Category: Telus


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



Here’s the WOW! Mobile Boutique logo

WOW! Mobile Boutique is a “new wireless retail experience” that will imminently be opening its doors. This will show up in various malls around Canada and sell devices and plans under Rogers, TELUS, Fido, Koodo and Chatr brands. Match Transact, the company who’ll be bringing this to life, stated in a press release that they



Competition Bureau approves TELUS’ proposed acquisition of Public Mobile

Done deal. The final step in TELUS acquiring 100% of Public Mobile has been given the official green light from the Competition Bureau today. The Competition Bureau took over 4 weeks to decide that “the proposed transaction is unlikely to substantially lessen or prevent competition in the sale of mobile wireless telecommunications services in Southern


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TELUS expands LTE network to Port Hope and Cobourg

Citizens of Cobourg and Port Hope, two communities off Hwy 401 east of Oshawa, now have another LTE option. TELUS has launched 4G LTE speeds in those two regions, bringing their total coverage up to 80% of the Canadian population. During the company’s Q3 earnings report earlier this month, TELUS claimed to cover 79% of



LG Canada says Android 4.4 update for G2 coming ‘late Q1, 2014′

We’ve just received word that LG is promising an update to Android 4.4 for its flagship G2 smartphone in late Q1, 2014, or near the end of March. According to company representative, Court Elliot, LG Canada is going to offer the software to carriers at the same time, though it’s unclear if the rollout will


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Motorola begins selling unlocked Moto G in the US with AWS support

Don’t be mad, but I have some disturbing news: Canadians are getting screwed out of one of the best smartphone deals today. The newly-refocused Google-owned OEM announced the Moto G earlier this month, and the unassuming Android smartphone has quickly become the low-cost handset to beat. In fact, Canada was one of the earliest markets