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HTC Desire spotted in Telus' inventory, pricing uncovered in webpage source code

July 15th, 2010

Telus announced the HTC Desire earlier this week and teased its Canadian customers by providing all the details on this hot Android handset except the launch date and pricing. Thankfully, some sleuthing by various sources has uncovered both inventory and potentially pricing information that point to an imminent launch of this handset. Uncovered in the …

Koodo Mobile now supports HSDPA devices

June 29th, 2010

Good news for Koodo customers who have spare HSDPA phones lying around, as the Canadian carrier today announced that it is now fully supporting HSDPA handsets. Koodo, a value brand owned and operated by Telus, was launched in mid-2008. One of its main selling points is the “Tab” payment system. With the Tab, customers are able …

Telus to launch the Nokia E72 on July 11th

June 23rd, 2010

There’s good news today for Canadians who are looking to replace their ageing Nokia E71s, as it was officially announced that the Nokia E72 will be coming to Telus. The E72 builds upon the feature set of its predecessor with a 5 megapixel camera, optical trackpack, 600MHz processor and 10.2 Mbps HSDPA connectivity. Pricing and a …

Canada's Big Three carriers earn an 'F' from the BBB

June 18th, 2010

Here’s a shocker for you: Canadians really don’t like the nation’s Big Three wireless companies. This “revelation” comes to us by way of the Better Business Bureau, which revealed how many complaints it received about each carrier during an interview with the CBC. According to the watchdog, Bell has the dubious honor of being the worst …

iPhone 4 delayed in Canada?

June 17th, 2010

We assure you that we’re not trying to stir up rumors with this one, but we’re starting to get the feeling that the Canadian launch of the iPhone 4 might have been pushed back. While checking out Apple’s Canadian website earlier on in the day, we couldn’t help but notice that “Coming in July” had …

Telus lowers the pricing on its popular smarthphones for Dads and grads

June 16th, 2010

Telus is jumping on the Fathers Day and Graduation sale bandwagon with a promotion targeting its popular smartphones. The sale begins on June 16th and extends to the end of the month in order to encompass all of the June gift giving occasions. Included in the promotion are the following handsets with a three year commitment: Apple …

BGR Breaks It Down: Getting your iPad 3G to work in Canada

May 6th, 2010

With the iPad’s Canadian launch delayed until the end of May, we thought we’d give those with glowing hearts who made the trek into the home of the brave a hand in getting their new gadget up and running on one of Canada’s four HSPA+ carriers. A lot of people have written in and put in …

TELUS releases the Motorola BACKFLIP

April 28th, 2010

And so the rollout of MOTOBLUR handsets begins in the True North Strong and Free as TELUS today announced the immediate availability of the Motorola BACKFLIP. Featuring a unique reverse-hinge QWERTY keypad design with a BACKTRACK navigation pad on the reverse, the BACKFLIP also boasts a 3.1″ HVGA capacitive display, 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, …

Telus and Rogers announce BlackBerry Pearl 3G availability

April 26th, 2010

Following this mornings official announcement of the BlackBerry Pearl 3G, Canadian carriers Telus and Rogers have proclaimed, via press releases, that they will be carrying the Pearl 3G in the coming months. The Telus announcement reads: Starting in May, this smartphone will be available from TELUS in pink and in black for as little as …