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

Apple seemed to dominate the week with their iOS announcements, which finally brings some good enhancements to iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch users. In addition, we saw several Android devices get updated to Ice Cream Sandwich, then the week ended Samsung’s announcement that the Galaxy S III would be delayed by seven days. Below are the top Canadian stories from the last 7 days, plus notable news from around the web.

– Sony Xperia ion coming to Canada this Summer [Read here]
– WIND planning to launch loyalty program called “WindDollar” [Read here]
– Apple announces iOS 6 with redesigned Maps, Siri location support for Canada [Read here]
– TELUS Xperia ray upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich now available [Read here]
– Galaxy S III Canadian launch delayed until June 27th [Read here]
– BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 now available in Canada [Read here]
– Rogers applies for their own top-level domains (.Rogers, .Fido, and .Chatr) [Read here]
– 900,000 Android devices are activated each day [Read here]
– Interview with Head of Design at BlackBerry on the Porsche Design P’9981 [Read here]
– BlackBerry 10 Jam registration now open in Montreal [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy S III designers led double life [Read here]
– Sony Xperia U Review [Read here]
– Samsung confirms all Canadian carriers will opt into 50GB Dropbox offer [Read here]
– 71% of Canadians are ready to go “cashless” [Read here]
– Koodo Mobile to launch the Nokia Lumia 610 [Read here]
– Bell LTE network now live in Barrie [Read here]
– Mobilicity upgrading entire network to 4G [Read here]
– Mobilicity and WIND HTC Amaze upgrade to OS 4.0 now available [Read here]
– TELUS investing $7 million to “expand and enhance” coverage in Manitoba [Read here]
– LG Optimus Net en route to Virgin Mobile [Read here]
– RIM’s new CEO will earn $10.2 million this year [Read here]
– TELUS Galaxy Note upgrade to ICS expected on July 13th [Read here]
– New BlackBerry 10 photos reveal a little more of what to expect [Read here]

Around the web:
– Nokia hints at June 18th news, may be PureView related [Engadget]
– Motorola Solutions buys Psion for $200 million [Engadget]
– Samsung’s next-gen stylus could double as a headset [Phandroid]
– BlackBerry 10 Adobe AIR SDK Beta Released [BerryReview]
– Karma: a 4G provider that rewards users for sharing their data plan [TheVerge]