Fascinating article from November 16, 1877 about the invention of the Telephone. How Canadian Mr. Alexander Graham Bell created “one of the most interesting of the scientific inventions made in this century, or that has ever been made in the history of science.” Read here
Zumobi give you access to “Enjoy entertainment and information content delivered to your phone in a fun and new way”. Already available for your Windows Mobile smartphones, they have come out with a platform to use on your BlackBerry.
You can either choose from the available “tiles” (basically widgets) in different categories such as news, entertainment, sports etc… or you have the option to use the “Tile Wizard” and create your own tiles of your favorite RSS feeds and send them to your phone. This certainly ads some much needed flare to your BlackBerry.
Check out this video of the Tile wizard in Action:
Latitude Wireless (owned by Northwestel Wireless Inc.) plans to introduce cellular phone service to one community in the territory’s Kitikmeot region and two in the Kivalliq region. About 400 cellphones have been sold in the community of 2,350. Marketing Manager Chris McNutt said: “So we are currently out of cellphones, and we are expecting another allotment of them, probably in about the next week. We have plans to expand Latitude Wireless service to the Nunavut communities of Cambridge Bay, Arviat and Baker Lake before the end of September.”
Not interestred spending your money on an iPhone? You could invest the extra dough into Rogers stock – Financial Post gives you 10 reason to buy
Sony Ericsson will reveal the “next chapter” in the Walkman phones on July 22nd
The Conference Board of Canada has released “How Canada Performs: A Report Card on Canada”. Specifically for the Innovation section we’re not looking that smart. Canada got a “D”… again. The Conference Board describes “Innovation” as “the ability to turn knowledge into new and improved goods and services”. Ranking 13th out of 17 countries our only innovation exception is the BlackBerry. Read the full report here
Round 316: Canadian Wireless Spectrum Auction reaches $4,221,018,827