Category: Various News

Apple searching to hire iPhone antenna engineers

Kind of an ironic story here. After many people purchased the iPhone 4 they started to have reception issues, specifically when holding the device in the left hand where the antenna is located. Even Steve Jobs said it’s not them and it’s us that we’re holding the device wrong. However, Apple has started to look

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HTC: Desire, Legend upgrading to 2.2 “beginning in Q3″

Good news for owners of the recently launched Bell/Virgin HTC Legend or the upcoming TELUS HTC Desire. Seems like an upgrade to the latest Android OS is in the works. A statement released by HTC said “We are working hard with our partners to update the HTC Sense experience on Froyo and distribute it to

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Update: TELUS releasing Samsung Elevate… Koodo to follow

Remember that mysterious Samsung “Elevate” that we found on the Samsung Canada website a couple weeks back? Well – thanks to our friends over at IntoMobile who got tipped that the Elevate is actually heading to TELUS for $199 no-contract and $49 on a 3-year contract. In addition, you can see by the image that

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Rogers starts Shoppers Drug Mart pilot project

With wireless competition increasing on a daily basis, carriers are looking for more places to distribute their lineup. TELUS has Black’s Photo, Wind has Blockbuster, Public has Gateway Newstands, Mobilicity has independent dealers and Rogers has an agreement with Shoppers Drug Mart. Initially the pilot project was scheduled to start on July 1st but it

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Google releases Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) for the Nexus One

Do you have a Nexus One? If so you’ll be happy to know that Google has released Android OS 2.2 OTA. Some people have started to receive and download the update but Google states on their blog that “most users will receive the notification by the end of the week”. Here’s the official statement: “Starting

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Samsung Galaxy S Pro coming to Canada soon?

Yesterday we let you know that Bell was going to be launching the Samsung Galaxy S “Virbrant” in late July. This Android-powered device runs OS 2.1, has a wicked 4-inch Super AMOLED display and a 5 megapixel camera. A press release went out this morning with all the details (see here). For all the people

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Koodo launches first HSPA device: Nokia 3710

Even though we let you know about Koodo launching their first HSPA device about a month ago… it’s nice to see it online. How do you like their choice of a first HSPA device, the Nokia 3710? A very basic flip phone but goes with their brand direction of being “Canada’s decidedly different, pay for

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