So the day has finally arrived and the BlackBerry Q10 has been released in Canada. After only a few minutes with the device I can say that this is the BlackBerry that many of you have been waiting for. The keyboard is rock solid, and combined with BlackBerry 10 this makes for an awesome phone […]
If you have been holding for the true BlackBerry QWERTY device know that you soon will have it in yours hands, Rogers has tipped us off and let us know that they will soon have the BlackBerry Q10 available for you and these handsets will be rocking on the 2600 MHz LTE spectrum. Hit the jump to […]
It was only a matter of time before more Canadian carriers announced the pre-orders for the Q10. Along with Telus Rogers and Bell Canada, Sasktel and Fido are gearing up for the launch of the Q10. On Fido’s website the Q10 is shown as “Available Soon”. You can pre-order from Fido for $350 on a […]
BlackBerry had previously said that the Q10 would be releasing in April, and it looks like it will come right down to the wire in Canada. In this leaked screenshot passed along to Mobilesyrup, it seems that Rogers will be releasing the BlackBerry Q10 on April 30th.
Back in November, Rogers and CIBC joined together to launch Suretap, the mobile payment system. They claim to be Canada’s first mobile payment system. Currently, both the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Z10 are capable of using this technology with more in the future.
If you were still on the fence about getting the Z10 because you thought the contract price was still too high, this may change your mind. The year contract price has been lowered to $99.99 at Rogers, Bell and Virgin.
Rogers has updated their Smart Home Monitoring Service App and it is now available for download for BlackBerry 10. Along with this update, they have expanded their service coverage area. Golden Horseshoe, including Oakville, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Grimsby, Hamilton and the Greater Hamilton area, Burlington, Niagara Falls, Thorold, Pelham, Niagara-on-the-Lake, St. Catharines, Wainfleet, Welland, Fort […]
One of the main problems I have with Canadian carriers is that they offer no discounts on monthly plans if you bring your own device. Sure you avoid signing a 3 year contract, but your monthly bill is the same as those people who signed up with a 100% subsidized device. Luckily Rogers is getting […]
Rogers has announced two new programs today that are sure to make customers happy. The first one relates to their policy regarding unlocking of devices. Previously you had to be finished your contract to get your phone unlocked, or have bought it outright and had an account in good standing for 90 days.
With reports of strong sales of the Z10 from BlackBerry, it isn’t surprising that Rogers is saying that they are selling lots of them too. This time around it isn’t just that they sold a lot, they’ve sold more of the Z10’s than any other BlackBerry before. So even in their heyday the sales weren’t […]
Mobile Link With the official release of the BlackBerry Z10 in Canada today Rogers and Bell both have posted new videos on their YouTube channels showing of the BlackBerry Z10. Hit the break for the other video!
Rogers is always one of the first carriers in Canada to get BlackBerry devices out the door, and today they have added the Q10 to their reservation system. There aren’t any pricing details, or dates but you can get your name on that list. For anyone wanting to get their hands on a physical keyboard device the Q10 is perfect for […]
If you are in Canada are looking at getting a white BlackBerry Z10, then you are going to want to check out the Winter White-Hot Event that Rogers is running. You can save up to $100 on a new activation of a white smartphone, as long as you sing up on a new activation with a 3 […]
The major Canadian carriers (Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Koodo,Fido and SaskTel) have now all confirmed availability for the BlackBerry Z10. The confirmed date for all three carries is February 5th in stores. This of course also means that if you pre-ordered a device that will also be the day you should be able to pick it up in store. […]
If you’re in Canada and yet to have preordered your new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, well a few more retailers have gotten in line for you to reserve your spot to owning the much anticipated device. TBooth and WirelessWave have been added to the list. You can go to any local retailer and reserve your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. The device has […]
The reports of carrier training occurring are starting to pour in now. We have already seen that Rogers has started their employee training, and now we have the entire slide show of the BlackBerry 10 training materials. The majority of it is all stuff we knew about, but it is still worth a look. Hit […]
When NFC first started to make its way into our phones there were a lot of critics that just didn’t see the point. Sure there is mobile payment solutions, but there is a large infrastructure that needs to be put into place before that becomes a full-scale solution. Well Rogers and BlackBerry have gone another route […]
Rogers Wireless has just announced that you can now pre-order/reserve the BlackBerry 10 smartphone!! Rogers Wireless is the first cellular company to offer a pre-order or reserve on the first BlackBerry 10 device. Rogers has not yet announced pricing at this time.
BlackBerry Handheld Software v188.8.131.527 (All Languages) Package Version: 184.108.40.2067 Consisting of: Applications: 220.127.116.116 Software Platform: 18.104.22.168 File name: 9790jAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel2257_PL22.214.171.124_A126.96.36.1996_Rogers_Wireless_Inc.exe File size: 257.78MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.