Rogers Expands Mobile Payment Service to Android and BlackBerry 10

Rogers suretap mobile payment system will now support Android smartphones and new BlackBerry 10 handsets. The suretap solution, launched in November 2012, allows you to store an existing credit card on the secure SIM Card in your NFC-enabled device to make mobile payments. Additionally, suretap supported devices are certified by payment networks and Rogers as […]

Bell Adds New Push-to-Talk Service

Bell launched a Push-to-talk (PTT) communication service on April 24th, offering advanced 4G network speed and broader coverage than competing services. “Bell is proud to be first to introduce the next generation of Push-to-talk service to Canadian business customers. Combining fast data speeds, coverage for 97 percent of the Canadian population and the latest Push-to-talk […]

RIM Launches New BlackBerry in India

There are droves of investors hoping Research in Motion (TSX: RIM / NASDAQ: RIMM) will hit a home run and avert a complete meltdown, which almost seems imminent based on the tech giant’s collapsing stock price and dismal quarterly reports over the past year. On that note, the company launched a brand new handset on […]

RIM’s BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Get US & Canadian Security Certification

Research In Motion (TSX: RIM / NASDAQ: RIMM) announced late last week that its BlackBerry smartphones running on the new BlackBerry 7 and BlackBerry 7.1 Operating Systems have received FIPS 140-2 certification by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 […]

Mobilicity adds two new smartphones to its line-up

Mobilicity this week added the BlackBerry Curve 9380 and the Android powered HTC Amaze 4G to its line-up of smartphones.
The popular which have just arrived in the Canadian marketplace this month will sell without a contract for $300 and $550 respectively. New subscribers are also eligible for a 50% discount off the the carriers regular monthly rate plans.

Wind Mobile adds new devices to its line-up

Alternate Wireless carrier, Wind Mobile, has announced the addition of several new devices to its line-up.

The BlackBerry Curve 3G, the LG dLite and the Huawei U3200, and are available now for $290, $140 and $90 respectively.

BlackBerry Curve 8520 now in Canada

The Blackberry Curve 8520, a new smartphone from Research In Motion is now available in Canada.

Highlights of the 8520 is an innovative trackpad that lets users scroll through menus, icons and info by gliding their finger over it and dedicated media keys for playback of music and videos.