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Motorola Xoom now available in Canada

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Posted by Jamie Forestell With today being April 6, I have been waiting for some announcements or press releases from Motorola  confirming the availability of the Motorola Xoom in Canada, but still nothing. With one of the most quietest tablet launches in Canadian history, the Xoom quietly slips into Best Buy and Futureshop stores.  If you are in the downtown ... Read More »

TekTok’s Mobile “State of the Industry”

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Time to check in on the current state of the “Smartphone Wars”. The battle for the hearts and minds of smartphone users rages on, and as we enter Q2 2011, statistics will start to be released outlining where we are post-2010, where we saw Google’s Android platform make huge leaps forward, Apple launched the incredibly successful iPhone 4, and RIM ... Read More »

Apple requests Toyota to Pull Scion Jailbreak Ad Campaign from Cydia

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Toyota’s advertising company Velti decided it would be a great idea to launch a Toyota Scion theme in Cydia. Apple also heard about the theme and ad campaign. I received a call from our contact at Velti this evening as well as an email asking me to please take the theme out of Cydia. On the ... Read More »

Bell Mobility announces expanded Mobile TV service starting today with launch of HTC Incredible S

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Bell Canada customers can enjoy a ton of new live and on-demand Bell Media content with the launch of the HTC Incredible S  Customers can access the enhanced Mobile TV service, as well as Radio, GPS Navigator, Remote PVR, Kobo eReader, and Zoompass.  Bell today announced an enhanced Mobile TV service from Bell Mobility featuring live ... Read More »

**RELEASED with Instructions: iOS 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak**

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Posted by Donny Torrefranca SKIP TO THE BOTTOM TO SEE THE UPDATE WITH LINKS: It has been rumored for a few days now that the release is inevitable for PwnageTool and RedSnow, as indicated by MuscleNerd of the iPhoneDevTeam. But for the latest news that’s worthy of posting…well It HAS BEEN released, however, it is password protected for now. If ... Read More »

iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak Coming If #sundayisfunday Becomes a Trending Topic

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Posted by Andre Levesque Stefan Esser, better known as i0n1c, suggested today that if #sundayisfunday becomes a trending topic, perhaps the iPhone Dev-Team would release redsn0w/PwnageTool for iOS 4.3.1 Of course, he also said he can’t verify or deny what the dev-team would do. However, MuscleNerd of the dev-team definitely leads us to believe that Sunday is a great day ... Read More »

World’s Thinnest 5X Digital Camera – Kodak Easyshare M590 Digital Camera – Giveaway

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Posted by Jamie Forestell It has been a great week for Kodak for a number of reasons. First and foremost, Kodak has provided us with TWO Kodak M590 Digital Cameras to giveaway for our March Madness promotion. And in lighter news, Kodak shares have soared as they have been awarded an appeal by the U.S. International Trade Commission for their patent ... Read More »

Andre’s App Approval: AppShopper

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Posted by Andre Levesque   Last week, I was at lunch with Jamie and Donny. They pointed out the insane amount of app categories on my iPhone 4 home screen. Case and point below: “Did you buy all of those?” asked Donny. The answer is of course not but for those I did buy, I mostly bought on sale. The ... Read More »

Futureshop embraces new LG Cinema 3D Technology

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Posted by Jamie Forestell This week our team had the pleasure of attending an event and got a chance to view the new LG Cinema 3D technology. The Cinema 3D line uses passive 3D glasses, similar to those that you would use in the movie theatre. Our opinion? Speaking on behalf of the team, I can say we were all ... Read More »

Sony CEO may have slipped about upcoming iPhone 5 camera sensor

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Sony CEO Howard Stringer may have accidentally discussed the new camera in the upcoming iPhone 5 during an interview with WSJ reporter Walt Mossberg late Friday. Stringer was discussing an 8 mega pixel camera, also featured in the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo. Stringer made mention that due to the earthquake in Japan, their camera sensor plant ... Read More »