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Android Canada Weekly 8/30/13: HTC One, Huawei Ascend Mate, Public Mobile, Galaxy Mega and More!

August 30, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Rogers to Offer the Galaxy Mega for $500 With no Contract

According to a leak coming out of Mobile Syrup, it looks like Rogers will be offering the Galaxy Mega for $500 outright. So I’d guess it’s around $99-199 on a new contract.

Public Mobile Introduces its own Back-To-School Promo Plan

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Public Mobile has introduced their own back-to-school plan, this one is $35/month and includes unlimited music downloads along with unlimited text, data and minutes. Not a bad plan at all.

Google Offering refunds to Canadians who bought a Nexus 4 after August 11th

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This week, the Nexus 4’s price was dropped about $100 in most countries. In Canada it was dropped $110. So if you bought a Nexus 4 after August 11th, Google will reimburse you that $110 CDN.

Rogers discounting the Moto X already?

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The Moto X has barely been on the market, and Rogers has already dropped $20 off of the price on a new 2-year contract. So if you’re in Canada and want a Moto X, well Rogers is your only choice as they have the exclusive.

Huawei Ascend Mate heading to WIND Mobile

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If you’re a fan of big phones like the Galaxy Note 2, or the Galaxy Mega, well another one is on it’s way to Canada. This time it’s the 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate. It made its way to WIND Mobile yesterday.

Google Play Music All Access coming to Canada by end of August

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This week we heard a great rumor for those in Canada. It looks like Google Play Music All Access is launching by the end of the month. All Access is a great service, that I’ve been using since it launched at IO and I love it.

Moto X on Rogers can have its bootloader unlocked

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Lucky Canadians! Unlike those of us in the US on AT&T or Verizon, Rogers and Motorola are allowing you to unlock your Moto X’s bootloader quickly and easily through their bootloader unlock program.

HTC One now at WIND Mobile

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The HTC One has finally launched at WIND Mobile. It’s gonna cost you about $329 on a new contract, or $629 outright. Which is about what we expected.