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The iPhone gets pretty special treatment from carriers, including a subsidy twice as much as other phones, handsets free from branding and spamware, and updates without interference. It seems all this has become a little too much for Canada, and its Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that Apple Inc’s Canadian unit used anti-competitive clauses in contracts with domestic wireless carriers,…

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Microsoft Mobile today announced on their blog that the Nokia Lumia 830 is now available on all Canada’s major carriers. The Pureview-powered handset is available on Rogers, Telus and Fido and is free on contract on the first two and starts at $80 on contract on Fido. The handset features a 10 megapixel Pureview camera with Optical Image Stabilization, a…

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The Nokia Lumia 830 is rapidly rolling out around the world, and Canadian residents now have a chance at upgrading to Microsoft Mobile’s “affordable flagship”. Telus is now offering the handset for free on a 2 year contract, or $500 Canadian commitment-free. The Nokia Lumia 830 has been labelled Microsoft Mobile’s "affordable flagship" and features a 10 megapixel Pureview camera…

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The low-cost but well specced BLU WinHD Windows Phone 8.1 handset is now on sale in Canada for only $179 Canadian. The BLU Win HD features a 5 inch with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 294ppi. It comes with 8 GB of internal storage but you can expand it by 32GB via microSD. Under the hood there…

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MobileSyrup reports when the Nokia Lumia 830 launches in Canada later this month, it will also bring official support for Cortana in the region. Microsoft notes however that it will still be an early build of Cortana “that still has a lot to learn in your region, so not everything will work entirely smoothly at first.” Microsoft Mobile’s “affordable flagship”…

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  Talking about Canada, if your wallet can not quite stretch to the Rogers Nokia Lumia 830, the Microsoft Store in Canada has a pretty affordable deal for you. MobileSyrup reports that the Microsoft Store is selling the unlocked Dual-SIM BLU Win Jr for only $89. The handset, OEM’ed by Miami-based BLU has a 4.0-inch WVGA screen, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 200…

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US and Canadian Pizza lovers can now rejoice, as the official Papa John’s app is now in the Windows Phone Store. The app lets you order from the entire menu, including pizzas, sides, drinks, desserts, and extras, and features special offers, including from your local store and online promotions. No account is required to order and the app will serve…

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