Woe Canada – on iPhone pricing plans and the Rogers rip off

I'm Canadian and proud of it. I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my wife, two kids and our dog. It's a wonderful place to live and bring up a family. However, not

Published on: July 9th, 2008 Jim Dalrymple

Rogers’ unpopular iPhone price plans “may steer” Canadians to other devices

Rogers Communication Inc.'s unpopular voice-and-data price plans for the 3G iPhone in Canada could steer consumers to other devices this summer, experts say. Alterative devices could include RIM's BlackBerry Bold and Samsung's Instinct

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian hospitals use online collaboration to cut surgery wait times

"Sorry you just have to wait," are words parents with children who need surgery just dread hearing. Now they may not have to hear these ominous words so often if the new online

Published on: June 25th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Why should thou not steal thy neighbour’s Wi-Fi?

TIME Magazine printed this week a piece called, "Confessions of a Wi-Fi Thief," in which author Lev Grossman admits to using his neighbours' open Wi-Fi connections from inside his apartment. Grossman writes that

Published on: June 24th, 2008 Mike Elgan

Connect with Facebook generation, expert urges Canadian companies

TLDNR. If you don't know what it means then you also probably don't have a clue why most people under 25 don't read the Globe and Mail.The acronym stands for "too long, did

Published on: June 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Intranet overhaul works wonders for BC Automobile Association

A user-focused overhaul has saved the British Columbia Automobile Association's (BCAA) intranet from careening off the road.The new online portal – appropriately dubbed OnRamp – replaced the previous department-centric system three months ago.And

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian police forces extend long arm of the law with electronic records management systems

Just about every police service in Canada is turning to modern electronic records management systems (RMS) to support traditional police work. Across the country, police forces are finding that automated records systems can

Published on: March 7th, 2008 Warren Lee

Will Motorola’s multi-purpose device boost customer service?

When shopping for an electronic – or computing-related – product, few things are as frustrating as being unable to find an associate (or the right associate) to assist you.For the retailer this can

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes