Canadian availability unknown for new Nokia Lumia devices

SAN FRANCISCO -- There’s lots to say about Nokia’s latest smartphone, the Lumia 930. It has a 5-in. screen, can be charged wirelessly, has a 20 MP camera, will ship with Windows Phone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Rogers fastest wireless network in Canada, PCMag tests show

Canadians typically enjoy faster mobile data speeds than their U.S. counterparts, but are paying more for incumbent carriers Rogers Wireless, Telus Mobility, and Bell Mobility to deliver that service, according to a nationwide

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Mi-Fi 2

What's the size of a deck of cards and keeps all of your devices connected, no matter where you are? It's the Mi-Fi 2 from Bell. Turn it on and it creates a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Government searches for spectrum to fuel wireless competition

The federal government released more details about how it plans to ensure a fourth wireless carrier in each region across Canada to compete with the wireless incumbent triad of Bell, Rogers, and Telus.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Government-backed monopoly may be needed for broadband networks, ITU says

Ever wonder what the industry leaders of the telecommunications industry think the future holds for the future of ICT? Well a 35-page report on the outcomes of discussions like that can be downloaded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

With iPhone 5, Apple playing catch-up with Android devices

When the iPhone first came out, I didn’t get what all the hype was about. Before it was even available in Canada, we heard the hype from the U.S. launch about this magical

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

iPhone 5 event: 3 new features Apple will include

As Apple fanboys, tech enthusiasts, and mobile maniacs eagerly await the technology firm’s launch of the iPhone 5 tomorrow, rumours abound about what the device will include.But if you’ve followed any Apple product

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Hands on with BlackBerry PlayBook LTE

Research in Motion (RIM) has a new BlackBerry PlayBook out on the market. So what's different about this tablet compared to the one it launched more than a year ago?Aside from two key

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Playbook with cell connectivity launches Aug. 9

Research in Motion (RIM) will release a new version of the BlackBerry Playbook in Canada Aug. 9 with support for 4G LTE networks, the Waterloo, Ont.-based firm announced today.The previous model of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 2nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Hands on with Motorola Atrix HD LTE

Motorola has debuted its Atirx HD LTE smartphone, set for release in Canada later this summer.A sequel to last year's Motorola Atrix, this model sports a larger, HD screen and connects to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

CATA pressures government to provide broadband Internet for all

Canadians love to complain about their various services that they must pay for on a monthly subscription basis, Internet being just one of those items. But when compared to the rest of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

First responders seek public feedback for wireless test-bed

Since 9/11, when First Responders charged into New York’s Twin Towers without interoperable communications equipment that could have told them what they were really facing, many nations have adopted measures to strengthen security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 6th, 2012 Barry Gander

Mobilicity latest telco to announce 4G roll out

Mobilicity has become the latest Canadian telecommunications company to announce upgraded wireless speeds to 4G, with a release issued yesterday.The new entrant into the wireless scene says its network, based in Canada’s urban

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Panasonic smartphone talks to appliances

Panasonic will launch smartphones that sync with its household appliances, including its ovens and rice cookers, from this summer. The two new phones, which will be available under domestic operator NTT DoCoMo, are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 14th, 2012 Jay Alabaster