Category: Various News

Bell delivers the CFL live to your mobile phone

Bell announced that they’ll stream live CFL games to your smartphone. The partnership is with TSN and includes all 2010 regular season and playoff games produced by TSN and RDS. Of course this is not a free service and Bell customers will have to pay $8 per month plus data charges for Mobile TV access.

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CAA releases the “CAA Roadside App” for iPhone

Just in time for the Summer road trips CAA (Canadian Automobile Association) has released the “CAA Roadside App” for iPhone. The app is free via the App Store and gives users quick access to connect for roadside assistance. You can either use the app for a one-touch button call for help, or click the “request

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How much data do you use in a month?

A new Nielsen report based on 60,000 mobile phone bills in the United States shows that a significant number of Smartphone owners are using less than 1 MB a month of data. Roger Entner of Neilsen said “The top 6% of smartphone users are consuming half of all data. More than a third of smartphone

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HTC reports Q2 results… on track to ship 20 million handsets?

HTC is continuing to gain traction when it comes to the handset market share. They reported their Q2 results and it’s another record… $268 million in unedited profit (up 33% from last year), shipped 50% more devices than last year at 4.5 million units and analyst Bonnie Chang of Yuanta Securities believes that HTC will

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SaskTel making 3G+ announcement tomorrow

For all those located in Saskatchewan and are waiting for SaskTel to give an update about thier anticipated 3G+ launch… it’s coming in a few short hours. SaskTel stated on Twitter that “3G+ announcement is coming tomorrow morning.” We’ve been hearing that it’s still in a soft launch scenario but they will be announcing their

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Nokia 7020 now available at Rogers

Another flip phone that looks like it came from the 90′s has officially launched at Rogers. We’ve got to remember that there are still people out there that don’t need a smartphone and want a basic device. The Nokia 7020 is certainly that basic device. You can get this for the 3-year contract price of

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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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