Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

BlackBerry news. iPhone news. New device announcements and a few OS updates. Below is the list of all the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around web.

– Rogers to release the Samsung Galaxy Mega for $500 outright [Read here]
– Nokia Lumia 1020 coming to TELUS along with the 4.7-inch Lumia 625 [Read here]
– WIND Mobile to release the the HTC One on August 27th [Read here]
– Nokia Lumia 1020 coming to Rogers in October [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Mega Hands-on [Read here]
– One step closer: BBM for iOS and Android User Guides arrive online [Read here]
– Amber update now available for Rogers Nokia Lumia 920 [Read here]
– Bell Samsung Galaxy MEGA will be available August 29th [Read here]
– LG G2 has a retail price of $699, might launch on September 10th [Read here]
– Rogers releases the Moto X [Read here]
– Rogers launches handset trade-in program [Read here]
– BlackBerry cuts another 100 jobs in Waterloo [Read here]
– Mobilicity signs ‘Exclusive Gold Dealer’ agreement with Uniserve [Read here]
– Steve Ballmer to retire as Microsoft CEO [Read here]
– Minuum Keyboard for Android hits Play Store as $3.99 public beta [Read here]
– Ontario Court sides with Rogers, says Chatr ads were accurate [Read here]
– Public Mobile launches $35/month Back-to-School promo plan [Read here]
– Nexus 7 (2013) Review [Read here]
– Contest: Win a Bell Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 LTE [Enter here]
– Contest: Win an HTC One! [Read here]
– Contest: Win a Rogers Moto X! [Read here]

Around the web:
– Alleged Motorola Droid 5 pics suggest the QWERTY slider still lives [Engadget]
– Moto X teardown [iFixit]
– Google updates Play policies to ban apps and ads modifying devices [TNW]
– New Glassware makes Toronto the most Google Glass ready city in the world [BetaKit]
– Galaxy Note 3 passes by Bluetooth SIG [AndroidAuthority]