Archive for April, 2009

X-tc Arrives at Virgin Mobile USA

We first saw the Virgin Mobile’s X-tc in February and today it is up for sale.  The X-tc is has a  full slide out qwerty keyboard, Bluetooth and a 1.3 MP camera.  As we though the X-tc is retailing for $99.99 (prepaid).

Head over to Virgin Mobile to learn more or to purchase.

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Add comment April 6th, 2009

Leaked Time Line of T-Mobile Devices

The folks over at TmoNews got their hands on a leaked time line of future T-Mobile devices.

April 29- Nokia 1661 prepaid
May 6-Samsung T349 prepaid
May 13-Samsung T239 prepaid
May 13-Sidekick 2009 (Blade)
July 1-HTC Snap (HTC Maple)
July 22-HTC Wing II (HTC Rhodium)
June 24-Sony Ericsson CS8
July 15-Samsung T559
July 15-Samsung T469
July 22-Samsung T749
August 19-Samsung T659
TBD-HTC Magic (HTC Sapphire)

Of course dates and models launched are subject to change.

Source: TmoNews

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1 comment April 5th, 2009

Giant Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

This massive interactive Nokia 5800 XpressMusic stands almost four feet high on a corner in Antwerp, Belgium.  The flash based model allows users to use the map app, listen to music, and browse photos through the touchscreen interface.

Source: EngadetMobile
Video: Nokia Conversations

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Add comment April 5th, 2009

Nadir Mohamed Named CEO of Rogers

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Monday, March 30, 2009 marked the appointment of Nadir Mohamed as President and CEO of Rogers Communications.  Mohadmed previously held the position of President and was the Chief Operating Officer of the mobile and cable division at Rogers since May 2005.  Nadir oversaw the acquisition of Microcell and migrated the brand to Fido Solutions.  Before beginning his career at Rogers in 2000 he partook in many senior executive assignments at B.C. Telcom, including the launch of the company’s wireless and data networking division.

“To succeed a visionary business titan like Ted Rogers and to lead a
company that has an asset mix as unique and powerful as Rogers’ is a rare and
exciting opportunity,” said Nadir Mohamed, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Rogers Communications Inc. “We have the brand, the technology
platforms, the financial strength, and tremendously talented employees to
continue this company’s success well into the future.”

Read the complete press release from Rogers here.

Source: CNW Group

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1 comment April 4th, 2009

Rumour Slides into PC Mobile’s Lineup

Not sure how this one slipped past me.  President’s Choice Mobile has added the popular QWERTY device to their phone lineup.  Aside from the obvious full QWERTY keyboard, the Rumour features a 1.3 MP camera, built in MP3 player, and Bluetooth.

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The kit-pictured above-includes the phone, vehicle power adapter, and Bluetooth headset for $129.  While the phone by itself will cost you $99.

Head over to the PC Mobile website for more details.

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2 comments April 4th, 2009

Attention Canadians: Virigin Mobile to give you $5 a month

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Starting Monday April 6th Virgin Mobile Canada will begin giving it’s customers $5 a month. All you have to do is is register for Auto-Pay on a Virgin Mobile Prepaid Monthly Plan with your credit card. They’ll do this for up to 30 months.

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2 comments April 4th, 2009

Game Boy iPhone Case

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This could be possibly one of the coolest iPhone 3G cases we have seen yet.  “That Girl” over at That Girl’s Site snapped this shot on a recent trip to Japan.  As you can see in the photo, the clear hard plastic case is snaps onto the rear of the iPhone-looks good on the white model, not sure what it would look like on the black one.

No word on where you can purchase your own-if you know post a comment below.

Source: That Girl’s Site

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1 comment April 3rd, 2009

Samsung S366 Launches

Rogers Wireless has added the Samsung S366 to their Pay-as-you-Go lineup.  This basic flip phone features a 1.3MP camera, built in media player, Bluetooth, and expandable memory up to 4GB using microSD cards.  Pick up your Smasung S366 for only $114.99 (prepaid) and get a bonus $10 account credit for new activations.

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Head over to the Rogers’ website to get your S366.

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4 comments April 3rd, 2009

Samsung Slyde-Koodo Mobile

We spotted Koodo Mobile’s Samsung Slyde on the FutureShop website yesterday and today Koodo has finally launched the texting device.

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The Slyde features a full QWERTY keyboard, 2.0 MP camera, built in MP3 player, microSD memory slot up to 8GB, and Bluetooth.

Pick up your Samsung m540 Slyde online and save $25 plus get free shipping.  Pricing as follows:
$150-retail price
$0-with $150 tab

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Add comment April 2nd, 2009

Samsung Omnia-Telus

The Samsung Omnia hails the arrival of the next generation smartphone with its innovative design and elegant refinement. Fly through Windows Mobile 6.1 with the introduction of widget shortcuts and a large 3.2” touchscreen

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The Samsung Omnia (i910) features a 5.0 MP camera (with built in flash, image stabilizer, and face detection), 8GB internal memory, WIFI, FM radio, Bluetooth, optical mouse navigation (black square bottom center), and TV output.

Pick up your Omnia from Telus for the following price points:

3 year: $129.99 (voice and data over $40/month)
2 year: $349.99
1 year: $449.99
no contract: $499.99

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2 comments April 2nd, 2009

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