Arriving in Canada this Spring: Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

We are happy to tell you that our source has confirmed that Canada will be one of the 80 countries that Sony announced their new mid-range device – the Xperia M4 Aqua – will be available in for purchase…the only bad news we will have to wait until “spring” for it to arrive.  It will […]

Update: Canadian Availability of the Samsung Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge

We did an article yesterday about which Canadian carriers would be selling the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.  No real exact dates or availability are known this early, but we are putting together what information we have been provided with – and this list is updated already from yesterday and we incorporated […]

HTC Canada says HTC One M8 will Receive Sense 7 Update Late Summer

Much happened at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) yesterday and one of the main exhibitions was provided by HTC.  They revealed their next generation HTC One M9, which will be coming to several Canadian carriers – Rogers, Bell, TELUS, SaskTel, Koodo Mobile and Videotron – “this spring.”  Residing on the One M9 is their latest […]

Bell Opens Up Pre-Orders For Samsung Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge

Bell, just put up on their site – “The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are coming soon to Canada’s largest LTE network.”  We certainly expect most of Canada’s carriers will carry the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, but Bell was the first one to make the announcement.  Both Galaxy S […]

On March 4th Virgin Mobile Will Launch The LG G3

It is hard to imagine that a carrier would begin to sell a smartphone that is about to be replaced, but that is exactly what Virgin Mobile is doing with the LG G3.  Our source has confirmed that the LG G3 will be available next week on Virgin Mobile.  It should be in their stores […]

Domestic Roaming Coming To Rogers On March 4th

The first of January, we told you that the Canadian Radio-television Commission (CRTC) came down hard on Rogers for what they called “unjust discrimination and undue preference” when it came to roaming charges.  In their never-ending quest to lower customer’s wireless bills, the CRTC hit the carriers hard about roaming charges.  With Canada’s terrain, boundaries […]

Bell: LTE Coverage Extended Across Ontario and Quebec

Bell of Canada was the first of the Big Three carriers to deploy the 700MHz spectrum of LTE in Canada and its foot-print has been growing ever since, with a goal to being connect to 98-percent of its population with LTE by the end of 2015.  Today, Bell announced improved service in some existing areas […]

Canadian LG G3 Users Begin Receiving Lollipop Update

There are not many things worse (in the techno geek world) than waiting for the jump from one operating system to another – especially the jump from Android KitKat to the new and vastly improved Android Lollipop.  LG has been working hard to get Lollipop to its loyal G3 owners and it looks like that […]

Another Canadian Update: HTC One M7 Lollipop is Rolling Out

Canada mobile users are getting all kinds of good news today – HTC Canada just announced that that the Android Lollipop update was available for download across Canadian carriers for the One that started it all – HTC One M7.  As usual, these updates roll out at different times, but you can always check manually […]

Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Being Pushed to 1st Generation Moto G

Motorola Canada has just confirmed that the rollout of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the first generation of the Moto G – available on Virgin, TELUS, Koodo, Videotron, WIND and models sold as unlocked via retailer outlets – is now in full force.  A small soak test was done last week and it went so well, they […]

Bell Mobility Argues With CRTC Ruling – Appeals to Courts Regarding Mobile TV App

Is a mobile television app, a form of Broadcasting or does it fall under an Internet Service?  That is the exact questioning that Bell Mobility and the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal must grapple with as Bell seeks an appeal to overturn the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) decision on Bell’s Mobile TV app.  […]

Have a Question for TD Bank? You Can Now Get Help via SMS Text Message!

Retailers, including banks, are constantly working to improve online banking, especially mobile banking, as more and more people turn to it as the future of banking.  Why drive to a brick and mortar building, park your car and stand in line to make your deposit – why even bother driving thru an ATM to make […]

WIND Mobile Attempts Another Moto X (2014) Lollipop Update

It was just about a month ago we reported that WIND Mobile subscribers who were updating their Motorola Moto X (2014) via Over-the-Air (OTA) to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop were bricking their devices.  There were reports all day like this poor guy: “I got home, downloaded, and ran the update.  Now my phone is stuck boot […]

SaskTel’s Chief Exec Ron Styles Talks About 2014 and Beyond

Our source was able to sit down with Ron Styles, chief executive of SaskTel, and discuss the state of wireless carriers in Canada and some of the disparities or pricing policies of Rogers and TELUS.  When compared to national providers like Rogers and Bell, SaskTel seems relatively small – they posted revenues of only $320 […]

Study Shows Canadians Love to Shop via Their Mobile Phones

It should come as no surprise that mobile commerce is on the rise, but it is growing at a rate that not many predicted.  A study involving PayPal and Ipsos has shown that Canadians are increasingly shopping, purchasing and paying with their smartphones – in 2013 they spent $3.45 billion with a growth rate projected at […]