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


Lots happened this week. New device launches on several carrier, plus pre-orders opened up for the BlackBerry Q10, HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S 4. In addition, LTE went live in a couple regions in Canada. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past 7 days, plus notable news from around world:

– BlackBerry Q10 pre-order now available from several carriers [Read here]
– Facebook Home Coming To Canada Within Weeks Of U.S. Launch [Read here]
– Catalyst Capital Group wants to merge WIND Mobile and Mobilicity [Read here]
– Rogers and Fido customers can now reserve the Galaxy S 4 [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Note 8 priced at $430 [Read here]
– Images: iPhone 5 live on WIND Mobile [Read here]
– Wind Mobile, Mobilicity & Public Mobile Withdraw From CWTA [Read here]
– Sony Xperia ZL Review (Video) [Read here]
– BlackBerry Z10 now available at Videotron, Eastlink and Mobilicity [Read here]
– TELUS Announces HTC One Pricing and Pre-order [Read here]
– Nexus 4 and BlackBerry Q10 coming soon to Koodo [Read here]
– TELUS reportedly in talks to acquire Mobilicity [Read here]
– TELUS, Koodo, Bell and Virgin go live with LTE in Saskatchewan [Read here]

Around the web:

– Nokia patent application outs Surface-esque ‘apparatus cover with keyboard’ [Engadget]
– Here’s How To Get Facebook Home Working In Any Region And On Any Device [PocketNow]
– Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to come with better build quality [AndroidAuthority]
– BlackBerry OS 10.1 Rumored to Bring Faster Camera, HDR, & More [BerryReview]