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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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
As expected, TELUS — and probably all the other Canadian carriers — will release the Nexus 5 on November 8th. Only the 16GB version in black will be available to consumers, and will cost $99 on a 2-year term, or $500 outright. Check out our hands-on of the Nexus 5 here. (Thanks tipster!)
Though we’re still getting over the excitement of the announcement — go buy one and return here, quickly! — but the Nexus 5 is here and we’ve had a brief chance to play with it. The TL;DR version is that this is a very nice phone, and is a bargain at $399 CDN for the 32GB LTE version.
The government of Ontario is close to passing Bill 60, the Wireless Services Agreements Act. After passing its third and final reading this week with a unanimous 96-0 vote in the legislature, the former private member’s bill is preparing to protect wireless customers in Ontario. While there is a fair amount of crossover with the federal
I like Nokia. I don’t just mean as a company, but as an idea. A European enterprise continually trying to improve the design of both its flagship and less expensive products, Nokia continues to excel at creating objectively stunning hardware. With the Lumia 1020, the company took its best technological innovation in years, PureView, and
The Mobilicity soap opera just might be over. Mobilicity has been looking for a buyer for a number of months. The only company to come forward was TELUS back in June with a $380 million bid, but Industry Canada shut down the idea and stated “spectrum set aside for new entrants was not intended to
TELUS expands LTE coverage to Labrador City and Orillia, now reaches about 80% of the Canadian population
TELUS has been diligently expanding its LTE (Long Term Evolution) network across Canada. According to a few press releases today, Labrador City, NL and Orillia, ON have been graced with faster wireless speeds – the average LTE download speed on TELUS is between 12 to 25Mbps. TELUS also notes that their LTE network now reaches
Update: TELUS, Bell and Virgin looking to clear iPhone 5 inventory, sheds $50 off the contract price
TELUS discontinued the iPhone 5 from their lineup just before the iPhone 5s launched. Now, with a month of new iPhone sales, TELUS seems to be looking to clear some lingering inventory as they’ve just priced dropped all versions by $50. The iPhone 5 16GB is now $79 on a 2-year, iPhone 5 32GB is
Quick update here if you’re looking to save a few bucks. TELUS has put the Samsung Galaxy S4 – a device that is now 6 months old – on their ‘Certified Pre-Owned’ list. These are devices that have been returned for various reasons and then refurbished, plus given an additional 12-month warranty. The price for