Tag: wireless

BlackBerry Q5 reaches its End of Life on Bell

Almost eleven months ago, the entry-level BlackBerry Q5 was released in Canada. The device resembled a QWERTY BlackBerry Q10, but sported a plastic body with squared-off corners. With the new wave of BlackBerry devices upon us, it seems that Bell is making space on its shelves, giving the Q5 an “End of Life” notice.

SaskTel and MTS to launch iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display

Apple launched its latest iPads, the Air and Mini with Retina Display, in October of last year. Apart from being available directly from Apple, many Canadian carriers decided to begin selling the tablets this past June. And, better last than never, regional carriers SaskTel and MTS have announced plans to launch the iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular

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Two more HTC executives depart the company

HTC’s executive shuffle continues. According to a report in Bloomberg, President of Engineering and Operations Fred Liu and Chief Marketing Officer Ben Ho are both departing the company. Liu was with HTC for the last 16 years, has held several leadership positions and is leaving because he’s retiring. Ho just joined the company in January

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BlackBerry says the Passport ‘reinvents the mobile keyboard’

BlackBerry is giving a bit more insight into the new touch-enabled keyboard on the upcoming BlackBerry Passport. The company already revealed a few tips and tricks for how users can benefit the most from using the physical and ‘contextual virtual keys.’ Michael Clewley, Director of Software Product Management at BlackBerry, took to the company blog

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Rogers First Rewards program sees some points restructuring

Rogers rolled out its First Rewards loyalty program late last year, which allowed customers to accumulate points based on their per-month spend, to later be redeemed for discounts or perks like increased wireless minutes, specialty TV channels, or faster cable internet.

BlackBerry shutting down Scoreloop on December 1st

BlackBerry acquired German-based Scoreloop in 2011 with a goal “to take mobile gaming to the next level.” BlackBerry, then known as Research In Motion, was heavily promoting gaming on its newly launched PlayBook tablet and targeted professionals who also wanted to have a little fun on the side. Scoreloop provided a way for developers to

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