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

Another week filled with wireless news. OS updates for the HTC One, Moto X and several BlackBerry devices came to Canadians this week. In addition, WIND made news of their $15/month unlimited U.S. add-on and there were also a few device announcements. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories for the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– TELUS launching its Mobile Payment service February 4th [Read here]
– HTC One KitKat update now available to download [Read here]
– Tim Hortons unveils the ‘BlackBerry’ donut [Read here]
– WIND to launch $15/month ‘Unlimited U.S. Roaming’ add-on [Read here]
– Lenovo to buy Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion [Read here]
– Coming in February: A ‘special release of BBM for Android [Read here]
– Press render of the Nexus 5 in Red finds a space online [Read here]
– Public Mobile to begin transitioning to a ‘new network starting in March’ [Read here]
– Canadian carriers start rolling out BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 [Read here]
– Bell launches the Alcatel One Touch Idol X and OneTouch Idol mini [Read here]
– Rogers and Fido Moto X owners now receiving OS 4.4.2 KitKat [Read here]
– TELUS reportedly making a $350 million bid, Videotron $200 million [Read here]
– Hands-on with Pebble OS 2.0 and the Pebble appstore [Read here]
– Google named as Canada’s ‘Most Influential Brand’ [Read here]
– Best Buy Canada cutting 950 jobs [Read here]
– Bell Let’s Talk Day raised $5,472,585.90 [Read here]
– SwiftKey brings Note app to iOS with deep Evernote integration [Read here]

Around the web:
– Scentee’s smelly smartphone notifications are now available worldwide [Engadget]
– iWatch + iOS 8: Apple sets out to redefine mobile health, fitness tracking [9to5Mac]
– @BBM Tweet Hints at Read/Unread Notifications for BBM Group Chats [BerryReview]