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

This week saw the CRTC’s Wireless Code of Conduct officially go into place, plus the new CEO of Rogers started his reign. We also saw a few more device released and various OS upgrades. WIND Mobile came out with their $39 all-in holiday plan and ‘selfie’ and Bieber made news. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the last seven days, and notable news from around the web:

– 2013 Gift Guide: 10 Futuristic Holiday Gifts You Can Get Right Now [Read here]
– Canadians love for text messaging is declining [Read here]
– CRTC’s Wireless Code of Conduct [Read here]
– WIND taking another look at scooping up Mobilicity [Read here]
– Another BlackBerry Open Letter [Read here]
– WIND unveils its $39/month ‘Ultimate Unlimited Plan’ [Read here]
– Here’s the WOW! Mobile Boutique logo [Read here]
– Bell and RBC still testing its mobile payments solution [Read here]
– Catalyst decides not to participate in the upcoming 700 MHz auction [Read here]
– Virgin Mobile survey reveals 53% of Canadians have taken a selfie [Read here]
– Nexus 5 Review: A Month With Google’s Latest [Read here]
– Rogers suretap Wallet now launching ‘in the New Year’ [Read here]
– Honda unveils new in-car connectivity and interface [Read here]
– Rogers giving Prepaid customers 50% off monthly plans [Read here]
– Justin Bieber wanted to be BlackBerry’s brand ambassador [Read here]
– CRTC charges telemarketers $100,000 for violating the DNCL [Read here]
– Rogers First Rewards points for wireless hardware upgrades [Read here]
– Koodo will sell the Samsung Galaxy Note II for $500 outright [Read here]
– 54.5% of active Android devices run Jelly Bean, 1.1% run KitKat [Read here]
– Apple: 74% of devices are using iOS 7 [Read here]
– Win a Limited Edition BlackBerry Q10 in White and Gold! (Contest) [Read here]
– 15 days of Device Giveaways! [Enter here]

Around the web:
– Motorola’s modular phone prototype is almost ready [Engadget]
– ASUS Padfone Mini 4.3 leaked [EvLeaks]
– Seacrest Wanted a Keyboard for His iPhone, So He Invested $1 Million [AllThingsD]
– New low-end 4.5 inch Nokia Lumia on the way? [WMPU]