How to get the most out of your broadband connection

The FCC is now criticizing broadband providers for a situation well-known to most of us: Sometimes, speed stinks. But what can you do about it? Here are some tools, tips and tricks to

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Bill Snyder

Telus Smart Hub offers wireless freedom at a price

When you wanted to just plug in to a wall and create an instant WiFi network with broadband Internet and voice calling, there used to be just one game in town.But now Rogers’

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to create a great home-office network

Home networking is never as simple as merely connecting device A to device B. This guide will walk you through the jargon of setting up a home network. I'm focusing on PC networking

Published on: May 13th, 2010 Loyd Case

Top tips to keep your gadgets charged no matter where you go

Good news for tech-toting travelers: The world is better prepared than ever to help you get online and keep your laptop, cell phone, and other devices fully charged. Bad news: It is still

Published on: April 27th, 2010 Yardena Arar

Public hotspots pose security pitfalls

Picture this: You're at a café with your laptop and latte in hand, getting ready to review new sales leads and the quarterly financial projections. First you hop on the free Wi-Fi that

Published on: April 20th, 2010

Rogers Rocket Hub — awesome product, great potential, too pricey

Once in a blue moon a product that enters the market that is game-changing – it transforms how people communicate, how they receive services, and how they work. Then sometimes, you get a

Published on: January 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Tech that changed the way we live, work and play

Boring was among the list of words in my mind when I accepted my first freelance writing assignment on technology. Human-interest stuff, crime and strife where what held my interest – tech for

Published on: December 29th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Small ISPs say Clement’s decision could put them out of businsess

Small independent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) may have a tougher time competing against incumbent carriers Telus Corp. and Bell Canada after Minister of Industry, Tony Clement, overturned a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Published on: December 16th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Simple ways to supercharge your PC and other digital gear

Has your PC lost its pep? How about your network connection, your printer, or even your phone? Here's our guide to giving your gear new life. Follow our tips, and you can fire

Published on: November 24th, 2009 Jeff Radecki

Free broadband works wonders at Fredericton and Moncton

You wouldn't expect a former railway town and a quiet university municipality to be hotbeds of tech innovation. Yet Moncton and Fredericton were up there with the best, being named among the world's

Published on: November 10th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Passengers want WiFi in the sky but airlines slow to respond

U.S. airlines are adding Wi-Fi to more of their planes, but it could still be years before the biggest carriers have their fleets fully equipped with the wireless technology and passengers can expect

Published on: August 24th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Top reasons why teleworkers hate dealing with ISPs

As every telecommuter knows, a fast and reliable Internet connection is indispensable to getting any kind of work done.Today, many Canadian work-at-home professionals get their Internet service as part of a package --

Published on: May 15th, 2009 Melanie Sullivan

Two Canadian cities among world’s seven most “intelligent” communities

Fredericton and Moncton – both located in New Brunswick – have been named among the world's top seven smart communities of 2009.The announcement was made by the The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) in

Published on: January 23rd, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Four Canadian cities named among world’s most “intelligent” communities

Four Canadian cities – including two in New Brunswick - have been recognized as exemplary technology users on the world stage by being placed on the Intelligent Community Forum's (ICF) Smart21 list for

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Brian Jackson