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Senator Fido Wants To Create Official Ambassador For Hollywood's Interests

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Senator Orrin Hatch has taken a back seat on various "intellectual property" issues in the past few years, as some other Senators have stepped up. But, for years, he was Hollywood's "go to" Senator for bad legislation. One of the running gags throughout Rob Reid's awesome novel Year Zero is...
Senator Fido Wants To Create Official Ambassador For Hollywood's Interests
Full list of carriers supporting LTE for iPhone 5

Fido switches on LTE, gives Canadians a taste of slightly more budget-minded 4G

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Canadians have had fairly limited options for LTE-based 4G if they didn't want to turn to the three main carrier brands: they could go to a Bell-owned Virgin Mobile, and that's it. While there isn't a truly independent LTE carrier yet, Rogers' lower-cost Fido label has just taken its...
Fido switches on LTE, gives Canadians a taste of slightly more budget-minded 4G

M2M: one network will not rule them all

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Machine to machine networks, sometimes called the Internet of things, are the logical extension of today’s connected society, but creating such a network will require multiple technologies; telcos to open up their networks; governments to figure out a way to assign unique numbers for each device on the network; and...
M2M: one network will not rule them all

Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

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Sony's water-resistant smartphone, the Xperia go will be available for purchase in November, Sony revealed today. The new Android handset meets IP67 ratings for water- and dust-resistance between six inches and 3.3 feet, and its display is composed of a scratch-resistant mineral glass. When the Xperia go goes on sale...
Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

PSA: BlackBerry Z10 launches in Canada today

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BlackBerry's home turf of Canada didn't quite get the honor of carrying the BlackBerry Z10 first -- that went to the British -- but it's rectifying that today with a full-scale release. Bell, Rogers and Telus, as well as their respective Virgin Mobile, Fido and Koodo budget labels, are...
PSA: BlackBerry Z10 launches in Canada today

Fido starts roll out of 4G LTE coverage in Canada

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Wireless network carrier Fido is turning on 4G LTE for some of its Canadian customers. Users of the carrier are able to use LTE devices at speeds theoretically up to 150Mbps in Calgary, Montreal, Ottowa, St. John's, Toronto, and Vancouver from today onwards, with no added costs for people using...
Fido starts roll out of 4G LTE coverage in Canada

Finding Fido in France: PetHub expands pet-finding ID tag service to Europe

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Seattle startup PetHub is expanding in Europe, launching its pet-finding ID tags in 400 retail stores as part of a push into Europe. In addition to English, the tags are now also available in German, Dutch and French, with other languages to be supported later this year. The tags start...
Finding Fido in France: PetHub expands pet-finding ID tag service to Europe

Sony Xperia U now available in Canada with Fido

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Sony's Xperia U Android smartphone will soon be available in Canada at provider Fido. The 1GHz, dual-core handset uses transparent elements that illuminate in different colors depending on what color theme a user selects. It can also match the color of photos viewed in the gallery or the cover art...
Sony Xperia U now available in Canada with Fido

Google joins the FIDO Alliance, supports its two-factor authentication standard

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Google's already investing in two-factor authentication, but it's making a bigger commitment to the security method by joining the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance's board of directors. Founded in-part by heavyweights Lenovo and PayPal, the group envisions a future where an open standard developed by it will lead to...
Google joins the FIDO Alliance, supports its two-factor authentication standard

iPhone 5 global LTE support gets broken up between three separate models

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Apple (AAPL) just got done announcing its new iPhone 5, however the company left out one detail during its press conference in San Francisco. Unlike the iPhone 4S, which included both GSM and CDMA radios for global support, the iPhone 5 is not a global device in the same...
iPhone 5 global LTE support gets broken up between three separate models
Fido turns on LTE network in Toronto, Vancouver, and other Canadian cities

Fido hops on the LTE bandwagon, gives Canadians frugal 4G this summer

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Rogers was the first with LTE in Canada. Its budget brand Fido has largely been left out of that 4G fiesta, but the gap is closing today with official plans to give the yellow doghouse some LTE of its own. The initial deployment this summer will largely overlap Rogers'...
Fido hops on the LTE bandwagon, gives Canadians frugal 4G this summer

BlackBerry unveils Q10 launch in Canada on May 1 for $199 with a 3-year contract at Rogers, Bell, and Telus

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BlackBerry on Tuesday unveiled the BlackBerry Q10 will be launching in Canada first on May 1. Those interested will be able to get it from Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility, and Telus starting at $199 with a three-year contract. While those are the three biggest carriers in Canada, the device will...
BlackBerry unveils Q10 launch in Canada on May 1 for $199 with a 3-year contract at Rogers, Bell, and Telus
The future of passwords: Logging in with your entire body

iPhone 5: Apple's Biggest, Smartest, Fastest Yet

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The wait is over. Apple announced its newest iPhone today at an event in San Francisco and, as rumored, it is indeed larger than its predecessors, runs 4G LTE, and has a bigger, better display. After months of speculation and a litany of leaks, the new device is indeed called...
iPhone 5: Apple's Biggest, Smartest, Fastest Yet
HTC Desire C now available in Canada, costs only a penny

GPS Dog Collar Guilts You Into Taking Fido on More Walks

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Need to put your pooch on a weight-loss regimen? This GPS-equipped dog collar will help your dog meet its fitness goals....
GPS Dog Collar Guilts You Into Taking Fido on More Walks

PSA: BlackBerry Q10 on sale in Canada, but only in Toronto

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Today marks one of the symbolically more important launches in the BlackBerry universe: the Q10, the first keyboard-equipped BB10 phone, is at last available on the company's Canadian home turf. As promised, customers with Bell, Rogers and Telus (as well as their Virgin Mobile, Fido and Koodo sub-brands) can...
PSA: BlackBerry Q10 on sale in Canada, but only in Toronto

Mobile Miscellany: week of November 12th, 2012

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If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This past week, we found new smartphones at Virgin Mobile, Fido and Wind, along with a hefty new round of LTE expansion from AT&T. So buy the...
Mobile Miscellany: week of November 12th, 2012

Crave Ep. 101: Russia's trampoline sidewalk

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A sidewalk for jumpy people and a pet pedometer that tracks Fido's activity. That's right! The Crave podcast is making a comeback with producer Stephen Beacham. [Read more]...
Crave Ep. 101: Russia's trampoline sidewalk

Mobile Miscellany: week of June 4th, 2012

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, the LG Optimus L7 and Sony Xperia U both arrived at Fido, and Verizon Wireless unleashed...
Mobile Miscellany: week of June 4th, 2012

Google joins FIDO's crusade to replace passwords

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In the face of rampant weak password selection, group aims to replace passwords for identity authentication when logging into Web sites and online accounts. [Read more]...
Google joins FIDO's crusade to replace passwords
Canadian Bell and Virgin Mobile customers can now unlock any model iPhone...for $75
Developer @Chronic offering up some free AT&T iPhone 5 unlocks
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