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Vicinity Rewards updates Android app with new interface

Rogers Vicinity Rewards app

While we liked the convenience offered by the Vicinity Rewards program when we reviewed it last October, the Android app’s interface left us underwhelmed. It did the job but it seemed a little haphazard. It would appear that Vicinity took our concerns to heart; it unveiled an updated Android app this week and it features a completely redesigned interface.

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Mobilicity acquisition by TELUS back on the table

Mobilicity acquisition by TELUS back on the table

Mobilicity

Here we go again. Mobilicity, which has been operating under creditor protection since late September 2013, announced very late yesterday “a proposed going concern transaction” that would see TELUS Mobility acquire the beleaguered carrier for CA$350 million. If this sounds familiar, it’s because it is. TELUS announced back in May 2013 that it would acquire Mobilicity for CA$380 million but the…

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Sprint removes Android 4.4.3 KTU48F from Nexus 5 support page

Sprint removes Android 4.4.3 KTU48F from Nexus 5 support page

Google Android logo

It would appear that Sprint Wireless decided to pull an April Fools prank a bit later than usual. Earlier this week, a Nexus 5 support page was update to show that a new Android build was now the most recent version, leading to speculation that the carrier was about to start pushing out the update to its customers. The new build, identified as KTU48F was to have provided “miscellaneous Android…

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Nokia halts Lumia 2520 sales in some European countries over faulty charger

Nokia halts Lumia 2520 sales in some European countries over faulty charger

Nokia Lumia 2520 with Power Keyboard

Nokia today announced that it was suspending sales of its Lumia 2520tablet due to a defective charger. The temporary stop to sales affects Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland and the UK. It also extends to the Lumia 2520 travel charger accessory sold in those countries as well as the U.S. Nokia also advised that anyone who purchased the tablet or travel accessory in those…

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Older Sony Xperia Z devices Android 4.4 KitKat rollout to start in May 2014

Older Sony Xperia Z devices Android 4.4 KitKat rollout to start in May 2014

Sony Xperia ZL Android upgradesSony announced back in mid-March that it would upgrade the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia Tablet Z and Xperia ZR to Android 4.4 KitKat sometime in mid-Q2. It not only looks like Sony is on track but it has now updated all the respective product pages to indicate that the update will begin rolling out in May 2014.

The devices are likely to be updated to Android 4.4.2, the current version, but there…

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Rogers launches 700MHz spectrum in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver

Rogers today announced that it has begun to deploy and use the 700MHz spectrum that it acquired in the last Canadian spectrum auction.

Rogers launches 700MHz spectrum in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver

Rogers today announced that it has begun to deploy and use the 700MHz spectrum that it acquired in the last Canadian spectrum auction.

Koodo Mobile tops 1 million subscriber mark

#Koodo Mobile tops 1 million subscriber mark

Koodo TabadorKoodo Mobile has hit an important milestone. The flanker brand owned by TELUS has hit the one million subscriber mark.

To say thank you, Koodo customers can call 1-844-TAB-ADOR and listen to “brand spokes-luchador El Tabador” thank them in different and amusing ways. Aside from the Diabolical Thank You that you can hear below, there is a ‘90s R&B style thank you, an Awkward Thank You and even one…

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First OnePlus One pictures?

First OnePlus One pictures? #OnePlusOne

Rumoured OnePlus One components

The first pictures of the upcoming OnePlus One smartphone surfaced online earlier today. Unfortunately, they don’t quite show us the device. Instead, these OnePlus One pictures reveal several of the components that will go into making it.

Revealed are the display (5.5-inch expected), a camera module, the back casing and the motherboard. A closer look at the last one reveals that it is branded…

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LG G3 to launch in gold colour?

LG G3 to launch in gold colour? #LGG3

Rumoured LG G3 retail box

The LG G3 rumours continue to gather steam. Following yesterday’s report that LG was looking to announce its next flagship smartphone in late June and launch it in early July, The Verge has obtained an image of the retail box of the device. While not quite as exciting as a picture of the device itself, it does reveal a few important details.

The box does confirm that the device will launch as…

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Google launches standalone Google Camera app

Google launches standalone Google Camera app

Google CameraAnother Google app has made its way onto the Google Play store as a standalone app. The latest is none other than Google Camera. Available for devices running Android 4.4 or higher, it features a completely redesigned interface as well as new creative picture modes.

The new interface is the most noticeable change with an extra large capture button now occupying a significant portion of the…

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