Category: Rogers

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Rogers price drops Moto X to $100 on a 2-year term

Here’s a quick update for those wanting the Moto X on Rogers. What started off at a high $189.99 in August has now fallen to $99.99 on a 2-year term. This now matches the price that sub-brand Fido is selling it for. The good news about for this flagship Android is that it’ll receive the

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Rogers refreshes U.S. roaming packages, doubles voice and data on some plans

Rogers is back in the roaming news today, updating its U.S. roaming rates for 30-day packages. By default, users travelling to the States without a plan will be automatically subscribed to the existing$7.99/50MB data travel pack. The new plans increase voice and data pools, doubling them in some cases from the previous offerings. This comes

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PSA: Nexus 5 voicemail notifications don’t show up until a device reboot

We’ve received a few pings from users expressing frustration about an issue with the Nexus 5′s voicemail notifications — or lack thereof. We looked into this and confirmed that the Nexus 5 does not show voicemail notifications — specifically, the icon in the notification centre after someone has left a message — until the device

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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,

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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

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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.

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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

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