Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

Much of this past week circled around the excitement of the upcoming “pure Android” Galaxy Nexus. In addition, several carriers released new handsets and will be adding new devices shortly. Below is a list of the top stories from the past week, plus other notable news from around the web:

– WIND Mobile Q3 results bumps subscriber base to 358,000 [Read here]
– Bell and Virgin to exclusively launch the Galaxy Nexus first [Read here for Bell & Virgin]
– BlackBerry PlayBook drops to a low $199 [Read here]
– The BBX-powered BlackBerry “London” surfaces online [Read here]
– Rogers and TELUS will release the Galaxy Nexus January 2012 [Read here]
– TELUS and Rogers to release the Bold 9790 [Read here]
– Samsung becomes the global leader in smartphone shipments [Read here]
– Motorola RAZR review [Read here]
– Public Mobile launches releases Android devices, under $170 [Read here]
– Bell BlackBerry Curve 9380 available November 28th [Read here]
– HTC AMAZE coming to Videotron, probably WIND [Read here]
– Galaxy Nexus review Part 1 & Part 2
– Rogers Samsung Galaxy S Glide available [Read here]
– Mobilicity gets a new CEO, Dave Dobbin dismissed from role [Read here]
– Current poll has 78% of votes saying the 700MHz auction should have a set-aside [Read here]

Around the web:

– How to use Google Music from outside the States [Engadget]
– Twitter for Windows Phone updated to Mango [WMPoweruser]
– Porsche Design BlackBerry P’9981 Unboxed [CrackBerry]
– Steve Jobs biographer says he “wanted to reinvent” photography and textbooks [The Verge]
– Android malware up 472% since July [Phandroid]
– Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 tablet pictured [PocketNow]