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Bell gives the Sony Xperia Z Ultra its ‘End of Life’ notice

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra and its massive 6.4-inch display has reached the end of its life on Bell. This giant ‘phablet’ officially launched on October 15th and according to an internal doc we received shows that it’s “no longer available for ordering” and stamped with a “End of Life” tag. Bell employees are asked

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So long, iPad 2; welcome back, iPad 4

Apple has quietly retired the iPad 2, which was selling at the bottom of its tablet lineup starting at $399. It has been replaced with the iPad 4, also known as the iPad with Retina display, the second-generation product that replaced the first iPad with Retina display in October 2012. Still with us? The iPad with

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Update: Bell puts the Galaxy Gear on clearance for $100 (Out of Stock)

A fire sale is happening for the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Recently the price of Samsung’s first smartwatch dipped to a respectable $200, but now Bell has completely slashed this number and dropped it down to $99.97 a clearance price. There is ample inventory in all colours (ivory, orange, black) but they’ve limited the checkout to

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BlackBerry lays off 120 employees in Waterloo

BlackBerry has been on an upward trajectory over the past few months, but news today brings back lingering issues of the Waterloo-based company. According to a report in the CBC, BlackBerry has laid off 120 employees in Waterloo. Apparently the people worked out of the BlackBerry 2 building, which was recently sold to the University

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Galaxy Note 3 update to KitKat now available to download

Happy Monday to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners in Canada. Bell hinted late last week that KitKat should arrive ‘by Monday‘ and they delivered. We’ve been receiving tips that the upgrade to Android OS 4.4.2 has arrived on Bell, Rogers TELUS, Videotron, Eastlink and WIND Mobile and is 437.05MB in size. Check your device:

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Public Mobile to start selling Koodo Mobile devices

Public Mobile, the one-time new entrant, was recently acquired by TELUS and they have a respectable 220,000 subscribers located throughout Quebec and Ontario. Little is known about what the future hold, but previous reports indicated that customers will eventually transition off CDMA to TELUS’ HSPA+ or LTE network. TELUS intends to permanently keep Public Mobile

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Update: Virgin unveiled new monthly plans today

Update: today is March 19th and as expected Virgin has officially unveiled its new price plans. They are listed below in the screenshot, or check them out here at Virgin. Similar to Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Koodo and Fido, next up is Virgin Mobile doing some monthly plan adjustments. According to an internal doc we received

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