Top Canadian mobile stories from the past week

Samsung Galaxy S8 best things

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Listed below is a quick overview of the top stories from the past seven days:

  • Contest: Win a Bell Samsung Galaxy S8 [Read here]
  • BlackBerry KEYone will no longer ship in April [Read here]
  • Chill Telecom shuts down, will return all $300,000 to backers [Read here]
  • BlackBerry seeking Enterprise of Things licensing partnerships, hints at Android-powered tablet [Read here]
  • Microsoft Surface Studio comes out in Canada on April 20 [Read here]
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Hands-on: The death of the bezel [Read here]
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Canadian pricing and availability [Read here]
  • Freedom Mobile confirms Galaxy S8 will work on its Band 66 LTE network [Read here]
  • Bell tells customers class action suit against its former per-minute rounding will proceed [Read here]
  • Ice Wireless launches LTE Advance network in Yellowknife, $89 unlimited data plan [Read here]
  • Samsung’s new Gear 360 Hands-on: 4K future [Read here]
  • Rogers provides 20 Toronto schools with Gigabit internet in new pilot program [Read here]
  • Twitter usernames no longer count towards your 140-character limit in replies [Read here]
  • Canadians that pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ will get a free Gear VR with controller [Read here]
  • Samsung Gear VR with controller Hands-on: Staying the course [Read here]
  • Ford opens Canadian Ottawa Research and Engineering Centre, hires 400 BlackBerry engineers
  • BlackBerry Q4 2017 Earnings: $47 million loss as software focus continues [Read here]
  • How to backup and restore your iOS device using iTunes and iCloud [Read here]
  • SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 114: Will the Galaxy S8 redeem Samsung? [Read here]
  • Here are 8 of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+’s best features [Read here]
  • Samsung confirms Canadian Galaxy S8 smartphones will come with AKG headphones inside the box [Read here]