Guide to wireless roaming in U.S. without ‘bill shock’

If you’re heading to the U.S. over the holidays, you may be considering putting your smartphone on airplane mode for as long as you’re outside Canada. That’s not a bad move, given the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 13th, 2013 Candice So

BlackBerry Q10 hits Canadian stores

The first new BlackBerry with a physical QWERTY keyboard released in two years hit store shelves in Canada today, in the same week that BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins predicted selling "10s of millions"

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Nokia Lumia 920

The Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone is on sale in Canada today from Rogers Wireless, Microsoft Corp.'s preferred partner for Windows Phone 8.This is the first smartphone available with Microsoft's rebooted phone operating system

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Motorola Defy Pro survives drop and dunk tests

Smartphones are such useful tools that we like to carry them with us wherever we go. But that can sometimes result in doling out some serious punishment in the form of drops and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 27th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Motorola Razr revival a slim, speedy phone too short on battery life

It's baaaack: Motorola has resurrected the Razr brand with the Droid Razr (priced at $149.99 wtih a three-year activation contract exclusively at Rogers Wireless).With its 4.3-inch display, LTE connectivity, and dual-coreprocessor, the Droid

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 9th, 2011 Ginny Mies

S.O.S. for SMS: Never pay for text messages again

We love to text. We just hate paying for it.First, with apologies to Celine Dion, let’s talk about love: ouraddiction to texting is a global phenomenon.Canadians send a staggering 199 million text messages

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 24th, 2011 Christine Wong

Bell, Telus to launch bevy of new products on faster network

The launch of the new HSPA+ cellular network shared by Telus Mobility and Bell Mobility will change Canada's wireless landscape almost overnight as both carriers prepare to launch a bevy of new products

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Onyx unveiled – Next-generation BlackBerry Bold has some cool features

CrackBerry addicts and tech-Web-watchers already know that RIM's got a brand new BlackBerry, unofficially dubbed "Onyx," waiting in the wings--related rumors have been swirling around the blogosphere for quite some time now. Heck,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2009 Al Sacco

HTC Dream – a powerful iPhone contender

Google wants you to use its services on your phone so much that it is giving away the Android operating system (OS).Any hardware manufacturer who wants to can adopt the Google OS by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Android phone’s Canadian launch ‘Dream and Magic’ … not shock and awe

Google's Android operating system for smartphones comes to Canada June 2 aboard both the HTC Dream and Magic phones from Rogers Wireless and enters a hotly-contested marketplace that is pushing more people towards

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Moving cell phones will help 680News create live traffic reports

Greater Toronto Area (GTA) commuters stuck in traffic have one more reason to tune into 680News for help.The Toronto-based AM radio station – popular for providing news, traffic and weather conditions every ten

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Jennifer Kavur