Category: Various News

Toronto subway cell service to be available mid-2012?

For those who take the subway in Toronto might be in luck as the TTC has started a bidding process to set up an underground cell network. It was actually started a couple years back but was pushed to the side for other priority projects. So far the list of potential winners are Bell Mobility,

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The iPhone 4 is so hot it catches on fire!

Here’s how this story goes. After an AT&T customer connected his new iPhone 4 to his home computer via the Apple USB. It then apparently caught fire! You can see the pic below of the charred iPhone 4. He went back to the store and asked and received a brand new device. It’s been confirmed

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Virgin gives $6k credit and still loses customer

Remember a couple days ago that Calgary-resident named Jason Boutang who went on vacation in France, turned on his iPhone’s roaming and racked up a $8k bill by using a translator app and streaming live radio. Boutang said “Eight grand is pretty much extortion, it’s unjustifiable.” I guess it actually does pay to become a

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CRTC’s “Do Not Call List” fines $73,000, only collected $250

Then CRTC “National Do-Not-Call List” launched almost 2-years ago with a mandate to stop telemarketers from bothering you once you registered. Now well over 7 million Canadians have signed up. In the past there has been talk that the CRTC sold the list to customers to profit from, but was quickly denied by CRTC Chair

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Vancouver Canucks will now play in the newly named “Rogers Arena”

Rogers has signed a deal that will see their branding plastered all over the arena that the Vancouver Canucks call home. The Canucks Sports & Entertainment and Rogers signed a long ten-year agreement that will see the official name be known as the “Rogers Arena”. Here’s what’s included in the deal (expect to see Rogers

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Winner in our HTC Hero “Prize Pack” contest!

We’ve got another winner!! This time our contest was a sexy HTC Hero Prize Pack that included a Hero, 3 skins and a bunch of other glorious goodness. Thanks to everyone who entered but it’s Peter Hamilton that takes home this prize! Congrats Peter! If you didn’t win this one… no worries! Enter your name

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Video: Upcoming BlackBerry 9300, 9670 and 9800

Here’s a great way to start today off! How about a good rundown of some upcoming BlackBerry devices. Salomondrin has got his hands on 3 of the unreleased devices: 9300, 9670 and 9800. The 9300 is the updated 8520/8530 with 3G. The 9670 is the Clamshell that we’ve seen before in videos… and finally the

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Twitter for BlackBerry ditches beta, now official

Twitter for BlackBerry was released in a public beta a few months ago but it’s offically shed the beta terms and gone official. The overall feel of the app is the same and includes features such as the ability to follow friends, get instant updates, edit your profile from your device profile, view mentions, reply

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