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

These past 168 hours have been incredibly busy. RIM had their annual shareholders meeting and that went as expected, but CEO Thorsten Heins noted that BB10 will welcome Video Chat to BBM. A number of new handset releases, namely the HTC One X on TELUS, Nokia Lumia 610, LG Optimus L5 and HTC Desire C. This coming week you can expect Sony’s first LTE-enabled handset, Xperia ion, to launch. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– TELUS “Your Account” app coming soon to Android, iPhone and BlackBerry [Read here]
– BlackBerry App World updated to v3.1.4.25, brings “Upgrade All” button [Read here]
– Nokia Lumia 610 now available at TELUS [Read here]
– Bell’s LTE network now live in Kingston [Read here]
– TELUS HTC Desire HD upgrade to ICS gets cancelled [Read here]
– Rogers expanding LTE coverage to 28 additional cities by the end of 2012 [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Note to get OS 4.0 upgrade rolling out [Read here]
– Bell to release the Motorola ATRIX HD LTE and Motorola RAZR V “early August” [Read here]
– RIM’s CEO says first BlackBerry 10 device coming in January [Read here]
– Nexus 7 Tablet Review [Read here]
– Video: Nexus 7, Ninjas and UFC champ Georges St-Pierre [Read here]
– Upcoming Rogers Sony Xperia ion pricing revealed [Read here]
– Samsung officially opens first retail store in Canada [Read here]
– Heins: BBM Video Chat coming with BlackBerry 10 (Audio) [Read here]
– HTC Desire C now available at Virgin and SaskTel [Read here]
– Hands-on with Nokia’s PureView 808 [Read here]
– TELUS adds the HTC One X to their growing LTE lineup [Read here]
– RIM ordered to pay $147.2 million in damages in wireless patent lawsuit [Read here]
– LG Optimus L5 now available at Bell [Read here]
– Contest: Win a TELUS Samsung Galaxy S III “Prize Pack” [Enter here]
– Contest: Win a Special Edition “The Dark Knight Rises” Nokia Lumia 900 [Enter here]

Around the web:
– XBMC for Android app revealed; source code available now [Engadget]
– Office Depot website shows Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 in stock [PhoneArena]
– Google’s Eric Schmidt: ‘We always wanted to be in the hardware business’ [TheVerge]
– ‘iPhone 5′ is already for sale in China [9to5Mac]
– BlackBerry Dev Alpha Devices To Get Update Next Week! [BerryReview]