Canadians can now port landline numbers to another VoIP service

Canadians can now port their landline phone numbers to a voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) line with NetTalk.com Inc.'s service, the firm announced Jan. 15.It's not the first time this option has been

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Nettalk Duo WiFi

The landline is dead. Now that everyone is always carrying around cell phones, having a home phone number is obsolete. Many people are cutting the cord entirely and cutting the expense of a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Contract disputes fuel bulk of SMB telecom complaints

Contract disputes fuelled the bulk of complaints made by Canada's small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) about their telecom services in the past year. According to data provided exclusively to ITBusiness.ca by theCommissioner

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2012 Christine Wong

Leaked spec sheets build buzz for RIM’s new BlackBerry 10 phones

Drips and drabs are leaking out of the Research and Motion camp about what's in store for the company's new BlackBerry 10 smartphones. While we have to warn upfront that leaks about product

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 2nd, 2012 Christine Wong

TekSavvy rolls out high-speed Internet for SMBs after CRTC ruling

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has launched new DSL service targeting SMBs now that Canada's telecom watchdog has ruled that it and other small ISPs can directly compete with big carriers in the high-speed Internet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Is Facebook phone next for Zuckerberg?

Facebook has five mobile apps, no clear way to monetize its mobile users, and it is now looking to build a smartphone, according to a recent New York Times report.Yes, we've heard this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

End iOS envy: How to make your Android phone work better than iPhone

iPhone users love to brag about their phones. They line up around the block and stand in line for hours when a new one is released. Yet, for many users, Android is clearly

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2012 Jeff Vance

Samsung unveils 10-inch Galaxy Note

Samsung Electronics has expanded its portfolio of tablets with the 10-inch Galaxy Note 10.1, as the company tries to differentiate itself from the barrage of other Android-based products by allowing users to write

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2012

Moncton startup dials into demand for big name business advice

You could call it dial-a-dealmaker.One of Canada’s best-known, east coast, high-tech entrepreneurs is usinga low-tech way to connect budding entrepreneurs with big name businessexperts: the phone. Would-be CEOs can get one-on-one advice over

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadians replacing PCs, TV, and landlines with mobile tech

PC use, landline phones and paid TV service subscriptions are on thewane as consumers gravitate toward mobile devices and free content, anew KPMG study of global convergence trends shows.PCs are still more popular

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

True Voice offers click-to-call service

Doug Moffat was seeking a way to help the visually impaired and physically disabled to browse the Web when he started down the path that led to his startup, True Voice Technologies Inc.Moffat

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Microsoft drops mandatory camera from Windows Phone 7 specs

Microsoft quietly downgraded the hardware requirements for its Windows Phone 7 operating system in late September to make optional the inclusion of cameras in mobiles using the operating system. The move came just

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 8th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

5 top new features in iOS 5

Apple has been sure to highlight the apps receiving the biggest changes in iOS 5--Safari, for example--but there are still many new features in iOS 5's other built-in apps that haven't gotten as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2011 Serenity Caldwell

Massive HTC Android phone vulnerabilities reported

Security researchers say they've uncovered a flaw in severalsmartphone models produced by HTC that gives any application that hasInternet access the keys to a trove of information on the phone,including e-mail addresses, GPS

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 4th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.