Tag Archives: Fido

Yours truly unboxes a locked Sony Ericsson feature phone… WTF?!1!

It’s true! About a week before Christmas the holiday spirit got the better of me and I grabbed not one but two of the handsets featured in this Qik video: [qik url=”http://qik.com/video/4057132″%5D Four things immediately won me over: The big, … Continue reading

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A Christmas Surprise for Fido & Rogers Customers

Christmas is all about sharing, and so some kind Fido and/or Rogers employee has thoughtfully made public an internal presentation of the forthcoming Canadian GSM handsets in 2009. The thread is here on the Howard Forums — since it could … Continue reading

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Requiem for Fido (The Pre-Rogers Version)

I still remember the first time I saw a Fido handset. It was some kind of Ericsson, pre-dating the T18z but with a similar design, with an integrated belt clip built into the hardware. Like most Ericsson handsets of the … Continue reading

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The iPhone: Saviour of the Mobile Internet in Canada?

So I have this friend who’s in the market for a new mobile phone. Like me, she’s on the Fido GSM network here in Toronto and also like me she’s come to appreciate the value of a QWERTY keypad, like … Continue reading

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Nokia N95 Trial: 30 Seconds Over Tokyo with Nokia Maps 2.0

Today we take a look at Nokia Maps 2.0 for the N95 8GB. It’s availability hasn’t yet trickled down to my trusty E61i, but with only a month and a half before my trip to the Japan Wireless Expo I’m … Continue reading

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