Paytm expands globally, launches app in Canada

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Paytm has gone global. The home grown digital payments app and commerce company has launched in Canada. Users in Canada will now be able to pay for their cell phone, cable, internet, electricity and water bills using the new Paytm Canada app. They can also use it to pay insurance and property taxes.

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BBM for Android gets support for video calling in the US and Canada

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BlackBerry has updated BBM for Android with support for video calling. The feature is currently limited to BBM users in the US and Canada. Continue reading “BBM for Android gets support for video calling in the US and Canada”

Apple’s App Store pricing increases due to exchange rates – Affects Canada, Singapore and more

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Apple will be increasing the price of products in its App Store in some countries to changes in the exchange rates. The changes have been notified by Apple to developers in an email.

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OnePlus introduces On-Guard extended service coverage in North America

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OnePlus has just announced the availability of On-Guard extended service coverage for their devices in North America. This is similar to the B2X plans that they introduced in India and the On-Guard services they provide in Europe.

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Canada loans Vodafone $850 million to boost BlackBerry sales

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Canada is backing the continued growth and existence of BlackBerry with a large 5-year $850 million loan to British communications giant Vodafone Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Vodafone will use $750 million to purchase equipment and services produced by BlackBerry and the other $100 million with smaller Canadian companies. Continue reading “Canada loans Vodafone $850 million to boost BlackBerry sales”

Whatsapp takes a breather after investigation of privacy violation by Canadian and Dutch authorities

California-based Whatsapp inc., the ubiquitous internet messaging service that rapidly became popular on all SmartPhone platforms has been facing privacy issues since its humble beginnings, but it was stepped up another notch when Dutch and Canadian privacy investigators found some disturbing violations relating to how Whatsapp handles the contacts library. However, once the investigation was over, with Whatsapp offering to fix some  flaws quickly, the issue seems to be partly resolved. But authorities say it is far from over, and there is more work to be done, from Whatsapp’s end.

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Rogers Wireless launching Blackberry Bold 9900 next week

BlackBerry Bold 9900 was announced by RIM back in May and it’s currently their best BB device to date. We told you that it’s coming out in August in UK and Play will be launching it on August 12 but did we tell you when the device is landing in Canada? Now it looks like we finally have some information related to the Canadian BB 9900. TechnoBuffalo is reporting that Rogers Wireless will officially launch the BB 9900 in Canada next week on August 9. There is no surprise in it that the device is hitting Canada first instead of US or UK, because Canada is the home of RIM, so probably this time they are starting from the home ground. But still, I would suggest to take all this rumor with a grain of salt and wait for official words from either Rogers or RIM. Have a look on the leaked image after the break: Continue reading “Rogers Wireless launching Blackberry Bold 9900 next week”

Telus launching HTC Status in Canada

HTC ChaCha was officially announced by HTC at MWC which features a dedicated Facebook button and a portrait QWERTY keyboard and it’s especially for people who can’t live without the world’s famous social network known as Facebook. A few days ago, it was launched by AT&T as HTC Status and it’s also AT&T’s first ever device debuting with Android 2.3 and they are offering it for $59 with a 2-yr contract. Now our friends over at Mobile-Syrup are reporting that Telus will be launching it in Canada on July 29. Continue reading “Telus launching HTC Status in Canada”

WhatsApp Goes Temporarily Free For iPhone Users

Whats the best way to cross communicate between an Android , Symbian , Blackberry or iOS device ? Why its WhatsApp of course ! Widely regarded to be one of the best cross platform messenger services , it uses the phone’s data connection to transmit messages , photos , videos , audio and even engage in group chats.

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Sony Ericsson Canadian Store Hacked

Sony seems to be facing a lot of problems with hackers these days. After the breach in the PSN (Playstation Network), now the Sony Ericsson Canadian Store has become the latest in the series of attacks from hackers.

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LG Optimus Pad Releasing on 17th in Canada

LG’s 3D tablet has already hit the shelves in the European continent. Now it is making it’s way into North America as well om 17th May when it releases on Rogers, the Canadian network.

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Rogers officially launches the Nokia N8

Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless has officially launched the Nokia N8, which is currently the Nokia new flagship device. Nokia N8 is a pretty good device, and it comes with a powerful 12 Megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss Lens. Rogers is offering the device for CAD Continue reading “Rogers officially launches the Nokia N8”

Palm Pre 2 confirmed for Rogers Wireless

HP officially launched the Palm Pre 2 a few days ago, which is the first device to run WebOS 2.0. The first carrier to receive the device was French carrier SFR. In North America, Verizon will bring the device to USA, and for Canada, HP didn’t announced any carrier. Continue reading “Palm Pre 2 confirmed for Rogers Wireless”