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Sadly, The Re-Released Nokia 3310 Will Not Work In Canada

Sadly, The Re-Released Nokia 3310 Will Not Work In Canada

The incredible, indestructible Nokia 3310 that we all owned in the early Oughts was confirmed to be making its return at The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday. The iconic Nokia 3310 is set to be launched this summer...
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Smartphones Have Given Us a Shorter Attention Span Than Goldfish

It's no longer accurate to compare a human being's short attention span to that of a goldfish. According to scientists who researched the brain activity of 2000 Canadian smartphone users, human beings now have an attention span of just eight seconds – goldfish, meanwhile, can maintain concentration for nine
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RIM May Be Forced to License Out BlackBerry 10

Thorsten Heins admits what we’ve all thought: RIM may be forced to license out BlackBerry 10. Not long ago I started a similar RIM-focused article saying simply: “Oh, RIM”. This time around, I am going to take a similar approach and say very sarcastically, “Oh, Thorsten”
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The Future of Blackberry Messenger

Recent photo leaks show off RIM's new BlackBerry 10 Messenger, widely seen as the struggling mobile company's last great selling feature. Essentially RIM’s primary focus with BBM10 is improving battery life, with up to 75% reduced consumption, but will it be enough to restore consumer confidence?
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UNTETHER.talks: The TEDx of Mobile

With the potential to become the TEDx for Mobile in Toronto, UNTETHER.talks brings together some of the brightest industry minds to discuss the future of mobile and how we, as a connected society, will get there. Here's why you should attend
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Is the Prepaid Market in Canada Doomed?

WIND CEO Anthony (Tony) Lacavera recently said "the prepaid market in Canada is doomed" at the annual Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto. It was a bold but fair statement, one that's justified for a number of reasons
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TELUS Not Planning to Turn Off Aging iDEN Network

News this week came from TELUS’ iDEN partner in the United States Sprint – whom they have a roaming agreement with – that they (Sprint) would be shutting down their 2G iDEN network on or around June 30, 2013, thus discontinuing their push-to-talk network. So what does this mean for existing TELUS users rocking the old push-to-talk bad boys?
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Rogers and CIBC Bring NFC Enabled Payments to Smartphones

CIBC has partnered with Rogers to produce a special app on users' NFC-capable BlackBerry smartphones enabling their device to make low-cost payments with connected MasterCard or Visa cards. Our mobile expert Corey Herscu talks about the decision and whether or not he thinks it will fly in the Canadian marketplace
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