Category: Various News

Video: iPhone 4 gets tossed into the blender

Tom Dickson is back with another crazy episode of “Will it Blend”. This time it’s with the new iPhone 4. He puts it to the test and you guessed it. It blends… seems to take a bit longer than all the other previous versions of the iPhone. Perhaps it’s the chemically strengthened glass that gives

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Public Mobile goes live in Montreal… price drops Samsung R312

Public Mobile is now officially live with their service in Montreal. They are one of Canada’s newest wireless carriers and are heavily targeting to reach the “value conscious” segment. Public now has a total of 74 stores: 31 in Montreal and 43 in Toronto. There big selling feature is to offer Unlimited Talk and text

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Virgin Mobile increases 411 directory assistance fees

With all this new competition shouldn’t prices be going down? Another increase has gone into effect over at Virgin Mobile… it’s the 411 directory assistance. I can’t remember the last time I used 411 but it’s just the fact that it’s another price increase. Virgin stated on their site that “Effective immediately, the fee that

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Winner in our “Win the Android you want” contest!

We’ve got a winner in one of our most popular contest to date! This time we gave you the option to choose which Android device you wanted in our “Win the Android you want contest”. We’re happy to announce that Jason Stevenson will be getting a sweet Nexus One shipped to his front door over

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First pics of “BlackBerry Shield” surface

Below are pics of what appears to be what RIM’s “BlackBerry Sheild”. Apparently when this is released it’ll be available for free for BIS customers. BlackBerry Shield remotely wipes your device and removes all the data (like the iPhone does with Find My iPhone),  can remotely set your password, “Lost & Found” feature that allows

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RIM ships its 100 millionth BlackBerry device

Waterloo-based RIM sailed passed a massive milestone this past quarter by shipping their 100 millionth BlackBerry device. They also recorded another record by shipping 11.2 million devices last quarter alone, up 43% from last year. This has raised the total subscribers to 46 million worldwide. Co-CEO of RIM Jim Balsillie said “RIM achieved significant earnings

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TELUS announces the 8GB iPhone 3GS

So with all the iPhone 4 frenzy happening in other countries its easy to get a bit jealous. However, good news for those still wanting and old school iPhone 3GS. TELUS has just announced the Black 8GB model of the 3GS is now available. Thanks to a tipster who sent us the internal screenshot showing

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Bell & Solo launching Samsung “Entro” July 8th

Sure feels like a whack load of Samsung news today. Here’s another one for you… On July 8th Bell & Solo will be releasing a CDMA device called the “Entro”. This is categorized as a Smartphone but looks like a basic messaging device. Quick specs are that it has a slide out QWERTY keyboard, music

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Samsung Galaxy S coming to Canada “this summer”

Even though we’ve been talking about the Samsung Galaxy S coming to Canada for about a month now… it’s now confirmed as Samsung themselves have put up a registration page for interested Canadians to be kept in the loop. It’s going to be available “this summer” and operate on Android OS 2.1 with an “Astounding

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Samsung Wave hitting Bell July 8th

Those looking to get their hands on the Samsung Wave via Bell will be able to effective July 8th. According to this internal doc it shows that the price points will be $299.99 but that complete pricing will be revealed on June 28th. We got an early look at the Bell Samung Wave last week

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