Video Rewind: Telus launches HSPA network in Canada

Telus announced this week the doubling of its wireless network speed to 42 mbps. That's good enough for a 4G network classificaition, the carrier says.You can read the coverage on ITBusiness.ca in Nestor

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 10th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

How to assess a cloud provider’s access control

Depending on what your cloud application is doing, there will be several levels of access control. The simplest is at the file level: the operating system will enforce user/group/world or access control lists

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 2nd, 2011 David Taber

Canadians entrepreneurs anxious about tech problems, solutions

While Canadian businesses are concerned about network security threats, they aren't very keen on one of the possible ways to protect their networks, two Angus Reid polls show.An Angus Reid poll of 504

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Three LinkedIn strategies to boost business

Susan Varty didn't plan to publish a short book based on the informative responses she collected on her question posted to LinkedIn, but she's glad she did.The principal consultant at Toronto-based Wordtree Consulting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

A review of Videotron’s new cell phone plans

Quebecor’s Videotron launched its Wireless network recently (Sept 9) and we took the opportunity to review its cell phone plans which they recently introduced. Unlike the new entrants, Wind Mobile, Mobilicity and Public

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 11th, 2010 Yale Holder

Netgear offers ideal firewall for small shops

Netgear, despite its consumer roots, has been making network equipment for small and midsized businesses for years. The ProSafe FVS336G, though awkwardly named, is the result of that experience: it's easy to install,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 24th, 2010 James E. Gaskin

All signs point to digital

Most Canadians have probably been exposed to digital signage by now – either grabbing a bite at the mall food court or standing in line at Tim Horton's, but more retailers could be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Safe@Office 1000N provides easy network protection for SMBs

It's hard to miss a Check Point appliance, because they all have bright orange boxes and bright yellow front panels. The 1000N is no exception, and the small metal box with the gaudy

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 10th, 2010 James E. Gaskin

HP, Dell offer plug-and-play systems to Canadian SMBs

Major technology vendors serving small and mid-sized firms are looking to take the edge off the increasingly complex task of selecting computing products and services.The harsher economic realities over the past year and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google hit with class action lawsuit over secret WiFi sniffing

Google's secret Wi-Fi sniffing has prompted a class-action lawsuit that could force the company to pay up to $10,000 for each time it snatched data from unprotected hotspots, court documents show.The lawsuit, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 25th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Top tips for basic repairs on common tech gadgets

Your PC will crash, your camera will break, your network will fail, and your printer will chew up paper. Before you spend valuable time and money waiting for tech support or paying for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2010 Patrick Miller

Canadian wireless carriers will ‘bend over backwards’ to please customers

As 2010 brings heightened levels of competition and potentially disruptive technology to the wireless sector, Canadians will see carriers “bending over backwards” for them, industry analysts say.“Canada is in the early stages of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to fix the 10 most common printer problems

Printers: Can't live with them, can't nuke them. You could always toss a misbehaving inkjet or laser out the window, but where would that leave you? Truth be told, we need our printers,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 28th, 2009 Jeff Bertolucci

Simple ways to supercharge your PC and other digital gear

Has your PC lost its pep? How about your network connection, your printer, or even your phone? Here's our guide to giving your gear new life. Follow our tips, and you can fire

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 24th, 2009 Jeff Radecki