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Palm Pre Gets More Advertisement Up North

Palm Pre Gets More Advertisement Up North

So back when the Pre was launching on the Sprint Network here in the states, one of the biggest gripes regarding that launch was the fact that neither Sprint nor Palm was doing one of the major things in business: advertising. Sure, the Pre did healthy numbers in its launch, but with a little bit more advertising they could have been great. And it looks like Bell Mobility is thinking the same way. We've already seen some of the commercials that Bell is releasing regarding Palm's baby, but now it's getting some physical goodness as well, and that's never too good to pass up.

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Bell Mobility Palm Pre hits Canada August 27th

Bell Mobility Palm Pre hits Canada August 27th

Palm and Bell Mobility have announced that the Pre smartphone will be available in Canada on August 27th, priced at CA$199.95 (US$187) with a three year contract.  The CDMA handset is the same model as is already on sale in the US through carrier Sprint, and includes EVDO Rev.A, Bluetooth and WiFi, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and multitouch-capable capacitive touchscreen.

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BlackBerry Tour 9630 specs leak: Arrives in Canada mid-July

BlackBerry Tour 9630 specs leak: Arrives in Canada mid-July

It looks, judging by these images, like someone has been faxing something they shouldn't have, but when the leak is a detailed spec-sheet for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 we won't quibble over it coming on thermal paper.  According to MobileSyrup's source, the Tour 9630 will arrive on Canadian carrier Bell in mid-July, bringing with it an HVGA 480 x 360 display, 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera with flash, quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 2100MHz UMTS/HSPA and 800/1900MHz EVDO Rev.A.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 19 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 19 2009

We've had some much-anticipated and long-awaited gadgets land at SlashGear this week, so we've gone overboard with unboxing videos and hands-on galleries.  The Verizon MiFi 2200 only had its official announcement earlier this week, but we've been waiting for the Novatel EVDO-hotspot for so long you must forgive us some excitement.  Meanwhile the Vodafone HTC Magic has the honor of being only the second Android phone to the market, while the Tonium Pacemaker manages to offer something unique in a sea of PMPs.

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