Ottawa’s Price Caps on Domestic Roaming Rates Benefits WIND Mobile, Eastlink Customers [u]

August 22nd, 2014 10 Comments »

Last week it was reported WIND Mobile was set to lower their domestic roaming rates, and today they have gone into effect.
The reason for the change is due to the Federal government’s recent interim caps on roaming rates, which went into effect on June 19, reports The Globe and Mail. The changes meant the ‘Big 3’ [...]

Ottawa’s Price Caps on Domestic Roaming Rates Benefits WIND Mobile, Eastlink Customers

August 21st, 2014 10 Comments »

Last week it was reported WIND Mobile was set to lower their domestic roaming rates, and today they have gone into effect.
The reason for the change is due to the Federal government’s recent interim caps on roaming rates, which went into effect on June 19, reports The Globe and Mail. The changes meant the ‘Big 3’ [...]

Virgin Mobile Members Can Get 20% Off Clothing at JACK & JONES Stores

August 21st, 2014 10 Comments »

Virgin Mobile today has announced a new addition to its Member Benefits program, adding men’s clothing retailer JACK & JONES. Starting today, members can get 20% off any one regular-priced item from any of their 35 locations nationwide.
“Our Virgin Mobile Members love to get the hottest looks from awesome brands across Canada,” said Joseph Ottorino, managing director, [...]

PayPal One Touch™ Payments Coming Soon to Mobile Apps

August 20th, 2014 10 Comments »

One Touch™ by PayPal and Braintree, one of the fastest ways to pay on any mobile device, will soon let shoppers who have downloaded the PayPal app pay with essentially one touch in the apps of participating merchants. PayPal has today announced in a press release that One Touch payments will offer “a magical experience that every mobile user [...]

Virgin Mobile Revamps Gold, Silver Plans with Various Price Changes, Lower Minutes

August 20th, 2014 10 Comments »

Earlier this month Fido revamped their standard plans with fewer minutes, data and price changes. Now, it looks like Virgin Mobile has made some changes too, as their Gold and Silver plans have been modified slightly.
Silver Plans (offer up to $200 on 2-year term subsidies)

$34 —> $35
$39 —> $40
$44 —> $45
$54 —> $50; now 750 minutes [...]

China Telecom’s iPhone 6 to Be Compatible With China Mobile, China Unicom

August 20th, 2014 10 Comments »

The China Telecom version of the next-generation iPhone will support the SIM cards of the other two major wireless players in the country, China Mobile and China Unicom, the company’s Shanghai branch announced today on its official Sina account (via Laoyaoba).

By contrast, the currently available iPhone 5s (A1533) and 5c (A1532) models do not officially [...]

CRTC Further Probes Mobile TV Apps from Rogers, Bell and Videotron

August 19th, 2014 10 Comments »

Bell, Rogers, and Videotron are on the hot seat and will face tough questions regarding the way they charge for live and on-demand television on mobile apps. Canada’s telecom regulator is “taking this seriously” and has decided to review the mobile TV apps offered by the aforementioned telcos, reports the Globe and Mail.

At issue is [...]

Mobile Spammers Taking Over Apple’s iMessage

August 19th, 2014 10 Comments »

Tom Landesman from security and anti-spam company Cloudmark, claims that Apple’s iMessage service accounts for more than 30% of all mobile spam messages. According to Wired, iMessage has become “a cheap and easy way for luxury goods spammers” to get their junk messages on users’ iOS devices and Mac OS machines.

Apple’s iMessage service, that works across [...]

Still playing Draw Something? You need the Just Mobile AluPen Digital

August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Just Mobile’s AluPen Digital is the stylus I’ve been waiting for since I first touched nib to screen on my first stylus review.

The problem with other styli is that the rubber tips required for input are almost as wide as my fingertip itself. They still provide a more natural writing motion than [...]

WIND Mobile $35 Back-to-School Promo Coming with Unlimited Talk, Text, Data

August 15th, 2014 10 Comments »

With September just around the corner, WIND Mobile is preparing to launch new Back to School promos, according to details within an internal memo, reports MobileSyrup.
The Back-to-School WIND $35 Offer will include the following:

Canada-wide unlimited outgoing/incoming calls, WIND-to-WIND calls
US long distance: $0.15/min for Pay Before (prepaid), $0.05 for Pay After (monthly)
Unlimited Canada/USA SMS/MMS for monthly [...]

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