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

The past seven days in Canadian mobile news can be summarized very quickly: RIM changed name to BlackBerry. BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 officially announced and coming to Canada on February 5th. Nexus 4 stormed back into stock and launching with various Canadian carriers…. plus a few OS upgrades. Below are the tops Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– BlackBerry Z10 Hardware Review (video) [Read here]
– Your current voice and data plan will work with the BlackBerry Z10, no BIS required [Read here]
– WIND to release new plan and Nexus 4 on February 4th [Read here]
– Sony Xperia ZL looks like it’s coming to Bell [Read here]
– iOS 6.1 now available to download [Read here]
– Google named as Canada’s Most Influential Brand [Read here]
– CRTC releases a draft of the “Wireless Code” [Read here]
– Canadians: Nexus 4 is back in stock, ships in 1 – 2 weeks [Read here]
– RIM officially rebrands to simply “BlackBerry” [Read here]
– CWTA: Canadians sent over 24.3 billion texts in Q3 2012 [Read here]
– PC Financial mobile banking app for Android coming “this Spring” [Read here]
– Rogers and Fido Motorola RAZR HD Jelly Bean upgrade is available [Read here]
– Videotron releases the 16GB Nexus 4 [Read here]
– Best Buy and Future Shop closing 15 locations, slashing 800 jobs [Read here]
– SaskTel goes live with LTE [Read here]
– BlackBerry Z10 launching in Canada on February 5th [Read here]
– BlackBerry Q10 launching “this Spring” in Canada [Read here]
– BlackBerry Q10 can now be reserved via Rogers Online Reservation system [Read here]
– More pictures surface of the Google Nexus 4 in white [Read here]
– HTC 8S now available at Bell [Read here]
– Interview with Joseph Hofer, BlackBerry’s Senior Industrial Designer [Read here]
– Quick look at the BlackBerry Q10 (Video) [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 now receiving Jelly Bean update [Read here]
– Contest: Win a Bell BlackBerry Z10! [Read here]

Around the web:
– Where there’s a will, there’s a way, Instagram [CrackBerry]
– Path will pay $800,000 in FTC settlement over privacy controversy [TheVerge]
– More Motorola X-Phone Rumors: Kevlar Body, Maxx-Like Battery Capacity [PocketNow]
– Asus MemoPad 10 press shots and European pricing leak [AndroidAuthority]
– Tesla Model S app hits Android in beta [Engadget]