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

Below are the top mobile stories that surfaced in Canada over the past seven days. New device announcements, a few OS updates and finally a date for the upcoming 700Mhz spectrum auction. In addition, we’ve also included some notable news from around the web:

– TELUS releasing the Samsung Galaxy SIII in Black [Read here]
– Rogers, Fido and Chatr new unlocking policy will start March 28th [Read here]
– Rogers Nokia Lumia 920 in Yellow now available [Read here]
– comScore: Android now has 40% smartphone market share in Canada [Read here]
– Eastlink to release the BlackBerry Z10, says it’s “coming soon” [Read here]
– Update: $22,000 roaming bill caused son to go “into a fetal position” and cry [Read here]
– “Canada’s cell phone market is dysfunctional and in desperate need of an overhaul” [Read here]
– Sony Canada starts rolling out Jelly Bean to Xperia T owners [Read here]
– Facebook Messenger for Android introduces free VoIP calls to Canadians [Read here]
– Jelly Bean is now on 16.5% of Android devices [Read here]
– Canadian government to hold 700Mhz spectrum auction on November 19th [Read here]
– Bell goes live with BlackBerry Q10 pre-registrations [Read here]
– Canadian carriers to start Sony Xperia ZL training next week [Read here]
– MP tables bill to “cripple the illegal cell phone trade” [Read here]
– TELUS LTE network popping up in Saint John, NB [Read here]
– Update: Bell Samsung Galaxy Nexus receiving OS 4.2 upgrade on March 12th [Read here]
– Videotron releases the HTC 8S [Read here]
– WIND ends 2012 with 590,438 subscribers, ARPU of $28.10 [Read here]
– BlackBerry Z10 now available in White at WIND Mobile [Read here]
– TELUS Nokia Lumia 620 Review (Video) [Read here]
– Rogers LG Optimus G scheduled to receive Jelly Bean “Late March” [Read here]
– Contest: Win an HTC One S! [Enter here]

Around the web:
– AT&T: ‘we unlock our customers’ devices’ [Engadget]
– Google Glass app identifies you by your fashion sense [New Scientist]
– BlackBerry Q10 QWERTY Rubberized Back Caught on Camera [BerryReview]