Category: Various News

Rogers resumes selling the Rocket Mobile Hotspot (Novatel MiFi 2372)

Remember a few months ago when Rogers (and Bell) shelved the Novatel MiFi 2372 and asked customers to “stop using this device” because the battery and battery door “may swell and cause the device to malfunction”. Thanks to a tipster who let us know that Rogers has started to sell this again and that “All


Bell launching Samsung Galaxy S “Vibrant” in July

The Samsung Galaxy S is headed to Canada and it will be available via Bell late July. The name will also be known as the “Vibrant”. The official date and pricing is yet to be announced but last week we got a quick overview of this Android 2.1 device (will be upgradable to 2.2). Other


Video: iPhone 4 takes on a .50 caliber sniper rifle

Ouchie. We’ve seen the iPhone take on a gun before… but nothing like this video below. How about a .50 caliber sniper rifle. I won’t ruin the results but they are actually a bit surprising. Check it out here:

Even with all the issues… Are you still getting an iPhone 4?

Canadians are waiting patiently for the carriers to announce an official release date for the anticipated Apple iPhone 4. They all still say it’s “coming soon”. With all the recent iPhone 4 issues that have popped up such as displays with yellow streaks, screens breaking and the most talked about reception issues… Steve Jobs said


Quick Contest: Win 1 of 100 BlackBerry unlock codes

Thanks to our friends over at for helping us out with this quick contest. Here’s the deal… We’ll randomly pick 100 people to give an unlock code for a GSM Blackberry device from any provider. All you have to do to enter is to do is one of the following: follow us on Twitter,


WIND offers up free car charger and headset with Gravity 2

It’s not like the magnitude of any of their recent promos but WIND has put together a another deal. For those looking to buy the Samsung Gravity 2 you’ll also walk home with a free car charger and Bluetooth headset. The Gravity 2 is selling for $130 and apparently the value of the offer retails


Zoompass takes home “Best Mobile Application” award

The joint venture between Rogers, Bell and TELUS called “Zoompass” has just taken home the high award of “Best Mobile Application” from ACT Canada. I’ve never heard of ACT Canada and according to their website they’re “the authority on the Canadian market” when it comes to “secure payment, secure identity management and other advanced applications”.


TELUS Nokia E72 to be priced at $349.99 no-contract?

TELUS announced that the E72 will be launching soon (we’ve been informed it’ll be available July 11th). We attended an event last week and got a quick overview of the slim smartphone. Thanks to one of our tipsters who let us know that they’ve updated their site with the familiar “Coming Soon”. When he refreshed


Rogers to launch new wireless brand called “Chatr”?

A rumour has been flying around over the past year of Rogers creating a new wireless company called “Chatr”. It turns out that this new company is being created to directly compete with new entrants Wind Mobile and Mobilicity. Chatr is looking to launch mid-July and offer Unlimited plans in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, and