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If you are a Canadian with a cell phone, we have some excellent news for you regrading regulations surrounding device unlocking. In this case, nearly everyone should be happy with the outcome; well with the exception of the executives at Canadian mobile carriers. Canada's CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) has just announced that beginning on December 1st, mobile carriers will be unable to charge a fee to allow someone to unlock their phone. It's a move that will save most people about $50, if they need to make use of the service. Samsung's beautiful Galaxy S8 is... Read more...
The folks at CNET have astutely noticed that the iPhone is launching today on Alaska Communications, Appalachian Wireless, Cellcom, nTelos, and GCI. Hm, what’s that? You’ve never heard of those carriers? That’s because they’re small regional carriers, and bully for them for snagging the iPhone. Even better for their customers, they’re winning on the price front, offering the iPhone 4S 16GB at just about $149, which is $50 less than the devices cost with the major carriers. The deals abound with these small carriers. Most of them also offer the iPhone 4 8GB for just... Read more...
Today Motorola announced which carriers would be debuting the Razr2 when it launches at the end of summer - and it seems like it's hitting almost all of them.  For GSM, Cingular will be carrying the Razr2 V9; for CMDA, Alltel, Sprint, and Verizon Wireless will be the carriers of the V9m.  T-Mobile: no such luck, mostly due to the carrier's lack of 3G.  It's possible, however, though pure speculation, that they will get the GSM Razr2 V8. Besides being marginally thinner and more streamlined, the phones offer steel and hardened glass casings; large, higher-resolution displays; and onscreen... Read more...