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

Yet another busy week in Canadian mobile – lots of OS updates, some more RIM news (BB10), upcoming Android OS 4.1 Jelly Bean leaks, and a great deal of anticipation for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Below are the top stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– Hands-on with BlackBerry 10 keyboard and homescreen (video) [Read here]
– Google outs Android OS 4.1 Jelly Bean [Read here]
– Flipboard officially available for Android [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy S III shipments start to arrive at Bell stores [Read here]
– Rogers Samsung Galaxy S II LTE OS 4.0 upgrade now available [Read here]
– RIM reportedly started layoffs [Read here]
– TELUS releases the Bold 9900 in White [Read here]
– Eastlink redesigns stores, now launching wireless service “later this year” [Read here]
– Celestica to stop manufacturing for RIM [Read here]
– Rogers launches the Nokia Lumia 710 in White [Read here]
– RIM has seeded over 5,000 BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha devices to developers [Read here]
– LG decides “to put all new tablet development on the back burner” [Read here]
– Microsoft announces 10.6-inch Surface tablet with Windows 8 (Video) [Read here]
– Koodo’s release of the Nokia Lumia 610 now confirmed [Read here]
– Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 8, coming “this fall” [Read here]
– Hands-on with the upcoming 7-inch and 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 2 [Read here]
– Koodo preparing to launch LTE network? [Read here]
– LG Optimus L7 Review [Read here]
– BlackBerry Curve 9320 coming to Koodo Mobile [Read here]
– Mobilicity announces “future plans” to expand coverage in several locations [Read here]
– Virgin quietly releases the LG Optimus Net for $100 on Prepaid [Read here]
– Microsoft to open first Canadian retail store in Yorkdale Shopping Centre [Read here]
– RIM reportedly thinking about splitting business up into two [Read here]

Around the web:
– Sony Xperia launches in the United States [Engadget]
– Cricket starts prepaid iPhone 4S sales [CNET]
– Apple v. Motorola: Judge Posner dismisses entire patent case [The Verge]
– Jeans With a See-Through Pocket For Your Phone Sadly Do Exist [Gizmodo]