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

Busy week filled with new device announcements. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 2 and the ATIV S, plus a few new Android devices from Sony, LG and HTC. In addition, both MTS and Fido launched their LTE service, plus us Canadians saw a plethora of Android OS updates, specifically to Ice Cream Sandwich. Below are the top Canadian stories from the past 7 days, plus notable news from around the web.

– RIM CEO says “On full-touch, I’m in attack mode” [Read here]
– Fido goes live with LTE service [Read here]
– Bell Motorola ATRIX HD LTE Review (Video) [Read here]
– Bell Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE upgrade to OS 4.0.4 now available [Read here]
– “Mobile Wallet” awareness is on the rise in Canada [Read here]
– Toshiba Thrive 10.1 upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich is now available [Read here]
– Samsung posts their “internal memo” about $1 billion verdict on corporate blog [Read here]
– Samsung Canada gives customized “Dragon” Galaxy S III to loyal customer [Read here]
– MTS goes live with LTE network, launches the Sony Xperia ion [Read here]
– Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 upgrade to ICS hitting Rogers, Bell and TELUS users [Read here]
– Sony debuts Xperia Tablet S, Xperia T, V and J smartphones [Read here]
– Sony announces flagship Xperia T will come to Canada later this year [Read here]
– Bell puts the BlackBerry Bold 9790 on “End of life” status [Read here]
– Samsung Canada will share Note II and ATIV S availability “in the coming months” [Read here]
– WIND releases the Motorola RAZR V [Read here]
– Rogers to launch the LG C195 [Read here]
– This could be the upcoming WP8 HTC “Accord” [Read here]
– TELUS wins $300,000 wireless contract with the City of Timmins [Read here]
– Rogers discontinuing their URMusic service November 1st [Read here]
– Nokia Lumia 820 “Arrow” prototype pictured [Read here]

Around the web:
– Apple adds Samsung’s Galaxy S III, Note and Note 10.1 to ongoing lawsuit [Engadget]
– Walmart testing ‘Scan and Go’ concept [PhoneArena]
– Unknown HTC beast spotted in blurry pics [AndroidAuthority]
– Amazon’s new Kindle Fire: the evidence grows [TheVerge]