All Hands on Tech: Cel-Fi Smart Signal Booster

Don’t you hate it when you get a dropped call? Thankfully, most people who live in a big city like Toronto can count on extensive LTE wireless coverage. But a few dreaded “dead

Published on: May 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Where your phone can’t go with you

In metropolitan areas, we're spoiled by the wealth of cellular coverage available. We have both local carriers and national carriers, all of whom blanket population centres with signal. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Facebook is targeting its ads based on cell signals

To reach consumers in emerging markets and remote locations, Facebook Inc. is getting smarter about how it's targeting its ads. Advertisers now have the ability to target their ads on Facebook, based on

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Candice So

Will iPads soon edge out netbooks?

The term "disruptive," a common buzzword in tech journalism, is typically used to describe something that jars people out of existing ways of doing things, and provides them with both new ways to

Published on: September 9th, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

Scrapping system access fees brings ‘little benefit’ to Canadian cell phone users

The dropping of system access fees by the three big Canadian carriers has come much too late, industry observers say.What's more, the actual benefit to customrs will be scant because of the way

Published on: November 24th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

In Brief-Panel discusses dual-mode phone dilemma

Ronald Gruia, program leader for emerging communications at market research firm Frost & Sullivan Canada, said portable phones that use the IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi protocol use more battery juice than conventional cellphones because

Published on: May 31st, 2006 Greg Meckbach