Category: Various News

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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Calgary man racks up $8k bill while visiting France

These kind of stories will never get old. Another mobile user who has racked up a bill while ravelling overseas. This time it’s Calgary resident Jason Boutang who went to France between June 1-7th to see some of the local attractions. He pulled out his Virgin iPhone and started to use a translator app to

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SaskTel to go live with 3G+ network August 16th, 2010

SaskTel has just announced that they’ll be launching the “first phase” of their 3G+ network as a “technical trial” for select employees. This trial will last for 6 weeks and will “resolve any technical issues prior to a commercial launch”. For the rest of us we’ll have to wait until August 16th, 2010 as this

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