German firm’s new service will install a Wi-Fi hotspot at your business

Wi-Fi might be a fixture in homes, offices, and restaurant franchises across the country, but thus far ISP giants have yet to offer hotspot installation services for public-facing small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New CenturyLink service adds marketing analytics to venue-based Wi-Fi

Canadians love their free Wi-Fi, and are willing to provide personal data in exchange for incentives - so why not combine the two? Location-Based Analytics, the new software as a service (SaaS) released

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Extreme connectivity for Buffalo Bills fans

The way Mark Liskey describes it, outfitting an entire stadium with Wi-Fi with a target capacity of 140,000 simultaneous connections isn't quite the same as hooking up an office. That's exactly what the senior

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

Montreal Canadiens fans score some Wi-Fi at home games

At the Bell Centre in Montreal, the stands are packed. It's the Leafs versus the Canadiens. As the players come onto the field, the fans cheer, smartphones in hand, snapping away.  They're documenting their attendance

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

CES 2016: the good, the nice, the useful and the odd

Greetings from Las Vegas! CES is in full swing, with many press conferences and attendees. The Samsung press conference attendees lined up two hours in advance of the event with thousands of media representatives covering

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Toronto’s Turnstyle can help you monetize your Wi-Fi

A graduate of the Jolt technology accelerator has two new solutions that can help businesses monetize their Wi-Fi networks. While Wi-Fi has become a customer expectation and competitive differentiator for many retailers, restaurants,

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

TP-Link launches travel router that’s smaller than a hockey puck

If you’re headed out on a business trip and already inwardly dreading dealing with the hotel Wi-Fi, you might want to check out TP-Link’s newest router. Last week, the Chinese hardware maker unveiled

Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Linksys launches new router with open source code

Linksys has started shipping a new router, and it’s touting its latest offering as the first consumer-grade Wi-Fi router to provide thorough wireless coverage throughout the home through its four external antennas. The

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Candice So

Video: Nomi bringing e-commerce insights into physical stores at Dx3

Last week, we had a chance to tour the Retail Collective, a set of startups and technologies for retailers looking to lure consumers back to physical stores, instead of losing sales to e-commerce

Published on: March 12th, 2014 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Ubi voice-activated smart home command centre

Hi there, I’m Candice So and thanks for watching All Hands on Tech. In September 2012, the Ubi – or ubiquitous computer – received more than $229,000 in funding for its Kickstarter campaign,

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Candice So

Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms

By fall, visitors to Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto will use digital displays to find their way around and learn about what they’re looking at. The reconstructed brick factory will have about 30 of

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Grant Buckler

The enterprise headache with Windows Live ID and SkyDrive

I’m confident that everyone reading this has received spam from a friend’s Hotmail account and then got the apologetic “sorry my account was hacked” email. Or worst, had it happen to them. If you

Published on: March 12th, 2013 Brian Bourne

New networking line targets SMB productivity

Secure productivity for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is the focus of a series of new product announcements Wednesday by networking vendor Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO). Related Story | Cisco may sell LinksysAccording

Published on: January 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

‘WiFox’ could vastly improve Wi-Fi connections

We've all experienced the frustration of a lacking Wi-Fi connection before. Whether at a conference where the routers are overloaded with devices trying to connect, or at a coffee shop where the speeds

Published on: November 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson