Category: Various News

Public having a BOGO deal for a free ZTE C78 on July 10th

Here’s probably the best promo that Public Mobile has ever offered. Almost as good as the free Unlimited long distance for life deal. Hopefully all the Montreal network problems are solved because on July 10th Public is giving out a free ZTE C78. There’s a catch though as it’s basically a buy one get one

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RIM gives The Queen a White BlackBerry Bold 9700

Well the anticipation is over as to what device the Queen was given today when she toured the RIM factory in Waterloo. Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis gave the Queen a BlackBerry Bold 9700 in white. In addition, traditionally a bouquet of flowers are given to her but this time students

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Motorola launches “Summer’s A Blur” Contest

Motorola Canada is going to be launching daily contests this Summer conveniently titled “Summer’s A Blur”. They recently launched the Quench, Backflip and Dext and wherever these contests are you can expect to see these devices there too. It seems the contests are only on Facebook and they start today. Looks like the first one

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Rogers promo lowers US & Int’l text message package

A couple months ago Rogers increased the price for the U.S. & International Text Messaging Travel Packs by a couple bucks. But now a new promo has been announced that sees a price drop for a few months. The promo starts today and goes until October 31st and sees the price of the 25 text

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Do you think a 3 wireless brand strategy will work?

There has been wireless in Canada for over 25 years now and over 23 million Canadians have a wireless device. By 2014 the number is expected to increase to 30.1 million subscribers. During the wireless spectrum auction a few years ago the Industry Minister said that “Our government’s intentions are clear: to achieve lower prices,

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Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB arrives at Fido

If you’re looking to get an iPhone 3GS through Fido and want the 8GB model… it’s just arrived. This is available for $99 on a 3-year contract and $549 no-contract. If you’re going to get this on a contract you might as well go for the 16GB model as it’s the same price. The no-contract

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Nokia touring Canada with RV to promote N97 mini

You just might find a blue RV make its way through your city as Nokia Canada has started their cross-Canada tour to promote the N97 mini. Nokia will be putting live updates, photos and videos of the experience. Plus Nokia says you can “track our progress as we share our location on Nokia’s Ovi Maps”.

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Samsung Wave dummy phones arrive at Rogers

Good news for those wanting to get Samsung’s new Bada platform as the Wave dummy phones have started to roll into Rogers locations. This will be launching within soon and we’ll follow up with a firm date and confirmed pricing. Bell will also be releasing the Wave on July 8th Quick specs of the Wave

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