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Telus says it’s providing free high-speed internet to low-income families for 60 days in response to COVID-29

Telus is extending its support for low-income families by waiving all fees for its Internet for Good program for two months, the company announced today.  This means customers enrolled in the program will

Published on: March 27th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Huawei P40 Pro+ features 10x periscope camera and stunning quad-curved display

Huawei today held the global launch event for its P40 series smartphones, releasing the devices for European, Chinese, and Canadian markets.   Name Huawei P40 Huawei P40 Pro Huawei P40 Pro+ Display 6.1-inch

Published on: March 26th, 2020 Tom Li

COVID-19: Provincial health hotlines and telehealth options

Accessing healthcare during a pandemic is not business as usual. Intensive care units and other critical healthcare infrastructure are dedicated to only the most crucial of cases, leaving many others scrambling for options.

Published on: March 25th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Can Huawei’s AppGallery really replace Google’s Play Store? I spend a week with Huawei’s Google-less phone

Housing nearly three million apps and seeing more than one billion monthly active users in 2017 alone, Google Play Store has grown to dominate smartphones globally. But ever since the U.S. banned Huawei

Published on: March 24th, 2020 Tom Li

Apple’s new MacBook Air and iPad Pro bring surprsing upgrades

Apple yesterday released its new MacBook Air laptop and iPad Pro tablet, both coming with a significantly improved keyboard and improved performance. The iPad Pro also comes with a new LiDAR sensor for

Published on: March 19th, 2020 Tom Li

Maple launches free online screening and consultation solution in response to COVID-19

While health officials do their best to provide answers to the public about COVID-19, virtual healthcare solutions provider Maple is doing what it can to quell those concerns by launching a free online

Published on: March 16th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Huawei Mate 30 Pro set to debut in Canada without Google apps

The elusive Huawei Mate 30 Pro will finally be coming to Canada in May, as confirmed by Huawei in an interview with IT World Canada. As Huawei's best offer in the high-end smartphones

Published on: March 13th, 2020 Tom Li

Ericsson announces partnership with Carleton University to research 5G tech

Ericsson has announced a new multi-year partnership with Carleton University to further advance the school's programs for engineers and computer scientists and generate research in the field of 5G technology. “This collaboration will

Published on: February 28th, 2020 Buckley Smith

LG announces V60 ThinQ 5G smartphone

Without a foldable display for its phones, LG is going all-in on its double-screen idea. Its latest creation, the LG V60 ThinQ 5G, is LG's second 5G smartphone with a second detachable screen.

Published on: February 27th, 2020 Tom Li

Huawei launches Mate Xs foldable smartphone

Huawei today launched its Mate Xs foldable smartphone, an improvement over the first-generation Huawei Mate X. The Huawei Mate Xs is Huawei’s second-generation foldable smartphone. The display unfolds into a unified 8-inch display.

Published on: February 24th, 2020 Tom Li

Expert says CRTC’s data plan proposals for telcos are ‘misguided’

This week, the Canadian Radio and Telecommunication Commission has been holding a review with major Canadian network operators to discuss the affordability and state of competition of the mobile domain in Canada. Between

Published on: February 21st, 2020 Tom Li

Renting a new office building? Check its network infrastructure first

When one broaches the topic of 5G, it tends to immediately lead into heated debates on the network's infrastructure, performance, cost, and potential. However, the issue of cellular connectivity has been largely glossed

Published on: February 13th, 2020 Tom Li

Mitacs placing 400 interns with ENCQOR 5G network projects

Nonprofit national research organization Mitacs has announced that it is working with the ENCQOR 5G network to place 400 student interns from Ontario and Quebec into various 5G-related projects within their network. ENCQOR

Published on: February 12th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Platforms key for the future of today’s ‘immature’ smart environments

Most smart environments today, whether that’s at home or at the office, are a hodgepodge of different applications of varying quality, at times collecting information largely unbeknownst to the people nearby. “It’s still

Published on: February 12th, 2020 Alex Coop

Samsung launches Galaxy Z Flip foldable phone and Galaxy S20 series smartphones

Samsung announced four new smartphones at its Samsung Unpacked event held in San Francisco yesterday. Model Galaxy Z Flip Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S20+ 5G Galaxy S 20 Ultra 5G Display Main: 2636

Published on: February 12th, 2020 Tom Li