Category: Various News

Adobe releases Flash 10.1 for mobile

Adobe has officially released Flash Player 10.1 for mobile but it seems we’ll have to wait a bit until upgrades are made by manufacturers. The first OS to get this will be with Android 2.2 but it’ll be available also on Symbian, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7, BlackBerry smartphones, Meego, LiMo and Palm’s WebOS. Apple’s iPhone

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Contest: Win a HTC Hero “Prize Pack”

Feel like winning an Android device? How about the HTC Hero? This sexy little thing can be all yours in our latest contest! We’ve got a HTC Hero “Prize Pack” that includes a Hero, 3 skins, decals and a whole slew of other goodness! All you have to do to win this is one of

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Poynt crosses the 3 million download mark

It’s nice to see a Canadian company do well! Calgary-based Multiplied Media has announced that their Poynt app has been downloaded on over 3 million mobile devices. In addition they state that over 50% of users use the app on a monthly basis. In May there was over 22 million searches – an increase of

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Acer Liquid E selling for $374.99 at Future Shop

Thanks to one of our tipsters for sending us their receipt of their brand spanking new Acer Liquid E. The good thing about this receipt is that if you’re looking to pick up this Android-powered device you can go to your local Future Shop and get it for the no-contract price of $374.99. This is

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Windows Live Messenger iPhone app now available

Microsoft has releases the Windows Live Messenger app for the iPhone. We are one of 4 lucky countries (US, Canada, UK, France) to receive this and it can be downloaded via the App Store. Some features of this free app are that you can update your status, a “Social tab” that brings “together all of

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Video: Kickball AR Juggling App for Samsung Bada OS

Samsung will be releasing the Wave soon (this will be their first device that operates on the Bada platform) and perhaps this should be the first app you download. Perfect timing with the World Cup happening now. The augmented reality (AR) game is called Kickball AR Juggling App and you use the display (via the

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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