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

The last 7 days in a nutshell: RIM PR blitz and leaked roadmap, new dual-core Android devices coming to Canada, plus and number of new device launches. Busy week and it’s only going to get busier heading into the back-to-school season. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web.

– The Sony Xperia ion “will be coming soon exclusively to Rogers” [Read here]
– Huawei Ascend P1 coming to WIND Mobile this Summer [Read here]
– Rogers says new customers will not pay the GRRF [Read here]
– Free Wi-Fi now at Tim Hortons [Read here]
– TELUS to release the HTC One X [Read here]
– 10.9% of Android devices run OS 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich [Read here]
– Rogers HTC Raider and Evo 3D upgrade to OS 4.0 ICS now available [Read here]
– RIM’s 2013 roadmap reportedly leaks online [Read here]
– Fido shifting towards per-minute billing [Read here]
– Rogers Nokia Lumia 900 now available in Cyan [Read here]
– BlackBerry App World crosses over the 3 billion app download mark [Read here]
– RIM’s in it for the long haul, whether we believe in them or not [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy S III didn’t explode, it was caused by an “external energy source” [Read here]
– HTC Desire C heading to Rogers [Read here]
– Bell’s latest Android OS 4.0 upgrade schedule [Read here]
– Poynt files for bankruptcy [Read here]
– Nexus 7 will be “Available Online and In-Stores July 23” [Read here]
– Nokia Lumia 610 now available at Koodo [Read here]

Around the web:

– PSA: Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ up for sale again at Google Play store [Engadget]
– Samsung Galaxy Beam goes on sale in the UK [GSMArena]
– Apple App Store update glitch has been fixed, DRM server to blame [TheVerge]
– RIM’s “looking for a few great devs” [RIM]