Category Archives: Industry News

Samsung Reveals ChatOn Cross-Platform IM Service

Samsung is planning on entering the IM market with a service called ChatON. The new service is set to be unveiled during IFA this week. ChatON will be available on all the major mobile OS’s including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows … Continue reading

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Samsung Product Roadmap Leaked, Ice Cream Sandwich On the Horizon

Rumors┬áare circulating that a Samsung product roadmap has leaked and it seems there are many high end devices to reach the market by the end of this year. This line-up includes an Ice Cream Sandwich running device as well as … Continue reading

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Wind Mobile Back To School Sale Begins, $29 Super Smart Plan and WindTab +

As leaked earlier, Wind Mobile officially revealed their back to school promotions including the Super Smart plan and the upgraded WindTab +. The limited time Super Smart plan includes unlimited local talk, global text, data, and voicemail for the low … Continue reading

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Google Nexus S Search Button Bug Still Plaguing Canadians

Some customers are facing issues with their Nexus S and many users, as well as I, have experienced it since the beginning. Continue after the break to find out more.

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Bell Will Start Selling the Blackberry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 Tomorrow!

We have just gotten word from our sources that Bell will be releasing┬áBell employees will begin selling the much anticipated Blackberry Bold 9900 as well as the Torch 9810 (Torch 2) tomorrow, Wednesday August 10th. While this may not be … Continue reading

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New Wind Mobile Super Smart Plan + New WindTab Details [Update: Now With Pictures and Date!]

Wind Mobile is planning on being very aggressive for this back-to-school season, especially with the expansion to Waterloo/Kitchener. Disregarding the expansion, Wind Mobile has a couple incentives to entice the crowd. The up and coming mobile provider is going to … Continue reading

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Rogers BlackBerry Torch 9810, Bold 9900, and 9860 3-Yr Pricing Revealed

As RIM is set to release 3 new Blackberry’s this summer, Rogers is standing up the plate to be the first to reveal the 3-year pricing details for these devices. BlackBerry 9860 (3-Year Pricing) = $199.99 BlackBerry Bold 9900 (3-Year … Continue reading

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What Grinds My Gears: Phones Should Be Unlocked When Bought Off-Contract and At Contract’s End

Here in Canada, if a customer wanted to remove the SIM lock from the phone in order to use it with another carrier, we would need to buy an unlock code from third party vendors. The cost can range from … Continue reading

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RIM’s Past, Present, and Future State [Round-Table Discussion]

TechFibe has decided to come together and provide our 2 cents on RIM’s current position in dealing with technological changes of the market. We also provide our predictions for the future as well as some historical background of the company.

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Blackberry Bold 9900 Headed to Rogers August 9th

This leaked Rogers flyer depicts some good news regarding the release for the Blackberry Bold 9900 merely one week from today on August 9th.

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Official: Nintendo 3DS Price Drops from $249.99 to $169.99

The days of Nintendo ruling the handheld market may be slowly coming to an end. With slow hardware sales to delays of much-needed AAA titles, Nintendo does not want their second foray in the 3D realm to repeat the failure … Continue reading

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Deal of the Day: Virgin Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II For $499.99 Off-Contract at London Drugs

Despite the Galaxy S II being a worthy contender to actually signing a contract for, London Drugs is offering the Galaxy S II for only $499.99 off-contract, $100 off the current off-contract pricing of $599.99 found at other retailers. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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