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Rogers Wireless Comes Under Fire, Charges for “Free” Text Messages

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. And it seems like Rogers Wireless is getting itself in trouble again. Rosanna von Sacken is the mother of three teenagers and she is very displeased that the terms of her agreement have been changed ...

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First Look: Wind Mobile Kiosk Inside Blockbuster Store

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Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Given the rising price of DVD movie rentals and the relative ease of use offered by digital downloads as an alternative, I guess it’s not all that surprising that Blockbuster Video is facing some tough ...

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Industry Canada Finally Gives Green Light to Wind Mobile

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. After taking out the wind from beneath their sales, Industry Canada has suddenly become the wind beneath their wings. It’s been quite the epic journey for Globalive in its quest to become another major Canadian ...

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Amazon Kindle Finally Comes to Canada

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The original Amazon Kindle only worked within the United States and then we were introduced to the Kindle US & International Wireless edition for some foreign roaming. Unfortunately, you still needed to be in the United States to get it. That has now changed. Canada, as well as several other countries around the world, can now order the Amazon Kindle ...

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Canadian Apple Stores to Stock Unlocked iPhones

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Different flavors of the Apple iPhone are currently available through Fido and Rogers Wireless. They’ll soon be joined by Telus and Bell. So, which version of the iPhone do you get when you walk into the Apple Store? As it turns out, they may have them factory unlocked. If you were to walk into a Rogers store today to buy ...

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WIND Mobile Blocked by CRTC, CEO Not Deterred

This fall was supposed to bring all sorts of wonderful competition to the Canadian wireless industry. Rogers would no longer have a stranglehold on the GSM end of the equation, since Bell and Telus would be launching their own HSDPA networks, not to mention the introduction of Wind and Dave. Well, Wind Mobile has hit quite the snag. Even though ...

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Canadians Can Donate to Charity via SMS

Some analysts are saying that the economy is finally on an upswing and things are starting to look brighter again. Many of the charitable organizations around the world couldn’t be happier, because most experienced a reduction in donations during the heat of the recession. They have to make it as easy as possible to give. Giving back to the community ...

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Bell Canada Launches Palm Pre Smartphone Today

Have you been peering over the 49th parallel since June, eyeing your counterparts with Sprint who have been able to enjoy the touchscreen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard for over two months already? Well, my fellow Canadians, you can now join the webOS party, because Bell Mobility has officially released the Palm Pre smartphone. I’m thinking that this release won’t bode ...

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Palm Pre Arrives at Bell Mobility on August 27th

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For all the customers in the United States, the Palm Pre has been available for purchase and activation through Sprint for a couple of months now. It’s far from perfect, but this handset represents a major revolution for Palm and it introduces some new things to the smartphone world too. What about Canada? When do we get this phone? Ever ...

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Palm Pre Training Begins at Bell Mobility

Palm Pre Training Begins at Bell Mobility

My fellow Canadians, I have some very good news for you. While our neighbours to the south have been able to enjoy the hot new Palm Pre for well over a month, we’ve been left out in cold thus far. Well, it seems that times are finally going to change and they’re going to change for the better. We already ...

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