Category: Various News

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

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Quick Contest: Win 1 of 100 BlackBerry unlock codes

Thanks to our friends over at CellUnlock.net 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,

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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

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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”.

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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

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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

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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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