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The CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) recently conducted research and found that while average prices for wireless service in Canada had decreased, they were still more expensive when compared to other countries. The research was divided in three different categories: level 1 (low use), level 2(average use), and level 3 (high volume use). Canada for example is the most expensive country in which to get wireless service if your usage falls in the level 1 category (just a little more expensive than the US). When comparing prices at level 2 and 3, Canada fares better and is in the middle of pack. For example, for level 2 (average usage) we are less expensive than the United Sates and France, but more expensive than the UK, Australia and Japan.
Aussie Website Gizmodo Australia, got their hands on a leaked document that gives details on Google’s soon to officially be announced Nexus 7 Tablet. According to the document, Asus will build the hardware and it will run Android’s new OS, Jelly Bean (Android 4.1). The 7 inch tablet (hence the seven in the name) will sport the following specs: a 1.3Ghz quad-core Tegra 3 processor, GeForce 12-core GPU and 1GB of RAM. It will also feature NFC and Android Beam and come in 8 GB and 16 GB versions. The 8 GB Nexus 7 tablet will be priced at $199 US and 16 GB version will be $249 US. The rumored launch date is the end of July.