WIND Mobile cuts customer roaming rates

WIND Mobile cuts customer roaming rates

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The Canadian government earlier this summer imposed interim caps on the wholesale domestic charges imposed by Canada’s incumbent carriers to smaller carriers. The move has now allowed WIND Mobile to turn around and cut the roaming rates it charges its customers when they leave various WIND Home Zones.

Today, we are introducing new and improved rates across our partner networks both in Canada and…

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Retirement gift from @evleaks reveals Moto X+1

Retirement gift from @evleaks reveals Moto X+1

Rumoured Moto X+1 for Verizon

The famed @evleaks announced his retirement earlier this month. Today, he decided to provide us with one last “retirement gift.” It consists of renders of the Moto X+1 in both black and white, the latter with a wooden back plate. Both also sport Verizon branding, confirming at least one U.S. carrier for us.

The new images match those of some earlier rumours. Very reminiscent of the original Moto…

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Sony Xperia Z3 specifications revealed again?

Sony Xperia Z3 specifications revealed again?

Rumoured Sony Xperia Z3Sony is expected to release the Xperia Z3 as its flagship smartphone for the crucial holiday shopping season. Also known as the Sony D6653, we’ve already caught a glimpse of its specifications and images courtesy of the now retired @evleaks. It has now resurfaced on the website of China’s TENAA telecommunication equipment regulator with specifications in tow.

The latest specifications reconfirm…

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HTC teases Desire 820

HTC teases Desire 820

HTC Desire 820 teaserHTC yesterday began to send out press invitation to a breakfast event that will take place just ahead of IFA 2014. It promised to let attendees “see what’s next for smartphones” but revealed little else. A teaser image today gave us our first clue as to what HTC has in store for us.

The teaser comes with the hint that 820 does not only represent the time but that it will soon have “a new meaning”…

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IFA 2014: HTC breakfast event promises new smartphones

#IFA2014: HTC breakfast event promises new smartphones

HTC IFA 2014 invitationWith its HTC One (M8) for Windows announcement behind it, HTC today began to send out press invitations to a new event set to take place in Berlin, Germany as part of IFA 2014. The HTC IFA breakfast will take place on September 4, 2014 and attendees will get to “see what’s next for smartphones.”

The invitation reveals little about these upcoming smartphones but they will likely include new…

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Motorola to launch 8 new devices including Nexus one by the end of the year?

Motorola to launch 8 new devices including Nexus one by the end of the year?

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If the latest rumour holds true, Motorola could wrap up the year with the launch of 8 new devices. Between now and Christmas, Motorola could unveil three new DROID devices, four Motorola branded devices and a Nexus smartphone. It would certainly make for a very busy year-end especially as its acquisition by Lenovo is expected to close in the same timeframe.

On the DROID side, it looks like this…

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Sony announces waterproof Xperia M2 Aqua

Sony announces waterproof Xperia M2 Aqua

Sony Xperia M2 AquaSony unveiled the mid-range Xperia M2 back in February at Mobile World Congress alongside the flagship Xperia Z2. Among the many differences between the two devices was the fact that the Xperia M2 was not waterproof like its more powerful sibling. Sony yesterday announced the Xperia M2 Aqua which essentially adds waterproof capabilities to the Xperia M2.

“Xperia M2 Aqua is a significant milestone…

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Apple iWatch launch to slip into 2015?

Apple iWatch launch to slip into 2015?

Apple iWatch concept

The much rumoured Apple iWatch is one of the most anticipated devices of the year. Apple could unveil its first wearable as early as September 9 with its new iPhones or, as is more likely, at a separate event in October entirely focused on the smartwatch. But rumours are growing that those looking to get their hands on the iWatch will have to be patient a while longer. A reportrecently suggested…

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Samsung and Barnes & Noble announce Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

Samsung and Barnes & Noble announce Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

Samsung and Barnes & Noble today unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, a co-branded tablet that brings together a 7-inch Samsung tablet with NOOK’s reading technology and content. The U.S. bookseller previously released its own NOOK tablets and e-readers but exited the market after sales failed to meet expectations. The partnership with Samsung lets it get back into the market with a partner…

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ASUS smartwatch teased for IFA 2014

ASUS smartwatch teased for #IFA2014

ASUS IFA 2014 teaser

As promised when it announced that it would hold a press event at IFA 2014, ASUS today tweeted a teaser for the upcoming event. The image posted is pretty unambiguous: It shows a squarish silhouette with the tagline “Time has been transformerd and we have changed,” a quote from Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer.

The image does give us a rough idea of the smartwatch’s shape.…

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