Category: Various News

Palm officially becomes part of HP

It’s now official: The $1.2 billion deal is done and Palm becomes part of HP. It’ll be interesting to see where webOS lands in the future, probably on computers, tablets and printers. In a post on the company blog titled “A New Day” Palm CEO Jon Zilber said “please join us on the journey to


Easy way to solve the iPhone 4 from slipping out of your hand

This could possibly be the easiest way to protect your new iPhone 4 from slipping out of your hand and crashing to floor. Instead of buying the Apple “Bumper” for protection, simply get out your old rubber bracelet (like the Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG bracelet) and wrap it around the device. Easy, cheap and effective.

TAXIGUY and Molson team up and launch free taxi App

Here’s a useful app that’s perfect for heading into Canada Day. TAXIGUY & Molson Coors have teamed up to offer smartphone users a free app that connects you to your local cab company (17,500 cabs across Canada). The app is available on iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices and once you download it all you have


Videotron says “New 3G+ Network is Coming Soon”

Videotron was supposed to launch their new wireless network in May, then it was unfortunately delayed until the end of the year, or at the earliest this Fall. Today it seems that they’re looking to create a bit of hype and get people excited. They state on their website that “Our new 3G+ Network is


Fido releases the Nokia 2220 at $65 no contract

There’s a phone for everyone out there. Hence why Fido has released the Nokia 2220. This is almost free on a no-contract basis at $65. If you don’t have the dough you can always opt for the 2-year contract and pay $0.00. Specs are that it’s a slider that has a 1.8-inch display (resolution of


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


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


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


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