Hands-on with LG Optimus LTE at CES

One of the emerging trends at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year is HDTV technology making it to the smartphone. LG Canada's Frank Lee explains how LG's expertise in HDTV panels

Published on: January 11th, 2012 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Samsung Galaxy Note has

The Samsung Galaxy Note, with the world's largest smartphone screen at 5.3-in, doesn't really feel all that big at all. I got a few minutes to play with the new device at the

Published on: January 10th, 2012 Matt Hamblen

Motorola’s new Razr is one sharp smartphone

Sometime last year, a presenter talking about smartphones used to purchase products got a lot of laughs for saying that people still using the Motorola Razr have defintely fallen behind the times.Clearly he

Published on: January 6th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Smartphones in 2012: HD screens, augmented-reality ready

Since the advent of the first modern smartphone--arguably the original Apple iPhone in 2007--the power of these mobile computing devices that also happen to make phone calls has advanced by leaps and bounds.Weak

Published on: November 14th, 2011 Jared Newman

Motorla Atrix 4G: high-end phone without high-end price

The original Motorola Atrix, announced at the beginning of this year, was one of the first dual-core phones on a 4G network (AT&T's HSPA+ network in the U.S.). With the introduction of the

Published on: November 2nd, 2011 Armando Rodriguez

Wind Mobile rolls out slowest 4G network in Canada yet

By Brian Jackson Wind Mobile became the latest wireless carrier in Canada to claim it was rolling out a 4G network, and also the latest to lower the bar on what a “4G”

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Brian Jackson

What are the differences between 3G and 4G?

By Kye Husbands If you have been listening to cell phone companies in Canada and the US you can get completely confused with all the “G” symbols and what it means. To make

Published on: July 12th, 2011 Kye Husbands

4G BlackBerry Playbook delayed until fall, RIM says

Research In Motion missed analysts' lowered revenue forecasts for its fiscal first quarter and said its outlook for the second quarter was lower than expected, as it reported its first-quarter results Thursday. RIM

Published on: June 17th, 2011 Marc Ferranti and Stephen Lawson

Rogers claims better LTE speeds than Verizon

Rogers Communications Inc. said its soon to launch LTE (Long Term Evolution) network could easily overrun a similar LTE network rolled out Verizon Wireless last December in the United States. Last Thursday, Rogers

Published on: May 2nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: A closer look at LTE technology

Rogers Communications Inc. announced it will be the first Canadian carrier to launch a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in 2011 yesterday, delivering the 4G wireless service to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa

Published on: April 28th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Telus set to launch first 4G, Gingerbread devices in Canada

Telus Mobility has announced plans to launch its first smartphone supporting up to 21 Mpbs download speeds within the next two months.The phone is the Samsung Galaxy S Fascinate 4G, which is nearly

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Brian Jackson

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

Published on: February 10th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Telus tweaks HSPA network to 4G standards

A new dual cell (DC) upgrade to Telus' HSPA (high speed packet access) network bumps up the networks' capability to support download speeds of up to 42 megabits per second (mbps) and uploads

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

‘4G’ joins ‘HD’ as meaningless marketing label

If you’re a marketer, the temptation of adding two letters to your product or service description that is immediately associated as “good” in the mind of consumers is just too irresistible. That’s why

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Brian Jackson