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Samsung Galaxy Tab giveaway on Rogers RedBoard Biz – 1 day left!

Rogers has really been promoting the business version of their Redboard blog – the Biz blog, which is “dedicated to helping Canadian businesses get a competitive advantage with business tools and providing the know-how to get the most value from them”. To help promote the new @RogersBiz Twitter account they are having a contest to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet. All you have to do is go to the blog here, and in the comments, in 100 words or less, let Rogers know “how technology has changed your…

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Rogers first Canadian carrier to announce release date for Blackberry Torch 9800

The Blackberry Torch, which represents a new large screen form factor and updated operating system, is coming to Rogers on September 24th, with pricing starting at $199.99. When the Blackberry Torch was first revealed running the new Blackberry OS 6, it seemed like a step forward for the Waterloo company.  The Torch has a slide out portrait keyboard, much like the Palm Pre, and its name comes from RIM’s acquisition of Torch Mobile, a Blackberry developer that was working on a Webkit based browser for the operating system.  RIM also…

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Apple iPad Canadian launch, Rogers on-device data plans available, Bell plans available, and Telus is MIA

Though you’re all probably aware, we wouldn’t be doing our jobs here if we didn’t mention something about the roll out of the iPad beyond US borders, including here in Canada.  From the breathless coverage in the mainstream press, it appears that there were close to 200 people ready to get their hands on the iPad on opening day at the Apple store in the Eaton Centre. If there’s a certain lack of excitement to this article, it’s not born so much from cynicism of the whole circus, though there…

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