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    Sorry to bump this, but Leica and Zeiss have...

    Sorry to bump this, but Leica and Zeiss have partnered with digital camera mfrs like Panasonic and Sony for years, and all it means is that you get a Leica or Zeiss logo on your POS (that's point and...
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    I just got one with my Primus plan. As soon as I...

    I just got one with my Primus plan. As soon as I fired it up it updated to Android 6 and a newer version of EMUI. It's huge compared to my Blackberry Q5, and touchscreen rather than KB equipped.
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  3. Thread: Primus Promo

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    Primus Promo

    My BB Q5 battery is dying and my two year plan with Primus was up in October, so I bit. I got the Family Plan that is $80 a month, $40 for the first 3 months. If I'd signed up in January it would...
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    Thanks. The Q5 feels like an abandoned orphan at...

    Thanks. The Q5 feels like an abandoned orphan at times.
    In the past my OS updates have shown up more than a month after the release date.
    I've noticed several potentially useful banking apps for...
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    I haven't seen 10.3.3 yet on my Primus/Citifone...

    I haven't seen 10.3.3 yet on my Primus/Citifone Q5.
    Still showing 10.3.2.2474 as the latest s/w.
    I'm off my 2 year contract and running month by month. The battery is not holding its charge, it...
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    Wow, Hasselblad made a huge mistake putting their...

    Wow, Hasselblad made a huge mistake putting their name on this trinket.
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    As a further update on OS updates, the...

    As a further update on OS updates, the 10.3.2.2168 update which came out officially in July has just popped up on my Software Updates screen. If you're used to instant access to system updates from...
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    I do get OS updates with Primus. The...

    I do get OS updates with Primus. The notifications come out a few days after Rogers people start getting theirs.
    After the 10.3 update I have installed a few Android apps through the Amazon store....
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    Six months later this is probably of no use to...

    Six months later this is probably of no use to you, but I like Primus. As per my other thread, I switched to Primus and then moved to a BlackBerry Q5. Two, actually, on a family plan with shared data...
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    My two year contract came up for renewal. I have...

    My two year contract came up for renewal. I have upgraded my family plan to Blackberry Q5. With the double double plan, ($65 a month for two phones for two years with no upfront fees) I have 1 Gig of...
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    Primus now gives you call display and voice mail...

    Primus now gives you call display and voice mail for no extra charge, saving me $5 a month. There is a $15 per month shared data plan which I haven't signed up for yet. That is better than ten bucks...
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    Petro Can Mobility, like PC Mobile, works only in...

    Petro Can Mobility, like PC Mobile, works only in Canada.
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    Because the Canadian wireless market really needs...

    Because the Canadian wireless market really needs more consolidation and less competition...
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    Primus now has "mini" call display (number but no...

    Primus now has "mini" call display (number but no name, unless you have a phonebook entry for that number) and voice mail (mailbox is limited to 3 messages) for $5 a month per phone. I opted for it...
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    Update: The text from Brazil to Canada cost 25...

    Update:
    The text from Brazil to Canada cost 25 cents. That's a markup of 25,000% but it's still cheap enough to use on an occasional basis.
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    Primus wireless - a cheapskate's experience

    Having had lousy experience with PAYG from PC Mobile (it can no longer roam even in the US) and AT&T (US, Canada and Mexico only, so though AT&T uses GSM, and has agreements with the rest of the...
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    Oops, I forgot to put the skill testing answer in...

    Oops, I forgot to put the skill testing answer in my post.
    The HP Touchpad shipped with WebOS, though Android is also viable.
    There.
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    Woohoo free stuff!

    Woohoo free stuff!
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    I like a nice contest!

    I like a nice contest!
  20. Is Primus still the worst wireless provider ever?

    So, is Primus wireless still worse than anybody else?
    The threads here are all ca.2008. A lot has changed since then.

    Has anybody got recent experience, especially with roaming?

    I'm examining...
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    I bought a $5 AT&T Go phone when I went to...

    I bought a $5 AT&T Go phone when I went to Colorado for Christmas. I chose the $2/day plan because it meant that on the days I made no calls, I didn't pay anything. The days I made calls I usually...
  22. Bell Some progress. There is, indeed, a "Prepend"...

    Some progress. There is, indeed, a "Prepend" option for returning calls. It makes returning a call about a five button operation, rather than one.
  23. Bell I'm in Ontario. I'm going to call one of the...

    I'm in Ontario. I'm going to call one of the frighteningly cheerful Virgin Mobile support people and see what they say.
  24. Bell hmmm, maybe it's a special "feature" to punish us...

    hmmm, maybe it's a special "feature" to punish us for using VMC and PCMobile
  25. Bell Annoyance of Returning LD Calls on Bell Mobility

    I'm on Virgin, which uses the Bell network. My wife is on PC, which also uses Bell. We both have had the same experience. An incoming missed call shows up, we press "call" to call back, and the...
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