Category: Various News

Best Buy selling Sonim XP3 Enduro unlocked

In an interesting move Best Buy Canada has started selling unlocked phones. You can now get the hardcore Sonim XP3 Enduro for the no-contract price of $449.99, then go activate it via your carrier. The XP3 Enduro looks like it could simply dominate over any current rugged device that’s in the market – this thing


RIM files patent called “BlackBerry Drive”

Waterloo-based RIM has filed yet another patent, this time it’s called “BlackBerry Drive”. The official description is unclear but the filing states that it’ll be used for some sort of keychain accessory… possibly to lock/unlock or remotely start it your car. The “Identification” says “Key fobs; non-electric cables and wires of common metal; small items


iOS 4 now available for the iPhone 3G & 3GS

Apple has officially released iOS 4 – those who have an iPhone 3G or 3GS can upgrade the new OS via iTunes. There are over 100 new features but some of the key additions include multitasking (only with 3GS), folders, playlist creation, enhanced mail, iBooks, tap-to-focus video, home screen wallpaper. The whole process should take


Mobilicity knocks 5 countries off the Unlimited Asia plan

Mobilicity launched their wireless network in Toronto on May 14th with a few Unlimited plans to choose from. Over the weekend that made some changes to their Unlimited Asia plan. The price is still the same but what used to include unlimited long distance calling to 9 countries (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong,


Video: Banned iPhone 4 promo video

A spoof of the iPhone 4 promo video has surfaced which is pretty funny. Apple execs have all be renamed and Actors “Jonny Five”, “Ronny Pang”, “Rob Mansfeld”, “Gregg Joswack” and “Phil Schillz” all show you how the new “FaceTime” is changing everything again, specifically phone sex. “We’re bringing video calling to the world. We


Confirmed: Koodo Mobile to launch Samsung T356

Over the weekend we posted some upcoming info about Koodo hopping over to a HSPA network (Since they are owned by TELUS they will be using their network). We were originally informed it would happen around the 15th but now it seems sometime near the end of the month. Also, we let you know that


Video challenge: Super AMOLED vs AMOLED vs LCD

The screen quality on your mobile device is so important. It makes the experience, especially when you’re using it outdoors in the sun. The videos below were shot in Greece and compared 3 devices with 3 different screens in direct sunlight: the Samsung Galaxy S which has a 4-inch display Super AMOLED with a resolution


Apple to open 5 more retail locations across Canada

Apple has 15 locations across Canada and they are looking to open 5 more within the year. One in Quebec, BC, Ontario and two in Alberta. This could be perfect timing to get an unlocked iPhone 4. No word on when the grand openings are but they’re hiring for retail position now.