Canadian Mobile Phone Forum
A forum for Canadians to discuss their experiences and/or technical questions about some of the big players like Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility, Telus Mobility, Public Mobile and more. If you have technical questions about your mobile phone, iPhone, iPad, Android phone, how to unlock a Canadian phone or how to tweak and hack your phone, you've come to the right place! Feel free to post any questions and a member with knowledge about Mobile Phones will try to help out. Some forum discussions you may find have to do with Samsung, Apple, LG, HTC, Motorola and Nokia. Be sure to post any of the best cell phone deals you find. Rogers Wireless, Bell Mobility, Fido & Telus discussion
Feb 29th, 2008
Oct 3rd, 2018 by MHz
Finally a real use for a smart phone.
Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening! Apple's iPhone 5S and 5C might be all the rage at the moment. (Did you get a gold one??) But one college professor thinks smartphones should have a higher purpose. By "higher," I...
Sep 14th, 2018 by Hoid
Apples facial recognition in new iPhone unsettles privacy activists
Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face a move likely to bring facial recognition to the masses, along with concerns over how the technology may be used for nefarious purposes. Apples newest device, set to go on sale November 3, is...
Aug 28th, 2018 by Hoid
iPhone8 mic problems
I bought 8+ and it has a muffled voice. People in the other end constantly ask me to speak louder or complain that they cant hear me. They say that it seems I am calling them sitting in a tunnel. Some people on the other end said that I was breaking...
BRAUN: Emojis and the law
BRAUN: Emojis and the law Liz Braun More from Liz Braun Published: March 3, 2018 Updated: March 3, 2018 12:50 PM EST Emojis.Gaggan Anand/ www.instagram.com / TorSunWP If someone texted you an emoji of a couple of knives pointing at an eggplant,...
Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight
Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight Jenny Yuen More from Jenny Yuen Published: March 1, 2018 Updated: March 1, 2018 4:17 PM EST File photo of an Air Canada plane. (Stan Behal/Postmedia Network) TORONTO A woman suffered minor...
Lost notes on iPhone? You need to know some tips to get them back
Sometimes the data on iPhone will disappear with known reasons. There is something important you need to know. You should stop using iPhone. Because the lost data might be overwritten by new data. If you have backed up data with iTunes or iCloud,...
Android Treble: blessing or trouble?
At its core Trebles introduction into Android 8 is a way for Google to have better control over the different hardware variations used across Android products released by different manufacturers. The intention is to make upgrading old hardware to new...
Class-action against Apple over slowed down iPhones filed in Quebec
Class-action against Apple over slowed down iPhones filed in Quebec Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: January 5, 2018 Updated: January 5, 2018 12:33 PM EST In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, the camera, upper left, of an iPhone 8...
New exploit turns Samsung phones into remote bugging devices
As many as 600 million Samsung phones may be vulnerable to attacks that allow hackers to surreptitiously monitor the camera and microphone, read incoming and outgoing text messages, and install malicious apps, a security researcher said. The...
Star Trek's universal translator now a reality
Star Trek's universal translator now a reality By Syd Bolton First posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 05:03 PM EDT | Updated: Friday, October 13, 2017 05:44 PM EDT Ive written before about how its really easy to predict the future. Just watch Star...
How safe are cellphones?
How safe are cellphones? By Dr. W. Gifford-Jones, Special to Postmedia Network First posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017 07:00 AM EDT Are some cellphone users destined to develop cancer after years of use? Or, is this fear being over-played? For...
Canada to open up cellular spectrum space again
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has launched a consultation on the auctioning and licensing of 600MHz wireless spectrum a low-band spectrum that provides significant range and is currently being used by T-Mobile in the U.S. to...
Court: Apple has right to inspect iPhone man claims burned his arm
Court: Apple has right to inspect iPhone man claims burned his arm Colin Perkel, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Monday, July 10, 2017 03:16 PM EDT | Updated: Monday, July 10, 2017 03:24 PM EDT TORONTO A man who claims his overheated iPhone 5...
How will Google Hangouts Dialer Change the Canadian Telecom Landscape
Google voice provides free US numbers only so far, which means that as far as I know, we won't be able to receive incoming Google Hangouts calls over Canadian phone numbers just yet. However, Google Dialer is now in Canada and so it is now possible to...
My Textnow review.
I read about Textnow last evening and decided to download it and experiment with it. Though I did eventually uninstall it this morning after concluding that it did not meet my needs, I must say that it's still an impressive plan that could work for...
Can 911 locate you on a cell phone?
I thought that emergency service had the technology on their system to find the exact location of a 911 call until I saw this report on TV tonight... Both my wife and I have features on our phones so that we can quickly find each other should we get...
No time change
Just wondering I crossed time change locations My partners phone changed automatically, mine did not Why is that?
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Aug 3rd, 2016 by staggo
Consumers turn to black market for cellphone deals
Pricey cellphone plans in many Canadian provinces appear to be driving consumers toward a booming black market business. At last search, online ad site Kijiji in Toronto was crawling with advertisements for a bargain Koodo or Fido phone plan just $48...
Radio alarm clock
Hey guys, has anybody ever used a radio Android app which has an alarm clock function? Would be cool to be woken up by my favourite radio channels ;) Thanks for your advice!