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Fido’s new beginnings

November 4th, 2008

As we reported yesterday, Canada’s Fido has undergone a serious re-branding effort (with a fugly logo to boot) to position itself as a low-cost, no system access/hidden fees alternative to the big name carriers in the Canadian wireless marketplace. Offering plans for a little as $15 a month and most phones going for $0 on …

Rogers forgets to bring value to smartphone users in Q4

November 3rd, 2008

Listen up, Rogers. We know that you have a business to run and that you need to please your shareholders, but it seems like your latest smartphone plans are a bit of step backwards. Sure, the prices are pretty attractive for the Canadian market, but Bells smartphone plans for Q4 are way better. What’s that? …

AT&T is dangling the carrot with free WiFi for iPhone – again

October 29th, 2008

So, AT&T, are you just messing with us again or what? Twice in the last year we discovered free WiFi services for the iPhone but you pulled it just before we could really get into it. What was the deal with that? Now, we’re getting text message notifications that read: AT&T Free Msg: Your Apple …

Microsoft Exec: 6.9 million iPhone 3Gs? Pfft, so what?

October 24th, 2008

In the past few days, the Internet has been set ablaze by news of the iPhone’s success, AT&T’s suffering profits because of it, and all the Apple gloaters doin’ they thang. Well, in other news, a particular executive over at Microsoft is taking a cue from Steve Ballmer and is acting all unimpressed after having …

University gives One iPhone Per Student

October 13th, 2008

If you’re worried about little Timmy moving away and going to a big scary college with drinking, parties, and all kinds of tomfoolery, maybe he’ll just be too distracted with his new iPhone 3G to notice?. Abilene Christian University (probably a place where the aforementioned hedonism doesn’t take place) has just given their incoming Freshmen …

iPhone 3G may be coming to a Walmart near you

October 11th, 2008

Back in June we broke the news that Apple would be mixing things up a bit by moving away from its prior iPhone distribution model and getting a couple of nation-wide retailers in on the action. A little more than two months later, Best Buy indeed began carrying the iPhone 3G as we reported. The …

Vodafone officially announces the AppleBerry iStorm; Huh?

October 8th, 2008

Visitors to Vodafone’s Storm launch pages last night were greeted by some very interesting imagery. If seeing is believing, then apparently Vodafone just dropped the most jaw dropping handset imaginable – a touchscreen BlackBerry running Apple’s mobile OS X… And it’s already jailbroken! That’s right people, when Vodafone’s BlackBerry Storm pages first went up on …

Fring for your iPhone allows VoIP!

October 4th, 2008

Open up your iTunes and get this app now! Fring is a pre-release app free on iTunes which allows you to contact your friends on AIM, MSN, Yahoo, Twitter, Skype, and more. VoIP is available over WiFi and the availability of your friends are displayed in real time. The only thing is, and this is …

In Mother Russia, iPhone pwns You!

October 3rd, 2008

Sure, the bulk of BGR’s readership might come from elsewhere but that does that mean we can’t talk about some good news for our friends across the (other) pond in Russia from time to time? Beginning today you can brave the chilly weather and head to your local, or not-so-local, mobile retailer or electronics store …