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Contest: Win a TELUS Samsung Galaxy S5 and a Gear Fit!

This is it! You’re chance to win a beautiful Samsung Galaxy S5 and a Gear Fit, courtesy of TELUS! This new LTE-enabled flagship runs the latest version of Android (OS 4.4.2 KitKat), has a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display (1920×1080, 432ppi), 2.5 Ghz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, built-in heart rate monitor, 16MP camera with

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Mobilicity proposes TELUS acquire its assets for $350 million

Looks like those rumours of TELUS attempting to once again acquire Mobilicity for $350 million were true. Mobilicity is currently under court protection from its creditors and has been seeking a buyer since last September. The struggling carrier recently auctioned off its spectrum and subscriber base and according to a press release a total of

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Rogers launches 700Mhz service in parts of Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

They may not be first, but Rogers’ rollout of its new Band 17 700Mhz spectrum promises to be Canada’s largest. The company announced today that it has flipped the switch on 700Mhz connectivity in parts of Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, with other regions to quickly follow in the coming months. Rogers calls its 6+6Mhz Block

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TELUS BlackBerry Z10 now available on Prepaid for $200

The BlackBerry Z10 was once the saviour of the Waterloo-based company. When this BlackBerry 10-powered device was released back in February of 2013 it saw “great interest” from its carrier partners. Many moons later, plus a massive “BlackBerry Z10 Inventory Charge” of $934 million, the one-time flagship has been demoted to entry-level status and shifted

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Samsung exec says the Galaxy S5 ‘is selling faster than the S4′

Samsung successfully launched the Galaxy S5 last week in a massive 125 countries, including Canada. The company has been shy on producing numbers and when they do they usually come out with a fancy infographic to show its success over previous flagship devices. During an interview with Reuters, Yoon Han-kil, SVP of Samsung’s product strategy

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Contest: Win a Bell HTC One M8

Our first HTC One M8 contest was incredibly successful and here is yet another chance for you to score this latest flagship! This time around it’s a Bell version and the all-aluminum beauty is waiting for you. We’re pretty fond of the LTE-enabled HTC One M8 – see our review here – and the full

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Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on: finally, a winner

When I first heard about the Xperia Z2 from Sony, I admit to being disappointed. Same body, small spec upgrade, same camera. And releasing it so soon after the Xperia Z1, itself a fairly modest upgrade over the Xperia Z. What’s wrong with this company? But now that I’ve seen it, I take it back

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Rogers unveils new international data-only roaming rate of $9.99 per day

Rogers has unveiled a new set of international data roaming packages today. It takes the strategy employed in its data-only U.S. roaming package, which offers a flat rate, renewable package of 50MB for $7.99/day and extends it to Africa, Europe and other popular destinations. The $9.99/day flat rate will offer different amounts of data depending

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BlackBerry confirms desktop video chat coming to its eBBM Suite of products

BlackBerry currently has over 85 million BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) users across its platforms. The app is available on BlackBerry, iPhone, Android and coming soon to Windows Phone. Rumours have always pointed towards the Waterloo-based company bringing its popular messaging service to the desktop and this looks to be true. In an interview with PC Mag,

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Bell releases the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet

Bell has added another tablet to their arsenal today. As expected, the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet is available for a low $179.95 no-term, or $29.95 on a 2-year contract. This is the third Alcatel device Bell has released in the past of - the others were the OneTouch Idol X and OneTouch Idol mini smartphones. As

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