright?

The upcoming launch of the Android devices from Rogers, the HTC Dream and Magic is coming June 2nd. What we don’t know yet is the pricing. We found in the rules and regulations last week a retail value of $599.99 for the Dream, however a couple screenshots of the Rogers inventory system shows both devices


Video: Rogers LG Xenon Unboxing

We got hold of the recently released Rogers LG Xenon. This 2.8 inch touchscreen also comes packed with a full slide out QWERTY keyboard, a 2.0 megapixel Camera with video capabilities and this can hold up to 16GB of memory (MicroSD). The overall dimensions are 105.5 x 53.5 x 15.8mm with a weight of 105


More stats to promote upcoming Rogers Android devices

Rogers has issued another press release filled with statistics that show how the upcoming Android devices, the HTC Dream and Magic, will fit perfectly in their life. They say that as of May 15th there are over 3,200 available apps in the Android Market such as MySpace Mobile, ShopSavvy and Shazam. The Android Market is


Rogers cell towers receives pushback from Charlottetown residents

The federal government ordered the City of Charlottetown to start building a Rogers Wireless cellphone tower and the local residents are not pleased at all. Even though construction has already begun, a petition has been started but the city councillors say they can’t stop it as it was an initiative conceived by Industry Canada. Catherine


Best Buy puts HTC Dream & Magic available on pre-order

Looks like Best Buy wants to cash in on some early adopters for the upcoming June 2nd launch of Canada’s first Android powered devices. You can now visit your local big box and pre-order your Rogers HTC Dream and Magic! They are promoting this pretty hard and building Google up in the process. “First, Google


680News app launched for BlackBerry

Rogers has launched a the 680News Blackberry application. This is free and gives you up-to-the-minute news (local, national and international) headlines, a five-day weather forecasts and live traffic updates for the GTA. You can download this learn more about this app here

Rogers survey: 26% of “wirelessly connected” Canadians access the web

Rogers and Ipso-Reid have conducted a poll to promote the upcoming June 2nd launch of the Google Android platform devices, the HTC Dream and HTC Magic. Stats shows that “Canadians are becoming captivated by mobile surfing”. Some stats to take away are: 26% of wirelessly connected Canadians aged 18-34 access the web from their mobile


Rogers finally put LG Xenon available on website

Even thought the LG Xenon officially launched last week, it took Rogers a few days to get the beast online for sale. My guess is that they we overjoyed with the upcoming Android launches on June 2nd. The touchscreen Xenon is described as a “Quick Messaging Device” and comes with a full QWERTY (side slider)


Sony Ericsson Canada shows C510 as coming soon

Although we are still waiting patiently (very patiently) for the upcoming Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1, C905 and W705 to be officially released in Canada, a new beauty has hit their website and slapped with the familiar “coming soon” text. However, the C510a is coming to Canada. No release date is mentioned but a familiar “The


Future Shop says hello to HTC Dream & Magic

Future Shop has wasted no time getting in on the Android party. They have clearly shown their excitement by promoting both the upcoming Rogers HTC Magic and Dream. On their website it says “This year Google comes to Canada with the Android-powered HTC Dream and HTC Magic. These amazing phones will have powerful software that