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Mobile Geeks of Montreal is tomorrow

A quick note to say that James Whatley is hosting his next Mobile Geeks event in Montreal, Canada tomorrow. It’s to kick off leg two of the Nokia Canada’s N97minitour. All the details you need are right here and here are the key points: Date: 16th July 2010 Time: 18:30ish – 23:00ish Location: The Daylight […]

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Twitter no longer to deliver outbound SMS to Canadian users

The same thing that occurred to customers in the UK has now occurred to our friends over the water.  Full details are on the Twitter Blog, however I suspect this is due to the costs associated with maintaining the sms service as Canda, like Europe does not charge end users to recieve SMS. However there […]

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Samsung Cleo launches in Canada

Just got this in… We heard a while back that the Samsung Cleo was on its way, and and now it’s arrived — well, if you’re lucky enough to live in Canada, anyway. It’s not the only square flip phone on the planet, but it’s definitely the most fashion-conscious. As far as we can tell, […]

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iPhone sales help Rogers’ profits rise 84%

Just recently, during the Q4 Conference Call, Apple announced that it had sold 6.9 million iPhones in Q4 of 2008. Today, Canada’s leading telecommunications operator Rogers has declared an 84% jump in the 3rd quarter profits. Rogers has reported a net income of USD 386 million, compared to USD 210 a year ago and the […]

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Blackberry Bold launches in Canada

My god, that’s almost like… current isn’t it?

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It’s ok, really, Canadians have a choice. We swear!

I just read this on the Star and seriously almost spit the water I was drinking out. Today is the first day of Bell charging to receive incoming messages, Telus starts on the 24th. As I’ve reported earlier, both companies were called in front of the Federal Industry minister to explain themselves, which they now […]

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Telus Strikes Again

Just got forwarded this by the husband, he got it from his boss. Guys, Just went to check my phone plan (I’m pissed at Telus, but that’s another story) and while at it checked to see if we would be charged for text messages once they started charging later in the month – we would […]

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Man has to climb hill to get signal to text for help

There was a small plane crash out in British Columbia on Sunday, horrible tragedy, 5 people were killed. One of the two men who survived sent text messages to his friends to tell him (and to get him to tell rescuers) the location of the crash site. Unfortunately he couldn’t really get much signal, until […]

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Ontario Drivers to face Cell restrictions

Link: Drivers to face cell restrictions I know it’s been law in the UK for awhile, but Ontario (where I live) may be facing the same thing soon. Proposed new legislation to curb drivers preoccupied with “electronic distractions” is coming this fall, says Ontario Transportation Minister Jim Bradley. Bradley’s office wouldn’t give more details on […]

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Bell, Telus face class action lawsuit

Link: thestar.com – Bell, Telus face class action over texting fee Well here’s one for the “You could see that coming a mile away” category… MONTREAL – Two of Canada’s cellphone giants are being served with another a class action lawsuit in Quebec over plans to charge customers for incoming text messages. A Montreal law […]

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Canadian Cellphone Market Faces Shakeup

Link: Cellphone market faces shakeup as new and old players bid $4.25B for spectrum Well we all knew the Canadian government released a percentage of our bandwith to other companies, here’s the results of yesterday’s auction. OTTAWA – Canada’s wireless landscape faces a major shakeup over the next year with the potential addition of a […]

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Fido and I Celebrate our Years Together

It’s one of those moments you cherish in life, your first kiss, your first car, your 18th birthday, and getting a letter from Fido saying they love you and lets celebrate our years together. It’s true I’ve been with Fido for awhile, it’s got to be close to 10 years now. I remember that day […]