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Rogers launches 700Mhz service in parts of Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

They may not be first, but Rogers’ rollout of its new Band 17 700Mhz spectrum promises to be Canada’s largest. The company announced today that it has flipped the switch on 700Mhz connectivity in parts of Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, with other regions to quickly follow in the coming months. Rogers calls its 6+6Mhz Block

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Fido rebrand getting new furry face: ‘Yes we cat’

Gone is the K9 and pouncing in comes the feline. This video is on the Fido YouTube channel shows that the dog-loving carrier will shed their image and completely overhaul it to be led by a cat. The tag line that the next era of Fido will be using is “Yes We Cat.” This new

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Virgin Mobile’s ‘SmartKicks’ could be the next wave in wearables and fashion

Virgin Mobile is adding a couple new products to their lineup, both completely out of the ordinary. “SmartKicks” could be the newest trend in wearable technology and fashion. The “SMART-LETTO” and “SMARTSNEAK” are shoes that “offer a stylish way to keep connected on-the-go. With kinectic soles, on-board Bluetooth speakers and the ability to call home

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Crittercism says apps respond faster in Canada than in any other country

According to Crittercism, a Mobile Application Performance Management (mAPM) provider, Canada has the fastest app response times in the world, thanks to a combination of highly-developed, mature LTE networks and access to the fastest CDN’s (Content Delivery Networks) from the United States. Compared to the US, which is used as a benchmark, app data tends

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Rogers lists complete specs and pricing of the new HTC One (M8)

HTC’s newest flagship smartphone will be officially unveiled tomorrow, March 25th and we’ll bring you all the news from New York. This has been one of the most leaked devices in the history of leaked smartphones. We already know that TELUS is launching the new HTC device and now we bring you news straight from

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Update: Virgin unveiled new monthly plans today

Update: today is March 19th and as expected Virgin has officially unveiled its new price plans. They are listed below in the screenshot, or check them out here at Virgin. Similar to Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Koodo and Fido, next up is Virgin Mobile doing some monthly plan adjustments. According to an internal doc we received

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Rogers Samsung Galaxy S4 to receive KitKat upgrade tomorrow

Rogers promised Samsung Galaxy S4 owners would see the upgrade to OS 4.4 KitKat “soon.” This was a month ago and today, according to their latest update OS Upgrades schedule, shows tomorrow (March 13th) to be the lucky day. There’s no word on what time the update will be available, but it’s best to continue

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TELUS says the Galaxy S5 will cost $249 on a 2-year term

TELUS, along with 10 other Canadian carriers, will be releasing the Samsung Galaxy S5 in April — probably April 11th. Pre-registrations, which is basically dropping down your email address to be kept informed of the launch, went live back on February 24th. We have now been informed that the release is near and TELUS will

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Virgin releases the Moto G

A hint that Virgin Mobile was planning to make the Moto G available to its customers came last week when they opened up applications for its “Tester Team.” For those who didn’t make it into this program, but still want to score the Moto G can head on over to Virgin and purchase this entry

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